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i cant read all these pages but from what i gather the problem can be fixed by asrock through bios update or am i naive? if this is a problem across their whole range and no uproar then i guarantee you will find these mishaps happen more often with other brands. i bought their mobo after it being recommended months ago as the best deal and all those reviews saying how awesome it was. of course i was later recently informed how crappy it actually is, but i didnt listen because one voice vs millions, i just couldnt believe at first.

ASRock can fix it, yes. I don't agree that it's a crappy board though just based on this alone. I mean yeah, the mosfets are a pretty old style and prone to overheating, but it's hardly a bad board because of that either. These are just minor issues that affect the top end of overclocking.

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So you definitely saw that the OC formula reported a different vcore from CPU-Z?

Yup the issues is still present on the OC Formula as well... I wasn't expecting that from a 240€ board...

But atleast it isn't as major as it was on the Z77 E4 for me and everything else about this board is quality so I guess I can stick with it.
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next time im sticking with asus, these guys never do anything wrong.
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Yup the issues is still present on the OC Formula as well... I wasn't expecting that from a 240€ board...

But atleast it isn't as major as it was on the Z77 E4 for me and everything else about this board is quality so I guess I can stick with it.
Quick question,are you an Asus employee? wink.gif
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Quick question,are you an Asus employee? wink.gif

My last 3 boards were AsRock redface.gif

P67 Extreme6 -> Z77 Extreme4 -> Z77 OC Formula

EDIT: No I'm not tongue.gif
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I'll see if I can borrow a digital multimeter and measure these voltages on my ASRock Z77E-ITX and Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 motherboards. Very curious now. Hopefully I can get ahold of one this week.
   
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so asrock has no official forums. yeah sure they will hear us.
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so asrock has no official forums. yeah sure they will hear us.
This is as close as you will get but they don't seem to answer much if not at all.

http://forums.tweaktown.com/asrock/
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so asrock has no official forums. yeah sure they will hear us.

Well they are aware of this thread that is for sure as the guy related to this one in one of his replies in the emails.

I guess I could send them that the OC Formula has the same issue but I bet they would just reply "Measure from VProbe" and be done with it so I just can't be bothered with it...
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i honestly think they wont do anything about it. They already have our money and they probably will be rolling out new boards soon. If it were asus they take notice real quick and give fixes just as you post on their forums about it, and MSI same thing, but these guys are just not there yet.
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