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I looked over the bios a couple times and didn't see anywhere where something like this could be changed and/or set. I just tried the CMOS reset and nothing there, worth a shot though!

I looked back and the MOBO has a 5 year warranty and I purchased it in 2011 so I will be giving ASUS a call tomorrow to see if they will RMA the board for me. We will see how that goes!

Thanks for the help, and I will be sure to take plenty of pictures of everything!

Matt
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I looked over the bios a couple times and didn't see anywhere where something like this could be changed and/or set. I just tried the CMOS reset and nothing there, worth a shot though!

I looked back and the MOBO has a 5 year warranty and I purchased it in 2011 so I will be giving ASUS a call tomorrow to see if they will RMA the board for me. We will see how that goes!

Thanks for the help, and I will be sure to take plenty of pictures of everything!

Matt

Sorry about that. =/ It sucks that it is a common issue with your board. At least you can RMA it though. thumb.gif
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Hopefully it won't take too long. Still waiting for the final build wink.gif
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Sorry about that. =/ It sucks that it is a common issue with your board. At least you can RMA it though. thumb.gif

Yeah, no doubt. Will be doing that today hopefully! If not, this build may get real interesting lol.
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Hopefully it won't take too long. Still waiting for the final build wink.gif

Well I was going to make everyone wait for the nice pictures to get done, but I decided to go ahead and take some crap quality pics just to show where I am at!

Here ya go!



White on white lighting



Green on white lighting



Case with almost UV lighting



And white lighting, this is probably how I will leave it. I have the cards flipped around for testing right now but they will go back once I can get this all figured out.

I still have quite a bit of work space cable management to do and my speakers don't sound as good as I would have hoped so I am going to be looking for some new speakers. Any recommendations on something that is "semi-small" but puts off some nice sound, but not real expensive? I would really like to get away without using a sub, if at all possible, since leg space is very limited on this fine quality desk.


Let me know what you think!

Matt
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It's good dude, I love the backplates.

I'm not an audiophile, but I got the logitech Z - something. It should pop up on google. It's decent and cheap. Still decent after few years. Just a thought smile.gif

Edit: it's the Z323
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Very nice man!A big thumbs up for the white lightning thumb.gif
Hope you can resolve the gpu issue ASAP so that you can take advantage of this very cool setup!
   
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Looks great! thumb.gif Good job with all the lighting, in the case and behind the monitors.

Hey here's a suggestion for your SLI problem thought it may be a bit of a stretch. When you swapped cards - did you try swapping the 6-pin cable positions as well? Maybe one of them is faulty or loose and causing the card it's connected to, to not show up?

You could test one card with one 6-pin and then try other 6-pin to be sure. If it stops working, there's your problem. If it still works, then I'd say it's the motherboard slot unfortunately.

Good luck!
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It's good dude, I love the backplates.

I'm not an audiophile, but I got the logitech Z - something. It should pop up on google. It's decent and cheap. Still decent after few years. Just a thought smile.gif

Edit: it's the Z323

Thank you! I appreciate it! I actually picked up a cheap Lepai desk amp and hooked my Def Techs up to it and they sound amazing! I was just running them off of an old receiver before and they sounded like utter crap! But with this amp I am more than happy with them!
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Very nice man!A big thumbs up for the white lightning thumb.gif
Hope you can resolve the gpu issue ASAP so that you can take advantage of this very cool setup!

Thank you, I really like the white lighting as well! See below! So excited!
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Looks great! thumb.gif Good job with all the lighting, in the case and behind the monitors.

Hey here's a suggestion for your SLI problem thought it may be a bit of a stretch. When you swapped cards - did you try swapping the 6-pin cable positions as well? Maybe one of them is faulty or loose and causing the card it's connected to, to not show up?

You could test one card with one 6-pin and then try other 6-pin to be sure. If it stops working, there's your problem. If it still works, then I'd say it's the motherboard slot unfortunately.

Good luck!

Well holy hell, when you think you have thought of everything you have just missed the most obvious possible issue. I swapped the cables for the bottom GPU with the OEM cables I had and what do ya know! IT WORKED!!!! I guess I had never considered it since the fan and everything was running on the card, I figured "It must be getting power". Sometimes its the simple things! Thank you so much for the suggestion, configuring it now, just had to post out of sheer excitement!



Dat SLI Goodness!

Thanks again,

Matt
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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT!!
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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT!!
Yeah!!At last your efforts are being rewarded!More pics please wink.gif
   
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