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well there really is no difference, just one guy reporting bad things, i have two different processors and i am always changing them out for one another, and i OC them to their bring with over 1.6v and i have yet to see anything bad about the socket.

The socket is a terrible thing to judge your motherboard purchase on. Almost all X58 boards used foxconn and yes there was a problem with those sockets early on, but this socket design is much different, nothing is the same about it.

EDIT: I hate when people don't put stuff in graphs, like who is going to click and goto imageshack for every benchmark? its just so lazy.
You have a point there, I just wouldn't want anything burning up. But hey, you've got experience dealing with the boards.

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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
MSI boards are junk. I would take Asrock over them (Asrock boards are actually decent nowadays).
That is a pretty vague statement there. Which msi boards do you know first hand that are "junk"? Have you ever used an msi p67 board? If not, then your not helping.
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Why isn't anyone recommending he read the "Intel P67 'Sandy Bridge' Motherboard list" thread?
Some information is lacking.
Edited by SimpleTech - 1/16/11 at 6:36pm
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
MSI boards are junk. I would take Asrock over them (Asrock boards are actually decent nowadays).
lol


All of my MSI boards are great. the P67A-GD55 is a wonderful board, OC's fine, and was decently priced.
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lol


All of my MSI boards are great. the P67A-GD55 is a wonderful board, OC's fine, and was decently priced.
I was looking into that board in particular. What kind of oc's have you gotten on it and how are the board temps?
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board temps? I'm not sure i understand what you are asking.

Right now, i have settled in to a very conservative 4.8GHz 1.35v. Benched superPi at 5.4 1.49v
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Because the list sucks?
Does anyone else agree?

I will have to change it!
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well there really is no difference, just one guy reporting bad things, i have two different processors and i am always changing them out for one another, and i OC them to their bring with over 1.6v and i have yet to see anything bad about the socket.

The socket is a terrible thing to judge your motherboard purchase on. Almost all X58 boards used foxconn and yes there was a problem with those sockets early on, but this socket design is much different, nothing is the same about it.

EDIT: I hate when people don't put stuff in graphs, like who is going to click and goto imageshack for every benchmark? its just so lazy.

i have to agree with the stuff not in graphs. i hate that also


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Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
MSI boards are junk. I would take Asrock over them (Asrock boards are actually decent nowadays).
Your statement is opinionated. You have provided no useful proof or examples. For you having said that, everyone in this thread is now dumber. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

on a side note.
i have both msi and asrock boards. you should compare specific boards.
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board temps? I'm not sure i understand what you are asking.

Right now, i have settled in to a very conservative 4.8GHz 1.35v. Benched superPi at 5.4 1.49v
lol I meant like vrm temps and sb temps, but I guess you can't really monitor those.

And those clocks are quite good! The gd55 is looking pretty good..
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yea, it is a pretty nice board. UEFI is cool too
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The one thing I don't like about the gigabyte and asus boards is those foxconn sockets. The msi boards along with the biostar board use lotes sockets.
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Gigabyte will be using the upgraded black nickel plated LOTES LGA1155 socket on both the UD5 and UD7 motherboards
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1411/1/

in that article about the UD5 and UD7 it says thats there using the Lotes sockets

anyone with the board able to confirm or deny this?

pics on newegg show a foxconn socket....
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