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What's the general consensus here on the best OCing board? I've heard the UD7 is good. I've also dug around and most recommendations were of P67 boards, but wasn't there some recent issue that popped up regarding SATA degradation or something? Thanks!
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All the P67 boards will OC more or less the same, since the stress is put entirely on the CPU, becase of the TURBO overclocking.

Even the "basic" Asus P8P67 (Non-Pro / Evo / Deluxe) board will OC those CPUs sky high.

But you can't get one until April, because the revised versions still haven't hit the stores.

NOTE: H67 boards only allow overclocking using the BLCK, which is EXTREMELY limited (only 5-7mhz at most).

You can't OC on them, even with an unlocked version.
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So should I wait until the revised versions come out? Or is SATA degradation not really that big of an issue?
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So should I wait until the revised versions come out? Or is SATA degradation not really that big of an issue?
You have to wait until the revised versions arrive.

There are no LGA 1155 motherboards for sale. They were recalled.
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for this cpu, you should just pick a board for the features and colors you like.
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If you dont need tri sli go with the p8p67 pro, good feature set that wont break the bank.
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Ah, I did not realize that there was a recall.
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Ah, I did not realize that there was a recall.
There is.

Your only chance would be to find a used board, but for what purpose? You'll have to RMA it anyway because of the SATA problem.

Might as well wait and get a new, shiny one.
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