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post #321 of 1879
New F7 BIOS for the G1.Sniper 3 [Improve system compatibility]

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4169#bios
post #322 of 1879
Great just got F6 stable....
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I see everyone is running a 3770k on these. I will be be running a 2600k , any advise or problem I might run into.
post #324 of 1879
You won't get your fourth slot at x16
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post #325 of 1879
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You won't get your fourth slot at x16

no worries only running sli if that. let see if i can get this chip to 5ghz.
post #326 of 1879
Any issues about the Sniper M3 on-board sound? I will use it for gaming and music.

Some say that the on-board sound is decent enough. Clear my doubts redface.gif
post #327 of 1879
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Any issues about the Sniper M3 on-board sound? I will use it for gaming and music.
Some say that the on-board sound is decent enough. Clear my doubts redface.gif

If it's the same as the standard Sniper 3, then yes, the sound is mighty decent.
post #328 of 1879
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Any issues about the Sniper M3 on-board sound? I will use it for gaming and music.
Some say that the on-board sound is decent enough. Clear my doubts redface.gif
sound isn't bad, but don't think it compares to a dedicated card. no onboard chip does that, not even on the maximus or any of the x79 boards. Too much noise gets in since they aren't isolated as well. If you don't have a pair of audiophile headphones or speakers then don't even worry about it, the onboard will do just fine. If you do have a pair, then you already know what card to be looking at if you want HQ sound.
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no worries only running sli if that. let see if i can get this chip to 5ghz.
just make sure to put that thing underwater and you should be fine thumb.gif
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post #330 of 1879
Hey all, just got the M3 with a 3770k, running F3.
I don't know if it's just my keyboard not turning on fast enough or what, but I can't seem to get into my BIOS, flashes for a second and then boots windows.
I've seen others having the same issue, but all I have plugged in is my mouse and keyboard, even tried just the keyboard. Same problem though.

Extremely fast boot times, but I wanna crank my chip rolleyes.gif
Is it recommended I flash a newer BIOS? I saw F7 is out, but I've never had to flash a BIOS before... doh.gif

Edit: I see F9 being released for the M3 from Gigabytes website as well for system stability, whereas F7 does cpu stability...
Edited by Samurai707 - 9/3/12 at 12:28pm
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