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OK my Sig rig is down for the count until i can replace the thermal paste so I'm using my older dual core rig for a few days but cpuz says my graphics card is only at 2x link width i know for a fact it used to do 16x when i had my 8600gt which was the beginning of the year is the mobo dead or is it a driver issue?

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Any noticeable performance drops, if not then it may just be a bug.
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I had that happen with an NVIDIA 650i board. I bumped the PCI-E from 100 to 102 and it brought my PCI-E back to x16.
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Any noticeable performance drops, if not then it may just be a bug.
well i don't know i haven't been able to get it to 16x with my 4870 yet but i cant even max left 4 dead 2 anymore

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I had that happen with an NVIDIA 650i board. I bumped the PCI-E from 100 to 102 and it brought my PCI-E back to x16.
what do you mean? overclock it? because this is an oem board i cant overclock anything i don't think
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well i don't know i haven't been able to get it to 16x with my 4870 yet but i cant even max left 4 dead 2 anymore



what do you mean? overclock it? because this is an oem board i cant overclock anything i don't think
If it is an OEM board, you might just want to CLR the CMOS by unplugging the computer, removing the CMOS battery, and pressing the power button to bleed any residual power from the system. Then replace the battery and boot the computer. if it is still giving you the same problem, try seeing if your computer has an updated bios from the manufacturer.
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This is your mobo right?



Are you on the newest BIOS?
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This is your mobo right?



Are you on the newest BIOS?
that's the one and yes im on the newest bios im trying to flash it to the retail ms-7093 but i cant find the bios file all the links are dead
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LOL- I just went threw the same thing with a friends emachines PC. I upgraded the tower with a new MoBo, CPU and Ram and this board, with a 3200+ and 512 of Ifineon PC3200 Ram were in it and I kept it to see if I could get it running and sell it and buy them a new SATAII HDD (They're still on IDE). And they're younger than myself. (I'm 32)

ANYWAY!

HERE is the link that in downloaded the BIOS, Drivers and untilities. The pic is different but the Board, it's files and BIOS are ALL the same! Have fun.

The BIOS flash was kind of tricky. But you'll get it.
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