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Best bios for overclocking boys?
I would say the extreme's latest ofc =D. But there is much mumbling of BIOS's currently in testing so expect a big ASUS update soon....will probably still be the extreme but trying to be fair. xDDD
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I would say the extreme's latest ofc =D. But there is much mumbling of BIOS's currently in testing so expect a big ASUS update soon....will probably still be the extreme but trying to be fair. xDDD
You can flash the Extreme's bios to the Formula without issue?

Latest bios is 0502
    
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You can flash the Extreme's bios to the Formula without issue?

Latest bios is 0502
no you will have major issues ie brick that bios chip!
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no you will have major issues ie brick that bios chip!
Man a while ago I read this and went and downloaded the newest bios. Although it was for the extreme. Thank God I didn't flash it lol.


So no one here is running the sli hack?? I would probably just step up to a 570 before messing with hacked drivers but just curious about the performance first hand from a real user.
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890FX had more problems then the 790FX! It was basically the same thing only worse IMHO! It had problems with the high end quads and blowing VRM's so an X6 is really asking for trouble. I know I for one will never stray from my beloved ASUS again! (Ima FAN BOY get over it!) I have never had any trouble with anything ASUS I have owned. I figured when I bought the 790FX that I would give MSI a try again (total fail on my part) and for the most part the board was great! The only problem is that I am a bit hardcore when trying to get the OC I want (X2 5000+ 1.8v, 1055T 1.7V for instance) and the board could not handle me.

Just my 2 cents
Thanks for telling me your opinion...I've known about Thubans causing the motherboards on fire, but I was just hoping mine wont. I mean, the board was brand new for $130. I couldn't resist...But I might just have to sell it for the Asus before I regret it.
    
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Man a while ago I read this and went and downloaded the newest bios. Although it was for the extreme. Thank God I didn't flash it lol.


So no one here is running the sli hack?? I would probably just step up to a 570 before messing with hacked drivers but just curious about the performance first hand from a real user.
I did run the SLI hack (not on this board) and had equal performance running Vantage. I know RaginCagin was going to use the SLi hack with his 580's but at that point in time the SLi hack did not yet support the 580.
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I did run the SLI hack (not on this board) and had equal performance running Vantage. I know RaginCagin was going to use the SLi hack with his 580's but at that point in time the SLi hack did not yet support the 580.
I see, thanks for the feedback.
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Is there anyone from Europe who could actually lend me a kit of DDR3 RAM (2Gb or 4Gb doesn't matter) so I could test it and see if I can go above 3.6Ghz ?

This issue is starting to annoy me, but I can't afford a new RAM just yet :/
    
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Hello People ! I have a quick question, about a week ago I accidently pulled one of my drives in raid 1 power wire out while my pc was on. It has been saying for about a week now at start up that raid 1 failed. How do I rebuild my raid 1 array without loosing any data ?
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Hello People ! I have a quick question, about a week ago I accidently pulled one of my drives in raid 1 power wire out while my pc was on. It has been saying for about a week now at start up that raid 1 failed. How do I rebuild my raid 1 array without loosing any data ?
See Raidxpert manual that is on your motherboard's DVD
Chapter 3 page 78 under the heading Rebuilding a Logical Drive
    
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