Originally Posted by tictoc
Now to decide which ES processors to drop in it.
Not sure what your budget is...but with the v3 processors you might want to get the retail versions due to the microcode bug (I gained 17% free performance on my 2683's with it and around 12% with the 2696's)
I *think* that board is capable of the hacked bios (my asrock EP2C612 WS had zero problems with the hack and I think they have they same OC features
Just something to consider. Info from this threadBasically the hack runs all threads at full turbo as long as cooling is sufficient.