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Nice Sonda5, how hard was it to get those covers off the heatsinks? Heres 2 shots, nothing special though.

 
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Originally Posted by SonDa5 View Post

A few hours later and I'm almost ready to boot into OS. cool.gif
Click image for higher resolution.

Nice, I'm looking at the FT02. Can we get a side shot with the window panel on? I had the RV02 about 2 years ago, but I can't remember exactly what the window shows with the board in there.
post #33 of 3633
Quote:
Originally Posted by nagle3092 View Post

Nice Sonda5, how hard was it to get those covers off the heatsinks?



The chiipset plate came off very easy.

The ones on the VRMs required a little heating up with hot air gun while applying pressure to remove. I then rubbed some tid bits of glue that remained on them with a mircrofiber clothe and goo off.


The VRM plates are a little bent out of shape but they may possibly go back on with some gentleness. The chipset plate will easily go back on. I don't plan on putting the plates back on.
Edited by SonDa5 - 9/15/12 at 5:35pm
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Hopefully I should have my MSI Z77 MPOWER on Monday.

I made a thread on the forums I use alot >> http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?p=22761101

Yesterday their was a new official 17.2 Bios, but it's not on the MSI website now, the link is hidden but still can download from it.. I guess their must be a reason they removed it from view though.

Beta Bios below if anyone wants to try...
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Latest Offical BIOS >>
  • [17.1] Release BIOS.
  • Release Date: 20th August 2012

NOTE: Make sure you unplug your PSU from A/C power and properly >>Clear CMOS Guide<< after flashing.

WARNING:- DO NOT USE THE WINDOWS MSI LIVE UPDATE 5 METHOD TO UPDATE YOUR BIOS, HIGH RISK OF BIOS FAILIURE!

Latest Beta BIOS >> BIOS ID: H24

Please note that flashing this release occurs entirely at your own risk!
>>Use the MSI HQ Forum USB flasher<<, Method II for best results.
Do NOT use the BIOS/UEFI integrated M-Flash Routine.

E7751IMS.H10 ==> E7751IMS.H24
  1. Modify some string.
  2. Fix Ipv6 function fail issue.
  3. Fix some items of CPU Features form show error when load defalut.
  4. Add'Win 8 Configuration' item.
  5. Enable Secure Flash function.
  6. Fixed using AFU3.03RC02 to Flash BIOS error.
  7. Support check GOP driver in external VGA card
  8. Fix some item can not change value.
  9. Fix DRAM frequency incorrect issue when use Patriot PV316G213C1K memory and XMP is enabled.
  10. Support MSI Fast Boot.
  11. Fix system hang on 0x55 issue when use Team Team-Elite-1866 memory.
  12. Fix system hang on 0x55 issue when use SPD 800MHz memory and Sandy Bridge CPU.
  13. Add WHCK UEFI GOP TEST fail solution.
  14. Fix item "Internel PLL Overvoltage" always Enable when over clock cpu ratio.
  15. remove WHCK UEFI GOP TEST fail solution.
  16. Set item "Intel C-State" to enabled when use some special cpus (such as i5-3475s which oc ability are limited) to over clock cpu ratio to the ratio higher than the ratio 4 cores can reach at the same time.
  17. Fix item "Adjust CPU Ratio" show error when adjust cpu ratio.
  18. Fix the issue that BCLK can not fix at 100.5 MHz after clear CMOS.
  19. Fix windows boot manager boot sequence show error issue when load default after.
  20. Fix can't adjust CPU voltage over 1.53V issue.
  21. Remove Secure Flash function.
  22. Remove solution:Fix TPM ID issue.
  23. Remove pop box of 'cpu ratio'item.
  24. Fix oc profile fail.
  25. Add OC Retry Counter Item.
  26. Add code for MSI Fast Boot.
  27. Next boot after AC power loss run normal boot when fast boot enabled.
  28. Support check GOP driver in external VGA card when fast boot enabled.
  29. Modify 'Win 8 Configuration' to 'Windows 8 Configuration'
  30. Add solution:Realtek LAN WHCK-Debug Capability Test fail when memory > 2G.
  31. Improve system stability when use AVEXIR AVD3U26661104G-4CM memory and XMP is enabled.
  32. Release Date: 4th September 2012
DISCLAIMER:
MSI will not be held responsible or liable for any damage made with using a BETA BIOS.
Please proceed with discretion and do not attempt to use unless you know what you are doing!

Edited by Nelly. - 9/13/12 at 2:19pm
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spending a lot of time looking at the pictures - you guys sure have some nice setups - I will take pictures of mine when I get done moving it to a new bench-table that is a bit more photogenic LOL
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post #36 of 3633
I'm doing some base line LinX temp measurements with my i5-3570 at 4.5 GHZ with 1.175v.

Over clocking this main board has more settings than what my MSI Z68 GD65 G3 had but its similar. I was able to go into bios and do the over clock and boot up stable the first time. Going good so far.


MPower!!!!


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So, this is going to be the "final form" for a while now. I can't spend any more money on it (I put the board, CPU and RAM on my CC) and I like the way it looks, and I sold the water loop to help offset the new purchase. I used some blue cold cathodes I had to spice it up a little and thats how it will be for the foreseeable future. Its not actually this bright, I think my ISO settings were too low.

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Its not actually this bright, I think my ISO settings were too low.

I love it - definitely looks bad ass that way
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post #39 of 3633
would like to join the club biggrin.gif gonna be posting pics over the weekend with the mobo installed in the system

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New BIOS is out, 17.3 http://us.msi.com/product/mb/Z77-MPOWER.html#/?div=BIOS
Edited by nagle3092 - 9/14/12 at 6:47pm
 
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