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Just out of interest,what bios are you using.???
The latest beta...1.10b
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this is a RMA replacement board. It didn't work out the box.
You could purchase a very low end AM3 CPU form the Egg just to test it. I've used BIOS all the way back to 1.51b with Both of the C3's that I have. So you should be fine there.

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Well, maybe my memory isn't decent I have tried to run it higher with 8-8-8-24 or even 9-9-9-27 timings and still no luck with cold boot.
Where can I find a list (to compare) of decent batch numbers for this type of CPU? So, you claim that CACYC is not a good batch

Have you noticed that when you do benchmark your memory in Cache and Memory Benchmark in Everest for example two in a row... there are slightly changes in L1 Cache speed (Copy). Mine values vary from 60 MB/s to 78 MB/s. When I do this test a couple of times the higher value eventualy shows up but... it's strange for me

So, the higher CPU-NB (I mean NorthBridge clock) combined with lower timings and not so high RAM frequency could give some decent results.
Still have to learn a lot about that
Like I said, I don't know the batch details but I you can surf the AMD CPU Section and Check out the 9X5 CPU Overclocks and there Number to see if anyone has a comparable CPU with a Different OC.

How high can you get things (CPU and CPU-NB) without using high Ram Freq's and low timings. As in using the Rated timings for your Ram and keeping the Ram Freq as close to 1333Mhz as possible?

Well the CACYC is the stepping of the Chip. I have CACAC AC so your Stepping is different than mine. One thing that I noticed was that you HT Link Voltage was running a little low in most of those OC's that posted a couple of pages back...

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The latest beta...1.10b

Edited by Mastiffman - 3/31/10 at 8:54am
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can this mobo go SLI with the hack??
Anyone know? (I realize it's a month old post, just searching this thread for info about SLI)
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Anyone know? (I realize it's a month old post, just searching this thread for info about SLI)
Yes. There are threads about it within this forum... Ecpliseaudio4 has info!

Here is the Sticky Thread for your Situation.
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Well...um...hate to be a hater...but...I ended up having to screw-up my data array of 4 disks, and i'm going to have to re-install every app on my 1TB array.

So, no gaming for the next couple weeks as all my spare time will be spent documenting every app i had installed and re-downloading and re-installed and re-updating and re-configuring.

I'm utterly disappointed with the flakyness of the 2nd SATA controller (JMicron).

The hardest thing is, I had some custom stuff configured from some updated files for programs no longer distributed. So, I have to go find my buddies again, get them to re-send me the files, re-configure everything.

This is the first MSI motherboard I've ever bought, and it's left a bad impression on me.

Oh well. C'est la vie.

I don't suppose you gurus know of a RAID 10 recovery tool that I could rebuild the RAID 10? I might be able to borrow an external drive from work and back things up on there.

If anyone does, I would appreciate it. It would save me days of downloading apps and reloading.

Thanks
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Well...um...hate to be a hater...but...I ended up having to screw-up my data array of 4 disks, and i'm going to have to re-install every app on my 1TB array.

So, no gaming for the next couple weeks as all my spare time will be spent documenting every app i had installed and re-downloading and re-installed and re-updating and re-configuring.

I'm utterly disappointed with the flakyness of the 2nd SATA controller (JMicron).

The hardest thing is, I had some custom stuff configured from some updated files for programs no longer distributed. So, I have to go find my buddies again, get them to re-send me the files, re-configure everything.

This is the first MSI motherboard I've ever bought, and it's left a bad impression on me.

Oh well. C'est la vie.

I don't suppose you gurus know of a RAID 10 recovery tool that I could rebuild the RAID 10? I might be able to borrow an external drive from work and back things up on there.

If anyone does, I would appreciate it. It would save me days of downloading apps and reloading.

Thanks
Don't pretty much all raid arrays fail eventually? I can barely trust data to flash disk still, let alone raid. Maybe I'm just thinking of oldschool raid, with IDEs and such...
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Don't pretty much all raid arrays fail eventually? I can barely trust data to flash disk still, let alone raid. Maybe I'm just thinking of oldschool raid, with IDEs and such...
I've never been comelled to Raid any of my PC's.... What's the point unless you are benchmarking your disks (pointless IMO) or you want to duplicate a drive which I think is a waste of space.

Just get an external esata that you save everthing to. My only precious peices of data are some word/ PDF docs and Pictures from of my Family. I value my Music too but all of that is stored on a totally seperate drive. I never understood why enthusiasts would raid two drives together for a 120Gb Main Drive and then have 1Tb or more for a second.

30-60Gb Main Drive is Fine for OS and some type of Office Program Group. Any other programs can be installed to a storage drive and ran from there. If you need to Back up the Main drive just make sure that all of your settings are saved (as well as Icons to the programs on the storage drive), make an image and your set. The Programs on the storage drive will stay intact and the image restore of the OS Drive will take little time. I Jack up my os all that I want and restore everything back to fresh install state, literally, within 6 minutes from boot to restore Program back fresh Desktop. No worries at all. Well except that MIS Afterburner will get Fudged every now and then and all that I have to copy that back into the FOlder...

Once again, this is my opinion..... Some like it and have fun with it!
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Just uploaded the latest beta bios 1.6a,it's available from the OP page,scroll down to my post.
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hello people sorry if im asking this but i am a noob. on a first boot what do you do i will have 1 hard drive and 2 optical drives
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one of my friends has this board and its GREAT!
i was thinking about buying this board, but AM2+/DDR2 still has some life in it!
but i may upgrade to the new 890FX version when it comes out.
but my board has some strange problems too ( 2 out of 4 USB ports on the back are not working!!)
i'll just wait for 890FX version!
    
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