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I'm not sure but wouldn't Asrock be able to just push out a bios update or something to fix the issue? or would it be something much harder to fix?

Believe it's hardware related to the pwm

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Got my fluke meter, I'll be testing and posting pics of actual meter while testing sometime this weekend
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Thinking of swapping the E4 for a AsRock Z77 OC Formula, mainly because of the water cooling on the VRM heatsinks, would be a very nice addition smile.gif

Shouldn't get any bluescreening from VRM overheating like on the E4 heh
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Thinking of swapping the E4 for a AsRock Z77 OC Formula, mainly because of the water cooling on the VRM heatsinks, would be a very nice addition smile.gif

Shouldn't get any bluescreening from VRM overheating like on the E4 heh
Do you have to go with ASRock for some reason? If you do then definitely go with the OC Formula but if you don't then the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 is the same price and is a better board.
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Got my fluke meter, I'll be testing and posting pics of actual meter while testing sometime this weekend

Good job, asked my dad if I could lend his multi as well and I will be testing as well this weekend!
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Do you have to go with ASRock for some reason? If you do then definitely go with the OC Formula but if you don't then the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 is the same price and is a better board.

A much, much better board. +1 for the UP5. thumb.gif
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Do you have to go with ASRock for some reason? If you do then definitely go with the OC Formula but if you don't then the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 is the same price and is a better board.

I was looking at other boards but simply the fact that there is built in watercooling cooling on the VRMs (I can easily put it inside my loop) is a very strong point with my water cooling setup and it doesn't seem to be a bad board either.

But I'm still available for suggestions, I haven't set anything on stone but DAT WATER COOLING!!1
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Do you have to go with ASRock for some reason? If you do then definitely go with the OC Formula but if you don't then the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 is the same price and is a better board.

The Z77-OC formula is an excellent board capable of world records.
 
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The Z77-OC formula is an excellent board capable of world records.
It is an excellent board, but the UP5 is better and costs the same. You can't go wrong with either though.
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It is an excellent board, but the UP5 is better and costs the same. You can't go wrong with either though.

Buying seperate MOSFET water blocks is pretty expensive though, that is a very big upside for the OC Formula considering the possibility of expanding my loop to them.
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