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Dan Aug 05, 2005, 05:16pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>>  Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe Overlock Problems
I am having a few problems with my Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe when it comes to overclocking my proccessor. I am running an AMD 64 3500+ Winchester, 1GB Corsair Twin X PC 3200, Western Digital 120 GB HD, ATI X800XL PCI Express with Zalman Copper GPU Cooler ( I know my board supports Nvidia SLI but I like ATI and don't know when Crossfire is coming), and a 400 Watt Antec Power Supply with the wire that converts it to plug into my board. Anyways my system runs amazing when set on auto or standard in the Bios where you can OC with jumper free settings, however I have been trying to OC my processor and when I do it with NOS or AI when windows attempts to load it crashes and either reboots or I get a blue screen. If I manually overclock it with either changing the multiplier or FSB or a combination of both, the computer locks up as soon as it get to the ASUS Logo screen. I was wondering what may be causing this issue, as it is not the graphics card or the processor which have both been replaced.



Another Question off the subject is I recently ordered the AMD 64 939 3700+ Clawhammer with 1MB Cahce vs the 512KB like most others have and I was wondering if I would see a major performance boost. Another question regarding performance is Would I be better off returning my X800XL and my GPU Cooler (Keep in mind it overclocks well) for 2 6600 GT OC SLI? Would there be a difference in performance because my card has 16 pipelines and those only have 8.

Finally, does anyone know when ATI's Crossfire Boards come out specifically MSI and Asus.

AMD 64 3500+ 939
Asus A8N SLI Deluxe
1GB Corsair Twinx PC 3200
ATI X800XL OC w/Zalman GPU Cooler
Antec 400 Watt Power Supply

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Merc Aug 05, 2005, 05:22pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Aug 05, 2005, 05:23pm EDT

 
>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Kevin-
I'd definitely get the premium. Especially if the cost difference is $1. LOL. That's a great deal. Glad they're refunding the $$$ so quickly. Good luck w/ the premium, it is suppsoed to be really nice to work with.

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
Kevin Heath Aug 05, 2005, 05:24pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Merc:

That was my thinking, but I wanted to defer to someone with more experience since I'm a n00b. Thanks again for all of your help.

Kevin

Computer specs:

ThermalTake Armor V8000
PCPower and Cooling TurboCool 510-SLI
A8N-SLI Premium
4000+ SanDiego
BFG 7800GTOCX 256
2 GB Corsair Twinx2048-3200c2pt
2 Plextor PX-716A DVD+/-RW DL
2 Seagate 400GB SATA in Raid 1
Audigy 2 ZS Platinum
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Merc Aug 05, 2005, 05:41pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Dan-
Back on 181-187 Starfire made some great posts about O/Cing and such. I'd suggest you review those. Plus, really early on, Mike, aka SLI scientist, made a lot of posts regarding O/Cing (page 43 area).

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
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Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Merc-

Thanks for your information regarding OC. As far as what I read I have no problem restoring default settings to get the PC to run normal. It is the fact that when I try to OC over 3% windows crashes or if I manually OC in BIOS, It locks up on the boot screen regardless of settings. I do not however know what version of BIOS I am running as I am currently at work. When I get home I will make sure it is up to date and hopefully that will help solve my issue. I will let you know how that turns out. Let me know if you have any other advice.

AMD 64 3500+ 939
Asus A8N SLI Deluxe
1GB Corsair Twinx PC 3200
ATI X800XL OC w/Zalman GPU Cooler
Antec 400 Watt Power Supply

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I am home and checked my BIOS it is 1011. What do I do now? Take my board out and shoot it?

AMD 64 3500+ 939
Asus A8N SLI Deluxe
1GB Corsair Twinx PC 3200
ATI X800XL OC w/Zalman GPU Cooler
Antec 400 Watt Power Supply

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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Dan-
Go back to page 22 of this thread and look for posts by SLI Scientist at work. He starts discussing how to overclock using Ntune there. ALso, you can search this thread by using the following format in google:

ntune site:http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/content/topic/38623

Substitute any subject for Ntune in this example. I'm not an overclocker so really can't help. The 1011 BIOS has a lot of overclocking adjustments available so I'd leave it as is.

