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loony, it is possible for USB ports to drop out if you push the reference clock too far (especially on chipsets which don't lock their PCI bus frequencies). Sometimes the damage is strictly temporary, and a CMOS reset will restore USB functionality. But there is still the danger of the damage being permanent, especially if the attempt to OC is too aggressive. (This is yet another reason why you have to be cautious with chipsets which don't lock the PCI bus, a point that is all too true for VIA chipsets.)

Good luck.
    
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Originally Posted by txtmstrjoe View Post
loony, it is possible for USB ports to drop out if you push the reference clock too far (especially on chipsets which don't lock their PCI bus frequencies). Sometimes the damage is strictly temporary, and a CMOS reset will restore USB functionality. But there is still the danger of the damage being permanent, especially if the attempt to OC is too aggressive. (This is yet another reason why you have to be cautious with chipsets which don't lock the PCI bus, a point that is all too true for VIA chipsets.)

Good luck.
I think i may of fried the USB on it, ive tried all the suggestions. I guess thats what you get from the Nforce 3 ultra
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Hey, the nForce3 was a good chipset. I was able to take a Toledo almost as high as I could with a Crossfire Xpress 3200. The only thing I lacked was voltage control, which was hardly the fault of the chipset.
     
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Lol, i kid. The Nforce 3 chipset is excellent IMO heaps better then this crappy VIA chipset i have. I just wish i locked the PCI/AGP lanes. Maybe that explains why my first 6600GT crapped out.
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I was under the impression that nF3 had a locked PCI bus frequency, actually.

(Of course, my VIA comments were inspired by my thinking that we were talking about loony's sig rig. This will hopefully explain my confusion. )
    
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Yes, the nForce3 has a PCI/AGP lock. Thlnk3r's sig rig presently contains the identical model board that I reference. (Mine is sitting in the garage unused.)
     
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Hey guys is there a place inside XP windows or any benchmarking software that will tell you if you are running your ram in single of duel channel

blitz raised that question the other day and now I'm just curious because my mobo manual is pretty vague in regards to the dimm slots.
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BO, congrats again (I can't remember if I congratulated you yet or not ).

Everyone, I'm saying goodbye for the next week. I'll be back home next Monday, but until then I'll be in Italy . It's sort of a school trip, where two teachers choose some students to go. They do it every year, and the price was too good to pass up (if it hadn't been I wouldn't be going ).
If I have computer+internet access, I'll be sure to update you guys, but I doubt I will.

See y'all later!

edit: N2, CPUz shows single/dual channel in the "Memory" tab under "Channels #."
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BO, congrats again (I can't remember if I congratulated you yet or not ).

Everyone, I'm saying goodbye for the next week. I'll be back home next Monday, but until then I'll be in Italy . It's sort of a school trip, where two teachers choose some students to go. They do it every year, and the price was too good to pass up (if it hadn't been I wouldn't be going ).
If I have computer+internet access, I'll be sure to update you guys, but I doubt I will.

See y'all later!

edit: N2, CPUz shows single/dual channel.
Arrivederci, Nate! Avere una buona volta il tuo viaggio!

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Hey guys is there a place inside XP windows or any benchmarking software that will tell you if you are running your ram in single of duel channel

blitz raised that question the other day and now I'm just curious because my mobo manual is pretty vague in regards to the dimm slots.
Everest Ultimate will tell you, if I'm not mistaken. SiSoft SANDRA would, as well.

Come to think of it, most modern boards won't pass POST at all if RAM is installed in separate channels, if I'm not mistaken. (Please correct me if I'm wrong here, guys.)
    
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As nategr8ns says, on a K8, it shows dual-channel/single-channel in CPU-Z. On a STARS processor, if it shows "ganged" or "unganged," you are in dual-channel mode, and obviously, "single" means you are in single-channel.

Joe: You are mistaken. My 790FX works quite happily with 4 GB in single-channel mode. Bandwidth is pretty abysmal though.
     
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