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Asus X99-Deluxe/U3.1 + Samsung 950 Pro (250GB) M.2 Speed Issues?

Q: Asus X99-Deluxe/U3.1 + Samsung 950 Pro (250GB) M.2 Speed Issues?

Hello,

I have the following:

- Asus X99-Deluxe/U3.1
- Intel i7-5820K Extreme Hex Core CPU Processor (3.30GHz, 15MB Cache, 28 Lanes)
- Samsung 950 PRO NVMe M.2 256 GB Solid State Drive
- Asus STRIX GTX970-DC2OC-4GD5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Graphics Card

I have only the Asus Graphics Card in the PCIEX16_1 which is running at PCI-E 3.0 16x as expected. I have removed the USB3.1 card that comes with this motherboard for testing purposes so I literally only have the Graphics card installed.

The board has an onBoard M.2 x4 Rev 3 connector which the Samsung 950 PRO is installed into.

I believe this connector should allow 32Gb/sec bandwidth (since it uses PCI-E 3.0 x 4) - please note there is also an optional card where you can add the M.2 (or a second M.2) into a PCI Express slot - I'm NOT using this card, just the onBoard connector.

Samsung Magician says the following:
- Controller: Samsung NVMe Controller (Driver Ver: 1.4.17)
- PCIe Slot: PCI Express Root Port 1 - 2F03
> Link Speed Cur: 4Gbps, Max: 8Gbps
> Link Width Cur: x4, Max: x4
> Bandwidth Cur: 16Gbps, Max: 32Gbps

The performance data also suggests this - the read speed should be a lot higher but seems to be reduced, whereas write speed which is a lower number is over the actual "Upto Speed".

It appears as if my SSD is running at PCI-E 2.0 speeds? The bandwidth is being throttled. Any ideas how I make it go to 32Gbps instead of 16Gbps?

Thanks in advance!

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Preferred Solution: Asus X99-Deluxe/U3.1 + Samsung 950 Pro (250GB) M.2 Speed Issues?

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Asus X99-Deluxe/U3.1 + Samsung 950 Pro (250GB) M.2 Speed Issues?

Believe it or not, I've just stumbled across the solution.

I am using high FSB Corsair Dominator sticks and had them using an XMP (Extreme Memory Profile) - essentially my memory was overclocked.

I thought I'd try running in "normal" mode ie. stock settings and when I checked, the Samsung Magician is now showing as 32Gbps!!

The motherboard must sacrifice something to run the Memory at the higher clock speed which means it can't run the M.2 at PCI-E 3 and has to drop it to PCI-E 2.

Worth baring in mind for anyone else trying to achieve these elusive 32Gbps speeds

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ATI Radeon VTX HD6950 + Samsung SyncMaster P2470 + Asus P6T Deluxe v2 and why cant i choose the full screen resoultion HD ( 1920x1080 )
I use HDMI cable.

A:ATI Radeon VTX HD6950 + Samsung SyncMaster P2470 + Asus P6T Deluxe v2?

come on somebody, please !

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Looking for some guidance from anyone willing to help me out, I am having issue with my ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe board. Due to the fact there is no computer stores around for building gaming rigs, I pretty much have to rely on myself. That being said my tech skill will be much lower than most of you, so any step by steps or links would be helpful as well.

It is running fine except for:

Issue#

1. Will not come put of sleep mode properly, I get error code 62 ?installation of the PHC runtime services?. From what I have been reading on the internet this seems to be a common problem. For now I have the sleep turned off.
2. Will not shut down properly either code 05 ?OEM initialization before microcode loading?; I assume this maybe a byproduct of the 1st issue.
3. Not an issue per say, but I notice it double posts on start up.

Will updating the Bios help? I believe it currently has 0501.
I still have a week to RMA it, if anyone believes this is an issue where the board should be sent back.

Any help would be great.

Hardware:
ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe
Int i5 2500k
2 - GTX 560ti (SLI)
4g x 2 G.skill F3-12800cl9d
2 - Seagate 1TB st31000524as (raid 0)
HT Omega claro+R

Thanks
 

A:Issues with Asus P8Z68 Deluxe

Are you running Windows 7?
 

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Hello Everyone!

Ok, I'm totally frustrated. I have a PC DL Deluxe mother board, in which I was using a 500 gig Sata drive without any issues. I had 3, 150 gig sata hard drives kicking around, so I decided to buy more sata cables to connect them to my computer.

