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MSI XPower 2 w 3820 2x MSI 7970 easy benching

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Hey all some easy benching on the MSI XPower with a pair of there 7970 reference cards puumped to 1111 / 1444 cpu on H100 rest of system on Air.

Basic Specs:

MSI XPower 2
2x MSI 7970 reference cards 1111 / 1444
3820@4950 or so
Team Group Xtreme LV 2400MHz
H100
1x 120 OCZ SSD

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Overall a good easy clocking board considering the 130 Bclk at x38 with 1.45v Im sure with a bit of tweaking I could get even lower Vcore, with enough room for 4 way this would be a great gaming board!!

Thanks
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Some old fashion Cry benches

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WOW! 1.45v for 4.9GHz! I could live with that.biggrin.gif

T&B, what bios version did the BBXP2 come with? Does it readily support the 3820 or do you have to use your other 2011 CPU to update the bios so the 3820 would work?
 
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Bios was updated from the 3930K 1.2B1 Latest had no problems at all and wasnt pushing it nice 130 BCLK as well smile.gif

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nice job T&B how far can you push the BLCK on this board?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post

nice job T&B how far can you push the BLCK on this board?

I did manage to reach a 137 BCLK but took alot of work and stabilty was a question! but it did reach it.

I'm sad to say Thats it on this board moving on to a Asus Rampage Formula 4, not a big fan od Asus but I have in the past used this model board for builds.

I consider it to be the happy above med line good cost and like its big brother R4E very clockable Mobo.

But if you want a rock solid gaming board this XPower 2 is easy to clock under low volts and very good graphics! RECOMEND.

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