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post #5 of (permalink) Old 02-09-2019, 08:40 AM
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The main difference is probably the IR VRM controller used on the 9, which is the likely explanation for why they moved things around a bit around the socket and squished the chokes in so tight.
I doubt you'd notice any difference between them in terms of clockspeed on ambient cooling let alone a huge difference. There may be a slightly different vcore requirement for a given frequency but the VRM on the 6 is already very good.
They both look like great boards.

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