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In the tweakers paradise menu at the very bottom you can disable the onboard graphics completely.
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Hey guys, just got this board and am loving it so far. However, I just been looking over this thread and the manual and I see it says to put your ram in slots 1 and 3 if you have two sticks, but I see some people are putting them in either 1 and 3, or 2 and 4....which one should I be putting them in? Sorry, just a tad confused. Thanks.
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Originally Posted by draterrojam View Post

Hey guys, just got this board and am loving it so far. However, I just been looking over this thread and the manual and I see it says to put your ram in slots 1 and 3 if you have two sticks, but I see some people are putting them in either 1 and 3, or 2 and 4....which one should I be putting them in? Sorry, just a tad confused. Thanks.

The manual recommends putting 2 sticks in A1 and B1.

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post #1914 of 2766
Asus prefers it in the red slots but, imo, it doesn't matter. I've had 2 in both black and had no issues.
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Originally Posted by coelacanth View Post

The manual recommends putting 2 sticks in A1 and B1.
Yeah, i saw that, but like SoftofGrim says, people are doing all crazy like biggrin.gif
Either way, thank you both for getting back to me.
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post #1916 of 2766
When I had 2 sticks I also ran it in A2/B2 slot, and had no issue.
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Also, I updated to the latest bios and drivers. But I noticed that in cpu-z v1.65 my volts are almost constant 1.2. However, in the bios the vcore is less than 1.1, is this a sensor issue? I tried google'ing and searching here for the answer but had to run into work and got lazy (not gonna lie). Was wondering if this is a sensor issue or something. I got a sensor warning when opening HWinfo
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Try the latest version of cpu-z which is 1.69, or go back to 1.64 which some say is the best for haswell.
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Try the latest version of cpu-z which is 1.69, or go back to 1.64 which some say is the best for haswell.
Thank you sir, I noticed it is the same volt display in hwinfo64 and in the asus suite iii. But I will try when I get home.
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The manual recommends putting 2 sticks in A1 and B1.


That's one thing I noticed that I liked much more about my Gigabyte AM3+ boards (970a-ud3 / 990fxa-ud5). The ram installs opposite of how these boards take ram. This makes much more sense, since it allows for larger air coolers if you're only running 2 sticks like most people. Hell, I've got 16gb and went for 2x8 because its supposed to be easier to get stable.

I'm not sure if this is something that is just like that for LG1150, or poor design on Asus part?

Also on the AM3+ boards I have, the main Sata ports start from bottom up, which make a lot of sense since my 780 blocks easy access to the top ports on this board. Once again, poor design or what?
     
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