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Can you elaborate?
I cannot, its been a while since I read this, can someone else elaborate?

They use older d-pak mosfets on the board that are known to get very hot especially at higher clocks.. inaccurate vcore readings as well have been annoying as well with the ext 4.
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They use older d-pak mosfets on the board that are known to get very hot especially at higher clocks.. inaccurate vcore readings as well have been annoying as well with the ext 4.

Hmm I knew about the inaccurate vcore readings, but haven't had an issue as I don't push the voltage very high. Haven't really had any issues whatsoever with the board with my 3570k at 4.6ghz/1.3v. Guess we will see when I get my 3770k in a few days. I'm going micro-ATX soon though anyway so I'm not too concerned tongue.gif

The Extreme4 has served me well though for over a year now. I have a buddy who's had the same board since October with his 3570k at 4.5Ghz/1.3v without any problems as well. thumb.gif
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