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Old August 7, 2008, 03:32 AM
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Default Need some explanations about intels boards etc


This is the first time i bought an Intel Motherboard and i am alittle confused about some setting in the bios.I could not find where do i change the multiplier,FSB even where to set memory timings and memorys speed.

I am using Asus Rampage Extreme and Q9550 cpu ,corsair TW3X4G2000C9DF

Additionally am i going to be able running my ram modues at full speed(2000mhz)
Please dont ignore my post due to i really need any help you could provide me.


P.s Please forgive me about my ignorance.
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Old August 7, 2008, 08:34 AM
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My System Specs


Try reading this site shows you the bios.
and know one here will ignore you.
ASUS Rampage Extreme Motherboard Review - Overclocking and Benchmarks - Reviews by ExtremeTech

hope this helps
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Old August 7, 2008, 11:04 AM
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There are others here who would know better than me, but I've seen more than a few reports that many DDR3 motherboards simply can't manage 2000Mhz speeds, even if the memory is rated for it. So if you have problems, you might consider slowing the memory down a little.

For an Asus BIOS, the important settings should be under the "Extreme Tweaker" tab. The CPU ratio and other stuff is probably set to "Auto", but once you deactivate that, it will give you other options to work with.
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