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Hey guys I am looking to run another 4gb of ram on this mob0, here is the ram:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231276

Its cheap right now and I had planed to do this anyway. So now I am wondering whats the negative of running 8gb on the ch4 other than the strain on the controller itself. Doesnt the nb control the memory? Will it produce higher temps by doing this?
Does anybody have a thought on this please, I would love to hear some feedback
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Does anybody have a thought on this please, I would love to hear some feedback
The memory controller on the CPU controls the memory. You might have to increase your CPU/NB voltage a little, but perhaps not. I've seen a few people running four sticks and they aren't having any issues. Go for it.
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I 2nd erocker.

Guys, question. I have my BIOS setup to have the PC turn back on after AC power loss. however, it doesn't turn back on. What can this be? Any input?
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Thanks for your replys guys.
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Well guys I've decided that Windows 7 is DEFINITE garbage. Not only does it take over your MoBo it takes over your Hard Drives like a Virus. I've now reformatted BOTH drives 3 times each. Every time I attempt to load my RAID array I get my RAID driver onboard and then 7 blocks me like I'm going to the hoop and it's Shaq.

I so want to throw a beatin on Gates and Allen right now it's annoying. I have to go back to Asus and download 0801 so I can take back my system. Then I have to reinstall Win 7 just to have an operating system on my machine.

Basically I'm locked out of my machine all cause I wanted to put a RAID system in. F@#$IN Microsoft.

~Ceadder
Well, I had problems installing 7 with RAID 0 on my INTEL SSD. Previously I had been running these SSDs on RAID0 with Crosshair II and no whatsoever problems with installing Windows 7.

I thinks it's the compatibilities of this AMD chipsets . So I figured out that I have to install the OS on another Single SSDs first then make a clone copy to the RAID0 SSDs drive. Finally, it works. I also see that Windows 7 cannot create a system drive with the primary drive of the RAID0 no matter how many times I delete the drive and create NEW on the setup.
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I'm running 8 Gigs of RAM,(not at the moment though) it makes no difference with the NB temps imho.

~Ceadder

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The memory controller on the CPU controls the memory. You might have to increase your CPU/NB voltage a little, but perhaps not. I've seen a few people running four sticks and they aren't having any issues. Go for it.
 
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I'm running 8 Gigs of RAM,(not at the moment though) it makes no difference with the NB temps imho.

~Ceadder
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Psssst... I have a 16 Gig Flash Voyager that I've been able to install the drivers with. You have to set it up in the BIOS to read

1. Optical
2. Flash Voyager

It hits EVERY time.

Never had that be an issue.

I've gotten all the way into loading the OS, where for some damn reason, it won't let me install after the Driver loads. It gives me some crap about how there may be software on my drives(ummmm yeah the initialized OS huh derrr) and that if I go any further I could delete that information () ...

Well lets see now. I've reformatted both drives many times. And even deleted the partitions EVERY time. I did this on my brothers system since he's close by. I used his XP drive in his system to force the issue. I know it works cause when I had issues with my 1st Win 7 installation I reformatted and it didn't have an issue. Now whether this is a planted seed within my MoBo or within my drives I do not know. But I know well enough that it's not my settings.

Now it MAY be the Opticals being on 2 and 4 that are the issue. I'll have to move them to 5 & 6 to see if that clears it up. But I followed the Manual to the letter for setting up my RAID. I tried both full system and 500 Gig setups and everytime it just laughs at me.

My apologies for the earlier rant about Windows, I had zero sleep and am not enthused with how this is going. It's easy enough until you run into the OS wall. Then it gets annoying as hell and in a hurry.

I'm hoping it's not my drives. But then it wouldn't surprise me if it were.

Yes I finally had a chance to break off some winks. So soon as I do some stuff to my system again. I'm back at it.

I downloaded an open copy of my 0801 to my Flash Voyager, so if worse comes to worse I'll just EZ Flash it and hopefully that fixes any issues. I tried to return to default using F5 and it just yawned instead.

Thanks for at least having something for me to wrap my brain around.

~Ceadder


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Psssst...It's not Windows 7 that's the problem. This board just does RAID a bit differently than an Intel RAID controller in which case the Win 7 drivers for the RAID controller load automatically. With this board that is not the case. You need to when prompted (by the install drivers button) during installation load the RAID drivers manually which is much easier if you have either a thumb drive with the drivers or you can use a CD ( or the mobo CD) as long as it is not installed on a sata port that is set to raid. If the dvd/cdrom is on a sata port set to RAID it WILL NOT be recognized and you will not be able to acess the drivers.
 
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Okay, question.

I just set up my opticals in 5 and 6. Should I set my HDDs' in 1 and 2 or will 1 and 3 work fine for this?

Since I set up in 5 and 6 I'm feelng 1 and 3 to keep 2 and clear for future devices. Not sure. Anyone have an idea about this?

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you can not go back, from 0905 to 0801 if you have 0905 you are stuck with it.

you can not install win 7 on a disk that is larger than 2TB.

if your 2 drives in your raid array show large than 2TB win 7 will not set it as a boot drive, just as a data drive
    
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