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That board can and will blow. There's no heatsinks on the FETs and it's a low-end board. I killed one with a Q6600.

By all means though, keep going, it will make a great story.
I get it - you don't like my board.
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I get it - you don't like my board.
I don't think you should take it personally, he's not the only one to have blown one up
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I don't think you should take it personally, he's not the only one to have blown one up
Yeah, I've heard a couple stories. I'll just do what I can with less than 1.41 volts.
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Yeah, I've heard a couple stories. I'll just do what I can with less than 1.41 volts.
I'd stay under 1.4, absolute max unless you up the cooling on the board. I'm not sure that it has enough voltage control options/capacity unless you add some fans or heat sinks.
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I still use it (replacement), as an HTPC. It's a solid workstation board, it's just not an overclocker.
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