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Which drivers should i need for an x48 RAMPAGE EXTREME for benching only? [Solved]

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Hi all
Just thought i would check on the minimum Drivers needed for using this board as purely for DICE and eventual Ln2 benching with dual boot XP and Win 7... setting up dual boot i have done before so that is cool.
Anyway what do you think?

1: Chipset
2: LAN
3: SATA
4: AI suite
5: Asus probe II (not sure if this is needed for the LCD poster or what)

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/RAMPAGE_EXTREME/#support_Download

i have the manual and have been reading it but would like some feedback on what users here would suggest to be the bare minimum. smile.gif

Cheers
Edited by stubass - 8/31/13 at 10:32pm
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I really doubt you need AI suite and asus probe.
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I really doubt you need AI suite and asus probe.

Ok cheers for your response.. will see what others say as well smile.gif
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wat you need is setfsb..and that's about it.unless doing pcm05..and that's an entirely different animal
 
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wat you need is setfsb..and that's about it.unless doing pcm05..and that's an entirely different animal

yep, setfsb you mentioned in our PM's smile.gif

So dude what would you say for such benchies as pcm05?
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post #6 of 9
Video drivers and that's only if you're doing 3D benching. For 2D I don't install any drivers.
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Video drivers and that's only if you're doing 3D benching. For 2D I don't install any drivers.

Cool Robbo, yep 2D only atm... so no need for any drivers then so it seems, i never realized that smile.gif
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Quote:
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Cool Robbo, yep 2D only atm... so no need for any drivers then so it seems, i never realized that smile.gif

Yeah mate. As long as you're using XP with SP3 you'll be sweet. Early XP doesn't have the sata drivers from memory.
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Quote:
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Cool Robbo, yep 2D only atm... so no need for any drivers then so it seems, i never realized that smile.gif

Yeah mate. As long as you're using XP with SP3 you'll be sweet. Early XP doesn't have the sata drivers from memory.

yep it is XP SP3 thumb.gif
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