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Upgrading MOBO from Asus M5a87 to Gigabyte UD3?

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May 8, 2013 11:06:43 PM

Would I benefit from upgrading my Asus mobo to the Gigabyte mobo to improve OC? Ive been trying to overclock my CPU to at least 4ghz or close to it, but each time I would go past 3.3ghz it wouldn't even boot it would just tell me "Over clock failed, Enter setup to change" I have also disabled 2 cores so its a "quad" core now, Or am I doing it all wrong...? Also is my 1050t bottle-necking by 680? If so, would upgrading to an i5 3570k diminish this issue?

PC Specs
Asus m5a87
AMD Phenom II x6 1050t
Corsair Vengeance 2x4gb 1600mhz
Corsair h100i
OCZ Fatality 550w
MSI Gtx 680oc 2gb
Corsair Force 3 60gb (OS drive)
Seagate 1tb 7200rpm (porn drive jk..)

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May 9, 2013 8:09:33 PM

try to disable power saving options
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