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Cooler Master V6GT on a 2500K

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Hey guys, just wondering how my V6GT would perform on a V6GT. I was gonna get a FX 8150, but decided to go for intel so i can get the best performance biggrin.gif

I will be overclocking. The motherboard I am considering is one of these: http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3911#ov
What is the power delivery like on these boards? Does it overclock well? Is there anything better for the same price of 260.00 New Zealand Dollar?

I'm aiming for a nice 4.5ghz OC. I want the most performance I can get, and don't worry about my PSU, I've got a 750W.
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post #2 of 23
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099

Performance difference is little, but price difference is huge.
post #3 of 23
He already has V6GT. But V6GT will cool 2500K without any problems, even with 4.5GHz overclock. Fans are loud though, but they can be easily swapped for quiet ones.

As for motherboard choice, that MBO will do, but I would rather opt for Asus P8Z68-V/Gen3, at least for their UEFI. smile.gif
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Yea, the only problem is that Asus board is another 50 bucks. And the gigabyte board is fully black, which will look great in my case. I don't need PCI 3.0, or any of the fancy gimmicks the motherboards have, just a decent power delivery, good price, looks and cooling.

How much worse is the gigabyte than the Asus though?
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if your strapped for cash, get the hyper 212+, i have my second 2500k on it and OC to 4.5ghz, no heat issues, i just added and extra fan to the cooler and it was fine.
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Yea, the only problem is that Asus board is another 50 bucks. And the gigabyte board is fully black, which will look great in my case. I don't need PCI 3.0, or any of the fancy gimmicks the motherboards have, just a decent power delivery, good price, looks and cooling.
How much worse is the gigabyte than the Asus though?

No UEFI, less features compared to the Asus and...

http://www.overclock.net/t/1034724/gigabyte-p67-z68-boot-cycling-problem

Yeah, I'd steer clear from Gigabyte boards this cycle if I were you.

Though, if you haven't bought the Sandy yet. Just wait for Ivy to release.
post #7 of 23
If you don't want to spend much on mbo, you can get Asrock Z68 E3G3. It's also black, has UEFI and Gen3 PCI-E. Also overclocks as good as any similar mbo.

It's true Asus is pricier than others, but they are considered best LGA1155 mbo's.
post #8 of 23
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Guys, just to let you know, I already have the Cooler Master V6GT. I've had it for about a year now thumb.gif
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Sorry for the double post, but do you guys consider this a much better board. http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_1155/P8Z68VGEN3/#overview

Will it give better, more stable overclockes?
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post #10 of 23
Well the asus board will be immensely easier to OC due to the bios being more intuitive then the old blue and yellow screen.

But the asus board is generally the standard as many people have had it If you have the cash i would go for the asus board.
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