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On a P5E or a Maximus, there's no clearance issue with the Zalman 9700 (or a Tuniq or a TRUE120).

I understand the specifications for the board. What I'm trying to say is that the specifications are not a limitation or restriction.

I wouldn't say I run RAM at above PC2-6400 speeds if I didn't actually run RAM at above PC2-6400 speeds. I didn't just make that up.



You may insist it isn't possible, but my own experience offers otherwise. Please find enclosed benchmarks for a variety of RAM in a variety of configurations at speeds that exceed PC2-8500.
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Ooh snazzy, cheers mate =)


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Still might consider an X38 board though, like the P5E - Worth it?
    
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Yes. I said in retrospect that I probably shouldn't have pinched them shut because that way, air can circulate within the pipe as well as around it.

In reality, it probably doesn't make a hair of difference. It comes down to aesthetics.

There's no special gas in there or tiny magic leprechauns that will loose their way if the pipes are left open.
Thanks man. I've been looking around forever about that post you and uslatin had awhile back. Is it better to cut it off right at the mosfet or leave the whole pipe?

People that type in colors make me kill things. :|
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regarding bios 1403, should I update to it before or after I put in the e8400. Normally I know that updating beforehand is the best method, but I don't have a floppy to perform the "fix" to go back to 1203 or any other previous bios version. Will the e8400 even boot with the 1203 bios?
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Why don't you use EZFlash with a USB drive?
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Quote:
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regarding bios 1403, should I update to it before or after I put in the e8400. Normally I know that updating beforehand is the best method, but I don't have a floppy to perform the "fix" to go back to 1203 or any other previous bios version. Will the e8400 even boot with the 1203 bios?
I ran the E8400 with 1203 no problems. I did reset the bios to standard settings before swapping the CPU's though. When it boots it won't recognise the E8400 and sets multi to 6 but runs the PC. I then used the bios feature with a USB drive to update to 1403 when it came out. All sweet, no problems yet.
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so no problems then with the 1403 bios. Are you using the beta 1403, or non beta?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by marky07 View Post
I ran the E8400 with 1203 no problems. I did reset the bios to standard settings before swapping the CPU's though. When it boots it won't recognise the E8400 and sets multi to 6 but runs the PC. I then used the bios feature with a USB drive to update to 1403 when it came out. All sweet, no problems yet.
could you get some pics of the 1403 bios?

I know some things were takin out and some oc option's been taken out aswell?
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make sure of the following:
-can we change the multi
-link, unlink, sync the ram with fsb
-change fsb
-change ram spd
-change nb, vcore, 1.2ht, mem, sb, and vtt voltages

As long as we can do the above with the 1403 bios, I think we are good. Let us know what you find.
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