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post #1 of 17
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Guys,

After installing the new mobo yesterday the sound (on board)keeps changing its settings when ever the pc it turned on. The on board sound on this card is rubbish but ill set it so my speakers work then upon restart they have changed back to what they were??

Also when ever I start COD UO to play some mates, ill refresh the server list and the pc will lock up and I have to do a hard restart.
I dropped my GFX card back down to stock core/memory speeds just incase it was that.

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Nick
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You up date your gpu drivers?Once again is good to check the volts,for your memory with this board.What bios you use now?
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Its got Revision 0401 BIOS.

I did update the graphics card driver and it was worse so I rolled back to 6.14.10.9371. Dont know what this number relates to mind as they seem to be 94.?? etc etc.

My memory is GeIL PC2-5300. What should the volts be? and how do I found out what it is at the moment? Bios I assume?
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Upgrade BIOS. 604 is latest but in beta, get 602. I'm running 604 but with issues.

Set Sound to HD in BIOS which is the 6 channel HD Azalia sound instead of AC'97 and I've never had an issue but I flashed to 602 before even installing Windows or any drivers.
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Ok the bios is now running at 602. Im now going to change the audio setting to HD.
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post #6 of 17
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The audio was already set to HD in the bios and the drivers I have are the latests one apart from the Beat version on asus website??
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post #7 of 17
if your still having probs trying running with one ram stick. if you still get probs try the other stick. try and clear up if it is the mobo at fault
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post #8 of 17
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Ok ive had a look at geils website and it says the ram I have which is DDR2-667 (PC2-5300) isnt supported by asus? It aslo says that the ram should be used at 1.7-1.9v.
On CPU-Z it says that Slot 1 is Frequency 266MHz (4-4-4-12) and Slot 2 is at 333MHz (5-5-5-15). How slow is that!!!

Why is the frequency so low??


I just tried the game again and the same happened?

I can deal with the on-board sound problem as im getting an X-Fi card next week so wont use it.
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post #9 of 17
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Right ive tried with one stick of memory and its still the same. On the ram itself it says voltage=1.8v.

Looking in the bios it shows the lowest setting as 1.92v. Could this cause a problem??
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post #10 of 17
sounds like a dodgy mobo mate, (just off topic how quiet are your silenx fans)
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