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if i have a dedicated video card, should i or should i not keep the built in graphics gpu enabled in the bios? i know the pci-e card will take priority, but is there any purpose to keeping the intel hd 3000 gpu enabled? i just dont see a need to use lucid or use the intel hd3000 gpu at all if i have an ati hd 7970.

whats every1's thoughts about it?
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So is the latest BIOS firmware for the P8Z68-V/GEN3 already stable as of this moment?

I'm not moving from stock BIOS. Absolutely no reason to. Like I said earlier, until I see "performance gains" in the release notes, I'm staying put.
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if i have a dedicated video card, should i or should i not keep the built in graphics gpu enabled in the bios? i know the pci-e card will take priority, but is there any purpose to keeping the intel hd 3000 gpu enabled? i just dont see a need to use lucid or use the intel hd3000 gpu at all if i have an ati hd 7970.
whats every1's thoughts about it?

I personally would only keep the dedicated GPU on and leave LUCID off.
(i am running a EVGA GTX 580 Hydro copper 2 (3g) solely with LUCID off and
am running fine).
Although to sound proffesional i should say you should test first (first with only dedicated GPU then Dedicated GPU + built in GPU)
although i am no professional.lol..

LUCID creates 2 drivers - 1 for Directx calls (games etc..) and one for non directx calls (word programs etc..)
depending on your work load it will switch between these 2 drivers.
I have only had problems with LUCID so that's why i have left it off mainly (i believe during the driver switch something goes horribly wrong for me)
but if you see no need for it then don't use them.

my personal preference is to only use certain capabilities when they are needed.
system performance goes down then try to improve.
everything is working good - no need to improve..
pretty simple logic i know but it's easy to get carried away with computers and actually hinder your comp
rather than help.

each comp is differenct even if they have same components so always test test test.

just my 2 cents..but like i said i am far from a professional.. built my first rig about 2 months ago so i'm pretty new to this..
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Originally Posted by kevindd992002 View Post

So is the latest BIOS firmware for the P8Z68-V/GEN3 already stable as of this moment?

My board shipped w/ 3202, but I don't even see that listed, lol. Maybe I should jump to 3203...
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Originally Posted by alancsalt View Post

The "Intel Management Engine Interface " is a part of the VPro technology of Intel.
This IMEI technology allows you to manage your pc remotely.
And is more designed for enterprise than home users.

Thanks, think I'll disable it for now.

Edit: The other one I'm sketch about's the USB 3.0 driver. We all know Asus doesn't keep up w/ their drivers. I checked the AS Media site, but couldn't find any download page. I'm looking for this:

Asmedia USB3.0 Controller Driver V1.14.1.0

The Asus version's from Nov of last year. So were about 3 other drivers I found related to Intel...and of course their were newer versions on Intel's Support page.
Edited by Jodiuh - 3/20/12 at 1:23pm
post #6845 of 9343

Hey folks

 

where do i change my RAM FREQUENCY in bios?

 

I need to set it at 1600 mhz.

 

I have a Asus p8z68v-le

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Hey folks

where do i change my RAM FREQUENCY in bios?

I need to set it at 1600 mhz.

I have a Asus p8z68v-le

In "Advanced" menu of bios, in "AI Tweaker", should have "Memory Frequency" about nine down from the top, if it's same as my Deluxe/Gen3?

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In "Advanced" menu of bios, in "AI Tweaker", should have "Memory Frequency" about nine down from the top, if it's same as my Deluxe/Gen3?
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My UEFI is missing lots of features but yeah i know that place. Matter of fact my RAMS support 1600 mhz and i had selected this when I OCed my CPU. however in 3Dmark11 my rams were shown as 667 mhz.. I had a topic about this and one fellow said its normal and the other fellow said that i had my memory frequency at 1300 mhz...

 

I cant figure it out.

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download cpu-z
http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html


Just did that

 

Under Memory y DRAM frequency is 800

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DDR = Double Data Rate
CPUZ reports single data rate, which is half
So if CPUZ says 800 you are running at 1600 thumb.gif
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