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Initial thoughts on Lucid Virtu MVP: sucks big time how you have to connect equipment to get the drivers to install! Does anyone else have this bad experience? Don't they already have a year of Virtu experience on SNB!mad.gif

that is MVP's issue, however it isn't such a big deal, to run MVp you need to plug into the board's outputs, which isn't an issue since all these boards have all the outputs. That is one reason GB provided all the outputs, and not just a mini HDMI connector with attachments. However you just gotta boot up with your dGPU, install its drivers, then go into the BIOS and set enable to the iGPU and set display first as IGFX then you need to reboot install intel VGA and then MVP and everything should work.
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My MVP drivers worked fine using my GPU's DVI output. Easier then I thought.

a couple questions. First my boards LED display shows A0 is that normal?

Also I have this random driver that I am not sure what it is. PCI Simple controller?

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And also it says "my usb port had a surge thing" not to sure what that was..


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Edited by ChrisB17 - 4/21/12 at 8:01pm
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yes A0 is normal.

i am not sure about the others, does everything work okay?
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Yea it all works ok. Just worried a little about the USB surge issue. Never seen that before.
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that is MVP's issue, however it isn't such a big deal, to run MVp you need to plug into the board's outputs, which isn't an issue since all these boards have all the outputs. That is one reason GB provided all the outputs, and not just a mini HDMI connector with attachments. However you just gotta boot up with your dGPU, install its drivers, then go into the BIOS and set enable to the iGPU and set display first as IGFX then you need to reboot install intel VGA and then MVP and everything should work.

On Asus Z68, Lucid Virtu can be installed w/o monitor connected to iGPU output and boot order is Auto/dGPU. Current Lucid implementation on this Gigabyte board is poor. The system forced you to always boot from iGPU first. It errored out if booted from dGPU, even after successful MVP install. Someone at Gigabyte needs to look at this again. The correct implementation should follow what worked on Luvid Virtu & Z68 board. Why is that so difficult?mad.gif
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Initial thoughts on Lucid Virtu MVP: sucks big time how you have to connect equipment to get the drivers to install! Does anyone else have this bad experience? Don't they already have a year of Virtu experience on SNB!mad.gif

I'm just not a fan of the software. I've seen relatively no performance increases in the games I play. While many of the board manufacturers are trying to market it as a selling point, I'd highly advise that no one buy a Z77 board simply for Lucid MVP. It just isn't worth the relatively small overall gains.
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I've been very skeptical of Virtu MVP and I'm not sure I'm even going to bother with it. It seems like more trouble than it's worth. I'll probably end up experimenting with it when I'm bored but idk. It seems like a lot of marketing BS.

Anyway, I ordered my UD5H which I will pair with a 2600k. I also ordered a XSPC rasa kit so I'll be stepping into water cooling for the first time. Hopefully things go smoothly.
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Yea it all works ok. Just worried a little about the USB surge issue. Never seen that before.

Do you have installed:

Intel® Management Engine Interface(MEI) Driver 8.x.x.xxxx
Intel® INF Driver 9.3.x.xxxx

and latest Intel driver (1.0.4.225) for USB?
Edited by stasio - 4/21/12 at 10:07pm
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On Asus Z68, Lucid Virtu can be installed w/o monitor connected to iGPU output and boot order is Auto/dGPU. Current Lucid implementation on this Gigabyte board is poor. The system forced you to always boot from iGPU first. It errored out if booted from dGPU, even after successful MVP install. Someone at Gigabyte needs to look at this again. The correct implementation should follow what worked on Luvid Virtu & Z68 board. Why is that so difficult?mad.gif

that is how you have to install it on all systems man, it isn't he hardware, more the software which requires it. The reason is that to use MVP with hyperperformacne it has to be setup that way.

BTW BIOS with Cpu PLL Overvoltage option so you guys can disable will be available soon.

Also with 3770K and 3570K you can resume from S3 sleep b/c Intel fixed the microcode so its easy to do, however Intel didn't bother fixing it for the prior gen, but you should be able to do 4.5ghz or so without it enabled on SB.



i really don't understand how its trouble, the orignial Licud Virtu needed the same configuration.
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Ok so after the whole boot loop issue ect, I have now decided to wait for Ivy Bridge cpu's to arrive.
Quick question, I am sure some of you guys have gotten your hands on some Ivy cpu's. What I need to know..Is the 3570K a lot better than the 2500K or only slightly?
    
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