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Wait, it is actually worth installing and setting up any of the XFast stuff? I am asking in terms of my sig rig. I had thought it was gimmick software so I didn't install any of it tongue.gif
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Wait, it is actually worth installing and setting up any of the XFast stuff? I am asking in terms of my sig rig. I had thought it was gimmick software so I didn't install any of it tongue.gif

I think it's 'Priority software' Xfast USB allows you to prioritize what USB ports get the most speed. Xfast LAN allows you to prioritize what applications get the most data use. Xfast RAM lets you prioritize what programs get RAM use first. That's what I think, at least.
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I think it's 'Priority software' Xfast USB allows you to prioritize what USB ports get the most speed. Xfast LAN allows you to prioritize what applications get the most data use. Xfast RAM lets you prioritize what programs get RAM use first. That's what I think, at least.

So is there any real use if I have more than enough bandwidth in all of those categories? I never run into problems getting full on memory, maxing bandwidth, and I rarely use anything more than a USB mouse and keyboard.
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So is there any real use if I have more than enough bandwidth in all of those categories? I never run into problems getting full on memory, maxing bandwidth, and I rarely use anything more than a USB mouse and keyboard.

XFast USB really does boost your speeds IF you have the hardware to back it up. Running a USB 2.0 connection or a mechanical hard drive won't net you a huge increase. Dedicated USB 3.0 flash drives or external SSD's you'll see a pretty large boost.

XFast LAN prioritizes traffic on your network. For example, if you're playing a game, you may want your internet connection to prioritize the game over your web browser or torrent software. You set the software to do that and you'll see a ping reduction.

XFast RAM allows you to create a RAM disk. A RAM disk is a portion of your RAM that you can use as a normal hard disk to load files on for ultra-fast access. (Faster than an SSD) Potential applications include Photoshop, games, etc.

Hope this helps.
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XFast USB really does boost your speeds IF you have the hardware to back it up. Running a USB 2.0 connection or a mechanical hard drive won't net you a huge increase. Dedicated USB 3.0 flash drives or external SSD's you'll see a pretty large boost.
XFast LAN prioritizes traffic on your network. For example, if you're playing a game, you may want your internet connection to prioritize the game over your web browser or torrent software. You set the software to do that and you'll see a ping reduction.
XFast RAM allows you to create a RAM disk. A RAM disk is a portion of your RAM that you can use as a normal hard disk to load files on for ultra-fast access. (Faster than an SSD) Potential applications include Photoshop, games, etc.
Hope this helps.

Oh sweet thanks for the help. That cleared a bunch up. I guess the only thing I would notice then is the XFast RAM. How much RAM is recommended when using it? I have 8 GB now, but I could easily upgrade to 16 GB if it makes a difference.
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Oh sweet thanks for the help. That cleared a bunch up. I guess the only thing I would notice then is the XFast RAM. How much RAM is recommended when using it? I have 8 GB now, but I could easily upgrade to 16 GB if it makes a difference.

All depends on what you wanna use it for.
By using it as a RAM disk, you make that RAM unusable for your system. So if you NEED 6GB of RAM, then only create a 2GB RAM disk.

If you wanna use a larger one, then you can get more RAM of course.

XFast RAM is built into AXTU, the tuning software that comes on your driver disc
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All depends on what you wanna use it for.
By using it as a RAM disk, you make that RAM unusable for your system. So if you NEED 6GB of RAM, then only create a 2GB RAM disk.
If you wanna use a larger one, then you can get more RAM of course.
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Thanks for the help. I might consider doing this pretty soon as an upgrade.
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Thanks for the help. I might consider doing this pretty soon as an upgrade.

You're welcome (:
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I have a problem with my Extreme6 Z77. I can't access bios with my logitech g510 or Corsair K90. So i have no possibility doing something. I tried a cmos and now i have the message "uefi defaults loaded press del or f1" at every start up. i connected the keyboards to the red usb 2.0. no idea what i can do. bios is on 1.20, but without any input i can't flash the bios.



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