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post #1771 of 9900
Well, finally ordered this board Should be arriving in the next 3-4 days.

I still have to decide which memory to get, I'm debating between this 2 atm:

F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR => http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=338
F3-14900CL9D-8GBSR => http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=385

I'm planning to use 4x4GB sticks, do you guys are aware if there are known issues with those ram's or think they might be? I'm a little concerned 'bout using 4 stick will led me into some trouble.

Kind regards and HUGE thanks in advance!!!
post #1772 of 9900
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Originally Posted by Tatakai All View Post
Nice good to know that that open box is so far panning out for you. I have to admit I was a bit skeptical about it being that it's an open box but for the price you got it at it sounds like a win, win situation. Good luck with the OC.
I was very skeptical, first mobo i ever bought open box, but i havre to say, i,m very happy-it came %100 complete with everything except the retail box,plus not even a scratch i could see any were on it, but was sealed in an Asus taped white box, when i called asus-they said it was never RMA,ed, the SN numbers were new, so i got full 3 year warrenty from date of sn number too. So far a fantastic 160.00 spent. Still have more testing ofcource to do-but all main functions -plus ocing is working great.
    
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post #1773 of 9900
Suggestions needed

Should I Tri-Fire my 6970 with a 6990?

ORR go green and get 2 580s in SLI?

Also which bridge/link would I need for the cards for my loop??
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post #1774 of 9900
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Originally Posted by elbubi;14747049 
Well, finally ordered this board applaud.gif Should be arriving in the next 3-4 days.

I still have to decide which memory to get, I'm debating between this 2 atm:

F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR => http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=338
F3-14900CL9D-8GBSR => http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=385

I'm planning to use 4x4GB sticks, do you guys are aware if there are known issues with those ram's or think they might be? I'm a little concerned 'bout using 4 stick will led me into some trouble.

Kind regards and HUGE thanks in advance!!! cheers.gif

I've heard a lot of good about the Snipers. I'm running the G.Skill Ripjaws 1333 (10666), 4x4GB, and they're great.
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post #1775 of 9900
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Suggestions needed

Should I Tri-Fire my 6970 with a 6990?

ORR go green and get 2 580s in SLI?

Also which bridge/link would I need for the cards for my loop??
I'd trifire over 580s. More VRAM and overall power. The basic crossfire link included with the CHV will work fine. Just be sure to put the 6990 under water too.
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post #1776 of 9900
Hello,
this may have already been answered but has anyone paired the Crosshair V with the OCZ Revodrive X2 100GB with any success?
thanks in advance
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post #1777 of 9900
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Originally Posted by elbubi View Post
Well, finally ordered this board Should be arriving in the next 3-4 days.

I still have to decide which memory to get, I'm debating between this 2 atm:

F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR => http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=338
F3-14900CL9D-8GBSR => http://www.gskill.com/products.php?index=385

I'm planning to use 4x4GB sticks, do you guys are aware if there are known issues with those ram's or think they might be? I'm a little concerned 'bout using 4 stick will led me into some trouble.

Kind regards and HUGE thanks in advance!!!
I'm running the F3-14900CL9D-8GBSR's in my CHV. I went with them since they were on the QVL. You shouldn't have a problem running 4 of them.
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post #1778 of 9900
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PyroBob

How did you kill a 1090T?
Honestly, no idea...I'm very tidy when I'm working. I don't think the original board did any harm, as it didn't fry my X3 chip, only the X6, so I have to assume I did something.

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Just for you, hope it makes you laugh today
Ha, classy.


New question. My SSD boot drive is just too small, so I am looking to go to 2x120 on SATAIII...because hell, why not...but what is the difference between the AMD and the ASMedia controllers? Other than only the AMD one seems to support RAID (per AMD's website).
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post #1779 of 9900
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I'd trifire over 580s. More VRAM and overall power. The basic crossfire link included with the CHV will work fine. Just be sure to put the 6990 under water too.
I agree. You should get more power with trifire assuming it's a game that's optimized for it. Very hard getting hands on a 6970 at the moment, I am going to trifire as soon as they are back in stock. On the other hand team green spanks in benchmarks (not that I care) and when games like batman arkham city are just around the corner I wonder about physx (looked very cool in vids w/ the last game).

If your talking about bridges for your WC set up, two slot spacer should fit the bill. I personally use the Koolance 2 slot adjuster ones, never had a problem with them but someone on here said they can leak. Bits power crystal link ones look posh, I would consider those as well.
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post #1780 of 9900
Thanks SilverFire & Kasaris for your replies!

I made up my mind, I'm going for F3-14900CL9D-8GBSR's 4x4.

Thanks once again for your kindness
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