Well, after plugging them in, only one of the 3 extra drives works. Now, I know for sure all of the drives work. And it's some kind of issue with the sata port things on my computer.

When this computer was first built for me, I did have raid and I knew that some drivers had to be downloaded ("RAID" / "PROMISE") (those words stick out in my head) and installed with a 3.5 diskette so the drives would be seen or setup with raid.

Well, since then I've wiped my computer and no longer use RAID. I only want to use these 4 drives as NORMAL hard drives. So, when I connected them all I didn't think I would need to do anything, but I guess I am wrong.

Can someone please help me? I have no clue what to do. I'm totally lost.
 

A:Asus - PC DL Deluxe - Sata Drive Issues

It sounds like you need to reset your BIOS so that the other SATA drives are enabled. Go into the BIOS setup at boot time by repeatedly tapping "Del" (on my computer anyway) as the computer starts the boot cycle. Under one of the headings (Advanced BIOS Features is mine) you will see the 1st boot device etc. Probably the 3rd and 4th are disabled or set to Network. Just enable. Then save and exit the BIOS.
 

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So I recently rebuilt my system, including a new mobo (Asus P4P800-E Deluxe). Everything seems to be going great except that I can't get any audio output. The Asus comes with audio software that detects my speakers. It knows they're there. I have run test after test, and it can sense them. It even tells me that they're in the right spot! Tried other speakers/headphones with the same result. The volume is turned up (all the way) and I've run several audio programs (as well as the bundled Asus audio test), but no sound...

I can't seem to find anything on the Asus site to deal with this. Anybody got any ideas?
 

A:Asus P4P800-E Deluxe has audio issues

Hello

Welcome to TechSpot

What ver of windows?
Chipset Intel 865PE Springdale.
If XP, have you gone to windows update?
It has fixed similar probs with onboard sound with via chipset
and AC97.
G'Luck
 

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I am trying to install the drivers for the HD audio on the Asus P5B Deluxe in Vista. I want the optical audio out as this is my HTPC. When I put the CD in to install the drivers I get a message "Motherboard CD does not support this os". Anyone have a source for SoundMax HD drivers for windows Vista?

Thanks
 

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Just bought a new case and tried putting my previously working Asus Mobo iin the case hooked everything up per the Asus manual and can not get the computer to power up. I've even tried my old Power Supply to no avail.

THere are 7 wires on my new case 3 Hdd led, 1 PWR SW, 1 Reset SW, 1 Speaker, and 1 Power LED. I've hooked these wires up exactly as instructed to no avail. This Mobo was working in my old case just last night. Even the LED on my Mobo that indicates power is not lit up. Does anyone have any ideas or advice as to how to remedy this situation? Any help would be greatly appreciated. In fact, I'm willing to send anyone who can resolve my problems a free Motorola Surfboard Modem. Thanks and feel free to correspond via email for a quicker response.

thanks again!
 

A:Asus A7N8X Deluxe Mobo and Antec SLK1600 Case Issues

What you need to acertain is if the mobo works outside the case, what i do in that situ is place the mobo on top of the antistatic bag it came in then plug in the psu and use a pwr switch from an old case. If the mobo works fine like that then u need to check for shorts in the case. Check that the metal spacers align with the holes in the mobo properly and that the heads of the screws dont touch any of the pins on the components.

Hope that helps. Rik.
 

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I've been looking at some of the features in Samsung Magician, and ran the Benchmark test twice. Both times I got very high scores, above the max listed in the program for all 4 tests. I have the drive set to MAXIMUM RELIABILITY. Just wondering about the scores reliability.

Scores in Parentheses are Samsung 's listed maximum high:

Sequential Read
549 mb (540)
Seq write
532mb (520)
Random read
97442 (97000)
Random write
70189 (66000)
 

A:Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250gb

Benchmarks are artificial at best [and a benchmark from the mfg is tailored to that particular piece of hardware] I would think you would get different results using a another benchmark program such as ATTO.

In short do not put too much emphasis on any given benchmark. Modern ssd drives are reliable and it should last for quite a while so I would not worry about the drive.
 

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This is just what is says. A fresh win 10 install on a new SSD. Do not explain to me about cloning.

To date I've upgraded the BIOS (UEFI) on a ASUS P67 Performance Gen3 motherboard. I've changed the SATA Mode to AHCI. I can see the drive in the BIOS.

