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    i just picked up an asus maximus formula today and when i pulled it out of the box i was like wow this is gona be good. still just finishing up all the driver installs oc'ing soon to come.

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    Very nice Smith.

    Be sure to post some pics

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ciro View Post
    Very nice Smith.

    Be sure to post some pics
    i will but my wireing is an absolute mess:$... i just finished getting all the drivers installed. it took a long time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smith View Post
    i just picked up an asus maximus formula today and when i pulled it out of the box i was like wow this is gona be good. still just finishing up all the driver installs oc'ing soon to come.
    Welcome to the Maximus club.
    You'll have fun with this board.

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    o i am, there are so many oc'ing options its hard to know what to do. only down side is cpu-z wont tell me my ram info... is there a new version out?

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    Which version are you using?
    The latest is 1.43

    You are going to love the Maximus, this board capable to go up to 500ish FSB if you dare to push it. Are you going to water cool it? Can you post some temps?

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    its all air for now and im just dling orthos. my cpu-z was out of date my mem is running at 584mhz 5-5-5-15 2t atm i think im gona try and push for 1200mhz. im also looking into liquid cooling but it will be a few weeks to months befor anything happens.

    on idle cpu 29C cores 35-33
    MB 29C
    NB 40C...
    SB 35C

    Load cpu 56C cores 62-60
    MB 29
    NB 42
    SB 36

    so all in all not too bad i figure i have a lot more i can push this thing for and im only running the fan (cpu) on low so theres a lot more i can put into the clocks.
    Last edited by smith; 12-01-2008 at 22:14.

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