Overclocking the A10-5800K with the A85F2-A was a bit more expeditious than I expected it to be. Knowing the limits of my A10 APU from extensive use, I headed towards 4.7GHz right away and was surprised to get the same OC from it with a motherboard that is not equipped with digital power. This is truly a testament to how far ECS has come with the quality of the components it uses and the board as a whole. I was also able to achieve a 1GHz+ core speed on the graphics core; a move that bumps the 6770D graphics a couple rungs up on the ladder."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips