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asrock 970 pro 3 good enough for fx 6300 oc

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a b V Motherboard
March 26, 2013 12:46:21 PM

is it good enough to overclock an amd fx 6300 processor to 4.1 ghz on an asrock 970 pro 3 motherboard with a cooler master hyper 212 evo
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March 26, 2013 12:55:47 PM

Hypothetically, yes. It really depends on the airflow of your system (case and fans), what power supply you plan to use, what GPU (video card) and its power consumption, and heat generation, etc.

Given all of this, what are the specs for your total desired system?
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March 26, 2013 1:01:32 PM

COLGeek said:
Hypothetically, yes. It really depends on the airflow of your system (case and fans), what power supply you plan to use, what GPU (video card) and its power consumption, and heat generation, etc.

Given all of this, what are the specs for your total desired system?


seasonic s12 ii 520w amd radeon hd 7850
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March 26, 2013 3:10:13 PM

What case and how many fans? It will be important to have good airflow. With these components, you should be able to achieve your desired OC.
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March 28, 2013 6:43:46 AM

COLGeek said:
What case and how many fans? It will be important to have good airflow. With these components, you should be able to achieve your desired OC.


If I was using a Coolermaster HAF 912 Plus with all fan slots filled (2x200mm, 1x120mm, 1x140mm) would I be able to achieve that? Also as you seem very knowledgeable, I am struggling to grasp the 970 and 990... what is the difference? ty
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March 28, 2013 6:49:17 AM

The 990 chipset offers more advanced features (but typically costs more). Your case and airflow should be fine.

Good luck!
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February 14, 2014 4:11:56 AM

Does ASRock 970 Pro2 work with 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM without OC?
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February 14, 2014 4:24:46 AM

ankitjaiswal said:
Does ASRock 970 Pro2 work with 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM without OC?


Yes, it should just fine. BTW, start your own thread for these questions in the future.
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