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Should i upgrade my mobo?

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Ok so basically im looking to upgrade my board from my sig rig. (p6t deluxe v1) to either a classified or rampage II extreme. What im looking and hoping to do is get a higher OC out. (i could push for 4.4ghz but voltages were getting scary and my goals were glimmering in and out.)

Ram wize QPI/Uncore ratios werent any good at any of my "acceptable" clocks so i gave up with pushing for 1750+ (the modules can do it, the uncore/qpi can barely)

Would it be worth it to go to a classy? or should i not bother waste my money?

What i think i might be able to gain is the use of the 21x multi without resorting to whatever BIOS tricks ASUS threw in with the 0006 bios, and the better PWM phases (which might help me get to 4.4+)
Edited by Cata1yst - 1/24/11 at 9:30am
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The .1 increase in speed would do nothing for you. IMO if you want something to play around with, grab a second card for crossfire or grab some super fast memory and work on the clocks (if you don't already have good memory). Even with a new board, you aren't guaranteed anything, and if anything you would want to go with a Rampage III Extreme, as it has upgraded components over the II.
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4.3Ghz to 4.4Ghz won't be a noticeable increase. i7 @ 4.3Ghz is already smoking fast.

I'd spend money on something that you will notice in day-to-day use, such as a SSD or high-density mechanical storage. Or perhaps replace that Emacs PSU?
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Originally Posted by MCBrown.CA View Post
4.3Ghz to 4.4Ghz won't be a noticeable increase. i7 @ 4.3Ghz is already smoking fast.

I'd spend money on something that you will notice in day-to-day use, such as a SSD or high-density mechanical storage. Or perhaps replace that Emacs PSU?
I love this thing. Super solid and based on reviews it pushes out next to no ripple.
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