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Hi guys, I just got my ASRock Fatality990FX Pro, PHII x3 720, 2x4 gig. 1300 G.Skill Ripjaws, Sapphire 5570HD, Antec 430W Green PSU.

I am getting ready to read the manual, and was just wondering if there are any certain details I should know about, which may not be in the manual? So if you have any input, tips or suggestions I am all ears.

Thank you
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download the manufacturers online manual. reallistically should be a step you take before hitting buy.
    
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download the manufacturers online manual. reallistically should be a step you take before hitting buy.
Already done. Thanks for the tip, everything looks pretty straight forward actually. So I guess I'm going to Install CPU/Cooler, ram, and video and pray for a post
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Already done. Thanks for the tip, everything looks pretty straight forward actually. So I guess I'm going to Install CPU/Cooler, ram, and video and pray for a post
good luck with the new rig. i see you got an x3... is that to hold you over till the BD is available?
    
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good luck with the new rig. i see you got an x3... is that to hold you over till the BD is available?
Well, i was on a budget. But ya its a temp chip.Not sure yet how temp though.

So far so good. But only minor testing so far.
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one guy was claiming UEFI bios was to revision 1.44 I checked AS rock website and the revision of the UEFI bios for flash is 1.3 ... I've recently flashed it and it seems to be in working order. Also make sure to check your ram speeds in the bios... It originally detected my 1600mhz ram as 1333 and I had to reset it in the overclocking menu
 
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one guy was claiming UEFI bios was to revision 1.44 I checked AS rock website and the revision of the UEFI bios for flash is 1.3 ... I've recently flashed it and it seems to be in working order. Also make sure to check your ram speeds in the bios... It originally detected my 1600mhz ram as 1333 and I had to reset it in the overclocking menu
Thanks Dark, I have the 1300 ripjaws, they are set correctly. I have not yet flashed bios yet. But I just got it in to my case tonight Woot! Everything seems to be working fine, I have had Zero problems.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Darkpriest667 View Post
one guy was claiming UEFI bios was to revision 1.44 I checked AS rock website and the revision of the UEFI bios for flash is 1.3 ... I've recently flashed it and it seems to be in working order. Also make sure to check your ram speeds in the bios... It originally detected my 1600mhz ram as 1333 and I had to reset it in the overclocking menu
UEFI 1.44

F-Stream utility with current/wattage and additional HDD led support.
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UEFI 1.44

F-Stream utility with current/wattage and additional HDD led support.
Thanks for the links Valnjes, I installed F-Stream and love it.

Oh and is that 1.44 Bios Official?
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First thing to do after hardware setup is BIOS update
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