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Thanks Mastiffman and @ C Matrix. Thats' some nice temp drops you got there.
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Hey guys I'm just about headed out the door to go pick up one of these motherboards at a Fry's near me. I had a couple of quick questions before I take the drive some 60 miles and purchase this mobo.

Question #1: Does the bios on this board allow the CPU-NB multiplier to be adjusted up and down according to my Overclock needs and is there a CPU-NB Voltage adjustment?

Question #2: How hard is it to do the SLI mod on this board and will I be able to use 4 video cards on this board all at the same time. i.e. 3 way SLI with a 4th GPU for PhysX ?

Thanks,

N2G

To be honest if your gonna do SLI... forget about this mobo... mod hack are not safe, I'd suggest you to go for another mobo that has nForce AMD & for your advantage at least 3-way SLI

this is a good one: MSI NF980-G65 AM3
its about $150 or less
3-way SLI
16gb ddr3 2133Mhz
I think its good enough for you being for SLI
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Understand BUT, can you shut the pc down to the completely OFF state for a few minutes and then press the power button and she boots right up to the Desktop with BIOS 1.13Offical and the CPU-NB Set to x14?


EDIT: Do you have a C3 955 to try if you can do a cold boot with the 965?
Yes we can

I do it everyday.

I don't have a 955 C3 only the 965 C3.
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I think its probably his mobo that came bad from factory

I'm pretty certain mine will work as well, I think you might have not given the correct voltage for the NB & CPU/NB - take notice Ram deals here too... you might need to loosen up the timings as well ... make sure you do that before saving in the bios

This is what i have tested on my mobo(its not the same of this thread) if i want to boot with NB at 2800mhz - nb 1.3v - cpu/nb vid 1.3v.... now I have no clue how its on this threads Mobo but I'm pretty certain it should be the similar or same
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To be honest if your gonna do SLI... forget about this mobo... mod hack are not safe, I'd suggest you to go for another mobo that has nForce AMD & for your advantage at least 3-way SLI

this is a good one: MSI NF980-G65 AM3
its about $150 or less
3-way SLI
16gb ddr3 2133Mhz
I think its good enough for you being for SLI
Thank you but at $95.00 plus a $20.00 rebate I just could not resist the erge to have a pretty darn good overclocking board from what I have heard. I say SLI mod or not $75.00 is a steal and well worth it IMO for this mobo BNIB.
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Thank you but at $95.00 plus a $20.00 rebate I just could not resist the erge to have a pretty darn good overclocking board from what I have heard. I say SLI mod or not $75.00 is a steal and well worth it IMO for this mobo BNIB.
You have to understand you have NVIDIA, you are better of with a real motherboard that has SLI... not a board in which if you fail the mod it will be entirely useless for your Nvidia cards(that originally were SLI, and be stuck with single cards)... now ofcourse you may go and change for ATI graphics & then you would be better off with this threads motherboard

the one i posted is literally close to this motherboard.. i say close because its 3-way SLI instead of QuadfireX, both have the same capabilities of overclocking, same capabilities on DDR3 RAM Mhz / max gb size & same capabilities for 6 cores AM3 CPU.
Edited by sendblink23 - 7/25/10 at 4:59pm
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I am well aware sendblink23. Thank you for the input.
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pretty sure the flap is just there to be super annoying and keep users from easliy switching gpus around.

sooooo i don't see why you wouldnt be fine.


edit: guess i responded to an old post, for some reason the link didnt bring me to the threads last page, oh well
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Anyways here is the SLI HACK MOD for when you get the mobo: http://xdevs.com/e107_plugins/conten...php?content.30

I hope it does work for you since you really need it
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Thank you I have it already... Now I just need to sell some of my hardware so I can buy some DDR3 ram or maybe even trade one of my DDR2-PC8500 2x2G kits for some DDR3 2x2G kits
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