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Just spend about $200 - $250 on your mobo and you'll be able to OC to the max. Only time when you should spend more is either it has a feature you really need or it's on sale. Motherboards do affect the overall overclockability but it definitely does not limit it to the point you have to spend $300 on it. Full size vs mini makes a huge difference though. Pointing that out right now.
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Originally Posted by VonDutch View Post

my Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H is a entry lvl one(113 euro), i noticed they limited max vcore on it too, 1.85V was max,
its not for nothing they do that of course,
i should have bought a Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H ( but 193 euro),
instead of the one i have now.. o well, live and learn smile.gif

I've lost track of the number of times I've thought "Well, in hindsight, it would've been so much better for me to have bought that instead. I was an idiot back then". tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by VonDutch View Post

my Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H is a entry lvl one(113 euro), i noticed they limited max vcore on it too, 1.85V was max,
its not for nothing they do that of course,
i should have bought a Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H ( but 193 euro),
instead of the one i have now.. o well, live and learn smile.gif

Yeah.. But who will be running their CPU at above 1.85v? rolleyes.gif
If you wanted to bench.. yes you should have gotten the UD5H for sure.
 
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Originally Posted by Arm3nian View Post

At least your motherboard works lol. I bet I cant get 5ghz stable at 50000000x10^100000000 volts

just thought of this, did you update your bios?,
mine worked better when i changed the F5 that came with the mobo to F15 bios..
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Originally Posted by Leyaena View Post

I've lost track of the number of times I've thought "Well, in hindsight, it would've been so much better for me to have bought that instead. I was an idiot back then". tongue.gif

thats why i said, live and learn..lol


Quote:
Originally Posted by Matt-Matt View Post

Yeah.. But who will be running their CPU at above 1.85v? rolleyes.gif
If you wanted to bench.. yes you should have gotten the UD5H for sure.

didnt know at that time, i would go into ocing big time ..lol
not saying my mobo is bad tho, it does oc well, is rocksolid
i wanted to go above 1.85V vcore for benching..lol
to make a 5.5ghz run with 4 cores enabled,
because of the vcore limit, i only could run only run 5.5ghz with 2 cores hehe
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Not entirely sure what to make of it, but:

- In case you still need to go in: good luck in there man, got my fingers crossed for you thumb.gif
- In case you're back out again: Yay! You're okay! Awesome biggrin.gif

There, that should cover all bases ^^
Get well soon Hokies!
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Just a little bit of a bump from turning the system RAM from 1866 to 2133: http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5063838
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That does not sound fun! Hurry back, we will be waiting to here to hear back from you as soon as you can! thumb.gif
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Using my IPad I'm in per Op with I've"s in my arms

Posting to a forum while being prepped for surgery... That's dedication lol.

In all seriousness, best of luck and I hope all goes well!
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Letter has been submitted to the receptionist of the editor of CustomPC. He will be reading soon. They should be reading this guide as well. So keep up the good work guys! thumb.gif
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