The TurboV EVO component of the ASUS's ubiquitous Ai Suite provides beginner to expert level controls of major voltages and clock speeds.

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You can also hookup another machine like a laptop to monitor and control the same overclocking parameters with the ROG Connect feature without incurring any significant CPU interrupts.

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For gamers, there is a skinned version of cFos (GameFirst II) that does QOS traffic shaping on your broadband connection to ensure that your bullets always hit your opponents when you are playing online.

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Usually at this point we'll run a few gratuitous benchmarks, and actually you've already seen them already in our FX-8350 review (synthetic, games). Below is an example of the overclocks possible with single stage phase change cooling:

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