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My friend is giving me one of these for free because he upgraded and he said that it has a bios problem but couldn't tell me anything else. Is it worth messing around with? do these boards have a reputation (good or bad) as far as the bios go?
post #2 of 22
people say that the bios is not for beginners, like you have to know your way around
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thats probably it then. so u think its worth messing around with? because i got a spare 3700+ and 3800+ just sitting around.
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Just leave everything at default and mess with settings that you know. They are considered the best 939 motherboards.
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Ive heard the 3700+ can hit 3 GHz with DFi's so give it a shot, and if you fail, you dont lose any money
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thats probably it then. so u think its worth messing around with? because i got a spare 3700+ and 3800+ just sitting around.
IMO it is better than the board that you have in your sig
 
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post #7 of 22
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IMO it is better than the board that you have in your sig
thats for sure. Im not a big fan of it but its all i had to go with because i needed the agp slot.
post #8 of 22
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so just mess with the familiar stuff and leave most of it. Im not trying for extreme over clocking because i dont have the money right now for a good cooler. so maybe just up it a bit just because. how about my 4400 X2? how high do you think it could go with good air cooling and maybe a bit better ram...
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so just mess with the familiar stuff and leave most of it. Im not trying for extreme over clocking because i dont have the money right now for a good cooler. so maybe just up it a bit just because. how about my 4400 X2? how high do you think it could go with good air cooling and maybe a bit better ram...
Yeah just leave the technical stuff out of it and stick to what you know
I would say you should be able to get to about 2.6-2.7ghz if you are lucky
 
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post #10 of 22
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Cool thanks for the replies guys. I'm just happy I don't have to pay for it. I'm broke.
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