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Well, i just ordered mine... replacing a Asrock P67 Extreme 4 Gen 3... should hopefully be a nice upgrade especially for OC potential.
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Well, i just ordered mine... replacing a Asrock P67 Extreme 4 Gen 3... should hopefully be a nice upgrade especially for OC potential.

If you don't mind me asking, why the switch? Was the Extreme 4 Gen 3 not giving you a satisfactory overclock?
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If you don't mind me asking, why the switch? Was the Extreme 4 Gen 3 not giving you a satisfactory overclock?

He's going down to a LAN case (I know because he wanted to buy my used Gene-Z, lol)
     
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He's going down to a LAN case (I know because he wanted to buy my used Gene-Z, lol)

Ah I see lol. Cause I was wondering why he would switch otherwise because I've heard people doing pretty good witht he Asrock boards as of late.
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thejesus is correct!!

Yeah, I just wanted to make the switch to a mATX build... think it would be fun!
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thejesus is correct!!
Yeah, I just wanted to make the switch to a mATX build... think it would be fun!

It is fun biggrin.gif I run a Sugo SG02, and while the airflow is terrible, I can still get a decent (4.0 GHz) OC and fit a 5850 in here for a very nice yet compact gaming PC.

I have to admit, I am a bit smug because it's fun bringing this to friends' LAN parties. They have your gamer-chic cases like the CM Sniper and Antec 1200s, and I still wow them with this little black box biggrin.gif
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Does anyone run Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model 997015
On this motherboard better question is there anyone running 1.5v 2133 ram?
This exact ram is the one in question http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=20-226-245&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Page=2#scrollFullInfo
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thejesus is correct!!
Yeah, I just wanted to make the switch to a mATX build... think it would be fun!

Would have traded you for the Asrock. I needed a board to accomodate SLI a little better.
Anyways you made a great choice with this board.
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Ok guys,

I found out why some of our motherboards are running hotter then others.
I have Maximus IV gene-Z Gen. 3 and was surprised, when realized that my mobo is running 10-12 degrees C hotter then others in idle and at load.

The reason causing this defference is...Q-Fan chassis control, which I enabled in bios. I switched it off and now running at 27C at idle and like 37C load.
Before that I had 39C Idle and 42C at load.

Any ideas why it happens?
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Ok guys,
I found out why some of our motherboards are running hotter then others.
I have Maximus IV gene-Z Gen. 3 and was surprised, when realized that my mobo is running 10-12 degrees C hotter then others in idle and at load.
The reason causing this defference is...Q-Fan chassis control, which I enabled in bios. I switched it off and now running at 27C at idle and like 37C load.
Before that I had 39C Idle and 42C at load.
Any ideas why it happens?

hum, interesting, I havent really noticed high temps, going to check when I get home, I believe i had it set to disable as well but use the AI suite to control 2 fans off the mobo. Maybe there is something wierd with the bios when its enabled outside of the os?
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