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Originally Posted by Synomenon View Post

Anyone know if ASRock plans on adding VT-d into a future BIOS update?

I would get the Asus P8Z77-I Deluxe, but I need a PS/2 port so I can power the PC on w/ a keystroke AND I also need VT-d.

apparently according to an ASrock rep on another forum VT-d is still available and enabled by default if your CPU supports it and disabled if it doesnt. there is no options to turn it off or on. still i'm keeping my old bios on my board.

i'm still using it for my VT-d cluster. pro tip if you intend to passthrough a GPU do make sure its an ATI card or a proven passthroughable quadro. i've learn that the hard way when i failed to pass my GTX670 through and forced to get an ATI card

as for the Z87... not sure if want. infact im not sure if i want anything that is post win8 for its annoying "secure" UEFI that is anti competitive
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Anyone notice issues with PCIe on this board? I pulled my mobo out of my prodigy, put my brand new H220 on there and attempted to start trying to bin the two titans I have... and windows refuses to recognize either card. Right before I pulled the board for the H220 install I was running off of my first Titan without issue. There does not appear to be any visible damage to the board at all, and nothing is configured any differently than it was before I pulled the board.
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apparently according to an ASrock rep on another forum VT-d is still available and enabled by default if your CPU supports it and disabled if it doesnt. there is no options to turn it off or on. still i'm keeping my old bios on my board.

Ah ok, is there a program I can run within Windows to check if VT-d is in fact enabled if I flash to BIOS 1.8?
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apparently according to an ASrock rep on another forum VT-d is still available and enabled by default if your CPU supports it and disabled if it doesnt. there is no options to turn it off or on. still i'm keeping my old bios on my board.

i'm still using it for my VT-d cluster. pro tip if you intend to passthrough a GPU do make sure its an ATI card or a proven passthroughable quadro. i've learn that the hard way when i failed to pass my GTX670 through and forced to get an ATI card

as for the Z87... not sure if want. infact im not sure if i want anything that is post win8 for its annoying "secure" UEFI that is anti competitive
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all i can say is losing VT-d support is a massive demerit. VT-d was my plus point that swayed me over from a much nicer asus setup to 2x of these asrock boards as i thought i can make a VM cluster with fault tolerance failovers

So I emailed ASRock about this VT-d issue. Got a reply from one of their tech. support guys with an attachment. He used my CPU (i7-3770T) in a Z77E-ITX w/ BIOS 1.80:



Edited by Synomenon - 3/15/13 at 3:29am
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Originally Posted by HuwSharpe View Post

Just installed an newer SSD and reinstalled Windows 8, but here's the odd thing, when running the Windows Experience Index my CPU and RAM scores have dropped from 8.1 to 7.6! ***?

Well despite all the suggestions (sarcasm lol) I figured out why, well sort off, my BIOS has all rest, so no of my overclocks are in place and to the best of my knowledge I do not recall updating to 1.80, so either its self updating now or i'm loosing my mind.

Edit: So I found a Z77EI1.80 file on a stick, I must have updated it lol.
Edited by HuwSharpe - 3/15/13 at 8:31am
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ASRock at its finest, after telling them that I just bought a new motherboard because theirs died again and that I needed a second RMA, they are telling me a second rma is only possible if I send them the majority of my computer for them to test for me....

I told them I bought the new motherboard because I cannot wait for their stupid 2+ week turnaround because my computer is important they tell me this...
 
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Incoming snotty email to show them how disappointed I am and that I am paying too much money and time on their problems.

If I do this the second time with more components it will probably cost 40+ to ship it so that will be 60+ dollars on shipping to them.
 
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I will be nice initially because this person telling me this is the same one from last time who clearly doesnt know English.
 
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Broken English FTW frown.gif
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They want to test to see if they can get my computer to boot in house on a new board before sending out, when I clearly told them the problem only happened after over 2 weeks, so are they going to take my computer and game on it and everything for 2+ weeks before they send me a new one? I just dont get it. confusedsmiley.png
 
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