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post #1 of 11
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I Have my dfi sli-dr and i cant remember what color slots to use for the memory? and also what sata ports should i use. Sorry this is my first amd build. Also if there is any other things you guys can let me in on it would be much apreciated. THANKS and Merry Christmas
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post #2 of 11
I use the Yellow slot's, with BIOS 623-3.
Use the normal one's not the RAID one's and connect all 4 of the power cables up to the mobo, the Floppy one under the CPU the ATX one, the P4 one and the Moles near the battery
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post #3 of 11
If you are on stock BIOS use the orange slots. If you have a newer bios (6/23 and above) and are using RAM that requires high voltage use the yellow ones. As for SATA use any port 1 thru 4 at first, then when you instal drivers and such you can use the other SATA ports.
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post #4 of 11
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ill be running a raid setup does that matter??
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post #5 of 11
Well use the RAID Slot's, i've never used RAID yet so i don't know that much about it...sorry
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post #6 of 11
The Yellow ones are for UTT/BH5 and the Yellows are for TCCD/TCC5 and all other memory

I would use the NF4 RAID Controller over the Promise one because it seems to be faster in bencharks.
post #7 of 11
Orange w 623-3 for TCCD and it seems some have better results With Crucial/Micron with that.
Yellow with 623-2 for others like BH and UTT
There is a new BIOS ver out since but I don't have the whats what yet
    
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post #8 of 11
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well i have two sets of mem. some cheap value ram i have in there now and my muskin redline xp. what slots should i use either in

http://mushkin.com/doc/products/memo...ail.asp?ID=196 (my muskin)
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post #9 of 11
Lose the cheepo RAM... it will hold back the Redline.
The Redline
1, 623-2 Yellow and you should get a fan on it to cool with the high vdimm it requires.
    
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post #10 of 11
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im not gonna use both at once i didnt get the redline in yet and i want to get this running for now. i have the fan for the redline too
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