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post #1401 of 1420
Yeah, q-flash is the mobo utility. I was really hoping to use that but t says the utility is out of date. I think i'll have to use @bios, i was just seeing whether there are any other options as i have heard that @bios can be problematic with interruptions from other programs as it is a win based flash. I could always attempt an earlier BIOS version with q-flash and see what happens i suppose, might be able to work my way up...
post #1402 of 1420
Problem solved!

So i flashed the BIOS successfully sadly it made no change to the cooler sitch. However, i can report that @BIOS is stupidly easy and hassle free.

In a last ditch effort i decided to try it all again. I disabled everything in device manager, uninstalled all the drivers and associated programs intending to restart and hope that it fixes everything. Whilst i was uninstalling drivers though it asked me to shut down HWmonitor because it was interfering with the uninstall. Figure this might be impacting the driver install itself as i have had HWmonitor open through most of the trouble. I restarted everything, closed HWmonitor and installed drivers with no problem at all.

I have no idea whether it was the last ditch restart that worked or just a software conflict, either way the problem is solved and i can start finding my way back to 4.6 again.
post #1403 of 1420
Hiho, I have am issue with my OC Force. I want to turn off the fan in the water loop thing through BIOS but I can't find it. Any ideas how to turn off the fan right next to CPU socket?
post #1404 of 1420
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Originally Posted by TheNaitsyrk View Post

Hiho, I have am issue with my OC Force. I want to turn off the fan in the water loop thing through BIOS but I can't find it. Any ideas how to turn off the fan right next to CPU socket?
Can't remember exactly which tab it's on, but it's under "Hardware Monitor" or something like that. You have to scroll down past all of the temperatures to find the fan controls.
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post #1405 of 1420
can you please explain what is going on... i search at google and here.. but didnt read everything... my problem might be very rare..

1. turn the switch on and the beep never stop... will make you ear to be deaf... you might ignore if you dare...
2. turn the switch on twice and everything boot fine... even i can install win 10 and surf the internet... BUT the beep never stops... and still see some odd errors... A0. A6, etc... i dont remember all codes because i am trying to ignore...everything is fine... but damn beep ....

now i am trying to figure out why...
1. ram, sdd and cpu installed and no beep...
1A. installed the gpu on pci-e and it beeps... headscratch.gif

2. reposition the gpu on different slot...
> slot 1 = beep
> slot 2 = no beep NOR beep... i guess it was my lucky
> slot 3 = beep
> slot 4 = not able to position ( no room)


please explain why it happens? is my gpu is too old?


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video card is ati hd 6950 X 2... yes its old but i dont want to upgrade it yet... its still good for me...

watercooling cpu and gpus (except northbridge heatsink... seriously 3/8" is too small for my loop) with 2x radiators, pump, res, 12 shrouds and 12 fans...
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post #1406 of 1420
Is the GPU sitting all the way down into the slot? I get beeps sometimes when it's not fully seated.
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post #1407 of 1420
okay i play a lot...

slot, cfx, and pci switch...

the problem of non stop beep is gone.. honestly i have no idea nor word to answer why.... seriously what the heck?


anyhow... i still dont know why i have to press twice to boot... is there a way to disable press twice?
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post #1408 of 1420
I just inherited one of these boards and I have a quick questions.

The two fans on the northbridge and southbridge, they've got quite of bit of wear and tear on the bearings and I'd rather not have to RMA the whole motherboard for them. Will the board run properly with them unplugged? Or is there a way to disable them in BIOS?

Thanks
post #1409 of 1420
Should be fine without them. The Z87 non force and the Z97 force also don't use any fans.
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Does anyone have massive latency issues? I don't have any sound issues with this but I know there's no reason it should be this high.
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