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So sometimes my PC wouldn't display video when I start the PC and nothing would boot, updated bios hope it fixes this

BTW, does the Bios detect the default settings for the Samsung Green Ram? Thanks

I ask since there is no XMP profile and it could be wrong ram settings that causes it
Edited by Z Overlord - 5/26/12 at 3:31pm
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Updating the bios on this motherboard is as easy as using Asus Ezflash right guys?

 

Download the bios to the USB and update it via Asus EZFlash?

 

When i first put my system up, should updating the bios be my priority?

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So I ordered the stuff in my signature yesterday and of course have been working Google over for every video/install/review I can find. Im upgrading from a AMD 965BR with a GTX 580 and only a HD no SSD to the sig. I cant wait to see what this board and the intel ivy chip can do in comparison, I know its going to be lovely. Are there any basic tips for installing it that I need to know, I admit I only scanned the 69 pages of text so far and info may already be there.
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Updating the bios on this motherboard is as easy as using Asus Ezflash right guys?

Download the bios to the USB and update it via Asus EZFlash?

When i first put my system up, should updating the bios be my priority?

yes to all

This is my first Asus board, I simply put the bios file into my flash drive and made sure to put the flash drive in the usb port labeled bios flash or something along those lines

The update fixes some stability issues and adds more cpu model support.
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Updating the bios on this motherboard is as easy as using Asus Ezflash right guys?

Download the bios to the USB and update it via Asus EZFlash?

When i first put my system up, should updating the bios be my priority?
Yes thumb.gif
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So I ordered the stuff in my signature yesterday and of course have been working Google over for every video/install/review I can find. Im upgrading from a AMD 965BR with a GTX 580 and only a HD no SSD to the sig. I cant wait to see what this board and the intel ivy chip can do in comparison, I know its going to be lovely. Are there any basic tips for installing it that I need to know, I admit I only scanned the 69 pages of text so far and info may already be there.
I came from an AMD 1090 and it's night and day to be honest, although I would have done a sd if I were you , what a difference it made.
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Thanks for the response. I just got my Display Port working.
I was using a DisplayPort-2-DVI cable that worked on a DELL PC that I have. I guess it didn't like this cable. I switched to a standard Display Port cable and hooked it up to the Display Port on the 30" Dell flat screen. That configuration worked fine. I now have 2560x1600 via Display Port on a 30" Dell flat screen and 1920x1200 on a 24" Dell flat screen in an extended desktop configuration.
This is pretty impressive dual head setup for an on-chip graphics co-processor. This PC is going to be an office machine replacing an old ASUS build, so no gaming is required.
I wonder why it didn't like the DisplayPort-2-DVI cable were my other machines use it fine?
Also, the ASUS specs page indicate "... Maximum shared memory of 1696 MB ...", but in the BIOS, the max memory they allow you to dedicate to Graphics is 1024MB. The Spec and the BIOS seem out of sync.
Well it is working now. This is the 1st of 2 Sabertooth Z77's that I will be building out. I wanted to get the kinks out of the first one before pulling the trigger on the second one.
Now to see if I can get it any quieter by replacing fans and stock cooler. Any recommendations on a silent CPU cooler that will fit ?
The onboard audio via Toslink Optical out into a Wyred 4 Sound MicroDAC sounds really nice. Again, pretty impressive for an onboard audio solution.
Thanks again,
Tim

Not sure about the memory part.

Just about any CPU cooler will fit. If you're not overclocking, you could just passive cool it without a fan.

Silver arrow and D14 are popular choices for high end air cooling. H100 for closed loop water. Hyper 212 Evo for cheap and quiet but not as cool of a solution.
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Is there a way to disable the green led?
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I came from an AMD 1090 and it's night and day to be honest, although I would have done a sd if I were you , what a difference it made.


The new build will have SSD the Corsair Force Series 3 120Gb and a 2TB HD.thumb.gif
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Anyone using G.skill Trident X Series RAM? I just purchased the 2x 8GB for my Sabertooth Z77 / IB 3770k build. I'd love to know if anyone has had any issues?
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