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Just put the 2500K in the Gene and it booted fine. Updated the BIOS on the Z68Xp to the latest and put the 3770K in and no booty. Die CPU DIE! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by NoGuru View Post

Just put the 2500K in the Gene and it booted fine. Updated the BIOS on the Z68Xp to the latest and put the 3770K in and no booty. Die CPU DIE! biggrin.gif

Did you clear the CMOS before putting the 3770k in there?
Edited by Exostenza - 4/30/12 at 5:20pm
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post #33 of 1288
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Did you clear the CMOS before putting the 3770k in there?

Yep. This BIOS even recognized it but as soon as you go to boot...nothing. It's the chip for sure, I have done every test known to man.
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post #34 of 1288
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^Sorry to hear about that chip. Return it?
I just installed a 3770K on a P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3, but that board was up for sale and just found a buyer the day I got the chip, so now I need a board.
If I want to be back up today it looks like I have to go to Fry's and choose from the Sabertooth, P8Z77-V, or Z77-V Pro (or some MSI boards I've never heard of).
What is the Sabertooth intended for? It's got 8+4(+2) power phases and costs $20 more than the Z77 Pro which is 12+4 phase. I have no use for onboard devices, ports or whatever. I just want OC options. Go with the Pro, or is there more to the Sabertooth that I'm not seeing?

Sabertooth is for people who want extra tough components for longevity. I did some research and as a gamer and OCer the Sabertooth is not a very good board. The Pro has better voltage regulation (better for overclocking) and has better memory support (again better for overclocking). For the regular OCN overclocker it looks like the Asus P8Z77-V Pro board is the best choice and that is why I bough it. thumb.gif

Couldn't find any deals on a Maximus V so I got P8Z77-V Pro.

I had four of the Z68's so I should be tired of these, but it's got lots more power options to look at.

That reminds me, with the 3770K there is no place to find the output watts under monitoring software anymore. It was the same on the Z68, so maybe there needs to be a BIOS update. (Or what is needed?)

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Edited by samwiches - 5/1/12 at 10:37pm
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700

Thanks.

I'm not sure what to make of that reading. It's about as high as the 2500K that I had.
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post #37 of 1288
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Sabertooth is for people who want extra tough components for longevity. I did some research and as a gamer and OCer the Sabertooth is not a very good board. The Pro has better voltage regulation (better for overclocking) and has better memory support (again better for overclocking). For the regular OCN overclocker it looks like the Asus P8Z77-V Pro board is the best choice and that is why I bough it. thumb.gif

Doubt it, the Sabertooth has better quallity phase array.
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For the love of god I am about to toss this Maximus V Gene out the window. What is the major malfunction with Asus and detecting a freaking USB keyboard on startup? Tried two different keyboards and only 1 USB port out of them all registers it. The huge issue is tjat when I press CTR I to get into the RAID config nothing happens. No matter how fast I press the keys it just blows right past the screen which only flashes for a second.

Using BIOS 0701, is this stuff ever tested? So here I sit unable to set up RAID and install Windows. The keyboard works in the BIOS but my mouse doesn't no matter which usb port. On my RIVE they both work fine and I could use them in the BIOS. So what voodoo majic do I need to perform in order to get into the RAID config?
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Doubt it, the Sabertooth has better quallity phase array.

Sabertooth is 8+4 power phase while pro is 12+8 power phase design.

An Asus rep said the sabertooth uses the TUF design made for longevity through quality of parts, but for overclockers the Pro is better and will last anyone as long as they need the motherboard for. Sabertooth has a 5 year warranty for people who want to make sure the mobo will last, but is completely unneeded for regular overclockers on OCN imo.
Edited by Exostenza - 5/2/12 at 1:13am
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For the love of god I am about to toss this Maximus V Gene out the window. What is the major malfunction with Asus and detecting a freaking USB keyboard on startup? Tried two different keyboards and only 1 USB port out of them all registers it. The huge issue is tjat when I press CTR I to get into the RAID config nothing happens. No matter how fast I press the keys it just blows right past the screen which only flashes for a second.
Using BIOS 0701, is this stuff ever tested? So here I sit unable to set up RAID and install Windows. The keyboard works in the BIOS but my mouse doesn't no matter which usb port. On my RIVE they both work fine and I could use them in the BIOS. So what voodoo majic do I need to perform in order to get into the RAID config?

UPDATE:

Just used BIOS 0881 and it still won't let me into RAID config menu.

Here is a video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2jWXAemG-A&feature=youtu.be


As you can see keyboard is working as expected, let's me pause at the raid screen so you know the computer is taking keyboard commands. Yet CTR I does nothing. This problem is just silly but extremely annoying as it's a show-stopper for my new build. If anyone else could test this...

I must be missing the ROG RAID edition keyboard with the special raid config menu key.. frown.gif

Tried every M5G BIOS in this thread, still cannot get into RAID config. After 5 hours or working on this, time for bed, ASUS has me beat! The only thing I can logically conclude is that the ASUS BIOS people set the RAID config to flash so quickly in order to speed up boot time (it's literally up for less than a second), that it won't register keystrokes no matter how fast you do them.

It will be really sad if I have to put together my disssasembled X79 setup just to create a new RAID volume on my Vertex 4's to use with the M5G.
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