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post #311 of 2941
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Hi,

I have a few questions!

I recently built a new PC with the extreme4 gen 3, when I booted up for the fist time I couldnt go on the net so I installed the broadcom Lan drivers from the CD which did the trick. Are these drivers okay?

I also downloaded INF from intels site and installed that as I noticed it was on the disk also, not sure if it was needed as PC was working fine?

Is there anything else I must install? As i've noticed these are marked in yellow. Maybe the 2 USB ones are the USB 3.0? I am not sure why video controller is appearing I have installed my graphic card drivers.

I have also flashed the bios to latest as I will be overclocking soon at some point, but just wondering if I have missed anything.

Thanks
You will need this.

USB Drivers
http://www.station-drivers.com/telec...ivers.com).exe

VGA Drivers
http://europe.asrock.com/downloadsit...2.64.2372).zip
post #312 of 2941
Thanks that fixed that issue.

I have one more question, I have an SSD and 2x 1TB Samsung F3 drives, do I require the Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver?

And as I am running a SSD I have my sata mode as AHCI but when I run this I have all my drives display in the Safely remove hardware tray icon, anyone else have this issue?

Thanks
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hello guys does anybody knows where does the z68 extreme 7 have HPET option in bios i need that to solve my problem with test drive ultimated 2
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post #314 of 2941
Add me to the list! Just picked up a Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 to replace my MSI P67-GD65. Flashed the 1.10 bios and all is well so far!
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post #315 of 2941
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Add me to the list! Just picked up a Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 to replace my MSI P67-GD65. Flashed the 1.10 bios and all is well so far!
Hi there. Welcome to the ASRock Z68 club! Now tell us you like the ASRock E4 G3 better then your old MSI P67-GD65 mobo? Just wondering why did you replace it? Thanks!
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You guy's list your rigs specs. Go to the user cp and look for add system. Thanks!
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Are there any guides to OC'ing a 2500k on the Extreme 4 Gen 3? I just ordered a new rig, and both are in the mail. I want to OC it slightly to about 4.3-4.7 ghz stable 24/7. It shouldn't be TOO hard, the problem is I've never OC'd anything before.

I will be using the CM 212 EVO (Improved version of 212+) cooler, as well as a 500R case with 6 fans. (2 intake 4 exhaust)
post #318 of 2941
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Hi there. Welcome to the ASRock Z68 club! Now tell us you like the ASRock E4 G3 better then your old MSI P67-GD65 mobo? Just wondering why did you replace it? Thanks!
Thank you! I'm liking it a lot more than my GD-65. I mainly replaced it for the bios. I was sick of not having the offset voltage feature among other things. I was looking to get a higher 24/7 overclock yet still have the voltage back down while the computer is at idle. So far so good, but I'd be interested to see other people's bios settings for their overclock.
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Are there any guides to OC'ing a 2500k on the Extreme 4 Gen 3? I just ordered a new rig, and both are in the mail. I want to OC it slightly to about 4.3-4.7 ghz stable 24/7. It shouldn't be TOO hard, the problem is I've never OC'd anything before.

I will be using the CM 212 EVO (Improved version of 212+) cooler, as well as a 500R case with 6 fans. (2 intake 4 exhaust)
Real easy! These board's are without a doubt are cake. When you get her up and running give us a hollar, we can help you if you run into a problem.
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I bought my extreme3 gen3 when they first came out, been in love with it ever since. The price/performance is out of this world. Very happy with my first asrock purchase.
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