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Motherboard chipset for overclocking

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September 26, 2012 2:01:05 AM

Hi all, what motherboard chipsets or whatever the right word is, are for overclocking on the amd platform. I know for Intel you can overclock on z68, z77 etc, but not the h61 and such. I don't know much about AMD, or am I completely mistaken, help me. I will be using the 8120.

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September 26, 2012 2:13:12 AM

Why the 8120? There are much better CPU's out there...
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September 26, 2012 3:12:35 AM

For the 8120 use the 990FX chip set. Most AMD Chips sets can oc but the 990FX is the best at it.

I have built with the:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

And will recomend them to you as stable and good OC'ers the former pulling an extra 200mhz on a PhII x6 1055t stable at 3.0ghz and the latter 1075t stable at 3.3ghz 300mhz higer than base. No black edition so those CPU's not normally like being oc'ed.
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September 26, 2012 6:41:36 AM

simple way to identify is by it's naming __FX chipset. 990FX 890FX 790FX...

This what people mad about when Bulldozer come with FX names but "poor" performance.. (general, except for people who know how to tweak it),,,
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September 26, 2012 10:34:51 PM

You guys are kind of there, so just to make things clear, you can overclock on most chipsets, correct? And btw I lied about the 8120 part, just wanted you to have an idea of the scenario.
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September 27, 2012 2:38:19 AM

completelyrandomname said:
You guys are kind of there, so just to make things clear, you can overclock on most chipsets, correct? And btw I lied about the 8120 part, just wanted you to have an idea of the scenario.


THE 8120 WAS A LIE!!!

That’s okay :) ... I feel so deceived :pfff: ... :D  I hope the info helps ###FX tends to be the ticket. What mood Swings :fou: ?
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September 27, 2012 9:54:44 PM

Al right thanks guys.
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September 27, 2012 9:54:50 PM

Best answer selected by completelyrandomname.
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