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  1. cant recall what settings as they are all F5 (...

    cant recall what settings as they are all F5 ( default ) but would think that would be a default setting, anyway will check it out

    BIOS is 1103 I think.......it was the most recent until a week...
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    beat you to it...... :-) one of the stores I...

    beat you to it...... :-)

    one of the stores I buy from has it but the shipping costs are extreme , actually more then the product so just thinking about what else I need before doing it

    edit:...
  3. the 23 seconds is similar to me but then its...

    the 23 seconds is similar to me but then its another 10 seconds or so with the same drive in the same slot

    Question about Intel Turbo Boost .............isnt it suppose to go up to 4.7 ? at...
  4. I have no idea anymore. What is a good bootup...

    I have no idea anymore. What is a good bootup time for Win10 on the Hero X ?

    All I know is another z370 motherboard does it in half the time...........all up its very frustrating
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    havn't tried to push the 8600K but this 8700k...

    havn't tried to push the 8600K but this 8700k doesn't seem to be the best as temps get to high, I think maybe some different thermal compound as the other was a bit off ( it had separated in the...
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    the funny thing is I have a i5 8600K on the...

    the funny thing is I have a i5 8600K on the Asrock K6 and have that up to 5.1 with a lot less changes and it runs more stable and cooler

    basically clock to 51 , LLC to 2 and voltage to 1.31

    ...
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    they are not my settings but from a youtube vid...

    they are not my settings but from a youtube vid by de8auer but as turbo boost goes up to 4.7 anyway I am not sure is the benefit there
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    thanks for that, to be honest I dont need extra...

    thanks for that, to be honest I dont need extra performance as that Intel Boost takes it high so just did the F5 and then XMP

    but like many, we like to play around with things but I have 2 PC's...
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    yes.....that was in the video from der8auer from...

    yes.....that was in the video from der8auer from which I made these notes

    Asus Mulicore Enhancement Disabled
    AVX Instruction Ratio Negative Offset 3
    CPU Core Ratio Sync All Cores
    Core...
  10. I did a BIOS upgrade and boot was faster but...

    I did a BIOS upgrade and boot was faster but still twice as slow as a cheaper Asrock K6. From the time I hit the power button to the windows logon screen its just over 27 seconds and on the other PC...
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    not wanting to jump in and hijack but just did...

    not wanting to jump in and hijack but just did some o/c on my hero 8700K ( 49 at 1.34)

    strange think was when running RealBench CPU-Z showed multiplier at 46 but when I run cinebench it shows as ...
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    to be honest I wouldnt touch the Hero, have the...

    to be honest I wouldnt touch the Hero, have the much cheaper Asrock z370 Gaming 6 with a i5 8600k and it overclocks a breeze and boots twice as fast as the Hero

    Cant comment on the others...
  13. Thread: Very Slow Boot

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    ok, an update Have flashed the BIOS to the...

    ok, an update

    Have flashed the BIOS to the latest and with just the M.2 drive attached it takes 27.3 seconds from hitting the button to the Windows logon screen wallpaper. But on a Asrock...
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    Ignore the BIOS after you do a reset...dont do a...

    Ignore the BIOS after you do a reset...dont do a CMOS just use BIOS to reset and then have only the one M.2 in the bottom and then boot with the Windows flash drive and hopefully that will see the...
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    I would go the RMA Your M'2's work so its not...

    I would go the RMA

    Your M'2's work so its not them

    I guess my next step would be to reset my BIOS to default and change nothing and just try only the M.2 drive in the bottom. Now have the same...
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    Have you tried just having the one in the bottom...

    Have you tried just having the one in the bottom slot and nothing in the top ? I have the same M.2 but have it in the bottom and it works. I assume you dont have more then one GPU because you only...
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    and I also now have windows boot manager and UEFI...

    and I also now have windows boot manager and UEFI only under CSM enabled in BIOS

    But still the same boot time.......about 22 seconds and thats with only mouse and keyboard ( all other drives...
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    I am pretty sure thats what I did when I set it...

    I am pretty sure thats what I did when I set it up a few months ago and this was the result

    https://s20.postimg.cc/zfi1rjxjx/partitions.png


    should I not allow windows installation to makes...
  19. well you ask for help and people try to assist ,...

    well you ask for help and people try to assist , yes it can be frustrating and the Hero brand seems not to be that impressive

    I have just installed an Asrock z370 K6 and it kills the Hero in boot...
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    why ? is GPT that great an advantage especially...

    why ? is GPT that great an advantage especially when none of your drives are over 2 gig

    Going to reinstall windows 10 on this PC and I guess getting it as GPT wont hurt


    so seeing no...
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    Installing Win10 on Maximus Hero X

    What is the best way to install Win10 Home on a Samsung 960 EVO M.2 drive.?

    Going to do a clean reinstallation, have backed anything I need to an external hard drive . Is it better to make the...
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    it didnt show volume until I clicked on hardware...

    it didnt show volume until I clicked on hardware and then vol was there but nothing there until I hit the populate button and got MBR

    and yes...can click at the top as I found out after

    So...
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    it doesnt show

    it doesnt show
  24. First thing I would do is get Memtest ( put it on...

    First thing I would do is get Memtest ( put it on a USB stick and boot into that ) and test it ?

    Then if that is ok I would reset everything back to default and then just enable XMP and nothing...
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    well its not available to me on a M.2 drive...

    well its not available to me on a M.2 drive either

    Why would that be ? Have a feeling some setting in the BIOS need to be changed. Does having UEFI and Legacy selected mean it treats the M.2 as...
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