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post #1301 of 2941
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Looking at getting some new ram for my board when it arrives (Extreme 7 Gen 3). I looked over the compatibale list but wanted to get your opinoin before I buy. Looking to get 16gb (4x4gb) of ddr3 2133. Heres my options

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226274 - I know its not listed on the site as compatible. but would it still work?
or these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231510

Which would be better?
post #1302 of 2941
ops miss the comment...
btw none of them...ext 7 gen 3 supports only Dual memory DDR3!!! and those are both Quad...you have to take a X79 to use those DDR3...
(BTW i heard a lot of G.Skill faulted last period...)
post #1303 of 2941
to Wicked:
i didn't changed yet...i was looking for advice about the 1.34 because i've the 1.30...and not happy about the OC of mine 2x570 :'(
post #1304 of 2941
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to Wicked:
i didn't changed yet...i was looking for advice about the 1.34 because i've the 1.30...and not happy about the OC of mine 2x570 :'(

Try it out the 1.34 and see how it works out for you. Trail and error man!
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post #1305 of 2941
Okay, having issues with flashing any BIOS.

Formatted USB drive to FAT32.

Downloaded BIOS 1.10

Put BIOS 1.10 on USB Drive

Restart and Hit F6

"No device detected" or some message like that.

Is there a particular USB slot I need to use? I've tried both 2.0 and 3.0 Slots and no luck. frown.gif
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Okay, having issues with flashing any BIOS.
Formatted USB drive to FAT32.
Downloaded BIOS 1.10
Put BIOS 1.10 on USB Drive
Restart and Hit F6
"No device detected" or some message like that.
Is there a particular USB slot I need to use? I've tried both 2.0 and 3.0 Slots and no luck. frown.gif

You have extract the files first. Then go into the BIOS and it will find it. Don't use F6. Go into the BIOS and do it.
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post #1307 of 2941
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You have extract the files first. Then go into the BIOS and it will find it. Don't use F6. Go into the BIOS and do it.

yeh i second that. download winrar: http://www.rarlab.com/ and use it to extract the BIOS file. then keep hitting delete to enter the BIOS and go the advanced tab and use easy flash from there. once you have flashed the BIOS make sure you boot into the operating system first before you clear the CMOS, if you want to clear the CMOS that is. ASRock says to do that, though im not sure why its necessary. also if flashing the BIOS fails just try again and dont exit the BIOS or power down the computer. I would recommend also downloading the other BIOS files incase one of them doesn't work when you try to flash with it - that way you can try a different one.
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You have extract the files first. Then go into the BIOS and it will find it. Don't use F6. Go into the BIOS and do it.

Durr, I'm an idiot. Completely overlooked the extension of the file. For whatever reason I thought the extension was .ROM which is why I didn't even think about extracting.

Wicked, which BIOS are you running?


EDIT: Note to self, BIOS 1.10 does not work very well with my mouse. In fact it made every movement inverse, lol.

Running BIOS 1.15!
Edited by dmasteR - 2/5/12 at 9:16pm
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Durr, I'm an idiot. Completely overlooked the extension of the file. For whatever reason I thought the extension was .ROM which is why I didn't even think about extracting.
Wicked, which BIOS are you running?
EDIT: Note to self, BIOS 1.10 does not work very well with my mouse. In fact it made every movement inverse, lol.
Running BIOS 1.15!

yeh 1.10 did that with my mouse to. have you noticed that 1.15 feels a lot quicker when you go through all the menus and settings?
post #1310 of 2941
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yeh 1.10 did that with my mouse to. have you noticed that 1.15 feels a lot quicker when you go through all the menus and settings?

I did not. I only went into BIOS to see if it fixed my mouse, lol. I did on the other hand notice that the movement is MUCH better from 1.00. BIOS 1.00 had a ton of mouse acceleration, this is much better with a lot less acceleration. I'll take a look and see if the menu's are snappier little later.

I've been extremely happy though about this motherboard purchase. For 121.99 this board was a steal! I've been pretty much trouble free, besides couple seconds with 1.10 BIOS, otherwise everything else has been sweet sailing! thumb.gif
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