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#301 dragosmp

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 08:15 AM

I was limited at 300HTT before changing the NB HSF (the tiny noisy thing) as it was at around 57-60°C. Now with a HR05 SLI on my NB I'm stable @ 320HTT, for 325 I have to buy a new CPU cooler as the stock can't cope with the bonus heat.

#302 mad_skillz

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 09:44 AM

so i can see that if i am to do any serious overclock changing the NB fan is a must do?

#303 Spunkmeyer6

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 10:56 AM

Well I eventually changed mine for an old Vantec Iceberg Copper I had lying around, I tried fitting it before but it was very tight to a capacitor.
Didn't really have any tools to hand to trim the cooler so just sanded it a bit and gave the capacitor a good shove. :sweat: It moved a bit more than anticipated to be honest but all seemed fine and it posted ok.

Well my temps are now down below 50 but I'm still having the same problem, cant do anymore than 302 stable when it was 312 before with the stock cooler. Must be something else going on.

#304 dragosmp

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 01:23 PM

This new NB heatsink was very good for my OC. I suppose that by dropping the temps by over 20° my NB would "feel" better and have a longer life.

If you are going to change your NB I fully recommend my HR05 SLI. While being passive (noiseless) it managed a significant temp drop. Yet its price of 20€ in Europe can be quite a lot. I heard there is a somewhat cheaper NB passive HS by Zalman that is quite effective also at around 5€, it was tested mainly on ASUS AN8SLI, but it should be good on this mobo too.

#305 bmxer

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Posted 22 March 2007 - 03:29 PM

I just hooked up and installed windows on my ULTRAII-M2, but I can't seem to get the internet working at all... any had the same problem?

#306 koolzit

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Posted 24 April 2007 - 01:05 PM

hello all,

i baught DFI Infinity ULTRAII M2G and i am going to buy Corsair ddr800 but on the box of mobo, it says that it's full compatible with ddr667...so is my ram will function to DDR800 normaly or it will be blocked to ddr667 ?

i havent update my bios yet because on the site of DFI, the updates available don't show the fixes except "Adjust for 65nm cpu O.C."

or "1.Improving SATA port signal integrity.
2.Enhance DDR compatibility when using 4 DDR modules.

and i have an another question, now,there are 3 update of the bios,if i take the most recent update, the fixes of olders updates will be present in the last update?

please help me ! :angel:

sorry for the faults...

#307 Liqui3D

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Posted 12 May 2007 - 02:14 PM

Hi I'm new here. I just got a ULTAII-M2 from Newegg to replace my Asus M2N32-SLI which I had problems with after flashing to the infamous BIOS 903 to accomodate Opterons.

I've had a few 50 board but kept hearing this baord was an exceptional overclocker and the few reviews Ive read stated it was the best AM2 board they ever tested.

I just did a new build:
ULTRAII
Opteron 1212
BFG 8800GTX
Ballistix Tracer 5300 2GB
PCPower&Cooling TurboCool 1KW
DD NIVIDIA 4101 H20 kit
Windows XP
Seagate 80GB Perpendicular

Problem: I hit the power button the system began to run and the loudest continual Beep I ever heard comes from the board. I mean loud, of course I was siting in front of the thing as I used the manual power button.

EDIT - One reason I've nick-named myself the Idiot Savant is because I'm so smart I'm boderline stupid. The PCIe 12V external power cables were not plugged into the BFG 8800GTX. I'm lucky the card or board wasn't damaged. It was only on for a second the first time and two the second time but seconds are to micr-electrnics what human years are to dog years.

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Posted 14 May 2007 - 04:38 AM

OK having troubles with the IDE SW driver. Once I instaleld it from "Found new drivers" comand along with all the other Nf4 drivers the system BSOD's?

I dropped th e speed to 533MHz which at leas gave me nough stabiity to Roll back throuhg Windows error boot up screen.

It's working now but not very well and shouldn't I be using Nf4 drivers not rememnts of 590 drivers?

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Posted 14 May 2007 - 04:03 PM

hi guys, first excellent forum...
Here´s my system
ultraII M2 of course
X2 3800 65w
2x1gb G.Skill PC 6400 GBNQ
X1900GT

Now i´m running
X2 3800 @ 2500 250HTTX10
Ht link X4 = 1000
MEM (DDR 800 divider) DDR 1000 5 5 5 15 21 2T 2.1V
everything perfect orthos, super pi etc...

Here´s the problem then i try lower the mem divider to DRR 667 to keep raising the HTT, well with DDR667 is DDR 833 or something like that, it doesn´t boot and give Beep sound of memory.... And all same the setting before timings, volt.....
I try DDR 533 and perfect it boot everything but is too low....
i'm doing something wrong or what...?

Thanks for any help and sorry for my english i´m from venezuela.

#310 Yrr

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Posted 23 May 2007 - 09:43 AM

Hi all,
I want to buy DFI Infinity NF UltraII-M2 to replace a Asrock ALiveSATA2Glan I have some problems with.

I only have two questions concerning DFI Infinity NF UltraII-M2 which I hope u can answer me:

1. Will my MDT Ram(1GB DDR2 667 double sided,dual rank) run on DFI Infinity NF UltraII-M2?
(heard of compartibility problems of MDT Ram and DFI Mainboards)

2. Will I be able to flash the newest Bios (supporting Brisbane-Core) without another CPU as I have none?

Thanks for your help

#311 dragosmp

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Posted 20 June 2007 - 06:10 AM

Hey guys,

I have just an easy ram question: do the Crucial Ballistix DDR2 800 work well with this mobo (Infinity UltraII M2)?

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Posted 20 June 2007 - 07:47 AM

Yes it should.