Originally Posted by elito
alrighty, i bought longer screws, now ive mounted the damn thing togehter, but wow.what a surprise..IT BSODed me.to..the point where i scratched my head so much...i ponder..wth is going on now? the board? the cpu? well notihng..ive realized that i might of lost the ability to OC..why? because it wont start up with any oc settings, thus; which made me concluded the theory that, for thoes of us that are running on hybrid, x4 mode..DO NOT TAKE OUT THE CPU OUT OF THE SOCKET..cus i did this for cleaning before reapplying thermal pastes, and the fix was..reset bios, then ofcourse reinstalls windows. ill see if i can still get the board/ cpu to still OC after win7 installation finishes. but yea, just wanted to share, or maybe someone else can test/ confirm this, if youre running on x4/ hybrid acc, take out the cpu from the socket, put it back in, and see if it you can boot into windows, if it doesnt, just clear cmos and reinstalls windows. someone pls test this, if you have a secondary rig, if this becomes proven, i think i'll just email gigabyte and see more fixes in this ACC bug. ill post up pics of the mountings once win7 installs.
**and so, it seems like, i can no longer control the cpu volts..it stays at default 1.3 period..wth happened to my board..sounds like RMA for me..