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 Got you added to the Owners List kpssandhu welcome aboard thumb.gif

 

IF anyone wanted to be on the list who's not been added ... post here, PM me, or add yourself and I'll get the list updated ... THANKS.

 

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OK ... time to upgrade the BIOS finally redface.gif I've never done this before, but I think this might be the hang up as to why one or two of my driver updates aren't showing up properly ?

I'm going to just try out ver #0902 for now, seems the more stable / better option for a SB chip and Win7 ?

So what's the consensus of the group as to the best/safest way to go about that ...

 

- Asus EZ Flash 2, off a USB flash drive 

- Asus Update, in Windows (seen even Raja says to avoid this ?)

- Asus BIOS Updater, in DOS

 

 

... also I take it there's no real point saving my old BIOS ver #0208 as it's on the Asus Support DVD, and since you can't really copy over BIOS info from one version to another right ?

   
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Download latest BIOS Its very stable. I have it on my MB
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Don't think anyone recommends flashing bios from Windows, though I have done it once.
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OK ... time to upgrade the BIOS finally redface.gif I've never done this before, but I think this might be the hang up as to why one or two of my driver updates aren't showing up properly ?
I'm going to just try out ver #0902 for now, seems the more stable / better option for a SB chip and Win7 ?
So what's the consensus of the group as to the best/safest way to go about that ...

- Asus EZ Flash 2, off a USB flash drive
- Asus Update, in Windows (seen even Raja says to avoid this ?)
- Asus BIOS Updater, in DOS


... also I take it there's no real point saving my old BIOS ver #0208 as it's on the Asus Support DVD, and since you can't really copy over BIOS info from one version to another right ?

mos def through bios. And late reply to your question if to change the front (BIOS version) layout: meh..leave it thumb.gif
post #6296 of 7108
Hi folks,

Can somebody tell me please what's the recommended RAM installation for 2x4GB (2133Mhz) RAM on Gene-Z? Which slots I should use black or red one?

Thanks.
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Hi folks,
Can somebody tell me please what's the recommended RAM installation for 2x4GB (2133Mhz) RAM on Gene-Z? Which slots I should use black or red one?
Thanks.

Not at my PC now but its the color of the slot closest to the CPU. So put them in that color
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Hi folks,
Can somebody tell me please what's the recommended RAM installation for 2x4GB (2133Mhz) RAM on Gene-Z? Which slots I should use black or red one?
Thanks.

2 ram modules go in the red slots
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According to the Asus Manual ... it doesn't matter ... just make sure with only 2 sticks, it's either RED / RED or BLACK / BLACK ... DO NOT DO Red / Black is all ! 

IF you have a LARGE CPU Heatsink Fan sometimes TALL RAM can have clearance issues being installed in Dimm Slot A1 (Black).

 

 

EDIT: BTW, yeah the Asus EZ Flash 2, off a USB flash drive was super easy ... running on BIOS v # 0902 now. As a Noob redface.gif Computer Builder I was nervous to do the upgrade, but it seems to have went super easy and is functioning ... I notice the new BIOS lowers the stock CPU voltage from 1.256v to 1.208v so that's good, gives more headroom for OC'ing right ? and it ups the CPU PLL voltage from 1.786v to 1.793v, not sure what that does, but I assume it helps with the B3 sleep issue so won't complain.


Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 9/3/12 at 1:15pm
   
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Thx folks, I'll install the sticks red-red.thumb.gif

I have also an issue with Gene-Z.redface.gif I use my 2600K overclocked to 5Ghz. I have done several stability/torture test to the cpu for hours and it survived without BSOD. However when I play Battlefield 3 "sometimes" I get my screen freezes and I have to reset the machine manually.

Is there any comment / advice for this problem?

Thx!
Edited by TorwaK - 9/3/12 at 1:44pm
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