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theres a chance that my mobo is toast ive only had it a week, very sad ....
   
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post #382 of 1767
That is NO good at all. Have you spoken with ASUS yet? I hear they are kind to customers, but I have not had a need to call them...yet.
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post #383 of 1767
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Originally Posted by Xinthran View Post
@YaGit
I haven't used the tool that way. But I may do that to downgrade to 1301.
Talking about ASUSupdate? You can't downgrade with it.
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post #384 of 1767
@Trogdor
No, we are talking about the ASUS EZ Flash bios tool. Inside your BIOS there is (I believe) a tab called "Tools" or some such, and the program is in there. ASUSUpdate is an OS based updater.
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post #385 of 1767
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That is NO good at all. Have you spoken with ASUS yet? I hear they are kind to customers, but I have not had a need to call them...yet.

their customer service is really good, ive only had to use them once and they were quick about rma and servicing my board. Systemtech, hopefully everything gets worked out for ya, its a sad thing to rma a board :swearing:

Also,make sure LLC is completely off, make sure microcode updation is off(this applies to the first phenoms that arent 9x50s) and Extreme OV is disabled.With mose of those disable my temps went down.
post #386 of 1767
Hello, I'm new to OCN, (Overclocker in training ), Im getting the Asus Crosshair III Formula, and i'm just wondering some of you're opinions on the board itself, my buddy has one and he loves it (Paired with a 965 BE), is there any notable downfalls to this board?
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post #387 of 1767
SystemTech, how is your baord dead? =\\ have you Oc'ed with it yet? do you think it could be a defect in the board itself? sorry for all the questions..my CFIII is less then a month old so im just worried it may happen to me as well =p
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post #388 of 1767
Quote:
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Hello, I'm new to OCN, (Overclocker in training ), Im getting the Asus Crosshair III Formula, and i'm just wondering some of you're opinions on the board itself, my buddy has one and he loves it (Paired with a 965 BE), is there any notable downfalls to this board?
make sure you update to the latest BIOS if you do get it, other than that its great!

downfalls.... the soundcard is a bit of a joke, so dont expect miracles from it
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post #389 of 1767
The board is great and the soundcard is as good as anything else for the price with the correct drivers.
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post #390 of 1767
the correct drivers are the soundmax ones from the asus page.

and sorry but no, theyre not as good as anything else (anything else being a dedicated sound card), theyre as good as onboard sound yes. but you can not compare them to a dedicated card, as all it is is a riser card
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