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can someone help with my RST when i try to insall it says system not compatiable? i have the z68 extreme3 gen3 and a 1tb black caviar and a 60gb ocz vertex3
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can someone help with my RST when i try to insall it says system not compatiable? i have the z68 extreme3 gen3 and a 1tb black caviar and a 60gb ocz vertex3

Where are you trying to download it from and what version?

http://www.station-drivers.com/page/asrock/z68extreme3_gen3.htm

I'm currently using the latest one and it works fine.
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^ I just find it amazing that an external site has up to date drivers where ASRock's own site doesn't. mad.gif

Thanks UZ7!
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Did my first Intel build, previous were all AMD. Microcenter had a deal I couldn't pass up. Buy a Intel i5 2500k for 179.99 and get a motherboard for $50 off. So I picked up the Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 for $74. smile.gifsmile.gif

That is quite a deal, quite a deal. Great upgrade. For those two components at the egg, I paid $65 more (though I paid no tax).
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can someone help with my RST when i try to insall it says system not compatiable? i have the z68 extreme3 gen3 and a 1tb black caviar and a 60gb ocz vertex3

Okay, I had the same thing happen when I set up my system, I'm trying to remember how I resolved it.

Okay, did you install Windows 7, and did you do it in IDE mode? I think that's the problem I had, and I did the registry hack to get my system into AHCI mode first, and then I was able to install the RST drivers. I think that's how it went. Then later, I did an additional registry hack and got into RAID mode so I could use my SSD drive as a Accelerator.
Edited by tootercomputer - 4/10/12 at 8:33pm
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^ I just find it amazing that an external site has up to date drivers where ASRock's own site doesn't. mad.gif
Thanks UZ7!

Haha actually most sites only put the drivers that were the latest on release and then they rarely update it again. Some sites do but not most since they would have to do that for many versions of the motherboard for example Z68 Pro, Fataility, Extreme 3, 4, 7 etc... so most of the time its better to just go to the original website and download them from there (Realtek, Intel, Marvell, etc...). Now the only bad thing about always going for the latest drivers is theres always a chance it'll be buggier than the previous one so you don't have to update all the time tongue.gif
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can someone help with my RST when i try to insall it says system not compatiable? i have the z68 extreme3 gen3 and a 1tb black caviar and a 60gb ocz vertex3

tootercomputer is right, if you're in IDE mode you may have some problems, check your settings to see if you're on AHCI mode.

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Should look like this and to set Windows in AHCI mode you have to edit the following:

http://www.recipester.org/Recipe:Enable_AHCI_in_Windows_7_26944413
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@bor - thanks alot for the pics. It doesn't seem to tight around there to fit XFi sound card.

@TomcatV - I would rather go with D14 than lower-than h100 cos of noise, and again D14 is cheaper than even H70 I think (in croatia).
The guys around here are really very nice and helpful and I thank everyone for all the good info past few days. I learned a lot.
I'll check/read about Z77 but I don't think I'll go that route.
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Ok guys my folding rig is currently incapable of working at the speed that it has been runing rock solid on for the last two weeks. if i try to start it up at 4.9GHz it goes into a reboot loop at debug 71 (PCH DXE SMM INIT)
so ive got 2 questions:
1. Can a faulty PSU Overvolting the 3.3v damage the PCH?
2. Is the PCH part of the motherboard or the processor?
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Originally Posted by UZ7 View Post

tootercomputer is right, if you're in IDE mode you may have some problems, check your settings to see if you're on AHCI mode.
450
Should look like this and to set Windows in AHCI mode you have to edit the following:
http://www.recipester.org/Recipe:Enable_AHCI_in_Windows_7_26944413

Also, if you are planning on using the RSTs to set up an accelerated system using you SSD and another hdd, you will need to set up your system in RAID in the same manner that UZ7 described so well for AHCI. Here's a link that lets you set up your registry so that you can go into any of the three modes (IDE, AHCI, or RAID):


http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-57789.html

Finallly, note that I had the latest RSTs, but had to install them a couple of times before the acceleration button showed up in the RST program.. I had read that elsewhere, and it proved true for me as well.
Edited by tootercomputer - 4/11/12 at 5:37am
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