The Windows installer the page where it lists the drive partitions. I only see one drive partio

Drive 0 Partition 1 239.9GB 232.8 GB Primary

I get the error
Windows can't be installed on drive 0 particion 1. (Show Detailes)

The New button is greyed out and when I select next I get

We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one. For more information, see the Setup log files.

Thoughts?

A:New WIN 10 Install on new SAMSUNG EVO 250GB SSD

Hello hiltonr92 and welcome to the forums. See if this will help Windows 10 - Clean Install

Are you installed in UEFI Mode? If so, when you boot from the USB drive use the entry that says UEFI and the name of your USB. If not in UEFI, boot from the name of your USB without UEFI in front of it. Delete all partitions on the drive until it says unallocated and then click the 'NEW" button. The installer will create all the necessary partitions. I hope that helps.

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Hi. My new laptop will arrive soon. But the laptop comes with no operating system(it?s called dos). The laptop has a m.2 pcie nvme slot which i can add if i want to. So, i bought a samsung evo 960 pcie ssd. What i want to ask is can i straight away install windows 10 pro 64bit by using my samsung evo 960? Or i need to install windows 10 by using my usb(i?ve download the windows 10 setup files from official website).
I want to boot my laptop using my samsung ssd since it?s much faster compared to hdd.
Please help. Thanks
 

A:Samsung Evo 960 250GB M.2 PCIe ssd

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Hi,

Just purchased a new Samsung SP2514 250 gig hdd and XP can only see 32239mb.

Tried using samsung's drive overlay to install xp, but gave up + uninstalled it -(the drive overlay).

I booted from the Xp cd + installed but XP only sees 32....gig's.

I have enabled big LBA by using EnableBigLba from www.48bitlba.com to no avail.

From searching through the forums, I see that a BIOS update may be necessary.

Do I also need to update my motherboard + chipset?

If so, are reliable updates available free on the net?

Any step-by-step instructions would be greatly appreciated.

Thx in advance
 

A:[b]SAMSUNG SP 2514N 250GB HDD[B]

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Hi guys,

I was going to do clean install Windows 10 but there was an issue of GPT so I decided to convert into MBR. I didnt selected the volume by mistake and clean the whole disk.

Before there was 2 partitions

C: 150GB
D: 88GB

Now there is only 1 partition

C: 238GB

I have very important data on D drive and I am very confused right now.

Moreover, its still GPT and I also checked on Lupu Linux maybe if its on RAW but its not connecting through usb case.

Regards.

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I replaced a Kingston 128GB SSD with a Samsung EVO 250GB SSD. Cloned Kingston SSD to new Samsung SSD using Acronis True Image.

Now, when I boot, it sits there for 30 seconds flashing the hard drive light blinking then proceeds to boot normally. All BIOS settings are default.

Hardware details in Specs.

Booting from the 128GB SSD was fine, no obvious delays.

Any idea what might be causing this? Could the new SSD be defective?

A:30 second boot delay with new 250GB Samsung SSD

Hey Rich,

Since it's for 30 seconds, it sounds like the time it waits before the default OS runs automatically. You might check to see if that may be it.

Startup Options - Change Time to Wait before Default OS Runs

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Hello and thank you in advance for your help!

I bought a new Samsung 850 EVO 250GB for my old aging computer and this happened:

1. Cloned my old c: drive to the ssd, replaced it and everything went fine for a while until i started getting an infinite loop.
Windows wouldn't boot. Did a registry recovery via command line but my windows installation went to hell to forcing me to reinstall.

2. From this point everything went to hell, and after multiple windows reinstalls here's some of what happens:
- Windows installs but errors immediately follows;
- Some windows updates install but eventually start failing until windows update fails completely;
- Windows installs, updates install but eventually windows fails to load and enters repair mode claiming startup errors;
- Programs stop working for no apparent reason, some examples: Browsers won't run, file associations disappear (class registration errors), explorer;
- Driver problems with peripherals,
- File system corruption errors;
- I got situations where the computer would get stuck in a reboot/system restore/repair loop
- Automatic and manual restore points disappear making it impossible to restore to an earlier time;
- Changing the sata mode to IDE instead of AHCI seems to solve some of these issues but eventually the system locks up, the hdd light stays on, and after a reset the ssd doesn?t get recognized at startup. I have to power off to get it back but it?s the same all over again.

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A:Samsung 850 EVO 250GB, serious migration problems.

