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Originally Posted by superhead91 View Post
Didn't they say that BIOS was only for Bulldozer chips?

Edit: If you're talking about BIOS 3017, here's a direct quote from the Asus download site "For testing AM3+ CPU Function only, do not update this BIOS while using AM3 or previous type CPUs!"
It won't hurt them, The boards will more then likely be flashed with Phenom 2's in them

No damage as of yet, RAM overclocking seems much better but my 1075t is clocking worse
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It won't hurt them, The boards will more then likely be flashed with Phenom 2's in them

No damage as of yet, RAM overclocking seems much better but my 1075t is clocking worse
True it's probably not going to hurt anything, but if Asus says don't use it I don't see why you would. You yourself said it's hurt your overclocking.
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True it's probably not going to hurt anything, but if Asus says don't use it I don't see why you would. You yourself said it's hurt your overclocking.
I'm just bored and fancy a play though
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Ok... this is as good a place as any to ask this question.

How can I (or is there a) test to check and see if a motherboard is shorting against a case?
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Hoping to have this 1100T to 6.5 within a two week time frame so I'm sure I will have lots of questions for you guys.
Interesting considering that the 1100T was an already in-house overclocked 1090T marketing gimmick, and an aged one at that.

6.5 = ? 6.5 GHz.???

Damn, I am definitely not taking the right drugs!
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Ok... this is as good a place as any to ask this question.

How can I (or is there a) test to check and see if a motherboard is shorting against a case?
Well you could remount the board using glass washers to get it away from the MoBo tray. I would make sure that all my standoffs were hand tight with a reasonable tuck from a Phillips or Socket driver and then follow the process to the end. If it doesn't clean it up, then maybe you have one or more connectors in the wrong place.

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Ok... this is as good a place as any to ask this question.

How can I (or is there a) test to check and see if a motherboard is shorting against a case?
Do you have an ohmmeter? Generally very high resistance should be good and a short, well... not so good.

Ground points to case should be a short, but you can test from each pin on power connections (realizing which are grounds obviously) and test away.

Signals to case can be a bit harder as you can read thru components to ground and it is uncertain exactly what to expect without schematics from the board manufacturer.

I recently had trouble after (re)installing a UV CCFL lighting set, that my computer would hard lock, and my GTX280 green OK LED would go red when I turned on the light. Eventually I found the wire had a small strip in the covering that allowed a short to ground of the 12vdc supply which caused the trouble, if it was close enough to the optical drive the assembly was set on, to actually short. Moving the case around might keep the wire far enough away not to short.
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Interesting considering that the 1100T was an already in-house overclocked 1090T marketing gimmick, and an aged one at that.

6.5 = ? 6.5 GHz.???

Damn, I am definitely not taking the right drugs!
Well I wanted a 1090 but they had none in stock and I am a compulsive buyer.

Yes 6.5+ GHz

Why, what kind of drugs are you on?
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OK, it's the PITA Duck here trying to profit from Kahbrohn's misery.

Why are most stand-offs made of brass? Agree, brass is not as conductive as copper, but it is still conductive.

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Brass is only 28% as conductive as copper. Some bronzes are as low as 7% as conductive as copper!
So wouldn't the brass standoffs that most of us use short out a motherboard almost as would direct contact to the case or a case w/out a mobo tray?

The reason I ask is that I am building two computers for friends (yes, I do have friends ) and the cases I purchased do not have trays.

(Damn! I just noticed that someone actually upped my Rep to 10! Did I really, truly say something noteworthy or was it simply a kind gesture rooted in pity?? )
Edited by incurablegeek - 8/9/11 at 7:07pm
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OK, it's the PITA Duck here trying to profit from Kahbrohn's misery.

Why are most stand-offs made of brass? Agree, brass is not as conductive as copper, but it is still conductive.



So wouldn't the brass standoffs that most of us use short out a motherboard almost as would direct contact to the case or a case w/out a mobo tray?

The reason I ask is that I am building two computers for friends (yes, I do have friends ) and the cases I purchased do not have trays.
Those standoffs are grounding spots, more or less. I'm not entirely sure that all standoffs are brass though.

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