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Summary This combo is great for mid-high end gaming. If you aren't an enthusiast, this will last for many years to come.
Overclocks amazingly, but I recommend doing it manually as the OC Genie function is very generous with voltages. You can easily get lower voltages with the same 4.2 overclock. I even got it to 4.8ghz with 1.245 Vcore, with temps around 60-65 using a 120mm all-in-one water cooler (Thermaltake Water 2.0 Performer)
Summary Very pleased with this combo. At that price you get a good cpu and a very feature rich motherboard. The overclocking abilities are pretty stellar, got to 4.2ghz with absolutely no problems. My only complaint is that the front audio connector is at the bottom left corner of the board, making it quite a stretch for front audio that's at the top of a case. In my Fractal R3 the front audio cable is the one wire that isn't nicely routed, because of the position of the motherboard connection. Oh well, very minor issue considering how good this bundle is otherwise.
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