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I can confirm that mine worked out of the box, how do i disable the core unlocker feature? Also i seemed that installed something that keeps overclocking the CPU when its not needed for example with just the desktop and Xion (music player) running it decided to overclock itself to 3.7Ghz of course i didnt have any problems with that but i find it kinda pointless it overclocking it when an overclock isnt needed in that situation.

After a few days with the board i like it, i have moved my GPU further up to give complete access to the buttons on the bottom one thing i dont like is the Sata connections, the way they are on this board means its a VERY tight fit to get everything connected, but other then that liking it

I do seem to have problems with my Hard drive that contains ALL my media - movies, tv shows and games which is a massive worry as it would mean having to redownload over 100GB of Steam games as well as a complete reinstall of WoW which itself takes up like 30gb+ to install from an online file (dont have the discs) so will be posting in the hard drive section hoping that someone might be able to help recover it
You can do it in one of two ways. Go directly into the BIOS and look through your features(this is how I did it) to find it or you can do it at the ROG Screen(assuming that your boot screen hasn't been flashed to another pic as mine has where it shows the ^4x in the lower right hand corner. The system will give you two options 1st Option) Bios? and 2nd Option) an f(?) key that enables and disables the Core Unlocker feature. I want to say f8 but being that's the way to get into the BIOS on my Netbook... well anyway I'm sure you got the idea now. If you choose the 2nd way of doing it you have to be quick on the trigger and only hit that fKey once. Don't know if it makes a difference but I'm sure you'd rather not find out.

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My Extreme shipped finally... Cant bloody wait.
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post #8063 of 13131
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My Extreme shipped finally... Cant bloody wait.
Nice. But other than the buttons being on the bottom instead of the side, my Formula looks nicer.

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You can do it in one of two ways. Go directly into the BIOS and look through your features(this is how I did it) to find it or you can do it at the ROG Screen(assuming that your boot screen hasn't been flashed to another pic as mine has where it shows the ^4x in the lower right hand corner. The system will give you two options 1st Option) Bios? and 2nd Option) an f(?) key that enables and disables the Core Unlocker feature. I want to say f8 but being that's the way to get into the BIOS on my Netbook... well anyway I'm sure you got the idea now. If you choose the 2nd way of doing it you have to be quick on the trigger and only hit that fKey once. Don't know if it makes a difference but I'm sure you'd rather not find out.

~Ceadder
Okay thanks for the info, i think i will do it via the BIOS
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Nice. But other than the buttons being on the bottom instead of the side, my Formula looks nicer.

~Ceadder
I like the Formula alot too, I like the Shape of the NB heatsink on the Extreme alot though. Hydra... Time to find a 580.
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Can anyone tell me - what are main differences between the CrossHair IV and the extreme version? and why do people get one over the other? im guessing Price and E-peen would come into it
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Can anyone tell me - what are main differences between the CrossHair IV and the extreme version? and why do people get one over the other? im guessing Price and E-peen would come into it
Luicid Hydra, PCI-E Kill switches. Few other things.
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Man was it funny to watch her when she'd get zapped hehehe.
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Try singing a new song “Come on baby light my fireâ€
Then try a room humidifier
    
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how do i disable the core unlocker feature?
I do seem to have problems with my Hard drive that contains ALL my media - movies, tv shows and games which is a massive worry as it would mean having to redownload over 100GB of Steam games as well as a complete reinstall of WoW which itself takes up like 30gb+ to install from an online file (dont have the discs) so will be posting in the hard drive section hoping that someone might be able to help recover it
see Advanced menu in the bios
cpu configuration
asus core unlocker set to disabled

its time for a back up hard drive
    
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The Windows are a great group.

*Bad Joke alert*

~Ceadder
Edited by Ceadderman - 3/14/11 at 12:16pm
 
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