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Virtu MVP 2.1.114 released:

Release Highlights
  • Added Diablo 3 support
  • Added Battlefield 3 support
  • Internal bug fixes

http://www.lucidlogix.com/driverdownloads-mvp.html
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Intel® HD Graphics Driver for Windows 7 15.26.12.2761 (8.15.10.2761)

32 bit

64 bit
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Originally Posted by Twau View Post

  • Added Battlefield 3 support
Bloody finally.
 
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I will be getting a Maximus V Formula from ASUS soon and the review (first ever review) shall be going on here. For future reference is there anything you guys want from a review that you don't get now? Also depending on what they say there is a chance I will be putting it under LN2 at the next Team GB event as part of the review ( and looooots of fun biggrin.gif)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by driftingforlife View Post

I will be getting a Maximus V Formula from ASUS soon and the review (first ever review) shall be going on here. For future reference is there anything you guys want from a review that you don't get now? Also depending on what they say there is a chance I will be putting it under LN2 at the next Team GB event as part of the review ( and looooots of fun biggrin.gif)

Ya I'd be interested in the PCIe lane usage compared to other boards.
It seems that the biggest differences between a lot of the high end Asus boards is more Power Phases and peripheral/drive options.

I rarely see a comparison based on PCIe lane configurations and the limitations.
Such as "you can do 3 way SLI" but no one mentions the fact that to do so removes the ability to use the Asmedia SATA3 ports due to PCIe lane sharing... etc...

Which sucks because it looks like a board "that can do it all" but then you find out you can actually only do some things really well.

Just a minor criticism really, but a fact I am starting to look at first when buying a new motherboard.
Board layout and what it can do with that layout / limitations compared to others in the family.
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Bloody finally.

Intermittently working for me, had to uninstall it, worked for first 2-3 tries, then tried turning off the two mvp features and stopped working, even with it disabled, even after reboot. No effect on reported fps when working, possibly felt 'twitchier' when it was working, very subjective though.
 
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Originally Posted by driftingforlife View Post

I will be getting a Maximus V Formula from ASUS soon and the review (first ever review) shall be going on here. For future reference is there anything you guys want from a review that you don't get now? Also depending on what they say there is a chance I will be putting it under LN2 at the next Team GB event as part of the review ( and looooots of fun biggrin.gif)

fan control, some of us like quiet when we using it lightly and don't mind noise when gaming.

Although I know that the v-pro does what anyone might want, but I do find it missing on board reviews in general, so maybe not needed for this board, but for the future.
 
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Originally Posted by Aparition View Post

Ya I'd be interested in the PCIe lane usage compared to other boards.
It seems that the biggest differences between a lot of the high end Asus boards is more Power Phases and peripheral/drive options.
I rarely see a comparison based on PCIe lane configurations and the limitations.
Such as "you can do 3 way SLI" but no one mentions the fact that to do so removes the ability to use the Asmedia SATA3 ports due to PCIe lane sharing... etc...
Which sucks because it looks like a board "that can do it all" but then you find out you can actually only do some things really well.
Just a minor criticism really, but a fact I am starting to look at first when buying a new motherboard.
Board layout and what it can do with that layout / limitations compared to others in the family.

Limitations are explained in manuals. Of course many limitations are caused by chipset not motherboard.
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They are sending the formula today wheee.gif Only problem is I only have a 2500k, Im trying to get an IB chip but I have no money mad.gif
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post #390 of 1288
Quote:
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They are sending the formula today wheee.gif Only problem is I only have a 2500k, Im trying to get an IB chip but I have no money mad.gif
Dang, I wanted to see what some good RAM would do on this board with Ivy. Maybe someone on the bench team will let you borrow one wink.gif
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