Have you attempted a clean install on the ssd yet, mine works just fine

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Hi all I have a quick and simple question. Will Samsung SSD 250GB 850 EVO M.2 SATA 2280 fit HP ProBook 470 G3 (P4P70EA)?  Thank you for your time!

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Hi all I have a quick and simple question. Will Samsung SSD 250GB 850 EVO M.2 SATA 2280 fit HP ProBook 470 G3 (P4P70EA)?  Thank you for your time!

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has anyone installed a Samsung 850 EVO in a dell 3542. ive seen older posts on net where people were unsuccessful. going crazy researching this drive. and if u did get it installed. was it WOW thats so much faster? 

A:anyone install samsung 850 evo 250gb in 3542 laptop?

Whether you can use one depends on which version of the system you have.
One version has a Celeron CPU (N30xx) and an embedded 32G eMMC drive - this one CANNOT  be upgraded to a 2.5" EVO SSD.
The higher line model has an i3 CPU and comes with a 500 G hard drive.  That model CAN be upgraded to a 2.5" EVO SSD.
Yes, the EVO will be immensely faster than a conventional hard drive.

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Hey guys,  I have the Lenovo Ideapad 520 (80YL00RXIN) and wanted to replace the CD Drive with the Samsung 850 Evo 250GB Solid State Drive  in order to increase the Boot Speed and over-all speed of the laptop.  So, the question is, Is the Samsung 850 Evo SSD compatible with my laptop? And will it fit in terms of size, in place of the CD Drive? Also, is it recommended to add the SSD? Any downsides to doing so?  Lastly, will I, someone who knows the basics about computers and the internal components of a computer, be able to install the SSD myself? Or would I rather outsource it to someone who deals in things like this? Thank you. Regards,Neel.

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Hi all, I cant remember which would be a better Motherboard for the change that I am doing. What is the major difference between the two? I am going to put an Athlon 64 3400 and Kingston HX3500 ram on it. Is one better than the other? My video card will be 6800GT if that makes any difference. Basically my question boils down to is there one I should use over the other?

Thanks very much in advance for your patience...
 

A:Which Mobo.ASUS K8V SE DELUXE OR Asus K8N-E Deluxe ?

The main difference is the chipset, the 8v uses the via chipset while the 8n uses the nvidia chipset. Id persoanlly go with the sk8v instead of the k8v deluxe, I looked and honestly cannot find a difference between the sk8v and the k8v deluxe, other than the name. But I have heard better things about the new via chipset verses the nvidia one, so go with either the k8v or the sk8v over the k8n.
 

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Hey,

Can anyone please help me with the SSD Speed on Windows 7 x64 Professional?

I own the two HDD's in the picture, but the SSD has the same speeds like the HDD

I honestly don't know what to do as I have installed Samsung Magician and updated firmware, but there is no improvement...

Just bought the PC and it does not seem to perform as expected and I don't want any probs in the future....

My Rig is:
AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor
CPU Cooler Corsair H80 92.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler
Motherboard MSI 760GM-P23 (FX) Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard
Memory Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory
Storage Samsung 840 250 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card
Case Corsair 350D ATX Mid Tower Case
Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply

Any reply is much appreciated folks!
A beer from me to the lad that helps me out

Dan

A:Samsung 840 250GB SSD not performing correctly - 250MB on Windows 7

"I own the two HDD's in the picture"
what picture?
"the SSD has the same speeds like the SSD"
that sounds normal.

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I am curious what settings are recommended for Windows 8.1 when using an SSD for the OS. I have 2 additional Seagate 750gb hybrid drives for storage (1 dedicated for media center recordings and 1 for everything else)

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CPU: AMD64 Athlon X2 4400+
Motherboard: ASUS A8N32-SLI DELUXE
Memeory: SAMSUNG PC3200 2GB (1GB x 2) DDR400
GPU: ASUS EN7600GS SILENT PCI Express 512MB DDR2
PSU: 550W SILENT KING-4 SUPER SILENT SWITCHING POWER SUPPLY
HDD: 300GB SATA II

Status: After installing Windows XP SP 2 and the ASUS motherboard installation CD, the system won't take the drivers for the GPU. System boots to the Windows XP loading screen and remains there. The little green bar just keeps moving like it's loading Windows but it loops forever. Again, this started happening right after installing the nVidia drivers from the graphics card installation disc. If I power down manually and then power back up again, I can go into "the last known good" but every time I try to load drivers again, the system starts doing this. The latest drivers from nVidia cause the same issue. I'm starting to think this is a driver conflict with the ASUS motherboard chipset or the motherboard RAID drivers. Has anyone else had a problem like this?
 

