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Intel is ALWAYS better.

i got all my drives except my dvd drive on intel now thumb.gif
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I have one last question for me (maybe). What kind of difference in performance are we talking between analog and digital power delivery? For example in watches a rolex is analog and an armitron is digital but the rolex is way better..
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Very nice, also nice to get a look at those hardware voltage readings thumb.gif
 
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I have one last question for me (maybe). What kind of difference in performance are we talking between analog and digital power delivery? For example in watches a rolex is analog and an armitron is digital but the rolex is way better..
Not entirely much, the main thing you want first is component quality in the MOSFETs for instance, the E6 uses pretty good quality MOSFETs, the PWM is analog isn't going to give you some of the top range control and precision that a CHiL or IR PWM would, however for a normal overclocker you wont notice much difference.
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Very nice, also nice to get a look at those hardware voltage readings thumb.gif
yea i had to do it with a video or i didn't think people would believe me, but it does basically confirm what OCRU found, honestly a lot of my VRM list is compiled by going through their reviews and some random chinese sites that actually look at the VRM.
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This board is coming from another OCN member for me from Microcenter. I am super excited to get it and finally put things together.. however after reading a few newegg reviews I'm starting to become concerned. There's been reports of bent CPU pins everywhere, 89+ review to be exact. I'm just crossing my fingers I don't get one of them.
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i ordered both these board from newegg, no bent pins.
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Hey sin, been awhile. You're always away on msn busy reviewing boards I bet. Have you got any results for max OC's reached with the E4? Thanks.
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Hey sin, been awhile. You're always away on msn busy reviewing boards I bet. Have you got any results for max OC's reached with the E4? Thanks.
hey man, yea it is in the review, E4 was like 5.2 something
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Wow im so glad i happened across this review. I must say its the most complete review i have ever seen. And you explained all of the electrical components so i have a general idea of what is going on.
I have both the z77 extreme4 and the fm2 extreme6 boards.
I was lucky as i was looking at the z77 extreme 6 for 159. and got the 4 for 105. kinda hard to pass up. Now for the real question.. can i pay 55.00 to make up the difference? NO. But all in all im pretty happy with it.

Im a older tech learning to overclock. Now for the real question.. Im in that ocn contest and i dont want to fry my chip is there a safe voltage i can go off of on cpu-z or can you post the votage points i need to connect to? i havce the 3770k and 2400 ripjaws.
either way thanks. I willl be looking forward to your reviews..
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