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Will you think Z270I will cut it

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647chang

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May 24, 2015
Im doing a build and Im planning on using the NZXT manta case. Being that, Im limited on mini-ITX board. Im planning on using the asus strix z270i. This set up will be watercooled. Would like to do a i7-7700k with a 5 ghz. Do you guy think this is harsh on the MB or this MB is not that great for a OC? Should I ditch that case and go with something from the ROG maximus?
 

trents

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Dec 27, 2008
If you get a good piece of silicon that will allow you to get to 5 ghz on fairly low voltage, maybe. Water cooled? That doesn't tell us much. How big a radiator?
 

Woomack

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Jan 2, 2005
Strix 270i is so far the best itx board on the market and will easily handle 5GHz+ 7700K. So all depends on your cooling in this case ...
 

EarthDog

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Easily.. just need cooling. The VAST majority of these will do 5ghz... particularly on water.