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I would play around with the settings a little more before giving up. If I was going to get a new 1366 chip I would look at the 960 since Intel just dropped the price under $300. I imagine MC will start selling them cheap just like the did the 920, 930 and 950. But again, I would play with the settings. Also, you may be limited to 4.0Ghz with the H50 due to heat. I had a similar issue on the Asus RE Gene II with a 920 Golden batch on a friends setup. I could not get 4.2Ghz stable without a lot of vcore, but I could put it on one of my other boards like the REII and could get 4.2Ghz at much lower voltages.
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I'm still seeing the 960s for around 349.99CAD on Can comp. Where do you buy them from?
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I'm still seeing the 960s for around 349.99CAD on Can comp. Where do you buy them from?
It's $319.99 FREE Shipping on NewEgg.ca
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The 960 is the same price as the 950. According to Linus Intel did this to phase out the 950.
    
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Finally got to talk to a tech at ASUS today. He sounded like he wanted to fall asleep, but at least I got a reference number. Just waiting on their email for instructions on how to RMA the board now.
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NO ITS NOT...

i5-760 or Wait Till Bulldozer!!!! That's my final answer, I"M SURE!

Yeah I guess I want to be a Billionare...


I LOVE THIS VIDEO 2
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This is by the far the sickest CPU I've ever owned and its did nothing less then rape everything I've thrown at it plus some.
It will do 4.4Ghz HT/off as well.
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Originally Posted by amstech View Post
This is by the far the sickest CPU I've ever owned and its did nothing less then rape everything I've thrown at it plus some.
It will do 4.4Ghz HT/off as well.
Do you work for....



Chip & Tell?





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Edited by _GTech - 2/19/11 at 7:27pm
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Originally Posted by _GTech View Post
NO ITS NOT...

i5-760 or Wait Till Bulldozer!!!! That's my final answer, I"M SURE!

Yeah I guess I want to be a Billionare...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aRor...yer_detailpage

I LOVE THIS VIDEO 2


Thanks for sharing...and I too want to be a billionaire!
    
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have you tried useing 200x20 instead of 190x21. just a thought because my 920 doesn't like x21.
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