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Originally Posted by Supra2jz View Post

I was checking my VRM temps with a infrared thermometer (work had a good deal on one so I bought it) and they are running at 35-37c. What would be considered to high?

Could be cooler.....but that's always gonna be the case. Those kinda temps are certainly acceptable and fall within a safe 24/7 threashold

Considering the equipment you have, I'd say you can easily drop those temps some.
With moderate ambiant indoor temps..... I'd think idle temps should be closer to 30-35C
Of course....your CPU V's come into play also. You're at what ?


In the meantime , you certainly arn't killin' nothing and should be enjoying your kit.
When you got the time to tweak.....I'd re-TIM and check/double check fans are
positioned in a proper in / out flow.
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OMG I loved this motherboard, but now its driving ****en crazy!!!!!

Can anyone tell me what my issue might be.

So I got the build that's in my sig.

The problem is my computer is constantly shutting off randomly.

What I did.

1. I thought I had a bad PSU so I RMA it and received a new one.

2. I updated the bios to the latest one.

3. set my ram speeds and voltage manually

Soooo this finally seemed to work, but now I'm trying to hook up my solid state drive with the rapid share technology (one of the big reasons I got this motherboard) and I get BSOD at boot and can't even get into windows.

The computer completely fails when I try installing Intel Rapid Storage Technology Version 10.6.0.1002 driver. Can anyone tell me why this is crashing my computer?

I've had reinstalled windows 3 times and I'm about to put my fist through this motherboard if I have to do it one more time. Please help thumb.gif
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@ copper

 

Frankly ... TWO of the strong reasons I bought this board initially also were the SSD Cache ISRT/RST technology and the Lucid Virtu technology ... SIX Months later, and I don't use EITHER ! doh.gif they both don't really live up to what I thought I'd gain from them ... or maybe I'm just doing it wrong I dunno, still kind of a noob with computer builds blushsmiley.gif,

 

but IMO ... and this was advice given to me early on as well btw winksmiley02.gif ... FORGET the ISRT/RST and the SSD Cache option for now ... your 90 GB SSD drive would be just big enough for an OS/BOOT C:/ Drive and use your HDD as your storage/file/backup drive ... this will end up giving you better performance using it in this way than the SSD Cache feature as well.

 

Read about I think it's like at 60 90 pages into the thread or so and beyond ? somewhere in there we discuss this ... and the concencus seemed to be that both the SSD Cache ISRT/RST technology and the Lucid Virtu technology were not yet fully realized features worth taking too much time to get working because neither lived up to expectations as of yet at least, maybe down the road they'll improve them ?

 

Anyways IF you decide you STILL want to use it despite my advice, then most likely I think it's a setting in the BIOS you have to configure, maybe a combonation of them ... did you set SATA Mode to RAID ? Also your drive can't be plugged into the RED SATA 6.0GB/s ... you have to use the GRAY SATA 3.0GB/s for ISRT/RST to function. Also did you DISABLE Acceleration and switch to ENHANCED ? or did you even GET that far ... I could never get it working enough to get that far either, and just gave up and did the above thumb.gif but Good Luck.


PS - IF you haven't you should really check out and read through - http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-guide-optimization-for-ssds-hdds


Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 12/22/11 at 12:25am
   
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Since allot of us have very similar specs, I'm thinking it would be
kinda cool to see how our Maximus IV GENE-Z68 compare to each others.
This is in no way.... "a who's got the biggest"

3D Mark 11 --and-- 3D Mark Vantage

3dmark11andvantagennnnn.jpg
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Edited by Mrrad - 12/22/11 at 4:08am
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i got yesterday my gene-z/gen 3 and i'm loving it.
But if you set overclock on 4.2 with x.m.p you need to adjust the vcore a bit or in prime your threads fails
post #4627 of 7108
test non valide car nvidia na pas encore sorti son pilote officiel
mais je fais P11860 en sli580 et en 4.8Ghz

http://3dmark.com/3dm11/2381285
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post #4628 of 7108
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i got yesterday my gene-z/gen 3 and i'm loving it.
But if you set overclock on 4.2 with x.m.p you need to adjust the vcore a bit or in prime your threads fails

Yeah , I thought it automattically bumped it up.

4.2 should run at 1.25 without a problem [my 4.6 is stable at 1.25]
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test non valide car nvidia na pas encore sorti son pilote officiel
mais je fais P11860 en sli580 et en 4.8Ghz
http://3dmark.com/3dm11/2381285

English forum here buddy
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test non valide car nvidia na pas encore sorti son pilote officiel
mais je fais P11860 en sli580 et en 4.8Ghz
http://3dmark.com/3dm11/2381285


TRANSLATION:

test invalid because nvidia has not yet released their official driver
but I P11860 in sli580 and 4.8Ghz
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