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Alright so I've got everything back to the way I had it at the start of the thread, any other ideas guys?
    
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There are only a few good 4+1 power phase mobo out there at the moment.
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post #13 of 14
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so should i just live with 3.8, I was planning to get a 7xxx card this fall will run into any bottlenecks?
    
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post #14 of 14
I got the same mobo.. I just cut some little pieces of heat sinks from a left over cpu cooler.. and got some thermal tape and put them on my mosfets

Or you can get a the Zalman VGA VRM heat sink coolers and stick them little puppys on them.

I got my 955 over clocked pretty good



Ran Prime95 for 8 hours pretty stable.. I couldn't hit 4GHz due too heat.. And my CPU/NB I couldn't hit 2800 some reason..

hope this helps

stlll new to this lol..
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