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Is this a good motherboard ?

post #1 of 8
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Does anyone knows if this Gigabyte motherboard is good for my i5 2500K and overclocking ?

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/pro...px?pid=3863#ov
post #2 of 8
Yes, that should work great.
post #3 of 8
It is good but don't try to go too crazy on the overclocks. BTW Welcome to OCN
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post #4 of 8
It would as 1155 OCing is dependant on the chip more than the mobo. Though I doubt you can SLI on that board and CFX runs at 4x/4x (if I'm not wrong) so you might be a bit limited in terms of graphical expansion there. I would go for the Asus P8P67 / Asrock Z68 Extreme3 G3 instead.
    
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post #5 of 8
Overclocking? Hard to say. You can definitely give it a try. Just overclock gradually and slowly.
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post #6 of 8
It should work just fine.
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post #7 of 8
I'm going to say I think that's one of their boards with limited bios options..I could be wrong, but I don't think so.

I'm only familiar with ASUS and Gigabyte, but ASUS does a better job handling voltages with the 2500K - enable both LLC and DVID, Giga doesn't.
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post #8 of 8
If you plan on getting to GPU's I wouldn't get it cause the PCIe slots are very far apart. If not then more power to you. I prefer Asus for mobo's
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