Overclocking on this motherboard is for enthusiast users and not the faint of heart, because to get the optimum results you must use the overvoltage options. You can easily achieve a 15-20% overclock with most of the retail CPUs available from Intel at this moment, but if you want the 25-30% result, liquid or better cooling is required and time spent fine tuning the settings. We were able to overclock our test bed CPU between 15-22%, but the heat of the CPU with the voltage increases did not fare well. Overall for overclocking EVGA has a strong product, but many normal users may find themselves out of their league as this motherboard is for the hardcore overclocker who knows his shit backwards and forwards.
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