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I recently updated my bios to 602, but have been experiencing stability problems, as well as a lower OC...

Is there a good reason to keep the 602 BIOS, or is it OK to switch back to the 502 bios?

also, please take a look at this thread, don't worry its related, but i'm needing some major help with answers to my questions...the thread is about the stability of my OC, and is closely related to the problems i'm having with my new BIOS.

thanks in advance...
    
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bump... i really need help, now three of the four worker threads stop working when i run P95, could this be memory? everything seems stable...
    
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thre is nohting wrong with going back to the old bios and it is vdroop so dont worry it happens to just about everyone.
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thanks for the response, does anybody know what the best bios is? right now im thinkin its the 502...
    
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does anybody know if the 601 BIOS still overvolts ram by ~.4?
    
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Originally Posted by x7337H View Post
does anybody know if the 601 BIOS still overvolts ram by ~.4?
Dont do 601, it never made it out of Beta and has already been replaced by 602. 502 is the bios I'm sticking with for now. I would recommend you do the same. And as far as I know, they are still overvolting the ram.
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alright...i'll flash back right now
    
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This is what you need to do to take care of the vdroop (drop in vcore) if load line calibration isnt working for you (bios option to reduce vdroop):

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Originally Posted by XxSilent22xX View Post
Update Feb 2 2008 : Bios 601
Click Here
Update Feb 21 2008 : DRAM Voltage.
For Those of you who do not know the P5E Sort Of Overvolts The Ram by Ruffly .4 So if your ram Requires 2.2 Set it At 1.8

Hello, I have included a couple of Screenshot's of my Rig and one of The Picture's is of the Vdroop Mod! Please Read Below:

The P5E Is a Very Well rounded board and a very good one for the price infact! but with all things there are cons and one of them is the VDroop on this thing Which i will help you correct this

1. Tools & Preparation
- Pencil for the mod (Soft Pencil Is Preferred But #2 Works)
- Picture To Locate where to Place Mod
- Light (If you Cannot See)

2. Step's For Mod
- **Turn Off PC!!!!** I cannot Stress This enough as people have tried this while the pc is running!!
- Remove Side panel & Locate the Capacitor
- Once Located Draw a Line Across The Top *ONLY*!
- 3-5 Pass(s) should Do The Trick To Fix Droop. (More Or Less Strokes May Be Needed)
- Replace Panel & Boot Pc.
- Check Cpu-z for Voltage If It Is Still Under Repeat Steps.
- Run A Stress Program And Check Voltage While Under Load You Do Not Want Voltage Going Past What You Have Manually Set In BIOS.
- If To Much Graphite Is Applied Wipe off with finger and try again.

3. Tips & Recommendation
- Like Stated Before You Do Not Want Voltage Going Above What Is Set In BIOS.
- Office Depot, Office Max, Arts & Craft's These are great stores to find a soft pencil.
- Be careful to not Press too hard on Compacitor (people Have Broken Them)
- Too Much Graphite Or Broken Off pieces can short the board!
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