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GIGABYTE Guide

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November 10, 2011 2:45:42 AM

Hi,
I hope you can help an aspiring OC'er

I just put together the following:
Gigabyte GA970-A-UD3
AMD 4100 FX
Corsair Vengeance 1866 Ram 2x4 Gig=8
Segate 1TB
Maxtor 500Gig
Pioneer DVD
Win7 64 Bit Pro

A couple of issues, all works fine if i don't tinker, but the default settings are not cutting it for me or why i put this together in the first place.
The Ram at best is showing up at 1333, I tried changing this to 1866 in the Bios but POST failed. Also I would like to see better than the 3.6-3.8 out of this 4100 FX. I tried several things but don't want to break my new investment, this was also negative on the boot...
At best for now I would like to maximize the 1866 of the Ram and how it relates to the rest of the board and chip...
Can you explain to me what changes I need to do to the BIOS get this to the next level?

Many thanks,
VegasVinMan

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November 10, 2011 11:04:28 PM

Solved; contacted Gigabyte. simply adjusted the speed setting for the ram.
HHmm thought i did that already.
November 11, 2011 4:39:12 AM

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