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Hi!
I got a new cooler today and I'm starting with overclock.
I can get my performance improved or less vcore drop with others bios?
Update the bios in the Crosshair IV is safe? Anyone had any problem? What is the best
version?
I have a old bios (around one year).
post #10622 of 13132
G.Skill Sniper F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR2 8GB (2x4GB) PC3-12800 (1600MHz) DDR3 Dual Channel RAM, 2x240-pin DIMMs, Non ECC Unbuffered, 9-9-9-24-2N, 1.25v

$89.00

Would this work on the board even though asus says its not supported on their website?
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post #10623 of 13132
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Hi!
I got a new cooler today and I'm starting with overclock.
I can get my performance improved or less vcore drop with others bios?
Update the bios in the Crosshair IV is safe? Anyone had any problem? What is the best
version?
I have a old bios (around one year).
Either the 1304 or 1902. personally I run the 1304.

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Can someone suggest some ram to go with this board?
Depending on what your looking for, the GSkill ECO's http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231321 work very nice and the price is cheap right now. They OC like crazy and can pull 11GB/sec.

New RAM chips are on the way if you're looking for state of the art Dram, but still another month away.
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post #10624 of 13132
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Hi!
I got a new cooler today and I'm starting with overclock.
I can get my performance improved or less vcore drop with others bios?
Update the bios in the Crosshair IV is safe? Anyone had any problem? What is the best
version?
I have a old bios (around one year).
I would never disagree with the Sandman.

The BIOS ver. 1304 is good.

There wuold not be a BIOS ver. 1902 if it wasn't better.

Use the 1902, it is the latest.
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G.Skill Sniper F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR2 8GB (2x4GB) PC3-12800 (1600MHz) DDR3 Dual Channel RAM, 2x240-pin DIMMs, Non ECC Unbuffered, 9-9-9-24-2N, 1.25v

$89.00

Would this work on the board even though asus says its not supported on their website?
Which CPU are you running? The one in your Sig?


I'm currently using that RAM and it's excellent. Will more than likely take a bump of the GoButton to get it to POST but once that's done you should be fine. If I knew which CPU you were going to use I would have a little more info for you based on my personal experience with the MainBoard and RAM in combination with at least 2 Quad CPUs.

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Either the 1304 or 1902. personally I run the 1304.



Depending on what your looking for, the GSkill ECO's http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231321 work very nice and the price is cheap right now. They OC like crazy and can pull 11GB/sec.

New RAM chips are on the way if you're looking for state of the art Dram, but still another month away.
Hi Sandman what happened to all the high performance ram ?
    
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Hi Sandman what happened to all the high performance ram ?
According to GSkill Tech (as of approx 2 weeks ago) I was told a couple months yet. It's the ole supply and demand thing as to the running out. No mention as to the quantity of these new chips either, take that for what it's worth. Myself I'm holding off till the new stuff becomes available and will be jumping on some ASAP. Wish I had more info to share.

Only reason I'm even looking into replacing the ECO's is I'm very curious as to whether or not I can up my OC with higher binned RAM. I'm awfully sure I have these sticks ridding the edge of max performance right now. Besides I'm also thinking it's time to see how 2 x 4GB sticks work as well.
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This is what I was thinking. I have 4GB now, but with Bulldozer coming out and I thought why not more for performance? Sure, I may not see much difference nor do I run anything that requires more than 4GB. But damn, the price is cheap.

One caveat though, I am trying to figure how will I be able to sell my kit. Especially for the price I wanted.
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According to GSkill Tech (as of approx 2 weeks ago) I was told a couple months yet. It's the ole supply and demand thing as to the running out. No mention as to the quantity of these new chips either, take that for what it's worth. Myself I'm holding off till the new stuff becomes available and will be jumping on some ASAP. Wish I had more info to share.

Only reason I'm even looking into replacing the ECO's is I'm very curious as to whether or not I can up my OC with higher binned RAM. I'm awfully sure I have these sticks ridding the edge of max performance right now. Besides I'm also thinking it's time to see how 2 x 4GB sticks work as well.
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Hey guys, just wanted to give a heads up to CHIV owners that I am trying to build support to get ASUS to give us AMD guys a GENE for this generation of Crosshair boards! If you would like to show support, check my sig!
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Hey guys, just wanted to give a heads up to CHIV owners that I am trying to build support to get ASUS to give us AMD guys a GENE for this generation of Crosshair boards! If you would like to show support, check my sig!
I'm in complete agreement though I think that it would more likely be when Bulldozer finally appears that ASUS may do something. Considering that Bulldozer is supposed to be better than at least Sandy i7-2500k. Not sure about 2600 but it looks like it's gonna give the lower Sandys' all they can handle.

So yes I would love to see a Gene board with AMD features. I was thinking the same thing when I was looking through my latest copy of CPU.

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