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post #11 of 15
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Look a little more closely... I put mos-c1's on the mosfets. We'll see what kinda room that gives me to work with.

On a positive note, the vast majority of horror stories I've heard of seem to be limited to MSI boards.
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That seems pretty safe for moderate overclocks (1.5V or less). Usually it's MSI that experiences the most mosfet failures, followed (not closely) by Gigabyte.
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It's good to know you think I'll be fairly safe.

This will be my first foray into OC'ing so I'll be satisfied with getting a moderate overclock stable to be honest. This is more of a learning experience than anything. Regardless, it's a helluva jump from my Pentium 4 2.8Ghz system I've had for the last 7 years.
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Have you built it yet?
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No, between work and other things I've barely touched it this week. I've managed to pull out the 2 stock fans and put the Gentle Typhoons in so far.

Talk about minimal progress.

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