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Ok gang, my Asus M3A79T-Deluxe came in on Friday, I got my systems reconfigured over the weekend and just played around checking general stability, hopefully tonight, I can start pushing this 940 and see what she'll do on this better board.

Good lucking on Overclocking that chip tonight, Update the BIOS to 703....
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Good lucking on Overclocking that chip tonight, Update the BIOS to 703....
What does the 703 do for better OC's? Just curious.
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What does the 703 do for better OC's? Just curious.
the 602 BIOS was out before the Phenom II's, so they couldn't exactly tune it for them. i don't know exactly what they did to make it work better, but every little bit helps.
    
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the 602 BIOS was out before the Phenom II's, so they couldn't exactly tune it for them. i don't know exactly what they did to make it work better, but every little bit helps.
Good to know. I'll give that a shot and see if 4.0 is possible tonight. Thanks.
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guys if my screen freezes on 4ghz and with 2 3870's Xfired with just a 750w PSU not even 80+ certified does it mean i have to get a new sturdy PSU??
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take out one of the video cards and see if it still freezes
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it still freezes man..but with a vga card like HD2400 is goes steady beyond 4Ghz..is this the time to buy one for me??
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yes
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noname power supply?
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Good lucking on Overclocking that chip tonight, Update the BIOS to 703....
Did that on Friday before I even dropped the 940 in, my media box has a X2 5000 B.E. in it so I just used it to boot it up and update from 604 to 703. Got a new problem however, the bracket that Thermalright said would allow me to mount my TRUE vert came in this afternoon, it however DOESN'T do what they said it would, there is no way to twist the TRUE 90 degrees without damaging the heatpipes, as a matter of fact I already damaged 1 on each side. I dropped the stock cooler back on it for now and I'll order a Noctua from NewEgg tomorrow, at least I KNOW it has a proven vert mount for AM2+ sockets.

As much as I loved this TRUE on my 775, I'm beginning to become disappointed with Thermalright.
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