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Well im back to my original frustrations. Took some time to back the CPU down to stock, and work on my memory and CPUNB OC. Have memory set to 1333 (rated for 1600) at 1T and auto timings. NB is at 2600 with 1.31 on the voltage. Prime stable for 7+ hours, tested multiple times.
Started to bring the CPU up again.... can hit 3000 on stock voltage, 1.36 for 3200, now im at 3300 and its taking 1.4V !!! Does that seem a little high to anyone? At that rate, I dont think ill ever hit 3600, where I had it clocked with my cheapo biostar mobo. Im really confused, not sure what I should do about this. Temps are fine, only hitting about 34C in a 26C room. Im thinking thats a little low ( not sure why, reading from Coretemp)

I stuck a fan where the chipset NB is, and according to AMD overdrive, it didnt affect my temps at all. Im thinking that stupid DRMOS thing isn't seated good and could be messing me up. Also, I have noticed this board has a fairly large Vdrop when a load is applied to CPU. ( .01V )
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mxthunder: That does seem low I would check with multiple temp monitoring software.
As for vcore, it will rise exponentially compared to cpu speed. For instance my 5000+ was 1.36 @ 3.0, 1.42 @ 3.2, 1.48 @ 3.4, and 1.65 @ 3.6.
Consider yourself lucky on the vdroop mine is .02v droop.
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will 4 g skill PC-1600 2gigs Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBNQ work and was wonder if the crossfire cables with it will go between the to 16x slots my HIS H487QT1GP Radeon HD 4870s cables are to short
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will 4 g skill PC-1600 2gigs Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBNQ work and was wonder if the crossfire cables with it will go between the to 16x slots my HIS H487QT1GP Radeon HD 4870s cables are to short
1. Yes
2. Long enough
3. Please remove tag "bold" my eyes hurt
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1. Yes
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Hey guys, just purchased this motherboard along with all the other things needed to build my next awesomeness of a computer. My question is can I plug my GPU in the second pciex16 slot? (PCI_e4)

Reason being is I have a soundblaster guard that would go into the pcie x1 slot and my GPU is double the thickness so it's getting in the way?

Thoughts? comments? any help is appreciated
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Hey guys, just purchased this motherboard along with all the other things needed to build my next awesomeness of a computer. My question is can I plug my GPU in the second pciex16 slot? (PCI_e4)

Reason being is I have a soundblaster guard that would go into the pcie x1 slot and my GPU is double the thickness so it's getting in the way?

Thoughts? comments? any help is appreciated
you would put it in the third slot as that one is 16x like the first one.
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So I had some embarassing moments with this darn mobo today. PC was prime stable at 3.6ghz 1.54V on cpu for 7+ hours (blend test). I go to watch a low quality mpeg movie with my girlfriend and the dang thing blue screens in 10 minutes. How is that freakin possible? Errr I do not like this motherboard at all!

Tonight, ran p95 on small ffts for 5+ hours, it was stable when I got home, went to start up AOD to check my temps and I get another bluescreen. errrr.....
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