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did anyone notice better overclocks with updating the bios?

I am fine with the stock bios & just want to know if anyone has gained anything from updating as im pretty much stuck at 4.5ghz

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post #162 of 326
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Originally Posted by Asus11 View Post

did anyone notice better overclocks with updating the bios?

I am fine with the stock bios & just want to know if anyone has gained anything from updating as im pretty much stuck at 4.5ghz

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Regardless, it's usually a good idea to update BIOS
post #163 of 326
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Regardless, it's usually a good idea to update BIOS

I don't think its necessary tbh unless your having issues
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post #164 of 326
Yeah exactly my point there. I have the phantek cooler and that cooler blocks my first x16 slot. So I am running my single card in second slot x8. But the difference is small.
But if I would run sli I need to change cooler. Because I can't use slot 1.
Edited by Akehage - 3/2/14 at 8:34pm
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post #165 of 326
There are arguments for both updating a stable system or not. That's why I read what they fixed in the text. Sometimes it just does not apply to me and it's not worth it.
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post #166 of 326
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Well, I prefer having the most up-to-date system possible even when those BIOS updates say "improves system stability" when my system is already extremely stable or when it says "new CPU support" when my CPU has been supported from the original BIOS.|

Cmon, we didn't pay for these hi-tech overclocking boards just to look pretty thumb.gif
Plus I've never heard of an updated BIOS negatively affecting an Asus system (I've seen it on Gigabyte, though)
post #167 of 326
Yes but sometimes it's just to fix raids I don't use for or compatibility for products I don't have. I only update if it says it will improve stability or something useful like that.
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I had to do it. The GIGABYTE Z87MX-D3H I had was no better than the ASRock Z87M Extreme4 I had before it. Thankfully my new VI GENE is rock solid thus far - and so I had to update my RAM since I no longer have any Blue components.

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Dude did you build it yet??? Really wanna see how it looks with that soundcard
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Will 2 Evga 760 cards fit in SLI on this board ?

Currently running a 780 Lighting and want to switch it out because it doesn't match the mobo color wise!
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Will 2 Evga 760 cards fit in SLI on this board ?

Currently running a 780 Lighting and want to switch it out because it doesn't match the mobo color wise!

The spacing is around 2-2.5 slots so most cards can fit perfectly.
I've seen it done in the Corsair 350D owners thread
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