A:ASUS A8NSLI-32 Deluxe + ASUS En7600GS Silent Trouble

Followup: I was able to fix it and thought I'd post this info since it might help others who might have the same problem. After reading through dozens of pages here and in the ASUS forums, I discovered that one of my default BIOS setting mysteriously ended up in a non-default state. For some reason, the RAID option for Silicon Image was set to RAID. That's fine for those how actually want to setup RAID but I didn't plan to use RAID at the time. After making the change to the BIOS, I had to install Windows XP again to get everything registered correctly. Once Windows was up and running, I avoided the motherboard chipset install CD all together by using only the newest versions of all the motherboard drivers directly from the ASUS website. Problem solved!
 

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My laptop: Inspiron 15 5577 gaming laptop with intel chip (7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ Quad Core (6MB Cache, up to 3.8 GHz))
1. I disk cloned my 128GB M.2 SATA ssd drive using Macrium Reflect (v6.3.1812) by boot up using USB jump drive. 128GB clone->500GB thru usb 3.0 connection.  After the clone, I checked and see that all partitions are cloned successfully.
2. I swapped out my 128GB for Samsung NVMe SSD 960 EVO; I boot up using Macrium Reflect to clone my Samsung NVMe SSD  from my external usb 3.0 500 GB; after the clone, I disconnected all external devices and tried to boot up from Samsung NVMe ssd.  BUT IT FAILED.
I received the following error messages:
Rom image is not loaded
Rom image update denied.
Please let me know if someone had done this.
Thank you very much.
spjrc

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A:upgraded frpm asus P6T to asus P6T deluxe 2...

I dont know that you would have to, but it wouldnt be a bad idea imo....

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What sould I get? The ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard,
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131517
Or,
ASUS A8N-SLI Premium Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard,
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813131540
I would like to know which one would give me better peformance, overclocking, gaming! Don't worry about the video I'll have that by Dec.(X1600)
 

A:ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe or ASUS A8N-SLI Premium

You will not notice any performance difference, by default, between the two using a 64 or FX processor... the chipset is the same and the supported memory is the same among them, along with integrated components.


The only notable difference is that the premium has a heatpipe to cool the chipset and chipset VRM on the board, and it allows you to alter voltage to the chipset. This lets it run without needing a fan (the chipset).



The latter would be better for overclocking, marginally.
 

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I have just purchased a new Dell XPS 8920 that comes configured with a 250GB NVMe M2 drive as the boot drive and I?d like to replace this with a Samsung 1TB 960 Pro MVMe M2 drive however I can find no way to load the Dell OS Recovery in a way that it can see the new disk and load Windows 10.   BIOS sees the drive, but not the recovery tool.   Has anyone got any suggestions or tried to do this?

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ive never had this issue before and installed a few SSD drives before including an 840 and 2x 840 EVO's (RAID) - when i get to setup it says it "was unable to create a new system partition"

anyone know why this is>?

its replacing an OCZ 60Gb which never had this issue?
its going in core=i5 p67 system

there is a HDD on SATA3_0 and EVO SSD on SATA3_1 and DVD on SATA2_0 and USB mouse, keyboard & printer

help

thanks
 

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Can someone tell me how to OC my CPU using this mobo? Is there a tutorial around specifically for this mobo?


thanks
 

A:How to OC Asus A8N SLI Deluxe?

Everything you need to know should be in your Motherboard Manual. If you lost it, you can download a PDF version from the manufacturers website.
 

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OK, I got an H50 today. What should I run my CPU at folks?

PS: Nothing on my 3x2g Corsair 6gigs of 1066mhz DDR3s... Is that important?

-az

A:ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 & 920...with H50

  
Quote: Originally Posted by azathoth


OK, I got an H50 today. What should I run my CPU at folks?

PS: Nothing on my 3x2g Corsair 6gigs of 1066mhz DDR3s... Is that important?

-az


Well as high as it can safely go, honestly. With that cooler, you could hit the 4ghz barrier easily. You'll need to tweak voltages though, I think, at that clock speed.

Take a look at this thread on Overclock.net: i7 920 overclocking thread - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net

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Thought I'd share a little bit of info I picked up while settings up Seven on my new rig.

