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Good mobo for oc'ing i5 2500K ?

post #1 of 3
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Which would be good for oc'ing SB i5 2500K ?

I'm looking at Asus and Gigabyte...
Price may range from 100 to 250$

Suggestions are very much appreciated.
The Thing
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 750 @4.0Ghz Gigabyte GA-P55-US3L GTS450 Corsair XMS3 4gb @1.64v 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
4x WD 500Gb + 1.5Tb Seagate Win7 Ultimate x64 Samsung Syncmaster 2243 NW / HP L1925 Corsair TX850v2 
Case
Antec 900 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 750 @4.0Ghz Gigabyte GA-P55-US3L GTS450 Corsair XMS3 4gb @1.64v 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
4x WD 500Gb + 1.5Tb Seagate Win7 Ultimate x64 Samsung Syncmaster 2243 NW / HP L1925 Corsair TX850v2 
Case
Antec 900 
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The motherboard doesn't matter so much with these chips as the multiplier is the primary way of overclocking. I suggest getting a motherboard that suits your needs in other sections.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
i5 2500k Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3 MSI GTX 570 PE 2x Samsung F3 + Crucial M4 128GB 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 x64 LG W2363D + benq 19" Logitech Corsair HX650 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
HAF 932 Logitech Mx518 Steelseries qck 
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i5 2500k Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3 MSI GTX 570 PE 2x Samsung F3 + Crucial M4 128GB 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 7 x64 LG W2363D + benq 19" Logitech Corsair HX650 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
HAF 932 Logitech Mx518 Steelseries qck 
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post #3 of 3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by znd View Post
The motherboard doesn't matter so much with these chips as the multiplier is the primary way of overclocking. I suggest getting a motherboard that suits your needs in other sections.
Frack, you're right.

Mods, pls move this thread. Wrong section
The Thing
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 750 @4.0Ghz Gigabyte GA-P55-US3L GTS450 Corsair XMS3 4gb @1.64v 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
4x WD 500Gb + 1.5Tb Seagate Win7 Ultimate x64 Samsung Syncmaster 2243 NW / HP L1925 Corsair TX850v2 
Case
Antec 900 
  hide details  
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The Thing
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 750 @4.0Ghz Gigabyte GA-P55-US3L GTS450 Corsair XMS3 4gb @1.64v 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
4x WD 500Gb + 1.5Tb Seagate Win7 Ultimate x64 Samsung Syncmaster 2243 NW / HP L1925 Corsair TX850v2 
Case
Antec 900 
  hide details  
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