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  The MSI Z97 XPOWER AC is based on the MSI XPOWER Z87 and comes along with new features and the new Intel Z97 chipset. Featuring 16 phases, a ton of PCIe Slots, OC-Buttons and a neat black-yellow design, this board looks like a great choice for overclockers and gamers. In this reviewI will test if the board also clocks

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The risks of overclocking

The risks of overclocking Basic knowledge To understand the risks of overclocking we have to take a look at the physical basics of your CPU/GPU. Processors contain millions of transistors which are made out of doped silicon. Silicon and change of Temperature Silicon is a semiconductor which means that it’s naturally not conductive. However if you add few atoms such as

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