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i have noctua nh-d14
5ghz on air? Thats pretty tough to do. the motherboards won't be your challenge though.
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its enough for 5.0 i belive
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post #33 of 51
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Originally Posted by eGGe View Post
Plz, try to understand this: the motherboard affects your overclocking very very minimalistic, it is more up to how well your CPU performes!!!

Don't buy a expensive MB if you are looking to hit 5Ghz, it's just a waist of money. Do you understand?!
Heh say that to people blowing up motherboards because of power design
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post #34 of 51
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Heh say that to people blowing up motherboards because of power design
lol, I have never heard that some1 have blown their SB motherboard because of power design... Only heard the stories about ramping up the baseclock too high, and that is a whole other story that do not thouch this subject.
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Oh i see...i am going for asrock extreme 6 wats the difference between extreme 6 or 4?
go to intel motherboard section, in the sticky section there is a thread about all the sandy bridge motherboard comparison, check that out.

or you can subscribe to the official p67 extreme4/extreme6 owner club, many ppl gave their review and overclocking experience with the asrock board.
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post #36 of 51
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Actually the beefier mosfet cooling helps a decent amount and an onboard power and reset button are things I use frequently when pushing past 5.5ghz. That being said the only reason I have a deluxe is that I bought it during the drought and it was the only board available.
Oh please, OP is going for records?

Is there proof that the beefier mosfet cooling helps? I mean SB isnt as power hungry as X58.

Asrock extreme 4 is good enough for OP's use.


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Heh say that to people blowing up motherboards because of power design

Heh, since when were Intel Mobos the same as AMD?

Stop spouting nonsense.
    
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Oh please, OP is going for records?

Is there proof that the beefier mosfet cooling helps? I mean SB isnt as power hungry as X58.

Asrock extreme 4 is good enough for OP's use.





Heh, since when were Intel Mobos the same as AMD?

Stop spouting nonsense.
You sound to me like a very interesting guy lol what do you think about Fatality p67 motherboard?its a good motherboard?or should i go with asus deluxe?
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P67A-UD7 or M4E.

you want records? LOL you won't do that with Asrock
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why u think so?
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post #40 of 51
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Oh please, OP is going for records?

Is there proof that the beefier mosfet cooling helps? I mean SB isnt as power hungry as X58.

Asrock extreme 4 is good enough for OP's use.
Actually, I was pointing out facts that you had arrogantly ignored. Saying their is no difference is misleading, arrogant, and wrong. Also notice that if you had actually read my post, you might notice that I in fact didn't reccomend the deluxe over the pro.

The beefier mosfet cooling helps when you start pushing high vcore and high vrm frequencies aka when you're running 1.50v for 5.0ghz (which is pretty standard for that speed). While the SandyBridge CPU is not as power hungry as the x58 chips, the motherboard still has to do the same work to put out 1.50v in phase while attenuating high frequency noise. While I'm not saying to watercool your chipset (because it is pointless), I am saying that beefier mosfet cooling is an advantage, especially in comparrision to boards like the Gigabyte P67a-UD3-B3. While that board is extremely cheap, the vdroop/vdrop is terrible (even with LLC on) and I've had a very hard time stabilizing even 4.8ghz on an i5-2500K with it. It's great for non-overclocked or relatively low overclocks, but I wouldn't reccomend it for anyone actively pursueing the idea of overclocking (especially with such a great air cooler).
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