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post #1 of 7
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You might think I am crazy, but I think it would be a lot of fun to overclock one of these. I might even put it to a sub-zero test at some point, so I want the best performer here. Since the chips are identical, I was wondering which board had better power features and overclocking headroom. I saw a thread where the gigabyte was taken to 3.6 IIRC.

Aside from that I would probably pick up some of that Samsung 30nm memory and just use the old Earthwatts PSU I have sitting here.

Is there a model I am forgetting about that overclocks? What do you all think?
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the Gigabyte GA-A75-UD4H or the As rock A75 EXTREME6 are both 8+2 phase boards for 6+2 its the ASUS F1A75-V EVO or ASUS F1A75-V PRO handle over clocking well
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the Gigabyte GA-A75-UD4H or the As rock A75 EXTREME6 are both 8+2 phase boards for 6+2 its the ASUS F1A75-V EVO or ASUS F1A75-V PRO handle over clocking well

good to know, but I am looking at e-350 APU boards.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128468

vs.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130568

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? e-350
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my bad I have to bow out I dont know anything about this area
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I'm pretty iffy on this one as I'm not too sure of the VRM quality observed by that MSI board.  However, since the E350 is not power intensive at all, I reckon either one could be fine.  A 3-phase system is plentiful.

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I'm pretty iffy on this one as I'm not too sure of the VRM quality observed by that MSI board.  However, since the E350 is not power intensive at all, I reckon either one could be fine.  A 3-phase system is plentiful.

Well I think it is gigabyte or maybe something else if it exists. I know some netbooks with the E-350 overclock with software, but I don't want to go that route -- And I just found that the overclocking on the MSI is limited to RAM so that's out.
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