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Originally Posted by ChesterCat View Post

Yeah....I see his guide earlier [months ago]
Man , that's a lot of work !!!!!!
Guess with these newer bios's , ya can't use AFUWIN or AFUDOS
Just wiping and re-flashing was SO quick & it worked
With these newer boards and Bios's , you'd need an external rom flasher
Boards working just fine and is stable as it's ever been. The good thing is.....
The idle temps are HIGH....BUT , the full load temps are same what they were before

Ever since duo-cores came in temps have not been measured directly, but inferred from distance to throttling. (TjMax) As far as Intel is concerned this is near enough. As a result no two temp programs are going to give you exact temps, and the temps at the top of the scale will be more accurate than lower temps. Maybe you could get truly accurate temps by using a probe, but the temps that progs give you are considered "near enough"

Considering that the lower temps are inferred from a theoretical gradient, I'd assume that there's been a change of that "gradient" and that actual temps are no different

If you are particularly interested in this "Uncle Web" who made RealTemp explains it in this thread at Xtremesystems

Chicken Inferno's post on The Truth about Temperatures and Voltages
Edited by alancsalt - 8/16/12 at 7:50pm
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I wouldn't keep flipping around BIOS's like trading cards, getting a new one each week.



OH...no no no no ......... if it ain't broke --- I don't muck with it

I was attempting to re-construct a situation a Bud of mine is having with his system
Same board as ours, but his issues totally different. Actually, he's had nothing but
good things going on with the new bios. So I figured the waters safe and I jumped in.
It really might not be a big deal at all........ i'm certainly not gonna lose no sleep

thanks... all of y'all



Interesting read : alancsalt : GRACIAS AMIGO
Edited by ChesterCat - 8/16/12 at 7:57pm
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I was filling out the form and hit enter by accident. redface.gif

I have a verification, and I'll get pics up tomorrow night.
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2478723
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Welcome Jaguarbamf I'll get you're profile and data up on the Google Owners List.

Glad to see we're not a Dead Group just Yet tongue.gif even though our Tech is a year old rolleyes.gif, LONG LIVE the Max IV GENE Z68 ! thumb.gif the best little mATX board around.

   
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LA Kings "even though our Tech is a year old"

OLD ?? I've got a DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 built in 2004. The things run 24/7 flawlessly as my FTP
server box and sidelines as a media server. The interior's as pristine as the day I built the thing.

Old, but still gots plenty of class left
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Old, but still gots plenty of class left

 

Guess you missed the part where I joked about being OLD myself and getting into my Van to go cruising to my favorite 8-Track. thumb.gif

Keep on Truckin' !     All CLASS baby.

 

My point was ... our Board is over a year OLD now, and it seems like around here, everyone moves on the the newer next best thing ASAP ...

got a Z68 ? man why haven't you upgraded to the Z77 or X79 chipset boards ... got a HD-6970 ? man that's slow, go get a HD-7970 or GTX-680 they're much better.

Also seems like our support from the manufacturers fall flat once the NEW stuff comes out too ... doubt we'd ever get RaJa from Asus to answer a question here about our boards anymore. confusedsmiley.png


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Guess you missed the part where I joked about being OLD myself and getting into my Van to go cruising to my favorite 8-Track. thumb.gif


biggrin.gif I was agree'ing with you ! biggrin.gif

I remember quite well , you're one of the "elders"

Sometimes my [writing] post miss the point....and end up looking like i'm
saying or thinking sumthin else. The wifey of 30 years would agree
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Can somebody remove my name from the list, I re-sell the z68 and got a new one z77.

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Can somebody remove my name from the list, I re-sell the z68 and got a new one z77.
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 Done ... did you get the MAX V GENE Z77 ? how is that board compared to this one, any real big differences ?  yeah I know the Chipset stuff, I mean regarding issues in setting up and/or running the board.

   
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Hey guys,

Im looking to pick up a sound card since I got my z5500 out of storage. My question if you guys know is what kind of sound card would be an upgrade? I know with a headset the on board didnt make some corsair 1300 sound as loud as the usb 1500's but with the z5500's having their own amp and such Im mostly looking for clarity while gaming. Last time I used these speakers I had a pci creative x-fi platinum and they seemed more full ranged with that card obviously,

I was thinking asus xonar dx at $80 or any other suggestions, I just dont want to spend $60 and have it be a sidegrade and not notice it. I have a decent ear and want to get the best gaming experience biggrin.gif I doubt Im gonna sli but if I do I would even consider the maximus gene v if its onboard is any better like they claim.
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