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So far no gains, still at 3.4 stable. I'm a bit disappointed in this DFI board but I think I just had my expectations set a bit too high. I guess I'll tweak some more and see what happens.
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Well I was hoping you could hit a little higher stable at least...Every mobo is a little different to, it takes me a while to really get all the little quirks they have down pat...Hopefully you'll be able to tweak it up a little more..

What kind of OC are your type chip getting on average? You might just have the chip topped out...I don't know how freaky Intels are with different steppings, with AMD's it can have a big bearing on OC'ing ability from batch to batch, week to week....
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it's running 3.4 right now but i've always been a little conservative with the voltage. This DFI has sooooo many bios options I could see where a newb OC'er would be overwhelmed. I just need some time to go through the options and tweak it all out. I'm sure it'll get me to 3.6, I'm just a little disappointed in the amount of time and $ i've thrown at this rig to make it faster. This isn't a hobby, it's a money pit!
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