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Just finished building my rig last night and ran prime 95 for 8 hours, rock solid.

Currently running the 2500k at 4.5 at 1.25 with the Corsair A70 cooler.

Waiting for my other 6950 to arrive and then Xfire goodness!

On an unrelated note, the Asus Xonar DG is the best $15 I've spent. Ever.
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Indeed

I also have my 2600k Running on my new ASRock Extreme3 Gen 3, Rock Solid! biggrin.gif
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cool, im looking at the same board for a 2500k setup sometime soon. Itching for an upgrade even though what i have works perfectly fine tongue.gif
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Did you guys update the bios the the version released on the 4th?

I haven't yet, but whenever I try any settings above 4.3 ghz, I get a hard lockup on boot, with a "99" error, and I have to clear the BIOS in order to get it to boot again.
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Originally Posted by retrogreq;15261878 
Did you guys update the bios the the version released on the 4th?

I haven't yet, but whenever I try any settings above 4.3 ghz, I get a hard lockup on boot, with a "99" error, and I have to clear the BIOS in order to get it to boot again.

Yes we have updated the BIOS to 1.10 ,make sure you do that
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Originally Posted by RyanBlackn;15261448 
Just finished building my rig last night and ran prime 95 for 8 hours, rock solid.

Currently running the 2500k at 4.5 at 1.25 with the Corsair A70 cooler.

Waiting for my other 6950 to arrive and then Xfire goodness!

On an unrelated note, the Asus Xonar DG is the best $15 I've spent. Ever.

do u mind taking soem screenies for ur bios settings?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Eduardv;15261994 
Yes we have updated the BIOS to 1.10 ,make sure you do that

apparently doesn't play nicely with the keyboard and mouse, not sure which ones it applies to.
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Sorry I should have probably mentioned that the BIOS came with 1.10 pre-installed. Unfortunately that BIOS was not compatible with my mouse and keyboard and therefor I would get error code "0d" on the board. I needed to unplug my mouse and keyboard on every boot in order to get it to past the bios screen. I downgraded to 1.00 and the problem has gone away.

Just a heads up smile.gif
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Originally Posted by munaim1;15262068 
apparently doesn't play nicely with the keyboard and mouse, not sure which ones it applies to.

Bios 1.10 fixes the mouse and Keyboard issue smile.gif i Haven't encountered them with the update.
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post #9 of 17
That's a nice voltage to run your 2500k at 4.5Ghz. Saw people having problems with 1.35v at that freq lol. Does the new Bios help OCing in any way whatsoever? Didnt update mine and got my 2600k to 4.5Ghz with 1.355v with HT on and 16Gb of RAM. Will getting the 1.10 vers help?

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Originally Posted by sloppyjoe123;15262396 
That's a nice voltage to run your 2500k at 4.5Ghz. Saw people having problems with 1.35v at that freq lol. Does the new Bios help OCing in any way whatsoever? Didnt update mine and got my 2600k to 4.5Ghz with 1.355v with HT on and 16Gb of RAM. Will getting the 1.10 vers help?

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It all depends on each PC,it is a trial and error procedure to be honest
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