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Well it continues to crash when I am trying to OC. I remember the screen I get it is the same one I got when I bought Kingston PC2100 back in the day. I am assuming it is my RAM will not OC that far. I managed to get it to OC a little more and it ran for an hour or so and then rebooted after a system failure. I also used Ntune and immediately after appyling settings it crashed. My RAM is on PC3200 = 400MHz when it tops out around 420MHz when I OC and crashes an hour later. It will not however even reach 440 MHz it crashes immediately. Does my assumption seem correct? I am going to go to Fry's and exchange my RAM for PC 4000 or 4400 so it will run at 500MHz-550MHz. At that point I will let you know if my problem has been solved.

AMD 64 3500+ 939
Asus A8N SLI Deluxe
1GB Corsair Twinx PC 3200
ATI X800XL OC w/Zalman GPU Cooler
Antec 400 Watt Power Supply

Mike McDonald Aug 06, 2005, 03:02pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
My system:
Athlon 64 3500+ Venice
Asus a8n SLI-Deluxe w/ 1013 beta Bios
3x 512mb DDR Samsung PC3200 Ram (altho, Everest calls it Xerox memory)
BFG 6800GT OC PCI-E
1x 74gb Western Digital Raptor SATA
ePOWER WARRIOR EPC-523SC-450A Silver Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 450W Power Supply

My problem: Lockups, hanging, VGA not responding

This is perhaps the most annoying problem I've ever had. The reason for it being so annoying? Randomness. I dislike random problems. I built this machine around three weeks ago without a hitch, using the bios it came with (1010) and using all DEFAULT settings. it was not until the last few days I've noticed problems.
I was running Painkiller version 1.64 and got to around the 3rd level and BAM. Sound was still working, monitor went to standby. Computer rebooted to windows. Now, that's not always what it does. Sometimes the sound repeats and it's a straight up crash, and requires me to manually reboot. Also, sometimes if I reset and not shut down, I will get a long beep while booting up "System Failed VGA Test". Of course, if I shut down and power back on this message goes away.
This problem is not limited to just Painkiller, but I can run several games for hours just fine with no problems. examples: world of warcraft, UT2K4
Games/Apps I seem to get crashes in 'occasionally' : DXDiag, 3dmark05/03, DAOC Catacombs
Painkiller seems to be the one sure fire crash at some point during playing, and usually after a crash while playing painkiller leads to the other apps not working unless I reinstall my video drivers or change something in the bios. Sometimes I can't even load a 3d game at all after a crash in PK.
Also, I have crashed once while defragmenting a hard drive (only once..) and at one point I couldn't load any VIDEOS in windows media player (after a PK Crash). Again- a simple reinstall of my video card drivers fixed this and it has not happened since, but who's to say another crash in painkiller won't lead to more issues.

I have tried several things,from updating my bios to the latest beta version (1013 i believe?), changing many settings in the bios such as relaxed memory timings, aggressive memory timings, overclocking my PC, underclocking my PC, under/overclocking my video card, all options including disabling PEG Link mode.

I've also downloaded RivaTuner and disabled AGP Fastwrite (although, I don't know why I'd have to.. PCI-E card..) I've also tried many options in Riva Tuner to fix this, to no avail. although- some options make it more stable and less frequent crashes than others. Such as NForce compatability mode.

Note: I did absolutley no overclocking to niether my pc nor video card prior to having problems, this is merely to solve my issue. I would like to stay away from overclocking if possible (makes the room too hot :P) but anything that will get my system able to run games (why i built it!) stable.

Now with all those options being tried to no success, I considered it may be my RAM (due to the one crash during a hard drive defrag). I downloaded the latest Memtest86 and tested my ram for hours on all timings, and there were no errors. Scratch that.

I considered it may be my video card being faulty due to the randomness, and also when i first built the PC I had to switch monitors because my 6800gt wasn't working with my Vivitron and had to downgrade to an IBM P260. Imagine watching a 3d movie in the theatre, and then taking off your 3d glasses. That's how my monitor looked. I've already called BFG, and despite what Ken said earlier about BFG support I got some very awesome people who were willing to advance RMA my card with little explaination (all i had to do was let DXDiag crash me, luckily i had just been playing PK :)). Although, I'm not certain this is even a video card issue. I have no other problems with it other than my main monitor not working properly, and the VGA test fail occasionally. but I have other ideas on the VGA test failing such as...

