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no bottleneck but why do you have it on the x8 slot
Was right below the question

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Edit: Can anyone comment on running PCIE 2.0 x8 on my GPU?

I have my single GPU in the third slot ATM since the fourth blocks my boards power/reset buttons and the 2nd is a bit close to the CPU instake....my GPU puts out ALOT of heat on the rear of the PCB so the farther the better

Anyways does anyone think i will have a big bottleneck at PCIE 2.0 x8?

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So, how is everyone liking this board? I have an ASrock board with a Kuma 7750BE right now. I'm thinking of moving up to a 965 BE and was looking at this board. My current specs are in my sig. At first, I will be keeping the Ram and GPU but plan on moving to a 5970 and some DDR3 down the road.

{EDIT}-Forgot to say I'm getting a Corsair 850 for Christmas.
cant keep the ram it wont work
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Snapped this one tonight....
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cant keep the ram it wont work
So this board is ddr3 memory only? My ASrock will run a 955 (965 isn't listed yet) with ddr2 memory. Not sure if I will upgrade CPU and MB at same time.
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Only DDR3....the slots are different, so ddr2 wont fit.
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So this board is ddr3 memory only? My ASrock will run a 955 (965 isn't listed yet) with ddr2 memory. Not sure if I will upgrade CPU and MB at same time.
All AM3 DDR3 based boards can ONLY run DDR3

You could sale your CPU/Mobo/Ram now and spend some cash to go for a 9xx/DDR3 Mobo/DDR3 Ram

OR you can just get a 9xx to run with DDR2...
Edited by Rewindlabs - 11/27/09 at 1:57am
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So this board is ddr3 memory only? My ASrock will run a 955 (965 isn't listed yet) with ddr2 memory. Not sure if I will upgrade CPU and MB at same time.
you could upgrade cpu and gpu(or cpu and HSF) then later MB and ram.
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Ya, that was my thinking. I'll end up taking the current setup when it's mostly all replaced and putting it in my old case for my kids.
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Does this motherboard have a auto-shutdown feature? I'd like to set a temp(CPU) for it not to pass.

Back-up plan in-case my pump fails
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Who here has had issues with AMD AOD doing weird things with the pci frequency jumping around?

When I go into AMD AOD it is always changing things on me and causing it to freeze, or even reboot, and it is mostly the pci frequency jumping to like 270mhz or sometimes it even goes down to like 5mhz. It is also sometimes jumping the volts on different things.

Has anyone been through this, and if so how did you correct it, if you were able to?

I am unable to use AOD because of this, every time I open the program, it is setting things and applying before I have even changed the view to clock/settings (or whatever that tab/page is).

Thanks, everyone, hope you all had a nice Turkey Day!!

Marc

Here's a quick bios o/c on this new chip...

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=851008

probably could've done it with lower volts, but I was just messing around a bit to see how high Windows would let me go and boot.
Edited by mduclow - 11/27/09 at 8:23am
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