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Just buy a dedicated sound card instead of buying software to "enhance" the sound.
Xonar DG would be a good cheap option for a sound card, though it seems to be out of stock on newegg. >.>

Thanks for the input a couple of pages back from you guys who gave input about onboard audio and a dedicated sound card. I just ordered the Asus XONAR DG 5.1 and I'll let y'all know how it sounds once I get it installed. $12 with the rebate it's worth a shot. With a pretty high quality 2.1 setup the reviews says it's a great bang for the buck card. I didn't see a reason to step up to a more expensive card until I get a 5.1 speakers. thumb.gif
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So i got a BSOD 109 twice and i found out that its due to ram voltage w/ my ripjaws. I had manually set ram voltage to 1.52 in bios originally because thats what it displayed while on auto. Now i reset the voltage to 1.499 and so far so good, ill post up if anything changes.

0x109 = Not enough or too Much memory voltage
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most of the ripjaws kits are 1.5 -1.55v from what i've owned/worked with..
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Yea if it happens again then thats my next step up in voltage from 1.52. I just wanted to see if it would happen on the lower voltage first before i went any higher.
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So i got a BSOD 109 twice and i found out that its due to ram voltage w/ my ripjaws. I had manually set ram voltage to 1.52 in bios originally because thats what it displayed while on auto. Now i reset the voltage to 1.499 and so far so good, ill post up if anything changes.
0x109 = Not enough or too Much memory voltage

Have you tried using the XMP or whatever setting that auto sets everything?
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XMP is on Auto, Main ram timings are manually set 9-9-9-24, and Dram voltage is at 1.499. So far everything has been working fine. First BSOD was during start up and the computer basically just restarted and then worked properly. Second time i got a BSOD while scrolling through threads on the forum but hasnt done it since i change the Dram voltage.
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Extreme 4 Gen3 is coming today! I've joined the dark (blue) side! I've also had to give up my good old Asus Crosshair.. I'll be putting a 2600k on it, and water cooling it.
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So I had this board, thought it was great and such, but then started noticing things such as not fully functioning parts such as slowed internet speed, none of the front ports working, and of course two dead RAM slots. So, I tried to RMA it, still wiothin the RMA time period. Newegg would not take it back if it didnt have every little fiber that it came with, which is ridiculous, so we went through ASRock. Took forever, and with very broken english emails, they issued us an RMA. We sent the board in, and awhile later we got some emails saying they new board is on the way and that it passed a number of tests they had completed. When I recieved the board, it looked used and the backside was very sticky. Plus, it came from Newegg, not ASRock, which we thought was weird since we RMA'd through ASRock. When everything was fully plugged in and such, we hit power. Bam! Nothing worked! Several error codes! Every single DIMM slot was dead! We had indeed gotten a used board and they had ignored our complaints after realizing their "tests" which meant nothing were BS and lies, and demanding a refund, which they have still ignored. Its been almost two weeks. So the day it happened, we went out and grabbed an ASUS P8Z68-V. Noticed better performance, lower temps and voltages, and everything is functional. Never buying ASRock again.
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Hey so I just updated to bios v1.3 just wondering did anyone else experience vcore drop but can achieve higher clocks? Did I mess up the bios update, is the mobo is now reading the vcore wrong? I could never get 4.6 below 1.389 and now I can get 4.8 at 1.375.
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