Power supply. The one thing my system is sort of lacking is a decent power supply. I used the one that came with my Warrior case because it had a PCI-E connector and was already 450W, so I assumed I wouldn't need a better one. This is probably the only thing in my system I haven't tested (im probably going to do that now, but the only other PSU I have is from another warrior case I ordered as well to build my buddy's system).
Here's the readings from Everest Home Edition (and my bios..) on the voltage coming out of my PSU:

CPU CORE: 1.5v
+3.3 V : 3.34v
+5 V: 5.11v
+12 V: 11.71V
+5V Standby: 4.70V
VBat Battery: 3.07V

I also have the PCIE power cable plugged directly into my 6800gt, and the EZ plug is also plugged into my board.

I was told the +12V voltage was "a little low, but nothing to worry about"

My thoughts: Perhaps when running INTENSE 3d games it'd cut short on power, and possibly? fail a VGA test at bootup due to not having enough power? That doesn't really explain the crashes that would happen directly afterwards, such as loading a 3d app and crashing LONG before any heavy 3d rendering is done. it's pretty much instant occasionaly.

I've been googling for days, and have ready many great posts on this forum which led me to most of my diagonostics, and I'm finally posting myself to see if anyone has any better suggestions for me, or perhaps could give me some more information about the power supply and if that could possibly be causing me my issue.

Thanks in advance.. -Mike

kbird5000 Aug 06, 2005, 10:41pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Mike

The most important thing in your system is your psu. It could be some kind of driver issue but regardless of what it actually turns out to be the psu deffinately needs to be upgraded. There is a list of good psu's at the first of this thread. A sub par psu can cause all kinds of wierd things to happen. Get a new one and see if that does it and even if it doesnt your system will love you much more because you will be feeding it a better diet...lol
You can try different drivers for your vid card too but be sure to use driver cleaner to remove all remnants of the previous driver...that part is very important. Check all your connections and then do a complete format and reinstall of your operating system. Let us know how it turns out.

Thermaltake Shark
AMD 64 3200 Venice @ 2.35(Zalman 7000cu)
Asus A8N SLI Deluxe
eVGA 6800gt @ 400/1.1
2x512 Corsair XMS PC3200c2 Platinum
WD Caviar 80gig SATA
Light On combo drive
OCZ Modstream 620w psu
SB Audigy 2 ZS
Samsung 19''
Saitek Eclipse
Mike McDonald Aug 07, 2005, 01:15am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Thanks for replying

After literally days of doing nothing but research and testing, I had a thought..
When I had just given up on everything, I decided that my PC wasn't getting enough power from the jack in the wall.
It explains the randomness, because it's connected to a battery backup. once the backup was drained of juice, bam. shut down. Which would explain why i would get frequent crashes shortly after a Painkiller crash. It'd suck up all the power from my backup, and then die repeatedly because the backup had no time to replenish.

This *MAY* Be BS

But I've unhooked everything from the backup except my PC, and it's ran 3dmark 05 at least 20 times in a row now without a hitch. I even set my memory timings back up to what they were and even overlclocked my system a little bit. still stable as a rock.
I was even playing my beloved painkiller for a little while! but I haven't done as much testing as i should before I jump for joy.
Im going to do some mega testing tomorrow, because my RMA from BFG won't happen until at least monday. I'd like to cancel that to save myself the trouble if this is the problem.

What made me come to this conclusion was after reading something Mike posted on page 65ish, about power supplies not giving the proper voltage until a clean reboot if the PSU is shut down for any reason.. It made sense, because my sound and everything would still be running when it crashed, and the VGA test failing when i just hit "reset". the power to my video card was non existant. (the little red light under my 6800gt would turn off)

Also this would explain another anomoly I had, not sure if i mentioned it in my previous post or not; but I shut down my monitor during a HL2 video stress test that was crashing repeatedly and it completed the test.

My monitor was plugged into the same outlet as my PC :P

Let me know if this sounds like it could've been the problem, I spoke to someone else about it and they said no way, but it seems logical to me. Logical enough that I haven't crashed all night :)

If it turns out to be a fluke I will be sure to post something. As far as my PSU goes, it should be perfectly capable of handling all of my hardware, 450w is alot of power:) If this doesn'twork out the PSU will be the first thing I replace, though, because the logic all points to not enough power.

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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
merc:

I was distressed to read of Ken's experiences with BFG and your statement that they were off your "buy list." I have two BFG cards as well, and one may be bad due to its performance in the diagnostics you suggested... which companies are on your "buy list?" Which do you consider the best? I may just RMA these two cards back because of the artifacting problem and go with another manufacturer--but I must do so within Newegg's 30 period, which is coming up soon... any suggestions?

