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Hm, my brother had this problem. All he did was shut down his computer, pull out the graphics card and set it securely back on. It reverted back to 16x. Don't know if this will work for you, but it's worth a shot. Good luck if you haven't tried this already.
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Seems to me you're shutting down any potential help available.

Revert back if you aren't happy.
If not happy, obviously invest in another motherboard.
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stupid question, which port you have it in? green or blue?
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Originally Posted by LivingChampion View Post
Hm, my brother had this problem. All he did was shut down his computer, pull out the graphics card and set it securely back on. It reverted back to 16x. Don't know if this will work for you, but it's worth a shot. Good luck if you haven't tried this already.
Actually, that sounds like it might work... I'll try that. +rep
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stupid question, which port you have it in? green or blue?
It's in the top port, whatever colour that is. It was running in x16 mode before, so it can't be in the wrong port. (Unless it moved itself. )

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Originally Posted by beers View Post
Seems to me you're shutting down any potential help available.

Revert back if you aren't happy.
If not happy, obviously invest in another motherboard.
How am I shutting down "potential help?" So far the only people who have actually given advice in this topic are donkru, LivingChampion and borito4.

Getting a new motherboard because I'm too lazy to find out what's wrong is extremely wasteful. Look at my rig pal, if I could just say "hey, let's get a new motherboard for the heck of it" I wouldn't be kicking a phenom obviously; I'd be running a brand new P67 system with a GTX 570 like you. Not everybody has money to throw away.
Edited by allenottawa - 4/1/11 at 8:25am
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post #15 of 17
Have you tried reflashing? Maybe you could flash back to the one that worked and then flash the new one. If not try downloading the bios again and flashing it again. Also do you have another card you could test out? MAybe putting the card in the lower port would be ok. even 8x would be better than 2.

EDIT:
just did some research on your chipset. It is pcie 2.0 which means the lower pcie will give you 8x bandwidth which is the same as PCIE 1.x 16x. You should be bogged down if you could get the lower adapter to work.
Edited by donkru - 4/1/11 at 9:50am
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This is actually odd, it keeps bouncing back from PCI-E v1.1 x16 to PCI-E v2 x16 now.

I've tried contacting ASRock support, but they don't seem to know what's wrong. Hopefully they'll get back to me on Monday.
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post #17 of 17
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Somebody please had me the Worlds Most Stupid Overclocker award. Turns out the new BIOS auto goes back up to PCI-E v2 x16 whenever I actually use the card. It's a new power saving feature I guess.
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