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ok I checked my bios virson and I have a very old one Ive down loaded the lattest one but I can't open a Rom file need some help with this every thing I have seen whats me to buy a progam
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What mobo do you have? You should list your rig sig so we know what your working with, makes it a lot easier to help you.
The ROM file should be mounted to a flash drive, enter bios, flash utility, browse to location and flash bios. If you mean you can't unpack it try 7-zip.
 
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I did list my mobo in org post I have a corshair III
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Have you tried using the Asus EZ Flash (in bios) and having the ROM file on a flash drive in place when you enter bios? This is the preferred method with Asus.
 
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Sandman I wanted th tell you that I really am thankfull for your help with ch III mother board Ive been trying for 6 weeks to get it going Ifound what I was doing wrong was opening the file leving it ziped I was able to use Asus EZ flash I got so frustrated at one point I ordered a new mobo from new egg a sabertooth now its on the way and Im not sure what to do with it
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the 990fx sabertooth is a man's man board. but also a man's man price too. maybe you could sell it and recoup your spent money on it. leave it brand new in box and put it on craigslist? or upgrade to it and use it since you bought it.
 
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if I do sell it it wont be on craigs list to many cheep b**ters locallly a friend of my has his I7 on thier and everyone offering 200.00 for a 2600 water cooled and in SIL
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Originally Posted by truckerguy View Post

Sandman I wanted th tell you that I really am thankfull for your help with ch III mother board Ive been trying for 6 weeks to get it going Ifound what I was doing wrong was opening the file leving it ziped I was able to use Asus EZ flash I got so frustrated at one point I ordered a new mobo from new egg a sabertooth now its on the way and Im not sure what to do with it

You're welcome. Always happy to help when I can .
The Sabertooth is a very nice mobo but I hear what you're saying. I'm very content with my CHIV and glad I didn't go for CHV/BD setup. I'd be in the same boat as you, undecided. Not near enough performance gains to justify the cost. Ram is so cheap right now, if it's already on the way you could take advantage of the mobo and get some nice ram to go with it and just run the 1055 till you decide if/when you want to upgrade CPU.

Otherwise return/exchange it and take a small hit in the wallet.
 
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I have a 1090T and with my ch III I can't over clock it above 4.1ghz the mobo wont rver boot into bios if I set it above that for cooling I have Corsair H100 water cooling with 4 120 mm fans on it in a push/pull set up Im thinking that the 790fx chip wont let me go above a setting set above 4.2ghz
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Originally Posted by truckerguy View Post

I have a 1090T and with my ch III I can't over clock it above 4.1ghz the mobo wont rver boot into bios if I set it above that for cooling I have Corsair H100 water cooling with 4 120 mm fans on it in a push/pull set up Im thinking that the 790fx chip wont let me go above a setting set above 4.2ghz

Sorry about that, don't know where I got 1055 from.
Most Thubans hit a voltage wall between 4.0 and 4.1 you're not alone. I"ve had a lot of time to play with my setup and it took me one week with 24/7 testing to get over 4.1GHz. Once there, 4.2 came in only 72 hrs. I don't know what your settings are but in my experience I've learned a slight increase in HT, and NB voltage helps a lot when going above 4.0 to 4.1GHz.

If you list your settings and voltages as well as a couple snips of CPUZ showing the CPU and Memory tabs I'd be happy to share what ever I can.
 
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