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Good Overclocking Board for i7-3930K

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January 19, 2013 4:57:58 AM

Hello, I am in the process of planning out a gaming pc, and want to make an overclockable, water cooled rig. I am planning on using an i7-3930k as my processor. I was originally planning on going with an ASUS P8Z77-V Motherboard Pro, but then I heard that, apparently, it isn't great for overclocking. Is the P8Z77-V really not a good OCing board? If so, what would be a good example of an OCing board? I would also prefer not having to pay more than around 300 bucks for it.
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January 19, 2013 5:04:44 AM

The 3930k is an LGA 2011 socket ... the P8Z77 is an 1155 socket ....you can't marry the two.

Here's ya LGA 2011 choices

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E...

The ROG series will be the best overclockers.....but these fit better in ya budget....the 5 year warranty to my mind is worth the extra $25 for the Sabertooth

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submi...|13-131-801^13-131-801-TS%2C13-131-800^13-131-800-TS


Given the cost of the LGA boards and CPU's ya may wanna rethink this but again, the RoG boards are for the overclocking enthusiast..... I have had excellent results with all of these:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submi...|13-131-822^13-131-822-TS%2C13-131-821^13-131-821-TS%2C13-131-819^13-131-819-05%23
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January 19, 2013 5:08:08 AM

Ah, sorry. What mobo could you recommend that would fit the 3930 then that still fits within the aforementioned preferences?
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January 19, 2013 5:26:25 AM

The third link is linked to 1155 sockets.
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January 19, 2013 4:00:42 PM

I refined my build by replacing my CM M2 Silent Pro 1500W PSU to a 1200W variant, which opens up about 100 more bucks. I'm also willing to adjust my budget to about ~300~350. What'd be the best OCing board in that range?
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January 19, 2013 4:21:06 PM

If it helps any, here are my plans for the rig so far:

EVGA Nvidia GTX 690 - $1000 (Newegg)
CoolerMaster Cosmos II Ultra Tower - $317 (Amazon)
Intel Core i7-3930K Hex-Core 3.2 GHz Processor - $570 (TigerDirect)
Patriot Viper 3 Black Mamba 32GB Quad-Channel 1600MHz Memory - $175 (TigerDirect)
Coollaboratory Liquid Ultra Thermal Paste - $12 (Coollaboratory Website)
ASUS Xonar Essence STX Sound Card - $185 (Newegg)
2x Western Digital WD2002FAEX 2TB 7200 RPM SATA HDD - $180 (Newegg)
Silent Pro Hybrid 1300W - $300 (Newegg)
2x Samsung S24B350HL 23.6-inch 1080p Monitor - $214 (Amazon)
Pioneer BDR-206DBK Bluray Reader/Writer - $115 (Amazon)
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January 20, 2013 1:21:26 AM

Hello?
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