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OUCH Joe , hope it works out
    
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OUCH Joe , hope it works out
Thanks, brother!
    
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Apologies for the double post, but I thought I'd pop in here before I went back to bed.

It looks like the Manchester vs. Manchester contest between thlnk3r and I has to be suspended until further notice. Either that, or he wins by default. It seems as if I'd FUBARed my DFI LP UT nF4 Ultra D. I may have accidentally killed the BIOS chip on this thing due to impatience on my part.

The board has to go through a long deep CMOS reset (CMOS jumper set to position 2 & 3, then taking the CMOS battery out for 24 hours, per the advice I'd read about), but even then there are no guarantees that it will work. I doubt if DFI will accept an RMA request for this board as I bought it used.

I'll keep everyone apprised.


If nothing else, take this as a lesson in the importance of patience. I'm usually very patient, but I may have misinterpreted the situation and acted rashly.

Wish me luck.

It will be fine....trust in DFI
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Froggy, I don't think he posted (at least not here) while he was drunk... At least he never seemed it
G.O., you have the GSkill HZ500mhz right? How many of the timings do you have set to auto? I have to figure out what to set a couple of these too, but two of them in particular because my motherboard doesn't have an auto feature for them (I'll remember which two later)
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and one other problem, memtest v1.7 says that my memory is at 130mhz, even though I just set it to ddr500 (stock FSB) in bios...
I'm confused. But I am running fine at 1t with 2.7v
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Froggy, I don't think he posted (at least not here) while he was drunk... At least he never seemed it
G.O., you have the GSkill HZ500mhz right? How many of the timings do you have set to auto? I have to figure out what to set a couple of these too, but two of them in particular because my motherboard doesn't have an auto feature for them (I'll remember which two later)
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I'm confused. But I am running fine at 1t with 2.7v
heading out the door in a few,but I'll post back later
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alrighty G.O.!

new question from me though:
Is it easy to remove the ramsinks and PWMsinks from an 8800gt? I think they're stuck on using the stuff that comes with the Accelero S1, but I don't remember...
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new question from me though:
Is it easy to remove the ramsinks and PWMsinks from an 8800gt? I think they're stuck on using the stuff that comes with the Accelero S1, but I don't remember...
Do you mean the stock cooler? It's a one-piece design, so the RAM and most everything else are cooled by thermal tape contacting the bottom surface of the cooler. Only the GPU itself has TIM.

I recently changed my 8800GT's stock cooler with the superb Thermaltake DuOrb.

Hope this answers your question, nate (or, hopefully I read your question right ).
    
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Do you mean the stock cooler? It's a one-piece design, so the RAM and most everything else are cooled by thermal tape contacting the bottom surface of the cooler. Only the GPU itself has TIM.
nope, it's my Accelero S1, and the thermal paste that came with it.

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Either that, or he wins by default. It seems as if I'd FUBARed my DFI LP UT nF4 Ultra D. I may have accidentally killed the BIOS chip on this thing due to impatience on my part.

The board has to go through a long deep CMOS reset (CMOS jumper set to position 2 & 3, then taking the CMOS battery out for 24 hours, per the advice I'd read about), but even then there are no guarantees that it will work. I doubt if DFI will accept an RMA request for this board as I bought it used.
Joe, if the BIOS chip is really toast do some searches on google on "hot flashing". In short you can swap the BIOS chip to a working board and reflash. Apparently there is some success to that but it can be dangerous.
Another thing to try, locate the two buttons on the motherboard "power" and "reset". Push them both down for a few seconds then let go of just the "power" and leave your finger on the "reset" for 10-15 seconds. Then release your finger off the "reset" button. This was a common trick to get the machine to POST up if the BIOS became corrupted.

Let us know

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