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Wait..... Is that the issue that I am experiencing? (Look a few posts up). If so, how do I fix it?
Were you using the PLL Overvolt option when your computer was working?
 
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Were you using the PLL Overvolt option when your computer was working?
Ayup. I was just starting to overclock the rig for the first time when this all started happening.
    
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p3gaz_001 ... I'm sorry but I can't add you to the owners club yet with that ... at a minimum I need a pic of your Gene-Z that also has a note with your OCN name next to the motherboard or box ... you see what others have done. As NICE as those photos on your photobucket page are, they could have just been loaded up off the web too ?
OR / post your CPU-Z validation link when you have it up and running.

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Latest BIOS update!
Copy paste in url
ftp.asus.com.tw/pub/asus/mb/lga1155/Maximus_IV_GENE-Z/MaximusIV-GENE-Z-ASUS-0902.zip
http://www.facebook.com/ASUS.Maximus.IV.GENE.Z
OH GOODIE !!! More WORK for me ... will update it to the FRONT page later today/tonight.


Edit: DONE ... also added a few more Useful links here and there ... Looks like Gary Key@Asus & Raja@Asus help maintain a couple threads over on [H]ard|OCP Forums, I added.

Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 10/6/11 at 4:06pm
   
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Okay, I flashed 902 (thanks again SortOfGrim!) and S3 resume (waking up from sleep) does indeed work with PLL Overvoltage enabled now.


 
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Ayup. I was just starting to overclock the rig for the first time when this all started happening.
Well if you've cleared the CMOS then your board should be trying to load default values (meaning PLL Overvoltage is disabled and not your problem).

1. Inspect the cpu socket and the ram slots very closely. Make sure every pin is perfectly straight and that there isn't a speck of dust in either.

2. Make sure stuff like the VRM heatsinks, PCH heatsink, and BIOS chip are seated properly. Loose heatsink could mean overheating and the WinBond chips are designed to be removed... it may have popped out slightly.

3. Try using the clear RTC Ram jumper (check page 2-2 of your manual).

4. If your motherboard just stops on a code and doesn't cycle or self-restart, hold down the Start button until it powers off... then press again to start again. This forces the "overclock failed!" recovery mode.

5. Last option before contacting ASUS would be to clear the CMOS, turn PSU off, hit the Start button on motherboard, and remove the motherboard battery. Put battery back in after an hour and try to start computer like normal.

Hope this helps! Also, when putting your cpu cooler on, don't over-tighten it; this can bend the board and cause all kinds of problems .

Edit: One more thing: a dying hard drive can cause all sorts of seemingly unrelated issues. Try booting without any drives (HDD/SSD/DVD/etc).
Edited by MrLinky - 10/6/11 at 2:14pm
 
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What temperature would be alarming on the Gene-Z on 460GTX Hawks in SLI as I begin to OC them?

I have the Storm Sniper with the default fans and I will have an A70 on the CPU which I will OC to 4.5ghz (Being conservative first).


Open box Gene-Z for $140.
Edited by roninmedia - 10/6/11 at 2:34pm
post #3507 of 7108
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Originally Posted by MrLinky View Post
Well if you've cleared the CMOS then your board should be trying to load default values (meaning PLL Overvoltage is disabled and not your problem).

1. Inspect the cpu socket and the ram slots very closely. Make sure every pin is perfectly straight and that there isn't a speck of dust in either.

2. Make sure stuff like the VRM heatsinks, PCH heatsink, and BIOS chip are seated properly. Loose heatsink could mean overheating and the WinBond chips are designed to be removed... it may have popped out slightly.

3. Try using the clear RTC Ram jumper (check page 2-2 of your manual).

4. If your motherboard just stops on a code and doesn't cycle or self-restart, hold down the Start button until it powers off... then press again to start again. This forces the "overclock failed!" recovery mode.

5. Last option before contacting ASUS would be to clear the CMOS, turn PSU off, hit the Start button on motherboard, and remove the motherboard battery. Put battery back in after an hour and try to start computer like normal.

Hope this helps! Also, when putting your cpu cooler on, don't over-tighten it; this can bend the board and cause all kinds of problems .

Edit: One more thing: a dying hard drive can cause all sorts of seemingly unrelated issues. Try booting without any drives (HDD/SSD/DVD/etc).
Just tried all of those things (I'm running it completely bare on a cardboard box right now), in addition to trying the MemOK! button thing, and still no dice. I'm extremely frustrated by this. I tried a live chat with Asus, but their "engineer" stopped responding. Sent an email, hopefully that fares better.
    
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Finally took photos and made a few more changes to the system.

Add the MSI Twin Frozr II GTX 560 TI 2GB. Which in the future I'll SLI.

Also here are the photos of the computer all together and ready to be moved around.

http://www.overclock.net/album.php?albumid=5243

Updated to the 902 bios and that solve the problem I had with disabling PLL as well.

As for overclocking I set the 4.6, X.M.P. and disable PLL. However it kept on giving me a DSOD. So I tune the ratio from 46 to 45. That made the system run stable. The only thing now is that when I run intel burn test the processor reach about 75 on the second loop before I cancelled it. Not sure why it's going that high actually since the idle is around 40C. I'm still trying to see what other hickups I can turn to solve out of the board as I'm overclocking it.
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As for overclocking I set the 4.6, X.M.P. and disable PLL. However it kept on giving me a DSOD. So I tune the ratio from 46 to 45. That made the system run stable.
I would try to set back to 46 but bump the voltage from 1.35 to 1.38

I'm quite happy mine works @1.336v (CPU-Z) when on load.

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The only thing now is that when I run intel burn test the processor reach about 75 on the second loop before I cancelled it. Not sure why it's going that high actually since the idle is around 40C.
That's normal under air cooling, IBT put the processor in a situation that never really happen and 75C is nothing dangerous. But for water cooling I've seen lower...

You could probably idle around 36C if you apply the Offset settings I posted a few pages back.
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I have tried the offset but that never allowed me to fully boot into widows. It would stop as the four icons to make the windows logo.

As for cooling I'm using a h50 p/p and I'm sure the temp shouldn't even be that high in the first place.
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