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Windows 7: Post Your Overclock!

13 Feb 2012   #1261
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

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I read your article. That's when I started my scheme to try and buy one. I'm having trouble convincing my Wife I really need one. But, that's never stopped me before. She'll get over it.
Same here.."why do you need so many motherboards?"


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15 Feb 2012   #1262
GeneO

Windows 10 Pro. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot
 
 

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I should have mine updated sometime this week. I have already gutted the PC, cleaned up th cabling and rerouted for different MB connection points. Will report back, prob on the weekend, once I have it up and going for a few days.

Cheers

Well I have it up and running at 4GHz right now. The memory, even though it is 1600 Mhz C8 vs 1600 MHz C7 on my P55 is quite a bit faster.

I didn't even have to reinstall the OS. I booted up from my drive I had on my P55, removed offending programs (old AI suite etc), installed the correct chipset software, and cleaned up remnants of old devices with the magic of device manager show hidden devices and uninstall. The only repair I have had to do is to rebuild performance counters. Saved a lot of time reinstalling programs and digging up license keys.

I also have my primary monitor on my discrete graphics card and my secondary on the integrated. There is no need for Virtu if you are using two monitors like this.

I will post some pictures when I crack the case open next - still need some SATA cable tidying up.
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15 Feb 2012   #1263
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Good job, GeneO. Congratulations. Mine is in my shopping card. Just waiting for me.
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15 Feb 2012   #1264
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

As I said in the email Steve, line the cursor up over the 'buy' button, shut your eyes and fire at will
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15 Feb 2012   #1265
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

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As I said in the email Steve, line the cursor up over the 'buy' button, shut your eyes and fire at will

Fire at will but don't get to Excited and Mis-Fire
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15 Feb 2012   #1266
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paulpicks21 View Post
As I said in the email Steve, line the cursor up over the 'buy' button, shut your eyes and fire at will

Fire at will but don't get to Excited and Mis-Fire

True, he might accidentally order another M4 to add to his collection lol
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15 Feb 2012   #1267
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by paulpicks21 View Post
As I said in the email Steve, line the cursor up over the 'buy' button, shut your eyes and fire at will

Fire at will but don't get to Excited and Mis-Fire

True, he might accidentally order another M4 to add to his collection lol
I am thinking about it, after all, I only have 5 SSDs. Maybe I coud Raid a couple.
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16 Feb 2012   #1268
GeneO

Windows 10 Pro. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot
 
 

Well things are not happy in toyland. I was getting fairly frequent mouse freezes. While I was investigating that late last night I thought I had started loosing my mind. I was hearing faint voices - I had my PC speakers muted in windows. Well it started getting loader. It turns out in windows, anytime I moved the mouse or graphics changed, I was getting weird noses on my speakers. I verified that this only happened with my gts450 and not the iGPU. I doubt it is my grap[hics card, so it may be this board is already needing replaced after a couple of days
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16 Feb 2012   #1269
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeneO View Post
Well things are not happy in toyland. I was getting fairly frequent mouse freezes. While I was investigating that late last night I thought I had started loosing my mind. I was hearing faint voices - I had my PC speakers muted in windows. Well it started getting loader. It turns out in windows, anytime I moved the mouse or graphics changed, I was getting weird noses on my speakers. I verified that this only happened with my gts450 and not the iGPU. I doubt it is my grap[hics card, so it may be this board is already needing replaced after a couple of days
Darn Gene, I'm sorry about that. And, it dosen't make me feel very confident. Mine is in the mail. I'm curious if there is a way to disable the on board graphics in bios. wondering if the lucid logic thing may be causing feedback. Just a thought.
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16 Feb 2012   #1270
GeneO

Windows 10 Pro. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot
 
 

yes, you can disable the onboard graphics. Further investigation reveals it does it with either the discrete or onboard graphics. I tried another graphics card I had as well. Same issue. Fresh install of windows in case it was a weird quirk. Same issue. It worked fine when I got it!

Well, I got it through Amazon. No hassle exchange, I get a new board shipped before returning the defective one through UPS dropoff. It should be on its way today.

Wish me luck and I'll wish you luck
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