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Hey guys, i'm trying to weigh my options for my next upgrade and I was wondering, which motherboard would be better for 6 core support and overclocking on air? I heard the limited amount of phases on the Rampage III formula might limit the overclockability of 6-core processors.

Thanks!
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I never had the formula, so I can't speak for it but be aware, the Extreme is an E-ATX. So you will need a large case for it. I love my REIII, came with so much features and its packed for a high price. But I think its well worth it (to me).
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Hey guys, i'm trying to weigh my options for my next upgrade and I was wondering, which motherboard would be better for 6 core support and overclocking on air? I heard the limited amount of phases on the Rampage III formula might limit the overclockability of 6-core processors.

Thanks!
It depends on what you want to do.

The formula is just fine for 6 cores and SLI.
The extreme has a few good features for those who overclock pretty higher.

So on air, the formula is just fine.
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The RIIIE is the king of the 980X, but honestly on air the Formula will be just fine.
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Maybe this thread will help. I have the R3F and very happy with it. They're both very solid boards and you can't go wrong with either one.
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