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intel 3770k on asus z68 GEN 3?

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Hey guys,
So im wondering if any of you out there have a 3770k on a z68 gen3 mobo. Or if anybody has any info on how it would work as far as overclocking. I have a 2500k and would like to get a i7 ivy, and seen as a z77 would only give me native usb3.0 wich i dont care about i would like to just keep my z68 and get a used i7 3770k. I know that asus has a bios update for the ivy chips just want to know if they can have the same opertunitys to overclock like the sandy.
    
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looks like i found atleast one user on here that has an overlocked ivy on z68. wonder if pcie3.0 is working ok?...
    
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Unless the board actually had PCI-e 3.0 slots built into it ahead of time for the new chips, they won't just get the PCI-e 3.0 from the i7-3770K, it will just run as a 2.0 slot. If the board you are using has a BIOS update that will register the Ivy Bridge chip, it should work as long as it is supported on the board by the manufacturer.
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PCI-E 3.0 will work. That's what GEN 3 is for. Overclocking should be fine too.
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