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Are you sure the drives aren't damaged? I'd contact MSI support, no one's mentioned such a problem before.
I'm fairly sure the drives are not damaged. I can't see how they can have been. . . . . they stayed in my case during the build and all I did was to unplug the SATA leads from the board, pop in my new board and reconnect. I've just checked all the leads to make sure none were bent or trapped when i closed the right side of my case and they all are fine and seated firmly. The 1.5TB drive is 9 months old and the WD only 3 months old so it can't be age either.
Do you know if there Is there any kind of disc checking program that i can download and run to verify that they are functioning normally before i contact MSI?
 
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I'm fairly sure the drives are not damaged. I can't see how they can have been. . . . . they stayed in my case during the build and all I did was to unplug the SATA leads from the board, pop in my new board and reconnect. I've just checked all the leads to make sure none were bent or trapped when i closed the right side of my case and they all are fine and seated firmly. The 1.5TB drive is 9 months old and the WD only 3 months old so it can't be age either.
Do you know if there Is there any kind of disc checking program that i can download and run to verify that they are functioning normally before i contact MSI?
Something like CrystalDiskInfo should work.
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which make of 1.5tb disk? ive had one get the clunk of death and been replaced, and the replacement did the same. seagate harddrive :/
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which make of 1.5tb disk? ive had one get the clunk of death and been replaced, and the replacement did the same. seagate harddrive :/
It's a Samsung F2, they're all in my sig Both that and the WD were working fine with another board!

Thanks B!0HaZard - I downloaded and ran CrystalDiskInfo and it says that all my discs are in good health. It's something i can live with but i will contact MSI about it and maybe they can shed some light on the problem
 
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Howdy folks. Figured I'd ask here since it's a BIOS related question: Is there a way to have my Vcore drop at idle while using manual voltage? I currently have all "powersaving" features enabled, that I'm aware of, and my clock speed drops to 1600 at idle, but the voltage remains at 1.3 +/- .04. It worked with Vcore set to Auto but I was also getting upwards of 1.4v. I realize that voltage is ok but for now I'm only on an H60 and the temps were getting a little higher than I'm comfortable with.

This is for my sig rig of course. Thanks for the help.

*Edit* Also, if you could perhaps update me in the spreadsheet? Original info was OC Genie
Edited by Metaldude - 8/12/11 at 4:29pm
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Howdy folks. Figured I'd ask here since it's a BIOS related question: Is there a way to have my Vcore drop at idle while using manual voltage? I currently have all "powersaving" features enabled, that I'm aware of, and my clock speed drops to 1600 at idle, but the voltage remains at 1.3 +/- .04. It worked with Vcore set to Auto but I was also getting upwards of 1.4v. I realize that voltage is ok but for now I'm only on an H60 and the temps were getting a little higher than I'm comfortable with.

This is for my sig rig of course. Thanks for the help.
No, that's not possible. If it's of any comfort to you, a CPU handles Vcore better at low clock speeds, so 1.6 GHz @ 1.3 V is less dangerous than 4.5 GHz @ 1.3 V.
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No, that's not possible. If it's of any comfort to you, a CPU handles Vcore better at low clock speeds, so 1.6 GHz @ 1.3 V is less dangerous than 4.5 GHz @ 1.3 V.
Dude, that was like...lightning fast.

Thanks for the info. I still have no idea what I'm doing, but the "poke and prod at the BIOS" method seems to be suiting me well I think I'll leave it alone for a while though.
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ahh my bad

hoping my rebuild will stop my pc lunching boot sectors or some annoying crap :|, notsure if its the mobo or windows or something else
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So where do the MSI Z68 owners go
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Think my motherboard is dead...started a thread here. Anyone else with the GD65 have this sort of problem?
    
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