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also, the only asrock drivers I installed were the usb3.0 and lan drivers...was i supposed to install anything else?
I have an ssd and a hdd for data...do I need any of the intel drivers?


Same here' I also installed asrATU just so I could monitor system volts.
    
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INF driver
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Hey guys im trying to overclock my cpu. i have an extreme 3 gen 3 with 2500k. what are some setting i need to enable/disable before i start messing with multi and voltages

if someone could post any links to help me with my overclock, that would be great mainly settings to change before i start playingwith multi's and voltages
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bump.

In terms of power delivery Extreme3, 4, and 7 share the same VRM set up. So in terms of overclocking they will not make a difference. Only Fatal1ty uses 12+6 VRM.

Each extreme has its own VRM heatsink, though I doubt they will make a signification difference.

Basically it comes down to BIOS difference, and other premium features (Firewire, 3-way SLI/CF, FDD connector, etc).
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Hey all, just upgraded my amd system to an i5 2500k and this mobo and 8gb g.skill sniper ddr3 1866 ram
turned the machine on, set up the bios, and immediately got a debug code of 45, which is memory. My ram is intalled in slots 1 and 3.
I took out the stick in slot 3 and the computer finally allowed me to install windows. So, I put the stick I had in slot 3 in slot 1 and the stick from slot 1 in slot 3 and all was well. Ran the windows experience assessment, and RAM showed as a 7.9 (strange if the sticks are bad?)
I noticed my system was a bit sluggish here and there, and every once in a while on restart, the computer would hang on the windows screen, or take a real long time to shutdown and restart (would hang on the shutting down screen)
Now, the machine wont even boot into windows..I have nogui boot enabled, and all i get is a black screen with a rainbow line at the top of the screen (where you would normally see the green dashes when noguiboot is enabled)
Finally, I decided to run memtest to see if the sticks are bad, and this is what I see:
450
safe to say the stick(s) are bad?

Try other slots. my system, if you read past page, was supremely screwed over. i thought i had an entirely bad mobo. the 1+3 slots are bad from what ive gleamed. So, try 2+4, see if anythings changed.
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post #906 of 2941
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In terms of power delivery Extreme3, 4, and 7 share the same VRM set up. So in terms of overclocking they will not make a difference. Only Fatal1ty uses 12+6 VRM.
Each extreme has its own VRM heatsink, though I doubt they will make a signification difference.
Basically it comes down to BIOS difference, and other premium features (Firewire, 3-way SLI/CF, FDD connector, etc).

But overclocking-wise they're all pretty much identical?
post #907 of 2941
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But overclocking-wise they're all pretty much identical?

Pretty much.
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post #908 of 2941
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Originally Posted by General121 View Post

Try other slots. my system, if you read past page, was supremely screwed over. i thought i had an entirely bad mobo. the 1+3 slots are bad from what ive gleamed. So, try 2+4, see if anythings changed.

switched to slots 2 and4 and same issue

switched to 9-10-9-28-2n and same issue

man i hope its the ram and not the mobo frown.gif
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INF driver

what is the INF driver for?
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I have a question too about the RAM for the Fatality z68 Professional Gen3 board. At the ASRock website, under memory support list, it states "Note6: It is recommended to install memory module in DDR3_A2 OR DDR3_B2 slot first!" Are they saying that when installing 2 sticks of ram, to use A2 and B2 first. Then if you add another 2 sticks of RAM, to then use the A1 and B1. The "OR" of NOTE 6 has me confused. Here is a link to the memory support list. The notes are at the top:

http://www.asrock.com/mb/memory.us.asp?Model=Fatal1ty%20Z68%20Professional%20Gen3
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