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^Title. Is this mobo good? Does it enable me any room to OC the i5 2500k SB 3.3ghz (3.7ghz Turbo) I'm getting? Or should I fork up some more cash for a better mobo.
Hey man I have the same setup you want. I love that MB its amazing. Being amd fanboy I was a little hesitant about getting it. But considering it was the first time I have had a Intel setup I was able to o/c to 4.9 with 1.344v stable for 13hrs and 5.2 with 1.40 for 3hrs
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I have one,no problems OC'ing
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Anybody else? I just don't want to get it and find out it's mediocre.
post #14 of 19
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i hear it can oc to 4.2 but after that it gets sketchy. but over the extreme 3 is a great board for the price.
O rly?





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That was due to the BIOS, it wasn't mature enough
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Great board. Get it. I did 5G@1.35v on it...
    
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Anybody else? I just don't want to get it and find out it's mediocre.

*edit*, nvm. I'm hearing great things so I'll just jump on it
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Anybody else? I just don't want to get it and find out it's mediocre.

*edit*, nvm. I'm hearing great things so I'll just jump on it
You won't be disappointed
    
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Great board. Get it. I did 5G@1.35v on it...
With which cooling ?
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