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  1. ExRoadie, thanks for all the help with this subject. I just have one question, has any one compared a true sli board to a modded sli board. If so I would like to know if benchmarks are the same? I have just recently purchased a 7900GTO and I am tempted to purchase another. Again thanks.
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    Stability problems . . .

    thanks caffeine, running prime right now, had to bump vcore to 1.425 and run htt at 325. 2 hours of prime done, 6 to go.
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    Stability problems . . .

    I will try those in a few minutes, but should I set the Tref for 3684, I thought that was for 100 MHz.
  4. I need some suggestions on stabilizing my rig; I have been using he DFI Overclocking Guide. So far I have found my max CPU speed to be 2970 MHz (330 x 9) with 1.40v; I have also found my maximum ram speed to be 255 MHz at 3-4-3-8. My proble seems to be the dividers, I have been using the 150 MHz (03/04) so that my CPU will run at 2970 and my ram will run at 247 MHz. With these settings I am able to boot in to windows, but Prime fails with in 1 min. My ram is Samsung UCCC and I have some really loose timings right now. Any suggestions on how to stabilize my system? vDIMM - 2.5v DRAM Frequency Set - 3:4 Command Per Clock (CPC) - Enable CAS Latency Control (Tcl) - 3 RAS# to CAS# delay (Trcd) - 4 Bus Clocks Min RAS# active time (Tras) - 8 Bus Clocks Row precharge time (Trp) - 4 Bus Clocks Row Cycle time (Trc) - 17 Bus Clocks Row refresh cyc time (Trfc) - 24 Bus Clocks Row to Row delay (Trrd) - 4 Bus Clocks Write recovery time (Twr) - 3 Bus Clocks Write to Read delay (Twtr) - 2 Bus Clocks Read to Write delay (Trwt) - 4 Bus Clocks Refresh Period (Tref) - 2560 DRAM Bank Interleave - Enabled DQS Skew Control - off DQS Skew Value - 0 DRAM Drive Strength - 6 DRAM Data Drive Strength - 1 Max Async Latency - 08.0 Nano Seconds DRAM Response Time - Normal Read Preamble Time - 06.5 Nano Seconds IdleCycle Limit - 256 Cycles Dynamic Counter - Enable R/W Queue Bypass - 16 x Bypass Max - 07 x 32 Byte Granularity - Disable(4 Bursts)
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    Opteron 146 temperature HOT!

    Not to hijack the thread, but can someone tell me if 46C is too hot? Dual Priming at 2925 with SI-120 and Panaflo 103CFM; also ambient is 80F(27C). Idle is around 35 C as well.
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    pwmic high

    So, I can assume that 56 C when priming is ok?
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    Initial Setup . . .

    Okay, I am in the process of setting up my PC and have come across an error. After the initial startup and all of the IDE/SATA devices are recognized, lastly the PCI devices are recognized; but at the very end it stops. It displays ACPI Controller 9; I am going to try and disable the ACPI SRAT under andvanced chipset features. Any suggestions?
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    Initial Setup . . .

    I can't take off the heatspreader now, I am in the process of setup right now.
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    Initial Setup . . .

    They are actually the blue series.
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    Initial Setup . . .

    I looked at the ram and the only thing I could find is the timings, 3-4-3-8. HERE is the link to the manufacturers site.
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    Initial Setup . . .

    I ran my first initial startup and all good so far, I have been following the noob guide. My next question, does anyone know what type of ram I have or how to find out? My ram is in my sig.
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    Initial Setup . . .

    Am I going to have to do anything to boot with a PCI video card?
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    Initial Setup . . .

    Oh, also can you tell my what kind of ram I have; TCCD, etc
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    Initial Setup . . .

    Thanks, should have this thing running tommorrow. Just to make sure, but I do not have to any setup with relation to the PCI card?
  15. I am in the process of assembling my PC and my GFX card has not arrived yet. Since I will be just installing windows, is there any way I can use a PCI graphics card till my PCI card arrives?
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