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Old November 8, 2007, 12:45 PM
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Default Bios saves OC settings, loads stock speed

p35-ds3r (F7D Bios), e2180 @ 3.4ghz 1.437v (10*340), OCZ Reaper PC2-6400 HPC (rated 4-4-4-15, running at 4-4-4-12, 2.1v), BFG 8800GTX OC.

I tested a few days ago the 3.4GHz overclock, and it ran for over 17 hours stable on Orthos. Super Pi ran fine as well. I was working on a review and I was pushing my memory, 5-5-5-12 ~980mhz.

I booted into winxp sp2 fine, however it crashed under dual super pi 2M. Now whenever I boot, the computer loads at 10 * 200, but yet all the settings are saved in the bios as they were when I overclocked it (voltage, 10 * 340, memory timings etc).

I also tried saving settings to CMOS (using F11) but to no avail. I am completely clueless as to how my settings can be saved and yet the computer runs on stock speed. :help:

Also, easytune (GA's mobo tweaking utility for windows) has the overclocking section disabled. I never use it to overclock, but this was something I thought may be significant to share.

Anyways, if anyone has any thoughts I'll owe you big time.
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