Best Overclocking P55 Motherboard at Anandtech

Anandtech recently held a motherboard overclocking comparison, including top motherboards from ASUS, Gigabyte and EVGA. After running several tests, it is no surprise that the EVGA P55 FTW motherboard was announced as the winner.

EVGA products are committed to quality and the EVGA P55 lineup is no exception! See the below quotes from Anandtech for further proof:

“We are going to keep this simple. Hold our feet to the fire and we’ll tell you that of all the boards we tested, the most consistent performer was the $230 EVGA P55 FTW SLI E657 (using a Tyco AMP Socket). At its price point, there’s nothing available on the P55 platform that truly beats it for raw overclocking capabilities.”


“Our favorite board of the bunch for extreme benchmarking is the EVGA E657. In terms of ease of use and 'overclockability' this board wins on all counts. Our retail sample came with a TYCO AMP socket and survived everything we threw at it over the last six weeks of near 24/7 testing. At cold temperatures, this board boots up better than any other we’ve tested to date. You don’t have to boot up in safe mode or wait for temperatures to increase, it’s that simple. “
“Heavy load benchmarking stability is this board’s strength and at its price point there is no other P55 board that delivers on as many levels for the overclocking professional. EVGA is using TCYO AMP and LOTES sockets exclusively for all their P55 boards at this point, although there may be some early stock around still using Foxconn sockets"
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Part Number 132-LF-E657-KR
CPU Support Intel Socket 1156
Chipset Intel P55
Memory Support Dual Channel DDR3
SLI Support 2-Way + PhysX
SATA Header 8 (2 e-SATA)
SATA Type 3GB/sec
USB Ports 13
PCIE Slot 2 x x16/x8, x4
Integrated LAN 2 x 10/100/1000
Product Warranty 3 Year upon registration

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