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tighter timings >>> speed in benching it seems

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I solved my 08 2A error, NB initialization. I just happened to think about it. Been booting perfect with lower voltages at 2600 NB. Since most people calculate how much nb you need as a 3x multi to the DRAM freq., (800mhz should only need a 2400mhz nb) 2600 should be more then enough, with headroom should I get RAM stable at 201 to 210. Thats a tough task tho, as Im already OCd hardcore between ddr 1333 and 1600, with tighter than stock timings on full 4 dimms. I'm already ahead of the game on the RAM. You guys are thinking, 201??? Where 275 and 350fsb, lol
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Originally Posted by fruitflavor;11857521 
tighter timings >>> speed in benching it seems

Only on AMD systems for some reason. Its when you get the combo of both that you're like, "Aww chyuh"
Edited by SwishaMane - 1/1/11 at 8:00pm
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Originally Posted by SwishaMane;11858329 


Only on AMD systems for some reason. Its when you get the combo of both that you're like, "Aww chyuh"

It's due to the bottleneck in the IMC and FSB. If you run a benchmark at stock @ say 1600 and then run it again @ 1333 the difference will be insignificant. Thats because at 200(FSB) and 2000 (IMC) there is a huge bottleneck. I have tried as hard as I could to get the rated throughput out of my ram and just cant get the NB and FSB up high enough.

On intel they have a quad pumped bus as well as mostly start out faster on the bus speed to begin with. It is nothing for a 400 FSB on an intel.

Also you will find that some timing changes do almost nothing. like going from 8 to 7 for me, but going from 7 to 6 is a huge difference. Also it is the first number in the timings that will make the most difference.
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Finally i took off mainboard and change tim at NB and SB heatsink. Was there "pink cheewgum" - so I replace it by Gelid extreme.

TEMPS : iddle / load (C)
before : 48-50 / 55-58
after : 42-44 / 47-49

So I think its worth it and I recommend this action. This week come 1100T and testing begins...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by froxic;11862655 
Finally i took off mainboard and change tim at NB and SB heatsink. Was there "pink cheewgum" - so I replace it by Gelid extreme.

TEMPS : iddle / load (C)
before : 48-50 / 55-58
after : 42-44 / 47-49

So I think its worth it and I recommend this action. This week come 1100T and testing begins...

The nb/sb TIM change is highly recommended for everyone, we were doing it early last year, lol, and before probably. pink chewing gum is about right, took you longer to clean the heatsink then it did to do everything else combined didnt it? Did for me, when i was using the stock cooling.
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Hi, I made a update on my BIOS through Windows. My computer switched off just in the beginning. Now it is not working I have tried with floppy disc and ROM file but it did not work. I heard that this motherboard has M-Flash. Can any of you make me a back up and uploaded it here I would be very greatful or if you have any other solution please replay!
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Put the contents of the bios download folder onto the root of a usb drive, get into bios, M-flash, and find that directory, and update. If you can't get into the BIOS cause its corrupted, I believe this mobo has dual BIOS, and there might be a trick to getting backup bios to boot. I dont recall if it has dual bios or not tho, no ones talked about it here I dont think.
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Hi, I made a update on my BIOS through Windows. My computer switched off just in the beginning. Now it is not working I have tried with floppy disc and ROM file but it did not work. I heard that this motherboard has M-Flash. Can any of you make me a back up and uploaded it here I would be very greatful or if you have any other solution please replay!

Just reset CMOS, you have a button for it on the motherboard.... hold it for a few seconds... there is also a jumper for it too.. its in your mobo's manual - it will reset you back to your original bios.

It is never recommended to flash the bios through running the OS - because of issues like that
M-flash thing.. all you need is a USB flash drive... just download the bios files from msi's website and place the content from inside the zip on the root of the USB... and restart the computer enter the bios screen... select mflash follow the onscreen instructions for flashing
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CMOS resets work too... lol
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I have tried reseting CMOS it did not work. Moreover, when i try to switch on my PC there is only black screen.
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