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And how (read: where) do you overclock the card? In uefi or through Catalyst?
You can do that mild an OC in CCC if you wanted, but I use Sapphire's TriXX GPU Tweak Utility to OC and adjust the voltage. It's a free download -
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I may just sell my TOXIC card (take the hit financially) and get an HD6970. I saw the Sapphire HD6970 on Newegg at a greatly discounted price one afternoon and almost pulled the trigger. It was around $300, as I recall... made me think!

Then again, maybe I will just watercool and overclock my TOXIC...
I'd have to invest in a complete watercooling setup though, so for now it is but a thought... someday for sure!

Guess I'm still undecided...
Yeah, the Sapphire 6970 is $320 after MIR ... so if you got the TOXIC @ $270 after MIR like I did then that's $50 + whatever loss you may or may not take on selling the TOXIC ... personally, I'd hang on to it, I THINK we can FLASH the Sapphire 6970 BIOS onto your TOXIC in BIOS #2. And then you still have the Orig BIOS #1 as a back-up ... I just haven't been able to really confirm if what DaSaint79 did was LEGIT and would work, but to be honest with the DUAL BIOS on the CARD, you Really run little risk trying it, you CAN'T brick the card, because you can always just flip the switch back and use the Factory Defualt #1 bios. Anyways ... didn't mean to turn this into a TOXIC discussion, sorry everyone.
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I think someone posted a BIOS for a GEN 3 board in this thread too, so it is possible, I guess.
Yeah the ASUS website has the GEN3 board up on it's site now for about two weeks or so, I have that posted on the Front Page, but I didn't think they've officially even announced a release date YET ... let alone anyone actually GETTING a board for personal use. and hell yeah IF he has one we ALL want don't we ? it's not that I don't trust him, I don't trust anyone , HA! no ... it's just that it's not FAIR to all of you that DO post from Pics and CPU-z validations etc. If I just start adding anyone who posts something in this thread, right ? I'm looking out for you guys.
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Good news! the seller was able to file a claim and has given me the board for free! I'm gunna try bending the pins back on Monday. Not sure if I wanna risk my i5-2500k...might buy a celeron SB to test with.
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Hello guys,

My board arrived yesterday. Had installed it last night. Now working flawlessly. Please count me in.

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Congrats Modus ... I guess that makes it worth trying to fix the bent pins, good luck
Didn't someone else have this too ? JedixJarf I think ?

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Hello guys,
My board arrived yesterday. Had installed it last night. Now working flawlessly. Please count me in.
Counted ... you're Owner #125
   
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Good news! the seller was able to file a claim and has given me the board for free! I'm gunna try bending the pins back on Monday. Not sure if I wanna risk my i5-2500k...might buy a celeron SB to test with.
Wow that's awesome. I hear one of the better ways to straighten pins is to get a mechanical pencil and remove the lead. Then put the pin in the hole where the lead would be and bend it like that.

@LAKF,
So how do you think the season series Oil v. Kings will go? I think there are 4 games?
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Counted ... you're Owner #125
Thanks. Thats a nice number too.. hehe

I love this board..
Edited by Aliff - 11/4/11 at 10:25pm
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@LAKF,
So how do you think the season series Oil v. Kings will go? I think there are 4 games?
Do you ask NOW because your team just embarassed the CRAP out of mine ? OY ! I knew I didn't like Canadian hosers HA ! j/k

Dude I dunno ... aside from yesterday, the last what 7 games between our clubs went to OT or SO ? so it's anyones puckgame ... I gotta admit your BOYS looked good and so did the Old fart ... and my whole team looked uninspired and like facacta out there like a whole team of Dustin Penners

I'd rather guess which team makes the Playoffs in the end and which gets a chance in the Lotto Draft YET AGAIN !
   
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Ok so I've run into my first problem with this board. I finally got around to setting up fan profiles in speedfan, lo and behold the CPU fan cannot be controlled by speedfan no matter what I do. All the other ones (Aux, Aux 1, Aux 2, Sys) work fine.

So I tried Q-Fan in the BIOS.... and it does absolutely nothing. Less than nothing actually, it speeds up the fan that it should be slowing down. When it normally ran at 1890-1900ish its now at 2008RPM.

Anyone know how to get the CPU fan to be controlled on this board? Speedfan could do it on my MIVE just fine, I have no idea why it refuses on this one.
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Ok so I've run into my first problem with this board. I finally got around to setting up fan profiles in speedfan, lo and behold the CPU fan cannot be controlled by speedfan no matter what I do. All the other ones (Aux, Aux 1, Aux 2, Sys) work fine.

So I tried Q-Fan in the BIOS.... and it does absolutely nothing. Less than nothing actually, it speeds up the fan that it should be slowing down. When it normally ran at 1890-1900ish its now at 2008RPM.

Anyone know how to get the CPU fan to be controlled on this board? Speedfan could do it on my MIVE just fine, I have no idea why it refuses on this one.

If its a 3 pin fan, it won't work, needs to be 4 PWM. If so, Q-fan also ramps up the speed unless you put it into silent mode, standard or turbo are always faster. Or you have to create a custom RPM profile
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