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damn it. i tried the settings i was recomended for 4.5ghz and still same thing. locking up during windows orb. please telll me i didnt reach my fsb limit/cpu limit....
 
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post #18512 of 21187
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That's why it's best to just install the latest drivers instead of older ones then newer ones. The ones linked to above on the Intel site still aren't the latest version. The latest are 10.1.0.1008.

I would still use the Gigabyte supplied Motherboard INF driver though. It'a newer than the generic one on the Intel download site.
Ok thanks. I just downloaded that newer driver. Now my last dumb SSD question is what sata port should I use?
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post #18513 of 21187
Did you try KingT's recommendation in this post? That should tell you if it's a FSB issue or a maxed out CPU.
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Did you try KingT's recommendation in this post? That should tell you if it's a FSB issue or a maxed out CPU.
i tried that and i got all the way to the orb fully loading and then it froze. (versus it freezing before ANY of the orb builds)
 
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Ok thanks. I just downloaded that newer driver. Now my last dumb SSD question is what sata port should I use?
Intel Port 0 (the top right hand Yellow port).
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post #18516 of 21187
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Intel Port 0 (the top right hand Yellow port).
Nice thats what I though thanks for reassuring me I'm going to give it a go once my son's in the shower lol. Hopefully I'll be back soon. Thanks again for all the help guys.
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Intel Port 0 (the top right hand Yellow port).
Why that one?
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i tried that and i got all the way to the orb fully loading and then it froze. (versus it freezing before ANY of the orb builds)
Start tweaking the voltages there. Try backing the fsb off till you can get it stable. Also try loosening up the ram timings to 7-7-7 and/or raising the vdimm a notch since you are OC'ing the ram. See if Memtest86 from http://www.Memtest.org, not the one from Memtest86.com will run.
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Nice thats what I though thanks for reassuring me I'm going to give it a go once my son's in the shower lol. Hopefully I'll be back soon. Thanks again for all the help guys.
No problem. Someone should be around all evening to help if needed.

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Why that one?
From a performance standpoint it shouldn't make any difference which of the Intel (yellow) ports you use. It's more of a convenience and organization thing. I always put the boot drive on the first IDE or SATA port. Makes it easier to keep track of if you have a lot of drives attached like I do. Then I put each successive drive on the next port.

Port 0 = C: OS
Port 1 = D: 1st data
Port 2 = E: 2nd data
Port 3 = F: 3rd data
etc.

That way if I have to disconnect or replace a cable/drive I know exactly which one is which without having to trace them back from each end. When you have 6 SATA hard drives in a small case like I do along with 2 dual slot graphics cards that area can become quite crowded no matter how much effort you put into cable management.
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No problem. Someone should be around all evening to help if needed.



From a performance standpoint it shouldn't make any difference which of the Intel (yellow) ports you use. It's more of a convenience and organization thing. I always put the boot drive on the first IDE or SATA port. Makes it easier to keep track of if you have a lot of drives attached like I do. Then I put each successive drive on the next port.

Port 0 = C: OS
Port 1 = D: 1st data
Port 2 = E: 2nd data
Port 3 = F: 3rd data
etc.

That way if I have to disconnect or replace a cable/drive I know exactly which one is which without having to trace them back from each end. When you have 6 SATA hard drives in a small case like I do along with 2 dual slot graphics cards that area can become quite crowded no matter how much effort you put into cable management.
Ok so I'm in the bios now and everything looks good. Its sees the SSD but now do I leave the ICH Sata Control Mode set to IDE or should I change it to AHCI?
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