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Originally Posted by nolonger View Post
Good luck finding a 2500k that will do 6GHz.
Can the 990X really hit 6GHz?

Also, what's this mean "World's First Overclocking Motherboard"? As opposed to?
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Originally Posted by steelbom View Post
Can the 990X really hit 6GHz?

Also, what's this mean "World's First Overclocking Motherboard"? As opposed to?
With the right cooling and know how.
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Originally Posted by steelbom View Post
Can the 990X really hit 6GHz?

Also, what's this mean "World's First Overclocking Motherboard"? As opposed to?
Gotta be real unlucky to get a 990X that won't hit 6GHz for a simple CPU-Z validation with the right know-how and LN2, which is what this board is about.
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Originally Posted by Mikecdm View Post
With the right cooling and know how.
Ah thanks
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Gotta be real unlucky to get a 990X that won't hit 6GHz for a simple CPU-Z validation with the right know-how and LN2, which is what this board is about.
Thanks, so you can't have one running permanently at 6GHz? Just for benchmarking?
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Ah thanks

Thanks, so you can't have one running permanently at 6GHz? Just for benchmarking?
Correct. This board was made for benchmarking, not running 24/7.
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Correct. This board was made for benchmarking, not running 24/7.
Ah, I see. Thanks
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Good luck finding a 2500k that will do 6GHz.
Wasn't there a 2500k or 2600k that actually did 6ghz? Or close to it?
     
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One, so far, that I know of.
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post #219 of 253
One did just over.

But that's one out of thousands and it was on LN2 anyway. Like was mentioned above, you'd have to be really unlucky to get a Gulftown chip that wouldn't hit 6GHz with LN2.

Granted, there are huge differences in price, but that's not as much of an issue when extreme overclockers are concerned.
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