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Not sure if anyone has been following my problem with a multiplier that is locked at 38, but I have eventually heard back from Asrock and the board needs to be RMA'ed. I am not the only person with this issue, nor is this the only Asrock board that has this fault.
My main frustration has been with the difficulty in getting a response from Asrock on the issue, otherwise I was happy with the product.
Newegg have been awesome though. Just need to choose which other board to buy. I'm not an Asrock hater, but my this was my first experience and it wasn't a good one.

if you don't want to chance it and get the ASRock again..probably get the Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H..seems to be popular as well in the "bang for buck" range.

FYI - this was my first experience with ASRock as well...and it has been great! No problems at all..runs perfect. I like it much better than my old Giga mobo, from when I built my Q6600 rig 4 years ago.
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post #842 of 3170
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Not sure if anyone has been following my problem with a multiplier that is locked at 38, but I have eventually heard back from Asrock and the board needs to be RMA'ed. I am not the only person with this issue, nor is this the only Asrock board that has this fault.
My main frustration has been with the difficulty in getting a response from Asrock on the issue, otherwise I was happy with the product.
Newegg have been awesome though. Just need to choose which other board to buy. I'm not an Asrock hater, but my this was my first experience and it wasn't a good one.

This is also my first ASRock board. I had one lil issue at first and to be honest I had to try dealing with customer service several times before I was able to figure out the problem. Not sure if it was just a bad day but it seemed like 2 out of the 3 phone calls I had to make the people on the other end had horrible customer service skills ( ie. bad attitudes,had no clue what they were talking about and when I finally got frustrated and said I just wanted my money back the guy was like "go ahead were not going out of business if you don't buy from us" exact words I'll never forget) But the third Gentleman I spoke to and I call him that caue he deserves it was nothing but polite and figured out my problem and had a fix for me in almost no time at all. Will I buy from ASRock again? Yes most definitely.This board is so much better than the Gigabyte Z68 board I had before even for being the cheapest one they have basically. But will I ever call tech support again if I have a problem. Absolutely not. I'll just try and come on here and get help from fellow OCNers. thumb.gif
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Not sure if anyone has been following my problem with a multiplier that is locked at 38, but I have eventually heard back from Asrock and the board needs to be RMA'ed. I am not the only person with this issue, nor is this the only Asrock board that has this fault.
My main frustration has been with the difficulty in getting a response from Asrock on the issue, otherwise I was happy with the product.
Newegg have been awesome though. Just need to choose which other board to buy. I'm not an Asrock hater, but my this was my first experience and it wasn't a good one.

Did you try flashing the bios?
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I just installed my motherboard and the BIOS is at P1.20. Any reason to update/Flash it?
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Updated to F8 bios today. Was able to pull of a 3.9Ghz overclock rather than the max of 3.7 with the f4 bios! So yay!

God I wish I could just get it at a solid 4.
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my multiplier was locked at 38 with a z77 extreme4 until I flashed bios and changed the core settings from AUTO to PER CORE. I was able to go to a 45 multiplier and can go higher if I turn on another setting called something like extreme overclock profile but may be mistaken !

Right now I am running at 4621 MHz @ 1.35v (for now, ) with an idle temp of around 30-40 and prime temps sit around 70-80.

after an hour and a bit of prime 95 blend with no errors :

Core 0 max = 84
Core 1 max = 91
Core 2 max = 90
Core 3 max = 82

Normally I sit at 4.5ghz stable oc at 1.275v with about 10 degrees lower temps but feel like going further.


So, Is this safe to run ? I am most likely only going to use that when doing certain things and stick to my 4.4 profile while gaming. Also I am using an H60 P/P with arctic silver 5 and have pretty much everything cpu related disabled in bios.
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Not sure if anyone has been following my problem with a multiplier that is locked at 38, but I have eventually heard back from Asrock and the board needs to be RMA'ed. I am not the only person with this issue, nor is this the only Asrock board that has this fault.
My main frustration has been with the difficulty in getting a response from Asrock on the issue, otherwise I was happy with the product.
Newegg have been awesome though. Just need to choose which other board to buy. I'm not an Asrock hater, but my this was my first experience and it wasn't a good one.

I had an Asus z68 board before this and i can tell you: Their customer service is even worse!!!
Took them 5 weeks to tell me my board was broken after i rma'd it to them...
post #848 of 3170
Does anyone know proper VRM cooling for the ASRock Extreme4 ? I am stable for 24/7 but prime95 seems to crash anyway. around FFT 1200

Any ideas people ?
How did you guys find your optimal cpu pll voltage ?

I cannot get my VRM heatsinks dismounted mad.gif
post #849 of 3170
Hello everyone

Someone are having problems with memory 2133+ mhz? I have bought the Asrock z77 professional and i have two kits 4x4 GB 2133 C11, neither of which works, if i put the profile xmp or manually set it to 2133, even with Cas 15, it beeps and does not work

But with a frequency below that, at 1866mhz, it works perfectly, even with lower timings, but it is just up the frequency to 2133 to it stops working

Someone have a solution or idea for it?
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Hello everyone
Someone are having problems with memory 2133+ mhz? I have bought the Asrock z77 professional and i have two kits 4x4 GB 2133 C11, neither of which works, if i put the profile xmp or manually set it to 2133, even with Cas 15, it beeps and does not work
But with a frequency below that, at 1866mhz, it works perfectly, even with lower timings, but it is just up the frequency to 2133 to it stops working
Someone have a solution or idea for it?
me and a few other users have had similar issues with memory.
higher than 1866 wont post and will throw a 23 debug led code.
this is on an extreme 6 and a professional.
we are also both using samsung 30nm ram.
i hope its just issues with the z77 bios in its infancy.
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