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well, i havent OCed yet, however i feel like my boot up times are longer, and my program response and games are slower, i came from a 1090t build,

also, i seem to get random microstuttering, example, ill click to open firefox, and it will like load up, pause for a split second and then go, its odd,

also, i noticed my ram is running at 1333, when it should be 1600,


how do u set XMP on this board?

also, does it matter what sata slot my SSD is in?

there are those special maxwell ones but i am not running it in those because im not sure if i should or not with the ones i am running.


would putting an OC on my build help?








also does anyone else get light flickerking/light distance rendering issues with TOR?


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what SSD are you using?

a lot of the problems you're mentioning stem from the HDD/SSD

I personally do not own that board, but look around in the BIOS and you should be able to find the XMP profile somewhere.

it matters what slot your SSD is in if it is able to surpass the bandwidth of SATA II, in which case you would want to go with the SATA III slot

In reality, overclocking your processor will improve system performance, but not really in the categories that you mentioned you're having problems in
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i think the program response/browser lag is inherent in the chip..sorry..what happens when you right click a desktop icon? i'm sticking with the deneb atm because of the browser/desktop icon thing..i'd stay away from the marvell ports..the ich10 ones work quite well make sure it's set to ahci..umm..there's a RAM tab in the advanced ("regular") bios
 
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its odd, because for such a good processor, and considerding that everyone basically "brags" about having these things, and for them claiming them to be so much better, especially in BMs then procs like 1090ts by a good shot, i feel that i wasted money on switching to intel
   
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You'll want to use the Intel controller, aside from that you can set the dram yourself, just use the your bios as you would with any other computer.

From there, make sure you do a fresh install with only the SSD connected. There is no reason you should have to overclock. Your windows experience should either be exactly the same, or slightly faster because the cpu is faster, and the Intel controller is better than what AMD has.

Install your chipset drivers, install Intel Rapid Storage Tech, and any other drivers for your board.


Overall there probably won't be much of a difference between Intel and AMD in the area you're describing, however Intel would not be worse unless there is some sort of problem.
    
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they benchmark faster...run some hyper-pi..it'll make ya feel better
 
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i did the proper ssd install and such, what do you mean, use the INTEL controller?
   
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Use the Sata 6 controller from Intel, two are from Intel, two sata 6 controllers are from someone else. Use the Intel ones.

My boot times are around 12 seconds in windows 7, and 7 in windows 8.
    
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things intel does faster: load windows....load game levels..hyper-pi
things amd seems snappier with: desktop progs,windows progs,browsers

YES use the intel sata controller..works wonderfully! MUCH better than amd..the Nvidia raid controller is better than amd's intel>nvidia>amd
 
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