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Poll Results: Do you prefer the new OCN?

 
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post #4101 of 6471
NO one seems to mention these very important settings that directly effect the ram performance & compatibility. rolleyes.gif

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Edited by MUff1N - 7/27/11 at 8:38am
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post #4102 of 6471
Quote:
Originally Posted by MUff1N;14365079 
NO one seems to mention these very important settings that directly effect the ram performance & compatibility. rolleyes.gif

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first he needs so start with oc than with fine tunning later... his cpu is pulling him back
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post #4103 of 6471
I want two different SSDS with two different OS types on them. Then a 3rd 1tb media drive which I already have. I am unsure how to configure a boot sequence with two hard drives that have OS's on them. Will the p5q pro turbo bring me to a boot screen with my current windows 7 boot and a second option for snow leopard if it is on two separate drives?

Just curious how the p5q pro turbo distinguishes boot priority.
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post #4104 of 6471
And also is this possible, running sli mode on a p5q pro turbo in OSX? That might be asking for too much :-D
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post #4105 of 6471
ok one by one...
as for 2 different systems, yes, u can use ssd but i dont know why would u use ssd for osx...
second, as for boot priority i know that when i was using linux, first i instaled win7 than linux, and when i was booting he was showing me window in which u can choose OS u wanna boot up...
as for sli mod in osx, check the rest of the forum for it... i think it might work..
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post #4106 of 6471
Anyone know how to get osx to work with sata drives using EFI? I am following the guide on page 1 and I am getting the "Still waiting for root device" message. I am going to try and format the HD with macdrive and see if that works. If it doesn't, I may need a sata kext file. Because I do not have a ide compatible HDD.

UPDATE: So I got Snow Leopard to install. But I can't get it to boot with two GPUs in. Is there a SLI Patch for OSX? I'd like to not have to lose the 2nd card. As it is essential for gaming at this time.


UPDATE!!!

I got OSX and Windows 7 Ultimate on a dual boot startup, AND I have SLI enabled in OSX. It was a pain in @$$$!!!! but well worth it. I freaking love this motherboard. OSX is screaming fast, boots in like 10 seconds. I can't wait to see how Win7 and OSX boot with SSDs.

Another day another war! Dlerch +1. Apple 0.
Edited by dlerch - 7/28/11 at 7:33pm
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post #4107 of 6471
This is what i got running 4gb only. not thinking to make it 8GB.. might just sell the extra 4GB away.
Guess this is the best i got.

Ai Overclock Tuner [Manual]
CPU Ratio Setting [07.0]
FSB Frequency [480]
PCIE Frequency [100]
FSB Strap to NB [400 MHz]
DRAM Frequency [DDR2-960MHz]
DRAM Timing Control [Manual]
1st Information
Cas Latency [5 DRAM Clocks]
DRAM RAS# to CAS# Delay [5]
DRAM RAS# Precharge [5]
DRAM RAS# Activate to Precha [12]
RAS# to RAS# Delay [Auto]
Row Refresh Cycle Time [Auto]
Write Recovery Time [5 DRAM Clocks]
Read to Precharge Time [Auto]

2nd & 3rd Information all [AUTO]

DRAM Static Read Control [Disable]
DRAM Read Training [Disable]
MEM. OC Charger [Enabled]
Ai Clock Twister [Auto]
Ai Transaction Booster [Auto]

CPU Voltage [1.27500]
CPU GTL Reference [0.63x]
CPU PLL Voltage [Auto]
FSB Termination Voltage [Auto]
DRAM Voltage [1.90]
NB Voltage [1.40]
SB Voltage [Auto]
PCIE SATA Voltage [Auto]

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CPU Spread Spectrum [Disabled]
PCIE Spread Spectrum [Disabled]
CPU Clock Skew [Auto]
NB Clock Skew [Auto]
CPU Margin Enhancement [Optimized]

CPU Ratio Setting [07.0]
C1E Support [Disabled]
Max CPUID Value Limit [Disabled]
CPU TM Function [Enabled]
Execute Disable Bit [Disabled]
Edited by Rose321 - 7/28/11 at 8:13pm
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post #4108 of 6471
for a higher oc, rose, u will need either faster memory or better cpu...
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post #4109 of 6471
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by dlerch;14367849 
Anyone know how to get osx to work with sata drives using EFI? I am following the guide on page 1 and I am getting the "Still waiting for root device" message. I am going to try and format the HD with macdrive and see if that works. If it doesn't, I may need a sata kext file. Because I do not have a ide compatible HDD.

UPDATE: So I got Snow Leopard to install. But I can't get it to boot with two GPUs in. Is there a SLI Patch for OSX? I'd like to not have to lose the 2nd card. As it is essential for gaming at this time.


UPDATE!!!

I got OSX and Windows 7 Ultimate on a dual boot startup, AND I have SLI enabled in OSX. It was a pain in @$$$!!!! but well worth it. I freaking love this motherboard. OSX is screaming fast, boots in like 10 seconds. I can't wait to see how Win7 and OSX boot with SSDs.

Another day another war! Dlerch +1. Apple 0.

Excellent Job Dlerch!!! thumb.gif

Mind to share the details on how you get it to work? Thanks in advance!!! cheers.gif
     
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Ok, it has a lot of steps and I had to do a lot of digging. But I finally got it to work.

-What you will need:
-iboot is on dvd
-RETAIL copy of SL, not the grey disk that came with your sisters Macbook Pro. The grey disks are proprietary versions that are branded for specific setups that they were included with. Retail copies work with hackintosh.
-kext files for the p5q pro turbo
-post install program like multibeast, includes a kext editor, multiboot installer, or you can just leave the iboot dvd in your drive and boot from that if you don't mind the extra 5 seconds it tacks onto your boot cycle.
-if you want to run all 4 cores in osx, you will want some modded bios: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=167407&st=60&gopid=1724265entry1724265

Also keep in mind, none of these bios mods or osx installs, and achi changes have effected my windows setup at all.



There are a few things that I overlooked that I will share.

When you want to install OSX, unplug your spare hard drives, video cards, pci cards, etc etc. Just your dvd drive and the hard drive you want to install to.

You want to make sure your windows 7 install is configured for ACHI. If it is already installed and not configured for ACHI, use this post install fix!

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/61869-ahci-enable-windows-7-vista.html


Now once that is good to go, configure your sata settings in your bios to ACHI instead of IDE. Also make sure your 1st boot device is optical/dvd drive.

Now you are about ready to begin.

I used this guide to get OSX installed: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=249172&st=0&gopid=1724274entry1724274

Worked flawlessly, just really make sure you don't have a 2nd GPU installed/plugged in.

I used this guide to get dual GPUs working in OSX. Not true SLI, but it boots and does not have a kernal freakout:http://aquamac.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=hack1&action=display&thread=569&page=1#ixzz1TQzBNRrO

After that just do some googling to get your sound and network card kext files. Insanely macforums will probably have you covered. The first guide that has you use iboot has the proper kext files. Hope that helps!
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