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post #21 of 43
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Alright, first thing's first, try setting the MAL and RP up a notch. Then set ALL of the northbridge/LTD voltages to 1.3v.

Contrary to the common belief, set the HTT to 4X. Granted I'm on an nvidia chipset but I've gained stability by upping to the 4X HTT link speed. (332FSB and I'm not the only one.)

DRAM strength is typically at 7 with your ram. Try that too. I've also found that PCIe frequency increases have given me stability in the graphics card arena (Again I'm not the only one. Most OCers who've come to this realization usually have stopped forum browsing) to the tune of 10MHz GPU and 30MHz memory on an xtx.
Thanks for the help again. I've changed strength to 7, HTT to 4X, upped the MAL to 9 ns and the RP to 6... but idk how to change the PCIe frequency, i'll keep looking for the night unless someone clues me in before too long

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Something that just cought my eye.
Check you HDD and see if it is a "PATA" mode drive, I'm thinking it's not and you have that set.

Advanced SATA Feature>
RAID Function: Disabled
SATA Mode Select: Emulated PATA Mode

Don't know that that would effect the OCing but it may effect HDD performance if it's unnecessarly set.
Checked it out, and according to other sites, that's what it's supposed to be set at for SATA drives... tell me if i'm wrong, but the other option that i have is AHCI Mode... idk what this means, if someone were to clue me in on it, i'd appreciate it


And finally, + reps for suggestions (if i havne't given you one already)... This really is helping a lot
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post #22 of 43
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Wow!!! Look at what i found related to this board

Check it out if you have the same board, it'll help you out a lot
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Sweet, soemone that got deep into that MB
    
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Tony from OCZ I can imagine. I'd love to get paid to test equipment on a brand of boards like DFI too. The most useful part there was the memory data strengths info on what set of ram likes what. I can imagine this little chart will still be relevant on the RD600 chipset from DFI coming up soon.

Tony, what a guy.
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Dood....did you ever up the LDT and NBridge Voltages..if not, that explains everything...

Unless it's RAM Related
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post #26 of 43
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Well, i tweaked everything last night according to his chart...hopefully that'll help me out a bit, but when i tried to boot, it told me that all the sata drives were found, but it couldn't find the os... so i formatted all the drives and will now run Raid 10 (wanted to do that anyway, i don't need 1TB of space) and that'll hopefully help me out a bit
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post #27 of 43
Were you running JBOD before? If so I can't help but wonder if that hay have been an issue.
    
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post #28 of 43
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No, i was running 4XRaid 0

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Dood....did you ever up the LDT and NBridge Voltages..if not, that explains everything...

Unless it's RAM Related
yes i have.
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post #29 of 43
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So...... it doesn't work now

stops at post code 25.... dfi street says "Reserved"

sounds like time to see if my 4400+ posts...
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Hope you get that rig sorted out, I've been interested to see how it does but not a lot of people have one.
    
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