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Hello, I'm looking for the best motherboard for this build that would keep the total cost before taxes under $1000.
I currently have the ASRock 970 Extreme3 chosen but I heard it's not very good for overclocking.

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Go for the Gigabyte UD3 for 99$.


Here's how to put that new rig in your sig:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1258253/how-to-put-your-rig-in-your-sig
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Asus m5a99fx pro 2.0 or Asus Sabertooth if you are willing to pay more, I got my Asus sabertooth for the same price as m5a99fx, from microcenter (returns).
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Some OCN members reported overheating issues when oc'ed. (can't find that dedicated thread but it goes a little like this one).
Asking in the Official Club might get you better information.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eXXon View Post

Some OCN members reported overheating issues when oc'ed. (can't find that dedicated thread but it goes a little like this one).
Asking in the Official Club might get you better information.

Yeah, I'm one of them. The VRMs get hot and warp the board causing the VRMs to pull away from the heat sink and get even hotter.
That said, it seems from comments in that thread that the 4XXX series has no problems, most of the 6XXX series is ok with some having problems, and most of those with 8XXX series CPUs have problems. I see you are looking at a 6350 so it is a coin toss.
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Huh, I always thought one should always go with the best chipset available.... (990FX)

n00b out. smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by neo0031 View Post

Huh, I always thought one should always go with the best chipset available.... (990FX)

n00b out. smile.gif

Lol, its more of an issue with the VRM of that specific board, not the chipset itself.
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I knew my 4+1 is my failing! (as well)
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Is there a consensus here about whether the http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=13-128-514&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Page=2#scrollFullInfo is good to go, or if there is a better alternative in the same price range?
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