Found that the driver CD that comes with the motherboard doesn't work off the bat. Autoplay doesn't like Seven for whatever reason, so what I ended up doing was browsing the CD and running the setup executable in compatability mode for Vista, worked like a charm. Called ASUS to find out if they had any beta Seven drivers and turns out they more than likely will not be releasing anything until after Seven goes RTM. The only issue I still have is a list of System Interupt Controllers as unknown devices in device manager. Aside from that, everything works great so far!

A:ASUS P6T Deluxe

Hi Dartimous and welcome to Seven Forums!

You might take a look at these threads.

Sm Bus Controller missing driver.
SM bus controller

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[BTW - Hi all TechSpotters, it's been (more than) a while!]

At long last I'll buy a new rig. My current plan is to base it on Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe, not just because of its SLI capability, but also because it seems to be the best AMD mobo when it comes to future upgrades? Any thoughts on this?

Here are some other components I'm thinking of (as of now anyway):
AMD Athlon 64 3200+
Asus GeForce 6600 GT 128MB PCI-E

Also, it's very important that the rig is as silent as possible - so I'd be very grateful for tips on quiet heatsinks/fans.

In fact, I'd be very grateful for any tips on my new rig.

[I know this post covers too many topics at once, but then so does my coming rig...]

Demiurg
 

A:Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe?

If you want to have a slient PC, you should purchase Sonata Case from www.Antec.com
Zalman equipped heatsink for AMD Athlon 64 3200+

I have no tip for that vc sorry

Want to find more slient products, go to www.zalmanusa.com
 

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I have an Asus A8V Deluxe with an AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3000+ 1802 Mhz

I was wondering if I upgraded to AMD A64 4800+ AM2 X2 BOX 65W would make much of a difference. I have been adding a few things lately, ie new tv tuner, 2 more hard drives and 2 more Gigs of ram and it seems slower. I think this is the highest processor I can go with this board.

If it won't make much of a difference I would rather wait and get a whole new system in a few months. I can get the processor for $109.00 here in Canada

Thanks
 

A:Asus A8V Deluxe

the problem i see is the motherboard you have is socket 939 which will not take an am2 cpu they make a 4800 x2 for 939 pin but i think there pretty expensive man on ebay they go for over $250. There are faster single core cpus you could find but i say hold the money you have and wait till you can upgrade alot more.
 

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I installed win xp on my amd 64 3200 with the asus k8v se deluxe mb.. in the bios i picked raid for the hd.. i dont have raid i have sata only.. should i switch it to ide??

when the computer boots it says , searching for ide drives.. it says none found and bios not installed.. i think its looking for a raid hdd? it then loads win xp fine with no problem.

When i go into device hardware properties in xp , the device driver for sata raid has a yellow mark next to it indicating its not working..

how do i fix this problem and also when it boots it looks for ide devices or a raid hdd i think?? boot xp loads fine.

also it says cpu fan error.. i think its due to the fact the cpu cable is connected to the atx blade case?? if so how do i stop this error from happening? when i got into the bios it does not show how fast the fans are spinning it says n/a, i think this is do to the fans are monitored by the case itself?? i know the fans are spinning.. any help would be appreciated,,, my main concern is when the computer boots it looks for ide devices then says none found bios not installed but then boots xp fine, also the error in the hardware properties next to the sata raid driver..

thanks.
 

A:asus k8v se deluxe help

SATA & IDE are two different connection standards for hard drives. If you have a SATA drive, you do not need to concern yourself with IDE settings except for the CD-Rom/DVD-Rom drives which are still on a majority in the IDE format & vice-versa, if you have an IDE hard drive you do not need to concern yourself with SATA settings.

Do you have a RAID capable system with two or more HDDs ? If not, you cannot install a RAID setup.

& yes the CPU FAN being connected to a Molex connector from your PSU means your motherboard cannot monitor the RPMs of your fan & thinks there is no fan installed. If you are sure that the fan is running, it is nothing to worry about. On the other hand, if your fan happens to fail later down the road, the system will not detect it & will not take the proper precautions (such as a system shutdown). It is a risk you are taking.
 

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Scenario-
I bought this built computer from someone for a couple hundred bucks a while back. I am looking to upgrade RAM and through all of my research from Google to the Asus website, I found that my MB ( Asus P5B Deluxe ) supports DDR2 800 PC6400 as the maximum, and up to 8GB of it. What I noticed when I took the RAM out to examine, is that the RAM the guy had installed on this desktop was DDR2 1000 PC8000. I have never encountered any problems, errors, etc.

