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This is why M2A-MVP won't oc good

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finally
trace back pages of threads i found something,
that the motherboard's cpu voltage is not changeable ... so i immediately went and check my manual...

that is exactly what it says.

so i'd say that the reasons of my failure oc attemps with this board all these time have everything to do with it.
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you should look into a different mobo like a 790fx if you plan on keeping it amd/ati crossfireX and it'll OC that cpu easily to 3.2-3.3 newegg has a few within the 150-170$ range.
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you should look into a different mobo like a 790fx if you plan on keeping it amd/ati crossfireX and it'll OC that cpu easily to 3.2-3.3 newegg has a few within the 150-170$ range.
yeah, i am looking to upgrade, really aiming at 770 or 790x, (or 780G) these are more like in my price range. but i just get that 2900XT not long ago and the psu, and i was too stuborn about m2a (although i bashed it like there's no tomorrow) i thought there much be a reason why it doesn't oc right, now I know , so M2A is going
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my motherboard is exactly the same as ours so ill be changing soon too. only problem i have is whether i stay AMD or go INTEL. Cant decide lol
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my motherboard is exactly the same as ours so ill be changing soon too. only problem i have is whether i stay AMD or go INTEL. Cant decide lol
go intel and give me what u got lol , just kidding,
either way, which ever fit the actualy need wins
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I told you man, that board is a class A pos.
My ECS KA3 MVP Extreme blows yours out of the water.
I'd say Abit AX78 for next mobo.
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That whole asus series of AMD am2 boards was horrible! the M2N4 and all of the models were really bad at clocking!
and dont try Voltmod
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That whole asus series of AMD am2 boards was horrible! the M2N4 and all of the models were really bad at clocking!
and dont try Voltmod
i did pinmod...
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That whole asus series of AMD am2 boards was horrible! the M2N4 and all of the models were really bad at clocking!
and dont try Voltmod

Yeah, they are. BIOS files for most of their boards are either beta (beta?!) or riddled with bugs.
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Yeah, they are. BIOS files for most of their boards are either beta (beta?!) or riddled with bugs.
YES
i may mention this b4 on different threads but

i had 4x ASUS Am2 boards, (because I don't buy online and local store usually only have asus availiable, either that or mATX gigabyte/sapphire)

M2N-MX-SE - had issue with my GEIL ram b4
M2N-E - 1.95 max Ram voltage, which my old GEIL Ram is default 2.1
M2A-VM - Lack of oc options, and b4 update bios it also have problem with my ram
and M2A-MVP... - i been post enough thread about it , say no more lol

higher end ones seen pretty good tho, but i don't personally know anyone have it , most ppl buys either cheap board or something around 100 bucks. which are meant to be decent (at least to any other brand they are)
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