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well i'm looking for a motherboard s939 that can easily overclock my athlon 64 3200+ to maybe 3ghz or so...i was thinking about a msi but i'm not sure which one to get
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you want 3ghz?? you will have to invest more on cooling frist!! a couple of fans wont do it....

but if you want the dfi lp should do what you wanted

you are running at 2.8 right now??
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well i'm looking for a motherboard s939 that can easily overclock my athlon 64 3200+ to maybe 3ghz or so...i was thinking about a msi but i'm not sure which one to get
If you want to hit 3Ghz, I think you're going to either need a TEC or Phase Change rather than a new mobo
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ya if your looking to hit 3ghz... u need better cooling for that, not a new mobo...water cooling will do the trick...
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post #5 of 10
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Originally Posted by eternaldj
well i'm looking for a motherboard s939 that can easily overclock my athlon 64 3200+ to maybe 3ghz or so...i was thinking about a msi but i'm not sure which one to get
Your cpu will probably get to 3ghz if your very lucky but some how i doubt it . Definately not on stock cooling and i wouldnt have thought so on a good w/c set up either .YOu maybe able to get thet high with a mach 2 phase change setup but you could buy a cpu that would o/c through the 3 gig mark and a good w/c set up with the sort of money you would pay out for phase change
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post #6 of 10
You will get more BIOS options in a DFI MB.
Depending on the CPU's stepping you will achieve about 2.7-3 on that CPU with air!
    
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post #7 of 10
what about a big typhoon? and some as5?

either that or get a bigwater
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post #8 of 10
ive heard nothing but bad things about the prebuil water cooling sytems, so if you choose that rout go with a costom... and if u want to stick with air cooling the big typhhon or the scythe ninja are best... with of course as5
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Even with those setups i doubt that 3gig is possible .The only way to get the 3ghz O/C with that chip is phase change
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post #10 of 10
There's no chance you can have a stable 3ghz unless on phase. You will be lucky to get a stable 2.8 on water, and lucky to get a stable 2.7 on air.
3.0 is not in that chips range.
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