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Originally Posted by Mako0312;11931777 
What DVD drive is a good one to use. I don't need blu-ray since my PS3 will be 2 feet away from this.

Any cheap SATA drive will be fine. I've had the same two Samsung Lightscribe DVD burners for four years. Liteon and LG make decent drives as well.
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Originally Posted by turkishmafia;11940165 
I have recently finished my build. I am currently running a C300 (64 gb) in the SATA III port, no RAID setup. No problems exist so far.

Mine seemed to work fine at first as well, until I started installing games, copying files, and other large operations. No end of hangs and lock ups.
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I am in the process of selling my Rampage III Formula.

Is anyone here interested in taking over this thread?

The requirements would be that you have the board in your sig rig and are still actively involved in working with and testing the board.

Robilar
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Originally Posted by reaper~;11942890 
I can take over Rob. Please let me know what I have to do. smile.gif Think I'm gonna be sticking to this board for a while due to the lack of fund. lol biggrin.gif

Edit: also can I turn it into an official club for all Rampage 3 Formula owners or something?

Yes, you can make it official.

The thread is all yours wink.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Robilar;11944616 
Yes, you can make it official.

The thread is all yours wink.gif

Okey Dokey. Thanks Rob. smile.gif Ok guys, if you have any suggestion please let me know.
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Okey Dokey. Thanks Rob. smile.gif Ok guys, if you have any suggestion please let me know.

here is a suggestion, can you post your bios settings? biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by mtbiker033;11945835 
here is a suggestion, can you post your bios settings? biggrin.gif

I thought I did (a crude version of it anyway tongue.gif ). But yeah, I can include a few BIOS settings from different members (with this board) in the OP.



Edit: Ok I included a blank template for R3E BIOS 0505 in the OP. Feel free to use it and post them here. Thanks! smile.gif
Edited by reaper~ - 1/9/11 at 11:42am
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Hello, first I want to apologize for newbing up your nice forums here. I am building my first computer and have installed my components, including the Asus Rampage III Formula.

Here is my build,
CPU - Intel i7-950
Hard Drive - 2x 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black OEM
CPU cooling - Intel hs/fan that comes with i7-950
Mobo - Asus Rampage III Formula
Memory - G.Skill Trident 3x2gb
Power Supply - Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1200W
OS - Windows 7 x64
GPU - GTX 580
Case - HAF 912 (including 6x CM SickleFlow 120mm fans)

My next step is wiring. I am afraid of doing something wrong and doing damage to my components. Basically what I am looking for are tips, pointers and warnings for wiring the Asus R3F. I have the user manual in .PDF and have been googling trying to find instructional videos/guides for the wiring process. I would really appreciate any tips or help, I have never wired a mobo before and I am hesitant to do so without a better understanding.

Thanks
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Purchase and use a grounding strap. Do not assemble standing on a carpeted floor. STATIC ELECTRICITY KILLS COMPUTERS. Check and double check manual for connections and orientation. NEVER, force anything. If it doesn't fit, then somethings wrong...like bent pins, not aligned properly, etc.
    
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Originally Posted by Doctor555;11971055 
Hello, first I want to apologize for newbing up your nice forums here. I am building my first computer and have installed my components, including the Asus Rampage III Formula.

Here is my build,
CPU - Intel i7-950
Hard Drive - 2x 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black OEM
CPU cooling - Intel hs/fan that comes with i7-950
Mobo - Asus Rampage III Formula
Memory - G.Skill Trident 3x2gb
Power Supply - Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold 1200W
OS - Windows 7 x64
GPU - GTX 580
Case - HAF 912 (including 6x CM SickleFlow 120mm fans)

My next step is wiring. I am afraid of doing something wrong and doing damage to my components. Basically what I am looking for are tips, pointers and warnings for wiring the Asus R3F. I have the user manual in .PDF and have been googling trying to find instructional videos/guides for the wiring process. I would really appreciate any tips or help, I have never wired a mobo before and I am hesitant to do so without a better understanding.

Thanks

Here's my personal order for wiring:

1. 8-pin 12v and 24-pin ATX Molex plugs from the PSU (top left and right of the board respectively)

2. Front panel headers (lower right corner), including USB 2.0/3.0, eSATA, power and reset switches, and HDD led.

3. Top, rear, front case fans and CPU HSF fan into motherboard fan connectors or PSU via 4-pin Molex adapter.

4. SATA cables from hard and optical drives into the SATA ports (middle right edge of the board).

5. Molex connectors from the PSU to the above drives.

6. PCI-E power connector to the GPU.

7. Side case fan to a motherboard fan connector.

8. Rear I/O panel cables, DVI to the GPU, audio cables to the sound card.

I think that's about it!
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 1/11/11 at 12:35pm
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^ Both of them pretty much covered it. biggrin.gif Just remember to ground yourself. I can't stress this enough. Just touch any metal part or PSU in your case while it's stil plugged in.

Btw, since this is your first post, welcome to OCN! smile.gif
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