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Originally Posted by Stay Puft View Post

The Extreme4 and 6 have subtle differences. I went with the Extreme6 because it has dual stack mosfets from the Z77 OC Formulla. Either one will be able to max out haswell on air or water but when i bought there was a 10 dollar difference between the two so i went with the 6. Before i upgraded to the Z87 OC Formula the extreme6 pushed my 4770K to 4.9Ghz. My chip sucks so even with this upgraded board it wont do 5Ghz stable.

That's because haswell doesn't rely on the board for a good OC. It's all about the silicon lottery.
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That's because haswell doesn't rely on the board for a good OC. It's all about the silicon lottery.

Its been like that for generations
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Hey guys,

Thanks so much for the help and discussion.

I went ahead and created a new discussion in the correct forum to cover motherboard suggestions: "i5 4670k Motherboard Suggestion for Moderate Gaming and Mild OC."

Feel free to continue the conversation there! thumb.gif
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