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My DX58SO motherboard is faulty I'm pretty sure. This is the sixth time all my fans went on max speed at boot up, no video on display, USB isn't working.. My GPU started grtting laggy in games and then my display froze. I updated my BIOS officially from intel's site (the latest) and since then it's be very unstable, and is most likely the cause of the issue based on the issues with my board. I installed the latest BIOS update here through the .EXE file: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...17136&lang=eng

Then It rebooted, and everything seemed fine, until the fans went to max speed and the screen is 100% black. I've been researching this common issue, and majority are RMA'ing their boards because it is a faulty method....

I tried using intel's bios recovery method to fix this about four times by resetting the CMOS with the bios jumper and using a flash drive to get it to boot, and it worked for awhile until I rebooted..

But when it does boot up it takes about 15 minutes, and it's very laggy in windows. So basically, my computer is worthless at the moment. I think I'm just going to save up for an R3F now.
Edited by Electric - 3/29/11 at 7:29pm
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I always thought intel boards would be solid as a rock, just don't see them that much on here because they aren't the best overclocking boards.
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welcome to OCN

Intel boards aren't bad for their low ends but their Extreme boards are pretty much USELESS from my experiences.
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My first DG41TY had it's SATA ports go and I thought it was my hd because it had all of the same symptoms. My second one had it's NIC go. and i'm on my 3rd one now and I have problems with it like the fan header in front is dying and it's takes FOREVER to boot up.
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Sure is Awesome, isn't it?
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From the makers of (some of) the best processors in the world..........
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From the makers of (some of) the best processors in the world..........
Pretty ironic isn't it? I just wish i could push my 980x to it's full potential, because I'm sure it's amazing. But I will never know until I get a new board.
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they make some solid boards, but they just aren't cut out for stuff we do. They most likely outsource production and just make the design themselves, heck they are the ones that write all the BIOS codes, so they do have some of the best BIOSes, not for OCing tho.
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You must be new to the world. Anything produced can be faulty DOA. I don't care what it is. Why not go one step further and say never buy anything intel? or anything electrical?...
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I do wonder whenever someone thinks that their one negative experience is supposed to justify no one in the world ever buying any product of that kind from that company, ever.
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