The X99P-SLI can take my 5960X to 5GHz just like other motherboards.
Stability is tested by Handbrake. I was able to run 4.5GHz and run the test. The overclock requires a 1.9v Input voltage and 1.3v VCore and 1.2v cache voltage.
Overclocking the cache is done after I enable the extra pins in the socket. I was able to get the cache to 4.3GHz while the core was at 4.5GHz.
Memory overclocking consists of checking if XMP is working. I was able to get the Dominator Platinum kit to its rated XMP speed, 3200MHz.
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United States: The GIGABYTE X99P-SLI (Intel X99) Motherboard retails for $250 at Amazon.
United Kingdom: The GIGABYTE X99P-SLI (Intel X99) Motherboard retails for £217 at Amazon UK.
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- Page 2 [Packaging and X99P-SLI Overview]
- Page 3 [GIGABYTE X99P-SLI Circuit Analysis]
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- Page 5 [BIOS and Software]
- Page 6 [Test System Setup]
- Page 7 [Overclocking]
- Page 8 [CPU, Memory, and System Benchmarks]
- Page 9 [System IO Benchmarks]
- Page 10 [Thermal Imaging and Power Consumption]
- Page 11 [What's Hot, What's Not & Final Thoughts]
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