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What is the best overclocking, stable, trouble free motherboard out there right now? The title names a few that I know of but which are people having the 0 issues with?
Edited by EastCoast - 3/20/11 at 10:23pm
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I can't be of complete help, but I can tell you that I had a Biostar that did not like being overclocked AT ALL. It fried with a very very slight OC. My current Gigabyte hasn't had one single issue and I've OC'd everything connected to it and run it 24/7.

Asus I don't know about though I hear good things. My friend has an MSI that he loves and hasn't any issues out of it (also 24/7).

So my recommendation is to steer clear of Biostar smile.gif
Edited by razorguy - 3/20/11 at 9:58pm
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MSI for me biggrin.gif went to 3.6 and it was stable the first time
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UEFI is nifty on the SB ASUS boards..
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Same threads over and over again, why can't people just read old ones.
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In terms of overclocking, it varies too much on which board your talking about. For example, there is a clear difference between a low end board with 4 phase power and a high end board with 16 phase power.
     
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I can say for certain Gigabyte for me has been steller,95% giga.Asus has been up to par for awhile ive had a few but the other manufactures are getting there stuff up to snuff,imo i just hit 5.0 with this msi,cant be happier.
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Asus & Gigabyte would be tops in my book, BUT, there is no complete ZERO issue motherboard out there. More so when it comes to overclocking. MSI were good, but their components used are not top notch when I used them back in the Socket 775 days.
     
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Originally Posted by jbrown;12809004 
Same threads over and over again, why can't people just read old ones.
Yeah, but all those threads began with no direction in the first place and as a result the ensuing conversation sucks. At least this guy came here with a specific purpose: to find the least troublesome motherboard.

I really like my Gigabyte board, BUT it still will not overclock any memory I have put into it. If my B3 board is the same way I'll return it and probably get an Asus.
Edited by cmeeks - 3/20/11 at 10:10pm
    
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post #10 of 15
simply, none, depends on the mb and chip, etc etc etc
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