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Srbtiger06
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Have you tested the boards?





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$250?






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stout


Which fatality is it?






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stout
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Not yet. When I said here for those two boards I should have said I am waiting on them to come in from Asrock. I sent them some old boards with damaged pins and they are sending me replacements for $50 each. They don't fix what you send them but rather just send you a replacement and that's what I will have in here in about a week.

It was some boards I bought to practice changing out sockets to learn how to use my BGA machine. I went with Asrock for practice because of how easy their RMA process is. They will replace any board for you, even if you damage it, for a $50 fee.

Sometimes the replacements can be recertified or sometimes they can be brand new boards. Just depends on their inventory at the moment. The Extreme4s I got back from them are all good though so I assume it will be no issues with the other boards.







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Which fatality is it?



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Srbtiger06
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I may be interested in that OC Formula. It would go good with my case and would be a slight upgrade at worst from my Extreme6.





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The OC Formula looks pretty bad arse too. I like how you can water cool it and integrate it into your custom loop.





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Mikebandit
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Srbtiger06


Good price for me, you mind sending a pic of the box and/or the board and CPU.

Thanks Man






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Srbtiger06
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Sure thing. I'll try and remember tonight when I get home.






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Srbtiger06
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I like how you can water cool it and integrate it into your custom loop.


Indeed. That's what I would like to do. If you decide to shed it then for sure let me know.






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What was your knock on it, just decided a better upgrade or not what you were looking for? I have friend with the same CPU/mobo and he loves it






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Srbtiger06
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What was your knock on it, just decided a better upgrade or not what you were looking for? I have friend with the same CPU/mobo and he loves it


I bought it around Christmas and then Microcenter had some ridiculous sale on an i7-3770k and the Z77 Extreme 6 for like $300. I just so happened to be there that day and picked up that combo






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Mikebandit
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Seriously, I can see why you just said screw it. That's an awesome deal.





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Srbtiger06
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Yeah. The board was knocked down to like $150 or something and the CPU was $200 THEN if you bought them together it was another $40-50 off. Ended up being just under $330 or so with tax and all. Too good of a deal to pass up.

I ended up paying less for the 3770k and Extreme6 than I did for a 3570k and Extreme4



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Mikebandit
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Shit, i wish we had stores like that in New Orleans. The best we have is a best buy, and i only go in there to buy things when i do not feel like waiting.

What video card did you run with it, when you were using it?







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Mikebandit
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Also, do you remeber what you were able to overclock the i5 to, and did you change any of the settings on the mobo? Just wondering because i already have an overclocking program in mind for it, and also just seeing if im going to have to reset if need be.

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Srbtiger06
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Don't remember settings. I didn't use it for long and just OCed long enough to run a few tests. I ran it stock most of the time.





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I have a 3570k and extreme4. Mine is overclocked to 4.4ghz with a noctua nhd14. not too much added voltage to get there too. could probably go a little further but I am ok with things as they are now. I also have all the stuff to do a delid, just haven't taken the time to do so.





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Mikebandit
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Sounds good! sorry if i am coming off a lil aggervating, i blame it on the fact you just might of helped speed up my build by a few weeks. So yeah im a little excited....

Just saying






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Srbtiger06
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Sounds good! sorry if i am coming off a lil aggervating, i blame it on the fact you just might of helped speed up my build by a few weeks. So yeah im a little excited....


Not bothering me at all






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