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MSI boards have enough, for Sandy bridge (AMD is a different story), much less VRMs are needed.

you can get high overclocks on 3-4 phases
o, so but more is better right? i looked up on MSI's site but i didn't find exact number of phases anyone want to enlighten me?
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Found some more interesting charts.
I'm not interested in the highest clock speed for SB.
I want to know just how much faster clock per clock it is.
I haven't read this thread or it's reviews in it.
So I'll just post the images here.




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Found some more interesting charts.
I'm not interested in the highest clock speed for SB.
I want to know just how much faster clock per clock it is.
I haven't read this thread or it's reviews in it.
So I'll just post the images here.
FINALLY! Thank you very much. +rep well deserved.
post #264 of 377
Can they please throw a 980x on there... How hard is it to do that lol.
post #265 of 377
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Found some more interesting charts.
I'm not interested in the highest clock speed for SB.
I want to know just how much faster clock per clock it is.
I haven't read this thread or it's reviews in it.
So I'll just post the images here.

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They should divide by cost so you would have cost per clock.
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They should divide by cost so you would have cost per clock.
Well it's hard to say the price since it will vary from place to place. Especially since it's not released yet.
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o, so but more is better right? i looked up on MSI's site but i didn't find exact number of phases anyone want to enlighten me?
No. More does not mean better,, quality over quantity (The solutions that companies like Foxconn, Evga and god rest their soul DFi use are far superior to that of Giga and Asus. Not that in 99% of usage cases you would ever notice a difference).

Its just a load of marketing BS to get you buy overpriced boards. Its kinda ironic as it draws many parallels how the MHz and ram myths that joe bloggs falls for when in Pc World(or any similar store).
    
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post #268 of 377
My GD55 has 6 phases.

For SB, you don't need many. 3-4 QUALITY phases will surrfice
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No. More does not mean better,, quality over quantity (The solutions that companies like Foxconn, Evga and god rest their soul DFi use are far superior to that of Giga and Asus. Not that in 99% of usage cases you would ever notice a difference).

Its just a load of marketing BS to get you buy overpriced boards. Its kinda ironic as it draws many parallels how the MHz and ram myths that joe bloggs falls for when in Pc World(or any similar store).
thanks for answer my old questions +
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post #270 of 377
Not sure why people think SB beats a 980x? It obviously will if only 4 cores are utilised on the 980x.... anything that uses all 6 will put it a good margin ahead of SB.
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