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ECS Slighty OCable?

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So im getting the ECS P4M890T-M2 and i was planning to get an E6300 to go with it, but now because of the fact that 2.0 ghz sounds better than 1.8 ghz i was going to just go with the E6400, my question is.. do you guys think if i bought this motherboard with an E6300 1.8 Ghz i could slightly OC to 2.0 Ghz?
If i could it would save me enough money to get some good Video Card cooling.. and/or possibly a new case

Thanks, Hydra
post #2 of 5
Yeah you could but ECS is not know for OCable boards...go a different route for the motherboard...
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post #3 of 5
Since you getting a dedicated video card, I would get the E6300 with a better motherboard. This is asking for trouble in my opinion.

This one looks pretty good in my opinion:
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They will go a bit, but the one I had, had no V Core adjustment. I got a 2.4 Celeron D to go to 2.8 stable but I got the same chip to 3.14 stable on an Asrock board also with no V core adjustment. Not the greatest board but for the price they work.
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Oh i forgot to mention i got that board due to it supporting standard DDR memory + PCI-E so i have no other options as far as i can see. If you raised that .4 Ghz then im sure i could raise an E6300 to 2.0 Ghz
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