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Well the FSB hole from like 1400-1600 or so means hat i have to raise my FSB to 1700 which to be honest, im not to comfortable about. I would like to run at 1600 with a 9x multiplyer

Should i update the bios or have they still not fixed it?
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Well the FSB hole from like 1400-1600 or so means hat i have to raise my FSB to 1700 which to be honest, im not to comfortable about. I would like to run at 1600 with a 9x multiplyer

Should i update the bios or have they still not fixed it?
FSB "holes" are caused by the northbridge not being able to get in sync with the RAM due to you choosing Unlinked and selecting incompatible frequencies for each.

If you set FSB QDR to 1600 and your DRAM to 1333 it should come right up.
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If that works, you will get rep 5x over. I will creat 5 accounts to give it to you.

That would make sense, as i always leave my ram and CPU unlinked, but it just means i will have to start the whole cuffufle with my latencies again, i just got them fixed
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What fsb hole lol?

I dont understand why you cant run 400x9

your most probably overlooking something else
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assuming your running ram capable of 1600mhz.. why not just run linked?

Make sure all spread spectrums to do with the CPU are disabled.. do not disable the pci e ones.. no need to.. also rather than leave pci frequencys on auto.. put them in yourself just to make sure.. i kept getting allsorts of artifacting on auto
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Cheers ive already done that in the past. The problem with setting my ram on 1600 is that its made by ocz. Its also runnign at 2volts, i dont expect it to last the winter months. but either that or i would have bandwidth issues

Im getting some g-skill soon or even core i7

Would you happen to know why im getting blue screens when my computer goes on standby or hibernates. i dont get blue screens otherwise. i think it may be something to do with me turning off the option for the CPU to cut active CPU cycles
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