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Hi everyone,

Just a quick question on this but is anyone on here OCing server mobos? There are some dual CPU mobos and some support crazy RAM lots etc, saw a dual opteron board with up to 64GB RAM supported lol

Surely 2 mildly OCed cores would be better than 1 maxxed out core?

Just wondering if its been done much really, its only cause there are 8 or 12 core server CPUs lol
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I don't know of any server motherboards that allow overclocking. The only exception being the EVGA SR-2 but thats socket 1366 and is crazy expensive.
    
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Originally Posted by Klue22;12045570 
I don't know of any server motherboards that allow overclocking. The only exception being the EVGA SR-2 but thats only socket 1366 and is crazy expensive.

I recall AMD Socket F Opteron boards being rather OCable, and some other server boards are decent overclockers I think.
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Most server boards don't have overclocking options.

Closest you could get (currently) is an SR2... overclocking-friendly dual Xeon board.

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Originally Posted by BlackHoleSon;12045576 
I recall AMD Socket F Opteron boards being rather OCable, and some other server boards are decent overclockers I think.

Hmmmm I guess I stand corrected then. That's pretty awesome though smile.gif
    
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Hmmm wonder how much a Socket G34 board is to support the 12 core Opteron biggrin.gif

Ah....the 12 core Opteron is just over a grand each, although the 8 core is about £250 which isn't bad lol
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