Question-
Would there be something wrong going on that I cannot see being that there is a RAM package that the manufacturer claims is too high for my MB? If so, how could I figure this out? Another thing is I could not find a User Manual for this MB anywhere other than to buy one from amazon.com ... not even on the Asus website. Really hoping there is an expert that can help me because I look like this right now -->
 

A:Asus P5B Deluxe MB & RAM

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Hello,

Has anyone had any joy installing Windows 7 Ultimate x86 onto a ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe?

I have a RAID0 configured using the Silicon Raid chip. I've had this running under XP, XP64, Vista64 previously.

During the install I get to the prompt (the old F6 prompt) to load drivers, I have download some drivers from ASUS, Silicon and MS but none seem to work.

I don't think it is the RAID0 that is really an issue as I also have another disk connect to the Silicon chip, that is not configured for RAID but it fails to detect that drive as well.

I've followed a few threads on here and other websites, but I cannot seem to get around this.

I've tried:
Silicon Image - Support | Search Results
Microsoft Update Catalog Some of these, but there are loads.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Gareth

A:ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe

Do you have an extra drive you could test by turning off the RAID to see if it will load without it. I seem to remember something about Nvidia drivers if you have an Nvidia chipset on that board.

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Hey everyone !

I bought this mainboard a couple of week's ago and right from the get go the bios seem's to be on the slow side,

When I'm in the bio's the reaction time is quite slow, It's kind of annoying since I'm in there quite a bit.

The system is fine in windows and stable.

Has anyone ...come across this before ?

Would a bad cmos battery cause this?

thanks for any ideas. Derrick
 

A:Asus P4P-E Deluxe

G'day Derrick, I can't say I have ever seen that problem before, the battery should not cause it, but you never can tell, does it lose time on the clock? That is usually the first indication.
When the machine is in that particular mode everything should work normally moreso than when it is in other modes.
I would be inclined to run memtest86 and see what it shows, I cannot think of anything off-hand that might explain that problem, (I really am a little low on thinking ability here!)
It wouldn't be something like a battery in back-to-front or something like that by any chance, I saw that once, lucky the battery had been flat.
Cheers, qldit.
 

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Does anyone know where I can download the drivers for this Motherboard? What I'm specifically looking for are the drivers for the WiFi-g card that came with the motherboard. I lost my CD and I can't find the drivers on their website.
 

A:Asus A8V Deluxe

Have you tried ASUS?

A8V Deluxe drivers: http://www.asus.com/support/download/item.aspx?ModelName=A8V Deluxe&Type=Latest

Wireless Gear:
http://www.asus.com/support/download/download.aspx - select Wireless from the Menu on the left and then the card type. Then select the card model.
Wireless AP:
 

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ok well i got this motherboard and im not too much of an expert when it comes to clocks and stuff because i dont know if this is the right clock. in everest it says that the Front Side Bus clock (which is an AMD Hammer) is 200 MHz. I thuoght that it wuld be higher, but i might be talking about somethign different. it even says that the effective clock is only 200 MHz too. I thought that it would be like 800-1000Mhz but like i said this might be the wrong thing im talking about. Any help?
 

A:Asus A8V Deluxe help...

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Ive been browsing the forums but haven?t found the answer to my problem. Im new here. First ill start by listing my components. I just bought a barebone system from American pc and it came in yesterday and ive had nothing but problems with it.

New:
-Asus K8V SE Deluxe
-Athlon 64 2800
-Rexpower 450watt powersupply
-new case

Stuff I am just adding to the barebone:
-PNY Verto GeForce FX 5700 LE Optima 128 DDR AGP
-generic floppy drive
-sony dvd drive
-samsung cd RW
-2-3 year old Western Digital 40 gig IDE hard drive
-a 512 stick of PNY 2700 DDR Ram (few months old)
-a 256 stick of generic brand DDR Ram may be 2100 or 2700 DDR Ram (2-3 years old)

Ok my problem is I cant get into windows. I just figured I can unplug my HD from my computer now and put it into the new one. Didn?t format or partition, still has everything on it that I have been using, ie, games, apps? After I start the computer, the bios checks itself, finds the HD, finds the ram, graphics card. All is found during bios check. Then the HD makes a sound, screen goes black for about 5 seconds, then HD starts to spin up again and I am given the choice between Microsoft Windows or Windows XP. The reason I have a choice is cuz I am not running NTFS, just FAT 32 and using a Win 98 boot disk was the only way I could do this. So it sees Windows and XP but windows O/S is not there, just XP. So I choose XP and then I get this blue screen that says:

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A:Asus K8V SE Deluxe help

You cant swap hard drives like that with XP or 2000. The drive has the chipset drivers from the old computer and thats most likely whats causing the problems. You need to put the drive back in the old computer and back up your inportant data on a cd, then put the drive in the new machine, boot from the XP cd and format and do a clean install.
 

