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EVGA X58 3X SLI Classified Motherboard Review

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. By Elric Phares

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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