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NEW GENE-Z BIOS 0403
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Their bios # bewilders me.... Went from 0208 -> 0650 and now 0403. wth?
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Their bios # bewilders me.... Went from 0208 -> 0650 and now 0403. wth?
The 0430 seems to be an official release, while the 0650 was (and is) a beta.
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I'm using the beta bios by AndreYang of xtremesys with 3dm01 tweaks

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post #1305 of 7108
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I did some preliminary overclocking last night. Hit 4.6GHz at stock voltage with absolutely no effort. I just changed a few BIOS settings and rebooted.
Did the same, the only two change I made was CPU Level Up where I selected 4.6 and Ai Overclock Tuner where I selected XMP so my memory get the perfect setting.

Did you also use the CPU Level Up or you did it manually?
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OS install finally resolved...

Now I am looking for a good USB Wireless Internet device that will work well with Windows 7, 64-bit. I bought a Rosewell unit, but I am having problems. The Router I have is a Linksys WRT54GS and the Rosewell USB device is an "N" device that should be backwords compatible. It drops connection constantly. I need help, any thoughts?

Still my Friday evening "adult beverage" arrives 2-hours ahead of LA_Kings_Fan's, so life isn't all bad!
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post #1307 of 7108
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CPU idle temp is 40C... Someone please help.

I see you most people averaging low 30's when system is complete idled (sitting on windows 7 desktop). What's going on and why is my cpu so warm?

For CPU cooling, I'm using Noctua NH-U9B SE2 with Low-Noise Adaptor (spinning at ~1300rpm pushing 52,6 m³/h of air) on both push-pull fans. Cooler is oriented horizontally so the air is pulled from the front of the case and exits toward the rear where the 92mm exhaust fan is.

Thermal Compound is XIGMATEK PTI-G4512, which came free with the Noctura from the egg. I used the plastic applicator and spread the compound around the cpu. However, after putting the cooler down on the cpu, I decided to change the orientation of the cooler so I pulled the cooler off the cpu and added another small-sized bead of compound in the middle of the cpu. I didn't smooth out the compound the second time I attached the cooler.
shrimpsiumai, others gave you the correct advice before about the issue's w/ air pockets in the Thermal Compound, I just wanted to add ...

WHY are you using the Low-Noise Adapter cables on your Noctua NH-U9B ??? I have the same CPU cooler, and it's quiet as can be already w/o the LNA's ... take those stupid things OFF and you'll get better air movement through the cooling fins and on the heatpipes !!!

Did you even try running it w/o the LNA's at first ? I can't imagine you did, because I can't hear them at all in my case, yours shouldn't be that much different ?

Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 7/29/11 at 12:33pm
   
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post #1308 of 7108
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Originally Posted by Rhialto View Post
Did the same, the only two change I made was CPU Level Up where I selected 4.6 and Ai Overclock Tuner where I selected XMP so my memory get the perfect setting.

Did you also use the CPU Level Up or you did it manually?
Manually. I tried the CPU level up thing and it didn't do anything. That's when I decided that I would do it the proper way.
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a good USB Wireless Internet device
Oxymoron?

In my experience, USB wireless devices drop connections all the damn time. It's what they do best.

I ******* hate the things.
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Oxymoron?

In my experience, USB wireless devices drop connections all the damn time. It's what they do best.

I ******* hate the things.
Same experience with USB wifi adapters. They all suck.
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