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Ok, I've been through **** trying to get a new build to work mainly due to RAM problems, the story is far too long to explain here but basically I have been reading about RAM for this model of mobo and I don't want to make another mistake buying RAM for it. Can anybody recommend some that IS compatible and preferably for dual channel 2GB around 200$ I don't need anything over the top or extreme, just some decent RAM that is compatible and won't fail me.

Thank you for all responses.
 

A:ASUS M2N-SLI Deluxe RAM

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I have just bought this board along with an AMD Athlon 64 3200+

I have 1 gig of corsair 3200 ram.

My problem is this. When I try to use dual channel mode the system just hangs. Doesnt even get to the POST.

Both ram sticks work as I have tested them on their own.

Any help would be great.
 

A:Asus A8V Deluxe

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I posted the blurb below in an old thread that's been inactive for a year so I'm posting new with request for advice here, hope nobody minds.

I'm about out of my mind... no, correct that, I've gone round the bend with these problems, all the lost time, still-shaky behavior from my system.

Sure appreciate any help.

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I too have had intermittent, brain-numbing, gut-twisting problems with this board. I've flashed the board bios a couple times but maybe it's time to do it again.

I run a dual boot (XP sp2 and Vista 64 bit) systems. I had many, many problems with freezups. I ended up having two, not one but two hard drives that failed, but the failures were intermittent and led me through, no lie, 2 months of troubleshooting with everybody in the world it seems, before I finally got it down to the drives (let us not forget those wonderful 5 hour calls to Microsoft where they go through the script before telling you they in essence have no idea what your problem is.)

After I replaced the two bad drives, it's worked pretty well, but lately it's given to freezing up again, randomly.

When I do a hard restart or power off, because I can't get any response, it reboots...sometimes. other times it won't, and I have to boot 4 or 5 times. Then, it'll work great...or boot up with my two primary working drives missing, but all the others there.

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Hello i was wondering if i did the right thing. Right now my rig is a Xfx 750a mobo wit phenom x3 2.4 ghz processor and 4gb ram and gtx285. Well im upgrading to the Asus m3n-HT Deluxe and Phenom II x4 3.0 ghz. did i do the right thing? will my computer drastically increase?
 

A:Asus M3N-HT Deluxe

You tell us, after the system is upgraded
 

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Ive read that people are having MAJOR problems with this motherboard, but then Ive also read how good this board is, and since the nForce3-250 chipset isnt out yet (and I need to build this computer NOW, unfortuneately) does anyone have any good or bad opinions or experience with it?
Please advise.
 

A:Yes or No? Asus K8V SE Deluxe

You might want to compare with these other 64 mobos anandtech
extremetech
 

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Hello! I have exactly the same problem as in this thread with the same setup: http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/457389-usb-over-current-status-detected.html

I want to roll back my bios version to 1015 but the EZ flash utility will not read from the floppy disk i only get "floppy disk not found error" altough I have renamed the file to A8V.ROM as it says in the manual. Does anyone have any sugesstions? I really need my computer:/
 

A:Need help with Asus A8V Deluxe motherboard

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Hi, I am currently building my first system using:

AMD Athlon 64 3800+
Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe
Antec Neo Power
2 x 512 MB Corsair Value Ram
1 x Chaintech GeForce 6600 GT
Creative Audigy 2 ZS
Samsung Spintpoint 120GB 7200RPM SATA

Everything was working nicely, I even had windows loaded, but when I shut it down and turned it back on, nothing appeared on the monitor and the bios beeped one long and two short. I looked in the manual for the bios beep codes, but they were not listed, oh and if it matters the cpu was idlin at 39 C
 

A:Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe Problem

Beep code suggests a video card failure.
http://www.amptron.com/html/bios.beepcodes.html
 

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