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And VRMs are really important if overclocking, correct? smile.gif
Yes and no. There are some very good mobo out there that only have 4+1(Look at mine sig rig a Biostar TA990FXE 4+1). For the most parts yes VRM is the key for a good stable oc CPU and memory. The AsRock 900FX Extreme 4 is a 8+2 phase power.
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SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 2TB Plextor Black Blu-ray Burner Phenom II X4 stock Cooler Windows 10 
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Yes and no. There are some very good mobo out there that only have 4+1(Look at mine sig rig a Biostar TA990FXE 4+1). For the most parts yes VRM is the key for a good stable oc CPU and memory. The AsRock 900FX Extreme 4 is a 8+2 phase power.

Ahhh, I see! I learned something new today thumb.gif haha tongue.gif
    
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Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB x2 Samsung 840 EVO 250GB Thermaltake Water 3.0 Ultimate Windows 10 64 Bit 
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Sorry for the double post, but I just ran into another motherboard I'm actually looking into:
The ASUS M5A99FX PRO R2.0 motherboard.

I gotta say, the color scheme on that board, is amazingly beautiful. AND not to mention it's exactly the color scheme of my gaming rig.
I also read that it overclocks really well smile.gif
    
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AMD FX-8320 ASUS M5A99FX Pro R2.0 ASUS GTX 1070 STRIX Kingston 16GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB x2 Samsung 840 EVO 250GB Thermaltake Water 3.0 Ultimate Windows 10 64 Bit 
MonitorPowerCase
Dell S2417DG OCZ ZT Series 650W Corsair Air 540 
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AMD FX-8320 ASUS M5A99FX Pro R2.0 ASUS GTX 1070 STRIX Kingston 16GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB x2 Samsung 840 EVO 250GB Thermaltake Water 3.0 Ultimate Windows 10 64 Bit 
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Dell S2417DG OCZ ZT Series 650W Corsair Air 540 
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