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How long does the cmos battery last cos my motherboard is only 6months old?
Mine went within 2 months.
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Thanks for all the reply's guys. +rep allround. I have a good idea of where his cpu is at for performance and what he could get to upgrade. And as for the ram for both our systems i may pm you sometime Jason387 for some advice about his AMD motherboard and getting his ram faster, And i'll grab a cmos battery for mine and see whats up with that.
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Thanks for all the reply's guys. +rep allround. I have a good idea of where his cpu is at for performance and what he could get to upgrade. And as for the ram for both our systems i may pm you sometime Jason387 for some advice about his AMD motherboard and getting his ram faster, And i'll grab a cmos battery for mine and see whats up with that.
Yeah sure not a problem at all. P.M me whenever you can.
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Mine went within 2 months.
Didn't you mean 2 years ? CMOS batteries are called "10 year lithium battery" and should last few years at least. Have some in the working MBs way longer than 5 years.
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What is his motherboard? I ask this because some motherboards will not run the 8 core cpu's properly even though they are rated for 125 tdp.

I think an fx 6300 or 6350 would be a safer bet. They are much easier to keep cool and are far less demanding on motherboards aswell as being cheaper. Even though the fx 4170 is stated as being a quadcore, it is really four integer cores which are less powerfull then the four floating point cores of your i7. It is also limited by the amount of cache it has aswell.
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Didn't you mean 2 years ? CMOS batteries are called "10 year lithium battery" and should last few years at least. Have some in the working MBs way longer than 5 years.
Mine gave way 2 months in. None of my settings were getting saved and the date would always reset to the manufacturing date. Changed the battery and then all was okay again.
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