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So let me get your reasoning straight. You don't like the motherboard because your overclocked rig isn't stable? From the sound of things it's either ram/imc issues or software/driver issues. I'd lean towards the ram/imc as the likely culprit for your bsod issues.
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I have an issue here that I'm sure you're all familiar with.

Using the Zigmatek Dark Knight cooler. And as it stands with the standard mounts it can only mount horizontally. This covers one of the memory slots completely.

I have some Corsair Dominator GT memory 4g (2gx2) that I'm gona slap in there but the users guide doesn't seem to be clear if I must mount this memory in the closest slots to the processor?

Do I have to mount these 2 sticks in the 2 black memory slot closest to the processor? Or can I mount them in the blue slots furtest from the processor?

Thanks again for the help guys, I'm very excited to get this thing up and running.
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You can mount them in either of the pairs of slots. Most people prefer the close ones, because the traces are shorter which could translate into better stability.
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You can mount them in either of the pairs of slots. Most people prefer the close ones, because the traces are shorter which could translate into better stability.
I had better stability with RAM in 3rd and 4th slots.
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Well, made a little progress tonight. Unlocked my 4th core using the 1.5b4 BIOS. Thanks for all your help there guys!!
Some half good news..I found a quick and dirty way to test my stability. Playing a movie and or playing COD5 will show me within minutes if its totally stable or not, whereas prime took 4+ hours and was still running on the same settings COD4 / 5 would crash it in minutes.
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Well, made a little progress tonight. Unlocked my 4th core using the 1.5b4 BIOS. Thanks for all your help there guys!!
Some half good news..I found a quick and dirty way to test my stability. Playing a movie and or playing COD5 will show me within minutes if its totally stable or not, whereas prime took 4+ hours and was still running on the same settings COD4 / 5 would crash it in minutes.
Nice man! Interested to see how you do. Takes 1.5 Volts for my 720 to get to 3.7Ghz unlocked. Not tried 3.8 yet.

What batch is your 720?

Thanks for sharing - Anyone tried it yet?
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I want to but am afraid.
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I want to but am afraid.
Why? Gonna try it tomorrow.
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mine is batch 0851 FPAW. Gonna try for 3.7 or hopefully 3.8 tonight. Ran prime stable 6+ hours last night.
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From what I've read from a few forums, bios from 1.4 on haven't improved overclocking. All they've added are fixes and unocking with the newer beta bios.
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