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I think the G41 Chipset sucks for overclocking, but I got it for the DDR3 RAM, and i got my Q6600 to 3.0GHz with no issues.

Hmm, alright. Is there a good overclockable motherboard that you would recommend?
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Is there a good overclockable 755 motherboard that you would recommend?
Still looking for a board, help would be awesome.
Edit, It appears that the g41 chipset is about the only option I have if i want to use my ddr3 ram... sigh
Edited by xtreme-one - 4/17/12 at 9:12am
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The one I have in my GF's rig(G41), see sig, overclocks to 3.0 GHz with no problem. it was fairly easy too, i did not push it any further though
Edited by Ironman517 - 4/17/12 at 9:26am
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The one I have in my GF's rig(G41), see sig, overclocks to 3.0 GHz with no problem. it was fairly easy too, i did not push it any further though

Alright, well Ill grab that motherboard and see how we do..

Any thoughts against This ?

or this ? $25 for the PSU after MIR makes me question the quality.. but its corsair.. so idk.
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Alright, well Ill grab that motherboard and see how we do..
Any thoughts against This ?
or this ? $25 for the PSU after MIR makes me question the quality.. but its corsair.. so idk.

The SSD is sandforce, and I personally do not like sandforce drives, look into a Crucial M4 or Samsung 830.

The PSU is good, I use it in plenty of builds. It is more like a 380W PSU if I am not mistaken. but is enough for a new mid-high range card and an overclocked system.

Right now I have one powering a Q6600 OC and a 570 whistle.gif
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Alright, any particular reasoning behind not liking the Sandforce? I just hit the button and I have time to change/ cancel if that drive will be a bad one..
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Alright, any particular reasoning behind not liking the Sandforce? I just hit the button and I have time to change/ cancel if that drive will be a bad one..

Eh, just some people were having problems with them for a while. And then there are others who don't have problems with it. I think they fixed the issues with it (people were losing all of their data), but I am not 100% positive.
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post #28 of 30
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So basically I should stop my order and grab something that is 100% stable.. ?
I hear that they made a new patch for it but idk if I want to test my luck..
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Up to you thumb.gif I hear good things about the Plexor M3 too. But even the Crucial M4 has had it's issues, they just havent been as bad as the sandforce drives.
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Welp, I exchanged the agility 3 for a M4. its 30 bucks more(after rebate) but I figured better quality > better price.
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