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was just reading that and there is a couple people saying that 680i kills this ram..which has me worried, because thats my setup.

anyone know of truth to something like this happening?
post #2 of 6
only a certain board was having this problem..but yes, it was very true. I can remember which one it was though...hopefully someone will point it out.
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Im pretty sure it was only the reference 680i boards like the eVGA, Foxxcon, ECS, and those brands. I think they fixed it now.

You have an Asus 680i which isn't a reference board so you shouldn't have any problems.
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I heard the older Evga 680i 122-CK-NF68-AR boards were eating up some RAM, but the problem has since been solved, I believe. You should be safe with the 122-CK-NF68-A1 (or T1) boards, which are the newer revisions, and even the newer AR or TR boards are probably okay now. Not completely sure on this, however. Haven't heard anything like that happening with the ASUS boards.
    
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post #5 of 6
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blah i tried to hyperlink this but it screwed up..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145165
post #6 of 6
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one of the reviews. guy has same mobo, ram failed..but he doesnt know why, hoping its some other reason than chipset killing ram
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