Thanks,
Kevin

Computer specs:

ThermalTake Armor V8000
PCPower and Cooling TurboCool 510-SLI
A8N-SLI Premium
4000+ SanDiego
BFG 7800GTOCX 256
2 GB Corsair Twinx2048-3200c2pt
2 Plextor PX-716A DVD+/-RW DL
2 Seagate 400GB SATA in Raid 1
Audigy 2 ZS Platinum
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Merc Aug 07, 2005, 08:35am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Kevin-
Rant on: BFG gets pretty good reviews on their products. A lot of folks swear by them. I just thought their response to Ken sucked, especially since it was their top of the line $600+ card that was broke and screwing up a very high end system. " I don't know?" WTF kind of response is that? I have XFX in my rig and haven't had any problems and therefore haven't had to deal w/ their tech support. It may suck too.

I'm just a firm believer in sticking w/ a company that tries to help their customers and dumping one that shrugs and says move-on. Every company puts out faulty units. It's nearly impossible not to. But when a customer calls and says "Hey, I have a problem and everything is pointing at your card being at fault, can you help me?" they should do their best to resolve the issue not say "I don't know?". Rant off.

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
Merc Aug 07, 2005, 08:38am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Mike McDonald-
Possibly the UPS itself is bad. Also, run Asus probe in record mode and play PKer. Review the oitput check the voltages with a heavy load on the system. It will resord voltages temps and fan rpm.

Merc
Modified Lian Li PC 7077A
Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
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I finally got the chance to upgrade my RAM from PC 3200 2.5 3 3 8 to PC4000 3 4 4 8. However my question is what is better? to have lower latency RAM running at a lower clock speed or higher latency RAM running at a higher clock speed, I understand that ultimately the 2 combined would be better but I can't afford it. Also since I am only running my RAM at 433-466MHz at the moment because I don't want to OC my processor too much, as I don't know if it can do 500MHz just yet, I was wondering since my RAM is currently under clocked can I lower the latency? and if so what setting should I use? the default timing on the RAM is 3 4 4 8 at 500MHz tested and gauranteed. I was wondering if it were possible to set it at 2.5 3 3 8? I tried to lower the latency on it too much and my system wouldnt post so I had to reset the CMOS. I don't want to guess at it anymore in fear that I may cause damage. Also I am running AMD 64 3500 + 939 either venice or winchester I forget, can that thing be clocked at 250MHz to run with my RAM at 500MHz? Keep in mind I am just using a TT Copper heat sink not water cooling, to give an example at 220MHz x 11 it and voltage at 1.5v it runs at 40-43C. I know I still have room to go. I would appreciate it if someone could answer my questions here...or as merc has done in the past and point me in the right direction. Thanks.

AMD 64 3500+ 939
Asus A8N SLI Deluxe
1GB Corsair Twinx PC 3200
ATI X800XL OC w/Zalman GPU Cooler
Antec 400 Watt Power Supply

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merc:

I think you are perfectly right, and not just about computer products. It is this kind of "customer service" that led me to begin building my own computer instead of buying from ready-made manufacturer's in the first place...

I got two different responses when I called BFG on my problems as well. The first rep. basically said "It isn't our problem, can't help you," but the other actually came up with a reasonable diagnostic scenario to try and told me to call him back with the results if they did indicate a bad card... Hopefully BFG is monitoring some of these posts and seeing the negative results they get from poor customer service, but in my experience they aren't. Now if I could only figure out how to make my own video card so I didn't have to depend on THEIR manufacturers..... :)

I definitely wasn't questioning your reasoning. I was just curious if there was another brand you would recommend instead.

Kevin

Computer specs:

ThermalTake Armor V8000
PCPower and Cooling TurboCool 510-SLI
A8N-SLI Premium
4000+ SanDiego
BFG 7800GTOCX 256
2 GB Corsair Twinx2048-3200c2pt
2 Plextor PX-716A DVD+/-RW DL
2 Seagate 400GB SATA in Raid 1
Audigy 2 ZS Platinum
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Merc

XFX tech support is as bad as anyone else's I would say "have a look at the forums at XFX" but they recently rebuilt their website including the forums so the several year history in the forums was lost but many of the issues in the old forums there were about the terrible tech support.

The easy solution to all our problems in this forum is to put Nvidia on our "do not buy" list, If even one review site had done an honest review of the nfoce4 chipset and or geforce6x chipsets there would be a lot fewer posts in here since many of us would have stayed away from that hardware.

