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post #2471 of 2941
My dear and Fellow Overclockers....
Here i am, after a ton of issues with getting my ASROCK Z68 Extreme 7 to recognize my Two GTX 680 video cards in SLI mode and guess what.

I finally got it! But it required a new BIOS from ASROCK, they were kind enough to share it with me and i will of course share it with you guys.

The version is the 2.22A and i will post it here later tonight...

The problem is, since i grew tired of all the issues i already asked the nice guys of Amazon for a refund and they accepted (100% refund on my order!) so i am defecting to Gigabyte guys. There is an incredible new MOBO called the Gigabyte Killer1 Sniper 3, it costs $280 bucks but it is based on thye new Z77 platform and it has 4 way SLI support and the newest PLX chip (and also a Killer Network and a Soundblaster audio solution)

I will keep you posted tonight
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post #2472 of 2941
yes please do.
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post #2473 of 2941
will you have to get a new cpu?
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post #2474 of 2941
I'm in!

3x Z68 Pro3-M
13x Z68M-USB3

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post #2475 of 2941
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Originally Posted by Volvo View Post

I'm in!
3x Z68 Pro3-M
13x Z68M-USB3
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Wait What? headscratch.gif So your saying you got 16 boards? lol
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post #2476 of 2941
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will you have to get a new cpu?

No,since it is compatible with 1155 chips, i have an Ivy Bridge 3570k
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post #2477 of 2941
you're right. im thinking x79.
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Wait What? headscratch.gif So your saying you got 16 boards? lol

I don't own all of them; but yes I have purchased this amount so far; as well as:

1x G41C-VS
2x H61M-HVGS
1x H61M-U3S3
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post #2479 of 2941
please give us bios update?
thx:thumb:
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post #2480 of 2941
My friends i cannot upload the BIOS file but i will gladly send it to your email, just PM me ok?

OK, so that we can set a precedent on my issue i will describe it here so that if anyone faces the same problem can just read this and PM me:

* I have a pair of GTX 680 video cards that i wanted to use in SLI mode in my ASROCK Z68 Extreme 7 Gen 3 Motherboard
* I went and connected the cards in Slots 1st and 4th of the motherboard (as the manual implies) but this resulted in the computer recognizing both video cards in the device manager but in the NVIDIA control panel (only one appeared).
* When i got into the Device Manager i found out that one of the video cards had the exclamation sign and when i right clicked on it and went into details it said "Code 12: this device cannot find enough free resources that it can use"
* So i found out in the web that this is a problem when the BIOS is not assigning correctly the resources to the connected devices so i went ahead and asked ASROCK for a BIOS update and they where kind enough to give it to me!!!
* They shared with me the 2.22A BIOS version and when i updated it it instantly recognized both video cards in the slots 1st and 4th of the Motherboard and the SLI option was available at the Nvidia control Panel

(Just be careful when updating the BIOS since if you have your Hard Drive configured as AHCI when you update it it goes back to IDE in the BIOS and if you try to boot your AHCI Hard Drive as IDE you will get a BSOD, you just have to change it back to AHCI in the BIOS and you are good to go)

Also when i tried to connect both cards in slots 1st and 4th BEFORE the BIOS update and i had my Hard Drive configured as IDE whenever i booted up the computer it resulted in a black screen with a blinking white dash on the top left of the screen. The only way to correct this was setting my Hard Drive in AHCI mode and it booted to windows ok.

BTW i have a Corsair Force GT SSD

Best Regards and have a good day
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