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SpeedFan has too weak P67/Z68/Z77 support now, so if you need a tool to control your fans and BIOS fan speed control isn't enough, then you have to use FanXpert.
USB3 Boost is somehow useful too, but the trade-off between having +2Mbps USB3 speed in some cases and having 3 unnecessary COM services eating 200 Mb of memory and don't being deleted after Ai Suite uninstall is painful.

Oh ok. Hmmm, but what is 200MB compared to my 8GB total RAM, right? Are those COM services taking up CPU power also?
post #1062 of 1418
Less then one percent, so it's not slows the system much. But they are working all time PC is started, even if you use Ai Suite once per week. For me it's enough reason to use other tools.
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Less then one percent, so it's not slows the system much. But they are working all time PC is started, even if you use Ai Suite once per week. For me it's enough reason to use other tools.

Ok. And the +2MB Turbo Boost is for both read and write speeds? Any other tools that would replicate the same effect of ASUS USB3 Turbo Boost?
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I don't know if there is any non-ASUS tool for that, but I hope that it can be done with simple driver update without having this fancy GUI. I don't personally use it or can confirm it working, but if not - USB3 Boost is one of non-crappy vendor utility that finally exists.
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I don't know if there is any non-ASUS tool for that, but I hope that it can be done with simple driver update without having this fancy GUI. I don't personally use it or can confirm it working, but if not - USB3 Boost is one of non-crappy vendor utility that finally exists.

Hmmm, the post in that link didn't say how to do it?
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That's why I only hope that it's possible. You can try to send PM to that user and ask him about that, if you are interested in.
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Driver for the JMicron SATA controller is now at version 1.17.65.3.
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Thanks for new updates SimpleTech!
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has anyone of U updated to bios 3501 on Maximus IV Gene-z/Gen3?
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Hey P8Z68 Pro-V/Gen3 Owners,

I made a mod for the latest bios of this motherboard to support Trim properly, along with other bugfixes.

This threat my come out handy for some of you.

Check it out.

Enjoy.
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