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2 years ago#1
Right now I have a asus z87 plus. I have my 4770k overclocked to 4.6 right now. I am looking at getting either the maximus extreme or formula. Down the road I want to switch to watercooling my 780 tis when I am feeling brave. Plus I want to overclock my 4770k more if I can. Which would benefit me more? Thanks in advance for any helpful feedback
2 years ago#2
It won't help with OCing since the VRM is located on the CPU die, not the mobo. If the new mobo has features you want/need that you don't currently have, then it might be something to look into.
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2 years ago#3
Correct me if I am wrong. I thought some motherboards were better with overclocking than others. I can get my cpu up to 4.8 but its not stable at all. Plus I haven't messed with the voltage at all. The main reason I was looking at the extreme was the feature it had to overclock itself.
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