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post #631 of 1895
Its normal this motherboard make 4 or 5 beeps at startup?
thx
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Originally Posted by Byakugan View Post
Its normal this motherboard make 4 or 5 beeps at startup?
thx
Yes
post #633 of 1895
thx because in the others motherboard its usually only a beep :O
Edited by Byakugan - 3/31/11 at 6:39am
post #634 of 1895
Would it work if I had my two 5870's and my Xonar STX? Would there be enough PCIe lanes to make this happen without bottle necking anything?
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Hey guys, I was thinking about including the GD53 in this thread considering how similar it is to the GD55. Thoughts?
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I think it's fine to include the 53...

with respect to the sata port question I had yesterday:

There are 8 SATA ports on this thing; the white ones on both ends are the 6GB SATA III, and the black ones in the middle are 3GB/SATA II. The ones on the left end (closest to power button / oc genie) are Marvell, and then the last two sets are Intel chipset. There was a difference in performance, after I switched ports and cables. I had been using the white cable that came with the motherboard (with a 90 degree connector on one end) for the SSD, but to get the cable in P0 (the lower Intel SATA III port), I had to use an older SATA II cable (which is apparently the same as a SATA III, just without the click connector). I then put my data drive and optical drive on the Marvell bus...

After all that, I did get an improvement in Windows Experience index for hard drives, from 7.2 to 7.8. w00t! The limiting factor in terms of experience index is now the processor, at 7.7

The other thing I did yesterday was turn the case fans from low to high, all that together got me my first sub 70 degree overclock at 4.8GHz: 1.440 vCore BIOS. I tried Englishman's settings, but it wouldn't even boot...
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B!0HaZard have you heard anything from MSI support regarding vdroop and other issues? I have to say that imn really disapointed to MSI customer support, contacted them almost week ago and still no response
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B!0HaZard have you heard anything from MSI support regarding vdroop and other issues? I have to say that imn really disapointed to MSI customer support, contacted them almost week ago and still no response
Nope, my issue has been processed, but not answered. I don't think they have a fix.
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Quick little question...if I use the OC Genie, and get my moderate 4.2GHZ OC, should my RAM OC automatically as well? The BIOS is still new to me, so I haven't fully dived in on my own, preferring now to stay with the OC Genie.
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post #640 of 1895
Gonna ask a dumb question. Can u ski and/or crossfire on this board? At 8x/8x or is it 16x/4x?
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