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Why not get this one?

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Too high for me... about 15mm over the screw backplate. Like many radeon 69* cards...
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post #2373 of 7113
Hey I just finished building my first PC and when I power on the PC, the Boot device LED turns on the mother bother and I get error 34 on the debug LED.

Is this because I haven't installed the OS yet or is there something else that's going wrong here??

Thanks...
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A couple of noob Z68 questions - are you guys using the SSD caching? I have an Ocz Agility 128gb and a Samsung Spinpoint F3 - would I be better off just setting up the SSD as my OS/main drive and the F3 as a secondary, or using the SSD as a cache?

Also - I understand Lucidlogix Virtu is meant to increase graphics encoding performance - are you guys utilizing the switching technology for power saving as well or just plugging your monitors directly into your video cards?
Edited by Slow*Jim - 8/31/11 at 9:27am
    
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post #2375 of 7113
The codes are listed there (page 2-22)...

32 - 36 CPU post-memory initialization

Maybe your DIMMS aren't seated properly? Maybe you have a bad DIMM?

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Originally Posted by tracingspirals View Post
Hey I just finished building my first PC and when I power on the PC, the Boot device LED turns on the mother bother and I get error 34 on the debug LED.

Is this because I haven't installed the OS yet or is there something else that's going wrong here??

Thanks...

Edited by snakemed - 8/31/11 at 9:57am
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If you read through the previous 227 pages of this thread, you will find much discussion of this option. You will also learn that most here are NOT using it and setting up their SSD as the OS drive. Many are using their HHDs as document storage and for less critical/frequently used programs.

I don't think there has been much discussion of Virtu, but I don't think it is popular and that most are simply using the onboard graphics or their GPUs.

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A couple of noob Z68 questions - are you guys using the SSD caching? I have an Ocz Agility 128gb and a Samsung Spinpoint F3 - would I be better off just setting up the SSD as my OS/main drive and the F3 as a secondary, or using the SSD as a cache?

Also - I understand Lucidlogix Virtu is meant to increase graphics encoding performance - are you guys utilizing the switching technology for power saving as well or just plugging your monitors directly into your video cards?

Edited by snakemed - 8/31/11 at 9:54am
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The codes are listed there (page 2-22)...

32 - 36 CPU post-memory utilization

Maybe your DIMMS aren't seated properly?
Well, I put in the windows CD and it installed windows without much problem. I turned it off for now after the install as I'll take a break now (been building this for nearly 6hrs!) and will come back and install all the drivers and all and will post a few pics of the build here too!!

Also for now I'm just running it on intel's stock cooler. I'll install the Antec water cooler tomorrow possibly as that's gonna take another few hours of moving stuff around and more cable management!!
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I'd keep the i7 2600k and get this card, (well when it's availible again )
... according to what I've been reading, and these reviews,

- http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/..._card_review/1
- http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi...950_toxic_2gb/
- http://www.kitguru.net/components/gr...on-2gb-review/
- http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=31471
- http://www.motherboards.org/content/...eo-card-review

... it stomps its competition in the relevant price range {GTX 560ti, other HD6950's, and GTX 570}, and IF you can UNLOCK it and OverClock it ... it's able to produce equal or better gaming performance than the much more expensive cards {HD 6970 & GeForce GTX 580} at a fraction of the price.

But then again ... THANKS to NEWEGG ... YOU CAN'T GET THIS CARD, right now !
I know its offtopic but the Sapphire Toxic 6950 is now instock if anyone was interested in purchasing it! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...7&SID=Sapp6950
post #2379 of 7113
Ok, I installed windows and it seems to be booting fine though I'm still getting a "AA" debug code on the mobo which in the guide says "reserved for ASL". Although I'm no longer getting the boot device LED anymore...

So is everything ok with my build??
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I'll be updating the list tonight. Just so you guys know.
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