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post #11 of 20
Z68 = Do want.

Btw, I think asrock stole the whole "V8" thing from cooler master, it looks identical.



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^but it stated in their website they utilized a "V8" cooler. I'm pretty sure they know what they're dealing with.
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Try emailing Marty.McFly@Back2TheFuture.com and keep a watchout for delivery on a DeLorean.

Anyway, should probably be available next week after the 11 or 12th of May.

Meanwhile...


Initiating basic system test sequence...



Goodnight LED and onboard debug LED operations are go





S3 Resume operations are also go

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Clear CMOS button with bright red LED at the I/O plate, anyone finds this useful?





Lucid Virtu - very early days as can be seen from the apps supported





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Studying the effects of Lucid Virtu on 3D11 P scores

Unlocked 6950@stock clocks on Asrock Z68 E4, latest available Lucid Virtu 1.1.101.16618 installed

Virtu not installed





Virtu installed but not enabled





Virtu installed and enabled



Interesting findings indeed, looks like the Lucid team has done very well with the latest version with regards to 3D11 P scores.
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So what does the virtu do exactly? Looks like it didn't change the score?
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Asrock Z68 Extreme4 UEFI F12 screen captures - The Works!

Enjoy.





























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Originally Posted by steadly2004 View Post
So what does the virtu do exactly? Looks like it didn't change the score?
Means negligible overheads, which is good.
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post #19 of 20
*bump* for some follow up reviews ?
Any trouble with sleep ?
How've the bios/uefi updates been ?
overclocking stability ?
After having a couple bad Asus P67 deluxe boards, I'm pretty set on having a debug LED on any future MB purchases. It'd be nice if Asrock would do a Z68 version of their extreme6.

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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Btw, I think asrock stole the whole "V8" thing from cooler master, it looks identical.
That's too funny ! I don't think anyone has the trademark on V8, The V8 badge has been slapped on stuff to make it sound tough since the 1950's. Asrock's use of it is probably a lot more fitting than Coolermasters, with their 8 power phases being akin to 8 cylinders in an engine.
     
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Make Low MMIO to 1024 instead of 64 if you are using 64Bit OS.
That makes your extraction/copying faster.
(1024 is the default setting for 64 bit OS. But AsRock defaults at 64...)

Also have you looked at XtremeSystems' "Official" AsRock Z68 thread?
**Official**-Asrock-Z68-Extreme4-thread
Any problems, suggestions to asrock, comments, etc. all there.
Edited by Tunagoblin - 7/17/11 at 12:29pm
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