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exactly what I was looking for, but not what I was hoping for.
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Not sure I see your issue that makes you question this ? headscratch.gif

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Hi, dead set on getting this mobo for my new build but is it recommended as I'll be using a 480 GTX and Asus Essence STX soundcard?
Quite worried about airflow, as looking from peoples pictures when using SLI, it is a squeeze!
I do have a Silverstone Fortress 2, so it is a good air cooled case.
Or should I be looking at the ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3 insted?

 

nVidia GTX-480 Graphics Card goes into SLOT #1 (PCI-e x16) 

 

and ...

 

Asus Essence STX SoundCard goes into SLOT #3 (PCI-e x4)

 

only issue is if you meant you have SLI'd GTX-480's ? confused.gif

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O wow, thank you for pointing this out to me!

No its just 1 480 GTX and I dont plan on going sli.

Thank you sir, I'll order this board tomorrow!

What cooler is recommended? Antec 920 with GT fans?
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Hey guys I have her running at 4.8 with my video card (6950) overclocked to as much as ATI software would let me. I downloaded rivatuner and it says its not compatible with my current driver. Any suggestions on how I might push it higher? The gigabyte card has a very good cooling solution obviously (long as you have plenty of air flowing through case). Check out this screen shot ... To bad it doesnt appear these cards can be flashed to 6570s very easily if at all. Here is my temps with some furmark burn...

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@ scorpiontsi ...

 

A.) Yeah your Gigabyte 6950 is the 1GB card right ? from what I know that only has a SINGLE BIOS on the card, so I would NOT mess around much with trying to FLASH that card. just not worth the chance you BRICK it, the DUAL BIOS HD-6950's are honestly the way to go ... and Sapphire makes it so simple, they'd be my Recomendation to anyone still looking. They install the 1536 on the 2nd BIOS from the Factory no messing around with FLASHING the card at all ... just FLIP a switch and either you got it, or you got a LaserCut GPU chip from AMD ... no muss no FUSS.

 

B.) Doesn't Gigabyte have it's own GPU tweaking utility ? ... yeah they have VGA Tools - Easy Boost & OC Guru .... have you tried that ?

http://www.gigabyte.com/support-downloads/utility.aspx?cg=3

 

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C.) It may or may not work on your Card ... but I use Sapphire's   110.gif  GPU Utility and it's so simple to use a Caveman could do it thumbsupsmiley.png

 

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Hey guys I have her running at 4.8 with my video card (6950) overclocked to as much as ATI software would let me. I downloaded rivatuner and it says its not compatible with my current driver. Any suggestions on how I might push it higher? The gigabyte card has a very good cooling solution obviously (long as you have plenty of air flowing through case). Check out this screen shot ... To bad it doesnt appear these cards can be flashed to 6970s very easily if at all. Here is my temps with some furmark burn...
 


 


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hay Guys...i just update my OC @ 51 GHz......high fast speed for gamer with asus maximus iv gene z.....
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its the maximus iv extreme 1155 board.
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Have some questions for y'all.

Just got my board in and I'm very new at all this. I (think?) I have everything running at stock, or at least, optimized defaults. For some reason though, when I boot to Windows, it hangs at the loading screen, has a quick BSOD, and restarts. The BSOD is too quick to see what kind of error it is. Windows Repair Tool doesn't help (tries to restore, doesn't work), and I don't know how to access the boot menu in BIOS so I can boot to my Windows CD. Changing the boot priority doesn't get me to the CD, and just gets me to my harddrive once more.

Running an old install of Windows 7 that worked fine on my old system. Not sure what's going on. Help what's probably a PEBKAC?
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Boot drive set to IDE or AHCI? If on the previous OS is AHCI, it will not boot unless set as AHCI in BIOS.

 

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THAT is what's going on ... DON'T DO THAT ! ... you're building a NEW COMPUTER ... build a NEW WINDOWS 7 installation on your HD / SSD also ...

it honestly is THAT simple ... lots of people have issues trying to run off a previous install of Windows ... give it a FRESH CLEAN 100% NEW CAR SMELL start and I bet you have ZERO Issues thumb.gif

 

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Running an old install of Windows 7 that worked fine on my old system.  Not sure what's going on. Help ?


 

   
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