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hey dudes...

I have this mobo, X3 720 black and a cooler master hyper 212. I want to do some modest overclocking at stock voltage....waht do i play with first? I just wanna hit like 3.2 and i'm done. but i have absolutely NO idea where to start, i'm an OC noob. I just bought the board cuz it's beautiful and i love MSI.

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ok
dumb questions i know...
...
the whole time my little blue leds are all happy (even when i had no ram)

all I get is FF
I'm a moron...
the 2nd power cable had wiggled loose
that'll teach me to work on these things at midnight
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hey dudes...

I have this mobo, X3 720 black and a cooler master hyper 212. I want to do some modest overclocking at stock voltage....waht do i play with first? I just wanna hit like 3.2 and i'm done. but i have absolutely NO idea where to start, i'm an OC noob. I just bought the board cuz it's beautiful and i love MSI.
Okay stock voltage is 1.325 on my 810 I can only from 2600-2850 on stock voltage and be stable.... The easiest way to OC your CPU without tinkering with all the other stuff is Just Up your CPU Multiplier Probably at 14x now... setting it to 15 will get you to 3.0ghz.. setting it to 16 will get you 3.2ghz. To achieve 3.2 and be stable you will need like 1.345-1.355 or more depending on your chip.
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Sad - No matter what I do I cant recover my board from the bad bios flash. Will be RMA'in it tomorrw.

Really missed this board and had some good results to post too! Thread looks good am gonna update it to a club and have a good read through it!

Alos guys we are now a club sig has been updated.
Edited by Riskitall84 - 7/31/09 at 12:26pm
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I'm having some memory troubles, perhaps people familiar with board can help me out.

http://www.overclock.net/amd-memory/...-headache.html
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Sad - No matter what I do I cant recover my board from the bad bios flash. Will be RMA'in it tomorrw.

Really missed this board and had some good results to post too! Thread looks good am gonna update it to a club and have a good read through it!

Alos guys we are now a club sig has been updated.
Did you ever try the forced flash method for updating an ami bios board?

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For AMI BIOS

Rename the desired AMI BIOS file to AMIBOOT.ROM and save it on a floppy disk. e.g. Rename A569MS23.ROM to AMIBOOT.ROM

Insert this floppy disk in the floppy drive. Turn On the system and press and hold Ctrl-Home to force update. It will read the AMIBOOT.ROM file and recover the BIOS from the A drive.

When 4 beeps are heard you may remove the floppy disk and restart the computer.
Must be done with a non usb floppy drive.
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Did you ever try the forced flash method for updating an ami bios board?
Yea have tried every way you could possibly imagine!! Really sad as I was one of the first to buy now im one of the first to RMA!

Got a couple more tricks to try today before I send it of so Ill let you guys know how I get on and how I get on with MSI support.
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Yea have tried every way you could possibly imagine!! Really sad as I was one of the first to buy now im one of the first to RMA!

Got a couple more tricks to try today before I send it of so Ill let you guys know how I get on and how I get on with MSI support.
What is your problem, you bricked a board flashing it? I'm not sure what you've tried already but clear cmos and unplug battery. Then if it still doesn't POST try the following steps.

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AMI BIOS recovery procedure
• Rename the desired AMI BIOS file to AMIBOOT.ROM and save it on a floppy disk. e.g. Rename A6712VMS.190 to AMIBOOT.ROM
• Insert this floppy disk in the floppy drive. Turn On the system and press and hold Ctrl-Home to force update. It will read the AMIBOOT.ROM file and recover the BIOS from the A drive.
• When 4 beeps are heard you may remove the floppy disk and restart the computer.
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Yea have tried every way you could possibly imagine!! Really sad as I was one of the first to buy now im one of the first to RMA!

Got a couple more tricks to try today before I send it of so Ill let you guys know how I get on and how I get on with MSI support.
Awwman that sucks, good luck with the last try's and if that dosent work good luck with the RMA.
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