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Hello guys I got my new MB in yesterday (DFI Party DK X38 T2R) and man is this BIOS a lot more complicated than the Abit BIOS I was using. Honestly I cannot even figure out how to increase the Vcore. If someone could help me figure out the BIOS and explain it, I would really appreciate it.
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Well I'm in a similar position, only having owned Abit boards as of late... Post up some pics of the bios and perhaps we'll be able to figure it all out.
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I see you had to RMA your Abit, is that the AB9 QuadGT? I need to RMA my QuadGT as well but I do not want to eRMA. I also bent the NB/MOSFET cooler so I could mount an HR05, but I bet it back into place now.

Anyway I got to boot here into windows at 400fsb so far, but I had to play with a lot of things to figure them out. Once I do get this BIOS what do you guys suppose my chances of hitting 500fsb are?
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I see you had to RMA your Abit, is that the AB9 QuadGT? I need to RMA my QuadGT as well but I do not want to eRMA. I also bent the NB/MOSFET cooler so I could mount an HR05, but I bet it back into place now.

Anyway I got to boot here into windows at 400fsb so far, but I had to play with a lot of things to figure them out. Once I do get this BIOS what do you guys suppose my chances of hitting 500fsb are?
Yup AB9 quadgt... Actually I have submitted my rma request twice and emailed them twice too and they have yet to even respond in anyway. I've been procrastinating but I will probably have to call them at this rate.

I've heard the DFI board's bios is feature rich, so no doubt there is a huge learning curve for us ex-Abit owners. You might be able to hit 500FSB, but your chip might wall out before that. I believe these boards use 4 phase PWMs so it should be no problem with a C2D a C2Q might be another story though...
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post #5 of 10
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Well I already had this CPU at 500 FSB so I know it can do it. I am CPUz verified in my sig at 500 and 1:1 . Anyway unless it is an eRMA I think we will have no luck from Abit lol.

The vCore option on this MB is very strange IMO. You don't actually set the voltage, you set the millivolts. I have mine at 175.00mV. That took my CPU from 1.29 up tp 1.45, which is what I need to stabilize this CPU. I will need lots of help getting this to 500 FSB I think. Only because I am soooo unfamiliar with the BIOS.
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Come on guys can I get any sorte of help. I am just looking for explanations of the BIOS options. Even if I could get a link to a BIOS manual that would be great.
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Bump it up
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post #8 of 10
there is a website and forum practically dedicated to all the DFI boards

i believe there are a few better BIOS's for you to choose from

the name of the site escapes me =*(
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http://csd.dficlub.org/forum/index.php might be able to help ya.

Also check my sig for P35 chipset options, it might help....
    
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Diystreet.com also has a lot of info on DFI boards.
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