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Poll Results: whats your choice for 990fx

Poll expired: Jul 11, 2011  
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    Asus M5A97evo
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    Asus M5A99Xevo
  • 49% (58)
    Asus Sabertooth 990fx
  • 31% (37)
    Asus Crosshair V Formula / Thunderbolt
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  • 12% (15)
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    MSI 990FXA-GD80
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post #641 of 10135
Just a tip, if you're having problems and weird behavior, reflash the BIOS.

I've never had to do this before on my other boards, but then again I never pushed them this hard. Every time I have a problem with this mobo, just flashing it over with EZFlash brings it back.
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post #642 of 10135
Quote:
Originally Posted by drizek View Post
Just a tip, if you're having problems and weird behavior, reflash the BIOS.

I've never had to do this before on my other boards, but then again I never pushed them this hard. Every time I have a problem with this mobo, just flashing it over with EZFlash brings it back.
I am about to do this. Didnt think a BIOS flash would fix instability probs,a nd trying to install XP, lol. Now, the book DOES say dotn install more then 3GB of RAM for 32bit WinXP, but serious? Would that cause it to fail at even STARTING winXP install?

I dual boot XP and Win7 caus eI have hardware that only works in 32 bit XP that I need every once in awhile, this is a MUST for me...
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post #643 of 10135
Quote:
Originally Posted by SwishaMane View Post
Now, the book DOES say dotn install more then 3GB of RAM for 32bit WinXP, but serious? Would that cause it to fail at even STARTING winXP install?

I dual boot XP and Win7 caus eI have hardware that only works in 32 bit XP that I need every once in awhile, this is a MUST for me...
I installed 8GB with Win XP and used Ramdrive software that made a 4GB Ramdrive for my Temp stuff and a paging file that was very fast. Depending on BIOS settings you can get up to 3.75GB available to Windows XP 32bit.

I think their comment was just to indicate that XP does not make use of 4GB or more so don't expect it to access it all or complain that the mobo is the reason it doesn't work (a little CYA, ya know).
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post #644 of 10135
New rig! Really mild overclock, but we'll see where that goes

Win7 Pro x64, 8Gig RAM, 1100T CPU and a GTX 560Ti card by Gigabyte (not as many tools available as ASUS)
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post #645 of 10135
Well, after BIOS flash its still crashing in XP setup. I tried 4GB, and then single dimmf or 2GB. All BSOD. Im running pretty sweet in Win7 tho... IDK how stable just yet, havent pushed it, but disapoint.
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post #646 of 10135
Quote:
Originally Posted by THC Butterz View Post
memtest in windows is a little hypersensative, I personally use aida 64
Are you sure? I want my system to be 100% stable. Are you just talking about the Aida stability test? Me test is finding errors, Aida hasn't found any yet.
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post #647 of 10135
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SwishaMane View Post
Well, after BIOS flash its still crashing in XP setup. I tried 4GB, and then single dimmf or 2GB. All BSOD. Im running pretty sweet in Win7 tho... IDK how stable just yet, havent pushed it, but disapoint.
you are loading the AHCI drivers from the mobo-cd durring the xp install or installing it in IDE mode by configuring your sata ports right?? if not it will never work
post #648 of 10135
Quote:
Originally Posted by THC Butterz View Post
you are loading the AHCI drivers from the mobo-cd durring the xp install or installing it in IDE mode by configuring your sata ports right?? if not it will never work
DUDE! You're a mothamutha BOSS! It worked. Whats AHCI vs IDE, and why does this board default to options you don't want? Jeez, I would have NEVER figured that out. Now I just gotta get the board to use my entire 8GB RAM in Win7, for some reason it recognizes 8GB, but only 3.96gb is usable, erR? I'm gonna clear it and start from scratch in a minute.
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post #649 of 10135
Quote:
Originally Posted by SwishaMane View Post
DUDE! You're a mothamutha BOSS! It worked. Whats AHCI vs IDE, and why does this board default to options you don't want? Jeez, I would have NEVER figured that out. Now I just gotta get the board to use my entire 8GB RAM in Win7, for some reason it recognizes 8GB, but only 3.96gb is usable, erR? I'm gonna clear it and start from scratch in a minute.
You will never see more than that 3.96GB usable unless you upgrade to a 64-bit operating system. I recommend just buying Windows 7 Professional 64-bit.
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post #650 of 10135
Im dual booting. Win7 was saying 8GB installed, 3.96 usuble, now its back to 8GB. The funny thing is, the BIOS was only pulling up 4GB when this was happening. IDK what I did, but its all good. I think. lol
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MicroCool Banchetto 101 tech station Razer Diamondback epic galaxy deep space render E-MU 
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This rig is awesome :) 
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AMD Opteron 185 ASUS A8N32_SLI Deluxe eVGA GTX 950 2GB 16GB DDR1 Samsung UCCC 
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