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post #1 of 11
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Seems like whenever I try to overclock my RAM or mess with the bios my tower would shut off and go into a reboot loop.

What does this mean?

Is my motherboard defective or is this what it does when a bios setting is messed up? The only way to fix the loop is to switch off the power supply and restart it that way. I've noticed it also does this if I use the MSI control panel to overclock my CPU sometimes.

Anyways, I'm trying to get a ram oc of 1600. Could anyone help me in this regard thats savy with this motherboard? The official thread for this motherboard isn't really helpful :/
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post #2 of 11
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Nobody knows why? I'm starting to use MSI control panel and having much better luck overclocking compared to the MSI Bios. Is my chipset defective or is MSI's bios really this crappy...So annoying when it starts doing the reboot loop after adjusting acouple settings in the bios.

I'll admit I'm not really an experienced OC'er so I might just not know what I'm doing. I tried upping the ram voltage to 1.65ish and OCing to 1600 with auto ram timing, but it just does the reboot loop after saving and exiting the bios. I haven't tried OCing my ram via the control panel, but upping my bclk on the control panel works well up to 105.5 bclk so far, while upping the bclk in the bios to even 100.5bclk does the reboot loop crap...I know upping the bclk is not reccomended, but I've had it at 105 on my other motherboard for over a month with no problems. I just got this board today and I'm having lots of issues with the bios...
Edited by LivingChampion - 3/9/11 at 2:24am
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post #3 of 11
I just ordered the same board a couple days ago. I wish I could help, but I'm interested how your issue plays out just in case I run across the same problems.
post #4 of 11
I believe there are beta bios,i just put mine in last nite hit the o/c genie and im at 4.2 so i'll leave it for abit and see.
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Hey, is your processor a 2500 or 2500K? Makes all the difference...
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im hoping the error is between the monitor and chair
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post #7 of 11
well, i'm haveing trouble with my gd65 gettting memory to 2133. system won't boot with memory at that speed no matter the timings and i was running at that speed on my p8p67 pro yesterday. so think it's a bios issue as i know the memory is capable of it.
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post #8 of 11
Okay so once they make a good BIOS we'll be all set? http://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?board=54.0

i would make a post about it here
Edited by samus1677 - 3/9/11 at 7:33am
    
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post #9 of 11
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Originally Posted by kourgath View Post
well, i'm haveing trouble with my gd65 gettting memory to 2133. system won't boot with memory at that speed no matter the timings and i was running at that speed on my p8p67 pro yesterday. so think it's a bios issue as i know the memory is capable of it.
Do you also get the reboot loop after OCing ram too?
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post #10 of 11
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Got my ram to overclock to 1600 via the bios, it kept doing the reboot loop. But after getting into bios and saving wha-la!
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