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Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post
or may have a wonky limitation like my X48 that can't go past 433.
That's very surprising. With the Maximus/Rampage Formula, though the X38 and X48 are practically identical, the latter (the Rampage Formula) is reported to take quad core CPUs to a higher FSB than the former (the Maximus Formula). This doesn't apply to dual core CPUs, just quad core CPUs. The Maximus Formula/X38 just hit a wall with quad core CPUs, and the Rampage Formula/X48 overcome it, so it's surprising to hear you say your X48 hit that low of a limit.
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I never knew till I put a 45nm on it. I bought it because people in reviews were hitting 500+, but I had a Q6600 on it at only 400x9. I didn't find out until I could only do 3.7 with a Q9550 on it.

Kinda pissed me off honestly, I got a dud but with a Q6600 on it, 400FSB is plenty.
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