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I have some noob questions:

I have some gaps in my FSB that dont boot, I want to check the different ways it wont boot to see if I can get some to boot.

OK, at 500fsb x8 it boots nice and quick, goes to load windows, bsod. So, increase voltage to 1.40fsb 1.4core as it was really low on auto at about 1.2v on both. No more bsod, but still wont boot, freezes on Windows load. So, take voltage up to 1.58v in stages (i know its high, I have read that is the limit that you want to be at) but still freezes, but seemed to get closer. Anyway, decided not to take voltage any higher and lower the fsb.

Take it down to 475fsb x8 - Wont boot, nothing, fans hit 100%. Hold power, restart 3 times for a fsb reset. Voltage back @ 1.4/1.4

Try 450fsb x8 - Same as above.

Try 425fsb x8 - Same as above

Try 350fsb x8 - BOOT screen appears, but freezes before any checks or anything. Try again, same, repeated for fsb reset. Voltage back @ Auto on both...

Try 325fsb x8 - Same as above

I seem to be only to really be able to boot up properly at about 300-310ish. To me, that is good, but could be better.... Is there anything I can do in any of the above situations that might of helped?

Also, I dont seem to be able to get a stable BOOT past 3.33ghz, no matter what combination of fsb or multi.

When it goes to BOOT, but freezes, is that the CPU or the 680i that is failing?

Any suggestions??
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This news may help...

Bios update should solve this.
    
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This news may help...

Bios update should solve this.
Thanks for the quick reply, but I am already running that BIOS
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Guess that news was not good nes then. Maybe next bios. From what I have heard the asus boards don't have this problem. its just the nvidia reference designed boards.

Here is some information. I would just suggest trying to get one that works for you.

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