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post #4081 of 7108
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Originally Posted by XReflection;15529874 
I finally purchased my Gene-Z and the RAM to go with it. The RAM I got is the Corsair Vengeance 16GB set. I have hyper212+, will I have clearance issues with the HSF? Will shifting the CPU Fan up on the heatsink solve this problem? I know that the ripjaws are okay in clearance, but the difference in height between the two RAM is illustrated here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/psygeist/5877865454/in/photostream/.

I didn't think it was that huge of a difference.

As LA_King said you will be fine. I have that RAM set (8GB atm) and the 212+. Can confirm the ram will fit in slot 1 without contact to the fan, but it will be SNUG!....very snug. I would install the HSF without the fan attached, then pop in the ram, then install the fan.
post #4082 of 7108
New bios out for the Gen3 version of the Gene-Z: http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/...-ASUS-0402.zip

It should be on the Asus website on the 3rd.

Build Date: Unknown
Release Date: 11/1/2011

Release Notes:
- First release BIOS
 
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Hi guys,

I am having this issue where windows will auto mute all sound in my system.

I did a major upgrade on my system. All the following parts are new except the SSD.

Previously when doing a test run, i moved the SSD from my old system with Windows 7 installed to the new system. It boot up and works fine but auto muting problem exist. (*Note: Auto muting did not happen in previous system)

So i did a reformat but auto muting problem still not solve.

I have monitor the muting issue, this is roughly how it will happen:
  • Auto muting/unmuting unexpectedly and randomly
  • If background has music/video/games running, muting issue will NOT happen.
  • Originally unmute but when Battlefield 3 fully loaded, will trigger auto mute. I have to alt-tab to unmute it.
  • In the midst of changing map plus alt-tabbing to Firefox, then when the map fully loaded will sometime trigger the muting problem.
  • Changing video in VLC will sometime trigger the muting problem.



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Intel i5-2500k
Asus Gene-Z
Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II
Seasonic X-660
Intel SSD 320
USB Sound Card, Audio-GD Digital Interface (TE7022 USB Module) connected to Audio-GD Dac-19
post #4084 of 7108
Have you tried the onboard sound card to see if it happens with it? It could be a driver conflict if you did not disable the onboard audio in the bios. Or it could be something wrong with your USB sound card. Try to narrow down the issue by seeing if you have the same issue with the onboard. Most likely it is a driver/software issue.
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Have you tried the onboard sound card to see if it happens with it? It could be a driver conflict if you did not disable the onboard audio in the bios. Or it could be something wrong with your USB sound card. Try to narrow down the issue by seeing if you have the same issue with the onboard. Most likely it is a driver/software issue.
Yep have disabled the onboard soundcard, USB power saver and also give my sound card exclusive mode priority.

Btw i only have 1 sound card shown in the system, have disable HDMI Audio (disable through device manager) and Gene-Z onboard Audio (disabled through bios)

Previously i am using the same USB soundcard on my older system, never face this muting issue and i have also moved the the installed windows 7 (Intel SSD) from my old system to the new system to test it and the muting occur even with old windows file/driver from my older system.

I'm suspecting is my Gene-Z having issue? Any chance i might need to update the bios of my Gene-Z?
post #4087 of 7108
Ummm, why are you using a USB sound card in the first place?
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post #4088 of 7108
I doubt it has anything to do with the board. Have you tried a different USB port? Also, as I stated before, does the muting happen when using the onboard audio?
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Wow! This thread has been very quiet lately, I guess everyone is too busy playing BF3.
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post #4090 of 7108
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Well Maxmekker left ... so right there, that cut down the problem reports by 70% j/k

I feel bad for him ... the Gene-Z couldn't work out for him, it's a great board and he tried so hard, but I guess it just wasn't meant to be.

But yeah only like 4 new Owners in the last 2+ weeks ? Holidays coming up too, might mean less action, or it could mean more ... stuff going on sale, people doing new builds for over Holiday breaks.

I guess I could actually REALLY try to set up my rig properly once and for all and test everything for stability issues, THAT should create A LOT of stupid question needing answers.
   
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