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Worse VRM results in potentially worse overclock.

MVF has decent VRM. It's not something terrible like low-end boards. Still, it can't even compare to UP5 or even UP4 in quality.
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Forgive my newbness but I am here to learn so what do higher quality vrm,s and mosfet,s offer me? and what problems do the lower quality ones on the formula cause?

Higher quality VRM( high quality PWM, high # of PWM phases, highly rated Mosfets) delivers cleaner power(less ripple) to the CPU while remaining cool under high voltage.
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Originally Posted by sherlock View Post

Higher quality VRM( high quality PWM, high # of PWM phases, highly rated Mosfets) delivers cleaner power(less ripple) to the CPU while remaining cool under high voltage.
nice explanation i can comprehend... ok I am looking at the ud5h now.... though I am not a fan of seeing the heatpipe on the board... they are always kinked and sloppy looking.
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Have you tried to check the asrock Extreme 6? same as UD3H performance .... because i think your aiming only for 8 sata ports and good overclocking mobo right?

check this out http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157295 smile.gif
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Meh hate to say it but im not into the ud5h...not liking the heatsink,s or the heatpipe. I am not at all worried about onboard sound as i will likely go with a discreet card for that and I cant ever see myself needing more then 2 graphics cards... also I wont require a silly high overclock... 4.5 should be plenty for my needs..... can the v formula handle that?
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this might be relevant to discussions

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Quote:
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Have you tried to check the asrock Extreme 6? same as UD3H performance .... because i think your aiming only for 8 sata ports and good overclocking mobo right?

check this out http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157295 smile.gif

I doubt the extreme6 has good vrms on that list.
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Meh hate to say it but im not into the ud5h...not liking the heatsink,s or the heatpipe. I am not at all worried about onboard sound as i will likely go with a discreet card for that and I cant ever see myself needing more then 2 graphics cards... also I wont require a silly high overclock... 4.5 should be plenty for my needs..... can the v formula handle that?

Well if that's the case, even a low end Extreme4 with D-PAK mosfets will likely net you a very modest 4.5ghz OC... unless you live in Arabia or something that I'm not aware of.
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yeah I always looked at asrock as a budget solution... they seem cheaply built to me but i wouldnt reaslly know just going by instinct.
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Meh hate to say it but im not into the ud5h...not liking the heatsink,s or the heatpipe. I am not at all worried about onboard sound as i will likely go with a discreet card for that and I cant ever see myself needing more then 2 graphics cards... also I wont require a silly high overclock... 4.5 should be plenty for my needs..... can the v formula handle that?

Sure, but check UD4H. Pretty much the same thing for half the price. Amazing RAM clocker.
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Well if that's the case, even a low end Extreme4 with D-PAK mosfets will likely net you a very modest 4.5ghz OC... unless you live in Arabia or something that I'm not aware of.
lol texas is about as hot as arabia...
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