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Looking for motherboard to overclock I5 750 to 3.4Mhz

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August 23, 2011 12:49:20 AM

Hi guys,
I want to overclock my I5 750. I want to spend around 100-130$, Maybe Put 2 cards in crossfire in the future also .Which board you suggest me ?

Does overclocking from 2.66 to 3.4 will make a noticeable difference in gaming and other tasks?
I can run all my games maxout, except crysis 2, I get 30ish fps with the dx11 and high resolution patch, Thats why Im looking to overclock, to maxout the very demanding games....Do you think its worth it ?


GIGABYTE GA-H55M-UD2H <----- I dont trust this cheap motherboard.
I5 750 2.66GHZ 8MB Quad Core
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 Dirt3 Edition
Kingston Hyper-X KHX1600C9D3K2/4GX
Western Digital 500gigs BLACK 32mo WD5001AALS
ULTRA LifeTime Series Pro 650W 135MM FAN

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a c 242 K Overclocking
August 23, 2011 6:41:04 AM

h55 not good .. should P55 it's good for OC
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August 23, 2011 7:23:26 PM

henydiah said:
h55 not good .. should P55 it's good for OC


Ok thanks
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August 23, 2011 8:21:23 PM

I've built 3 machines with i5-750 processors, Xigmatek coolers, and cheap Gigabyte motherboards. Two of them easily went to 3.9GHz, the third went to 3.8GHz. They have all been running for almost 2 years with no problems.

I've built 4 other computers with the cheap Gigabyte motherboards and core2duo processors, all of them are still running with no problems.
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