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Old 06-21-2010, 02:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default ASUS P6X58D Premium Vs. ASUS P6X58D-E

Which mother board is better for overclocking?

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Amazon.com: ASUS P6X58D Premium - LGA 1366 - X58 - DDR3 - USB 3.0 SATA 6 Gb/s - ATX Motherboard: Electronics

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Amazon.com: ASUS LGA 1366 - Intel X58 - True USB 3.0 & SATA 6Gb/s - ATX Motherboard P6X58D-E:…

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Side by side the D Premium looks to have better cooling. So without any mods I would say the D Premium should do a little better.
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The premium is the better board. As hefe pointed out, the e series had its cooling cut back to create a lower-priced board (as well as the second lan port removed)
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thanks guys ill stick with the premium
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