Here we are seven months after nforce4 hardware was released and forums like this and even at nvidia continue to be filled with the same problems over and over and there is still no real progress from nvidia on fixing anything there are still IDE/SATA \ Firewall driver issues or hardware issues depending on how you want to look at it and for many people even with the newest drivers and bios problems still persist. there are still mountains of problems with the 6x series video cards either overheating or drivers not being ready for public comsumption and still getting WHQL certification, someone at microsoft labs must be getting some great "oral" action to certify the last couple video driver sets from Nvidia !!

The tech support issues highlight another problem that seems to have cropped up with Nvidia and manufacturers, Manufacturers seem to have become lazy with the 6x series of video cards and just assumed that the reference design from Nvidia was "OK" and clearly if you look at the feedback on all vendors sites the 6x series video cards were far from "OK" My guess is most manufacturers took a VERY close look at the reference design from Nvidia for the 7x series video cards and that outside of Nvidia taking a year to develope drivers for it there will be a lot fewer hardware issues with this generation of video card.

as far as the nforce4 problems go .. if they cant fix them in seven months with driver updates its just not getting fixed. I think Ill try ATI next time.


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Can anyone help me out here? Asus is telling me that the "System Failed Memory Test" message is due to the processor. I was told the motherboard doesn't control the memory anymore the processor does. Is this true??? Has anyone gotten this error message found the processor to be the problem?

The tech said I should try another processor. But he did say they would RMA the board anyway. We're going to send it back.

I have my doubts that the processor is the problem here based on what has happened so far.

A little history, my son built a computer with the following specs:
Asus A8N-Sli Deluxe mobo
Aspire X-Infinity case
AMD 3200+ (Winchester we think?)
Asus NVidia 6600 GT - PCI express graphics card
DVD-RW 16x
Floppy drive
Maxtor 160gb HD
2 matching Samsung 512mb DDR400 RAM
originally we it had a 350w PSU, but that has been upgraded to a Tagan 480w that puts out 30A on the 12V+
OS: Windows XP home

The day he built it, it worked fine. He set the Bios settings and played games on it for hours. The next day when he turned it on it gave the audible "System Failed Memory Test" message. We ended up movng the memory from the blue slots where it was supposed to be, to the black slots. In the black slots it worked, however we saw this as a temporary patch.

We took that CPU to the fellow that sold us the motherboard, memory and processor and he tried many types of memory including some highend gaming memory. We tried single sticks of RAMin the blue slots, RAM in all 4 slots and as long as there was memory in the blue slots it failed. He called Asus and they said we needed to upgrade the BIOS and make sure the PSU was powerful enough. One first level tech even said use Corsair memory until he was told all of the memory that was tried in it.

Now we flashed the BIOS up to v1008 and nothing works. Memory in the blue or the black slots gives us the same "System failed memory test" message. For all intents and purposes it appears completely disabled. I don't know how to even it get it back to the original configuration with BIOS v1002.

The system was running cool ( never over 35C) and was stable. Temps inside the case are never over 93F.

This system worked fine for a day in the recommended configuration, and for several weeks with the memory in the black slots, so I am a little relucent to think the processor or the memory is the problem.

Your recommendations please.










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>> Re: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe FAQ
Kevin-
I answered in PM

Merc
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Dual Watercooling Loops
Asus P5K Deluxe BIOS 0404
Core 2 Duo Q6600 (3600MHz@1.46v)
Max OC 4050MhHz at 1.65v
1 x XFX 8800GTX XXX Watercooled
2 GB Team Xtreme DDR2 800-PC6400
2 x 150gb WD in Raptors in RAID 0
1 x 640
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Athlon64 3700+ (san diego core)
2 x 1gb OCZ Platinum Dual Channel
BFG 7800gtx
1 x 40gb Western Digital HD
1 x 200gb Maxtor HD

Whenever I play games such as BF2 and Painkiller, my computer freezes and I hear the sound just keep repeating itself. Ive been on various forums for help to fix my pc... but no one has been able to help me....
My pc doesnt stall as fast on CSS tho, it takes awhile longer, and its only happened a few times. Where as BF2 and Painkiller have stalled prolly over 70 - 90 times...

Ive done stress test and ran other progs on my pc and it shows everything is fine. I get 8068 in 3dmark 05.

edit: I have all the latest updates. how do i fix my pc to make it run smoothly?


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