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Are cheap motherboards good for overclocking
Aug 12, 2012, 7:26 AM
I have a Phenom II X4 965 BE. I'm just wondering if cheap motherboards are good for overclocking.
I'm looking at the ASUS M5A78L-M LX PLUS and the Biostar TA970XE. I'm planning on only light over clock (not pushing the CPU to 4Ghz or more).
With what I'm planning on doing would the cheaper board (Asus) do the job? The extra money saved could be used toward a better GPU for gaming.
Aug 22, 2012
Aug 12, 2012
cheap motherboards good overclocking
Aug 12, 2012, 7:46 AM
I wouldn't think there would be any problem taking your CPU to 4.0 on the Asus board.
Aug 12, 2012, 7:56 AM
ASUS M5A97 good and other option is ASRock 970 EXTREME4 AM3+ will good too and Biostar is like my old board
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Aug 12, 2012, 8:03 AM
My bad I meant to say Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS and not the ASUS M5A97. I got the two mixed up. So should I get the Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS or the Biostar?
Aug 12, 2012, 8:16 AM
Or that Asus board... no problems I can foresee
Aug 12, 2012, 8:19 AM
Aug 22, 2012, 4:02 AM
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