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were are beta bios located? I'll try out the 1.102
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were are beta bios located? I'll try out the 1.102
See my post on page 470,i posted the link there.
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thank you moorhen2.


Mastiffman, I have decided to sell my G.skill after reading many posts saying this board does not like G.skill, if I get this ram sold what do you recommend?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-432-_-Product

Thoughts on this ram? My friend won it at a lan party and is looking to sell it

3rd Edit: So Im going to install Vista when I get home today, I never got hyper flood errors in Windows XP, so maybe Vista will also be better.
Edited by Chopxsticks - 2/17/10 at 9:14am
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thank you moorhen2.


Mastiffman, I have decided to sell my G.skill after reading many posts saying this board does not like G.skill, if I get this ram sold what do you recommend?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-432-_-Product

Thoughts on this ram? My friend won it at a lan party and is looking to sell it

3rd Edit: So Im going to install Vista when I get home today, I never got hyper flood errors in Windows XP, so maybe Vista will also be better.
I'm not having any problems with my Gskill RAM. I have it running at 1600 7-7-7-24 that it's rated at.
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Never had any problems running my "ripjaws"on this board @7 7 7 21 28 1.65v,used them for a couple of months.
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So, how exactly does one take off the NB heatsink? TIM application for something like this the same for a CPU - dot in the middle, put the HS on, let the pressure from the HS spread it around?
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post #4917 of 9641
So, I've finally read through this entire thread. My board should be here tonight! I just wish I had AS5 with me so I could replace the stock TIM right off the bat.

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... SNIP!... when we refer to overclocking the NB,it's actualy the NB frequency which is on the CPU,ie the IMC,hope this clarifies things.
Good info! While I was reading about the effect it had on memory bandwidth, this little voice in the back of my head kept say, "but the memory controller is on die! Why would the NB make any difference? I, of course, had an outdated schema of the NB in mind

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Man no one has scooped up this MB yet? Had hits on cpu and ram but not MB.
Good luck with your sale man, when I parted out my C2D system, the RAM went right away, the CPU shortly after, but I still have the mobo. Mind you, I can't post it on the classifieds here yet, which sucks. I sold all my stuff through kijiji

Now, to wait
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So, how exactly does one take off the NB heatsink? TIM application for something like this the same for a CPU - dot in the middle, put the HS on, let the pressure from the HS spread it around?
I did this TIM reinstall this morning; it was super easy and effective. Follow the instructions on page 1 of this thread.

From everything I have read, the "Remote 1" sensor on SpeedFan 4.40 is measuring a temp sensor in the heatsink located on the chipset below the RAM slots. before replacing the TIM, 65* at idle, now 55* at idle. I used Arctic Silver 5 and over hte 200 hour break-in period, it should drop a few *C.
    
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See my post on page 470,i posted the link there.
I installed these bios, my CPU-Z reads them as V1.10B2
Is this correct?


Also after reset I got BSOD then it reset all my bios settings to auto and here I am typing this post....

EDIT So with new bios tried to run a 3Dmark06 to see how these bios did, first test in an I got a hyperflood transport error...
Edited by Chopxsticks - 2/17/10 at 3:08pm
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question about CPU-Z...

I just did a fresh install of Win 7 64. The only tweak thus far is raising the ref clock to 210mhz. In the BIOS, everything reads normal, but in CPU-Z, and at idle, the core speed fluctuates from 840 - 3360mhz every few seconds. The voltage (1.45-.968) and multiplier (x16-x4) fluctuate lock step too.

Why is this?
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