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Does any one know the max CPU wattage these boards are suppose to support?

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hey guys im new to the forum and just i just bought this beautiful motherboard (took advantage of the offer frys had ,actually filling out the MIR atm ) just had a question i dont consider myself a complete noob but also im no expert .this will be my first build since i was in HS so yeah....

anyway my question is i was thinking af getting the phenom II x4 955 BE cpu

but since frys is having a special for the 965 BE ima get that one instead 10$ cheeper

but really whats the difference if any?
congrats on the purchase and in all honesty not much. The 965 should technically be able to clock a tad bid higher when overclocking otherwise they are about identical w/the exception of different default cpu clock multipliers.

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Edited by N2Gaming - 12/27/10 at 9:21pm
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Does any one know the max CPU wattage these boards are suppose to support?

congrats on the purchase and in all honesty not much. The 965 should technically be able to clock a tad bid higher when overclocking otherwise they are about identical w/the exception of different default cpu clock multipliers.

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OK thank you Eclipse. I'm just thinking about the Ph II X6 1075 for this mobo and since I'll have a back up I won't mind trying one out on it.
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Guys, would this or this work with this mobo?
I know that in their description they will work an Intel motherboard instead of AMD's but, perhaps with OC the mobo it will run?
And forgive me if my questions are stupid..
Thx
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Guys, would this or this work with this mobo?
I know that in their description they will work an Intel motherboard instead of AMD's but, perhaps with OC the mobo it will run?
And forgive me if my questions are stupid..
Thx
It will run it but most likely not @ 1866 that is just to fast for the 790 chipset.
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It will run it but most likely not @ 1866 that is just to fast for the 790 chipset.
I see.. so what is the max speed of the RAM for this mobo? @1600Mhz?
thx for the input though
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I see.. so what is the max speed of the RAM for this mobo? @1600Mhz?
thx for the input though
max speed will vary form CPU to CPU and MB to MB. I will say tho that you will almost certainly not see 1866 memory speeds on this board. I am not trying to dissuade you from getting the memory. It is nice to have memory that can go faster it leaves you room . For instance I have 2000Mhz 7-9-7-24 but I run it at 1707 6-8-7-22.
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@^ : thanks a bunch dude, well, I think I'll go with the 1866Mhz then, it's good enough for me to run it @1600Mhz, because if let say one day I'm upgrade my rig, those RAM would still got what it takes to accompany me lol
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yay, I just love first booting my rig and getting 'FF' constantly with no post, YAY! I'm having a CMOS checksum error every morning after my rig has been off all night. Battery? I have a cmos reset switch installed, not just a jumper, should I try a jumper?
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yay, I just love first booting my rig and getting 'FF' constantly with no post, YAY! I'm having a CMOS checksum error every morning after my rig has been off all night. Battery? I have a cmos reset switch installed, not just a jumper, should I try a jumper?
You could try another bios instead of the one you are currently using

I've gotten something pretty much similar to your issue before but can't remember which bios gave me that(not sure if its the most recent or one of the latest ones).. all i remember was if I completely power off my computer & after a couple of hours turn it back on I was getting that crap... even if I unplugged the computer to move it somewhere else it happened as well... I tried troubleshooting tons of stuff(cables unplugging and plugging them again, changing overclock settings .. even at stock etc - it would always happen no matter what) ... then I realized I had installed a bios recently.. so decided to test an older one I had 1.4 and it stopped happening.

If changing the bios doesn't fix it.. you may try replacing the bios battery
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