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post #1811 of 2941
You have to click on the clock, just like in windows... thumb.gif
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post #1812 of 2941
Like I said...

Right under my frickin nose.

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post #1813 of 2941
Hi guys, im really keen to get myself an asrock z68 board but i just wanted some advice. I have been looking at the extreme 3 gen 3 and for the price and features i think its a great deal so just wondered if anyone had any opinions on it?

I do like the extreme 4 gen 3 as well but i feel i dont really need all the features as i am not going to cross fire etc, i just want a good stable board i could overclock an i5 to maybe 4.5ghz along with a couple of 6gbps sata III ports

thanks again
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post #1814 of 2941
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Originally Posted by craney View Post

Hi guys, im really keen to get myself an asrock z68 board but i just wanted some advice. I have been looking at the extreme 3 gen 3 and for the price and features i think its a great deal so just wondered if anyone had any opinions on it?
I do like the extreme 4 gen 3 as well but i feel i dont really need all the features as i am not going to cross fire etc, i just want a good stable board i could overclock an i5 to maybe 4.5ghz along with a couple of 6gbps sata III ports
thanks again

Great board man I have it and can hit 4.8 at 1.405v on my i5 2500k 24/7. Haven't fully used the sata 3 ports as i dont have an ssd, but for everything else I know it is a great board. Albeit a bit quirky, but once you understand the board it's perfect for the price.
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post #1815 of 2941
im happy w/ it, its a great board. thumb.gif
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^ Ditto! ^ thumb.gif
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post #1817 of 2941
Thanks guys really appreciate it! It's just i always here mixed things regarding asrock and i didnt know what to do! I have only ever owned a couple of asus boards which have never failed me but i just dont like the look of em smile.gif

Might take the plunge then and go for the z68 extreme 3 gen 3 as im not really interested in Ivy Bridge of z77

Thanks again, one last thing is it best to get all the latest drivers from the asrock site? Its just i see a few people having issues with the graphics cards not being detected with this board but as far as i red it was sorted via a bios update but i may be wrong
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post #1818 of 2941
Liking the new UEFI look on the beta bios. Now I got a unknown device in the device manager, looks like its for a driver for microsoft acpi complaint system. No big deal everything else works okay.
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post #1819 of 2941
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Originally Posted by craney View Post

Thanks guys really appreciate it! It's just i always here mixed things regarding asrock and i didnt know what to do! I have only ever owned a couple of asus boards which have never failed me but i just dont like the look of em smile.gif
Might take the plunge then and go for the z68 extreme 3 gen 3 as im not really interested in Ivy Bridge of z77
Thanks again, one last thing is it best to get all the latest drivers from the asrock site? Its just i see a few people having issues with the graphics cards not being detected with this board but as far as i red it was sorted via a bios update but i may be wrong

Most of the drivers on the website are fairly new but they're not the latest as there are some that have been released this year (just updated march lan drivers tongue.gif) I'm not too sure on graphic card not being detected as I never really had any problems with that. I did have a problem with the PCIE running my card at x1 but that was because it wasnt mounted properly, reseating it fixed it. I would just look up the drivers for each one if you want the latest, like onboard sound/lan = Realtek, INF/RST = Intel, etc...
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post #1820 of 2941
I just got my E3G3 a week ago and had no issues at all. GPU running at full speed!

Also, my board already had the latest BIOS.
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