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They are great overclockers and they have a lot of nice extra features
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I don't know about 4.0GHz, but when I went from 3.3 GHz (stock) to 4.5 GHz, I saw a ~10 FPS increase during the BF3 Beta. Stock GPU in both instances.
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Can't answer directly since I oc'd right after buying this CPU but compared to my previous i7 860.. there is a gigantic difference between the 3.8ghz oc I had on that and the current 4.8ghz I have on this.
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For what it's worth, it's just 1 benchmark that doesn't address all your concerns but here it is. 3DMark11 on an EVGA GTX580 SSC, so slightly overclocked from factory

i7 920 @ 3.6 = P6459
2500K @ stock = P6281
2500K@ 4.0 = P6495
2500K @ 4.5 = 6597
2500K @ 4.8 = 6641
2500K @ 4.8 but GPU clock raised to 850 = P6986

So, I got a lot more out of overclocking the GPU than the cpu, for gaming. Your other uses will get a lot more out of a 2600K hyperthreaded and overclocked.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by subliminally incorrect View Post
especially when the stock turboclocks to 3.7 anyhow.
My stock automatic turbo clocks bring me to 4.4Ghz. Haha.
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They are great overclockers and they have a lot of nice extra features
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The P8P67 LE is far from a great overclocker. It has way to few CPU phases.

I would recommend at least the regular P8P67 ($147.99). However, of going SLI I would recommend the P8P67 PRO or higher. The regular P8P67 only supports Xfire.

P8Z68-V and P8Z68-V PRO are also great boards.
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