Originally Posted by chronicfx
As an owner of the extreme6 and previously owning the extreme4 just like the poster above I was unaware of just how much nicer a board from a stability standpoint the 6 is vs the 4. It is a lot more stable.
Please elaborate on more stable. What was so drastically different.
Originally Posted by NCSUZoSo
$411 between the Extreme6 and the Extreme4? Are you on Mars?
It's not just about extreme OCing, the power delivery is cleaner and more efficient. Also the components have a longer lifespan and run cooler at the same speed/voltages. If you live in the US, it is a no brainer for $11.80, now these guys claiming hundreds of dollars difference, definitely not worth that. I would say it is worth $40-$50 IMO. Especially if you are shooting for 5ghz+ or trying to undervolt with an OC (like me).
I live in the U.S. I got the extreme4 when it first came out for 89.99. The extreme6 was over 150 at the time.
Your overclock is 4.2Ghz according to your sig. Tell me how the extreme6 helped you get there over the extreme4....
Please show me a comparison of the power delivery differences between the extreme 4 and extreme 6,(I am asking for real world proof that the power is in fact cleaner).
Also your comment about "shooting for 5ghz" is completely not true. It is clear that there is no consistency in Ivy Bridge chips and that they are random. I believe it would depend more on your chip than your motherboard at that point. (I dont have Sandy Bridge so I wont comment on it.)
If you are having stability problems overclocking on the extreme4 then you are doing it wrong.Edited by aar0nsky - 1/25/13 at 7:29am