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  1. Thanks Erwin05! That's the model I have, but for...

    Thanks Erwin05! That's the model I have, but for some reason I was getting a different BIOS file.

    I was pretty careful to make sure I had selected the correct motherboard before posting here, but...
  2. ROG STRIX B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi) BIOS 2803 not valid

    Has anyone successfully applied BIOS 2803 (no longer beta) to their ROG STRIX B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi) motherboard?

    When I download the BIOS from the "B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi)" download area and...
  3. At least the ROG Strix B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi) BIOS...

    At least the ROG Strix B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi) BIOS 2803 apparently has Agesa 1.2.0.7, but that BIOS download appears to be messed up (either it's for the wrong motherboard or it's misnamed, my...
  4. Thanks Jimbo, I appreciate the response. I was...

    Thanks Jimbo, I appreciate the response.

    I was certain that at one point Tools->Driver was showing me newer versions of a couple of the drivers than what I could find on the ASUS driver page for...
  5. must we use ArmouryCrate for driver updates?

    Hi All!

    I'm a "refugee" from the old, old Asus product forums but I haven't been very active on the ROG forums yet.

    I finished a new build with an Asus ROG STRIX B550-F (Wi-Fi) motherboard a...
  6. reset SupremeFX back to default settings after misclick in Sound Effects

    Hi All!

    MB: Maximus VIII Hero Alpha, Bios 3809
    OS: Windows 10 Pro, Build 1909
    Driver: Realtek High Definition Audio Driver 6.0.1.8158

    This is about a 3.5 year old system, and up until now...
  7. I now have a resolution for this issue, and it's...

    I now have a resolution for this issue, and it's not what I was expecting.

    It turns out that the (confusingly-named, IMHO) "Dual Intelligent Processors" package has subsumed multiple components...
  8. Hey Amsterdam! I'm probably 6-8 months away...

    Hey Amsterdam!

    I'm probably 6-8 months away from doing a new hardware build, depending on release cycle for Intel chips, but when I do my next build, I'm going to spend more time looking at the...
  9. Hi RaffieKol! I appreciate you checking out...

    Hi RaffieKol!

    I appreciate you checking out the downloads area and following up here.

    Unfortunately, as I mentioned in my original post, the zip file you found is not a full AISuite bundle. ...
  10. Latest AISuite / FanXpert for ROG Maximus VIII Hero Alpha

    Hi all!

    I'm new to the ROG forums, though I took part in the vip.asus.com forums at various times over the course of multiple motherboard builds over the years.

    I have a ROG Maximus VIII Hero...
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    Follow xeromist's advice and you'll be good. ...

    Follow xeromist's advice and you'll be good.

    When I was researching SSDs, I found thessdreview.com to have a lot of useful information. Although it reads somewhat like a marketing piece for the...
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    I'll second that. A few revisions of a few of...

    I'll second that. A few revisions of a few of the sizes (like the U2410) have had some issues, but generally the Dell Ultrasharp monitors are very good for gaming and other stuff. I have the older...
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    I agree with everything you said, up to the last...

    I agree with everything you said, up to the last sentence.

    120 Hz (or a multiple, like 240 Hz) can be a win for movies, precisely because (most) movies are shot at 24 FPS. The reason is because...
  14. Thanks for the post Karmageddon! I've had good...

    Thanks for the post Karmageddon!

    I've had good luck with Cooler Master in the past so I did look at quite a few of their CPU coolers -- as I mentioned in my original post, several of the CM...
  15. Thread: PSU choice

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    Others have already posted links to PSU sizing...

    Others have already posted links to PSU sizing guides, which are extremely handy. Definitely worth a look.



    If by old you mean outdated, then no they are definitely not outdated. Check out...
  16. Thanks Arne, that looks like a fantastic option!...

    Thanks Arne, that looks like a fantastic option!

    I had seen some older cooler comparisons with the CNPS9900 in the group of products being compared, but at the time LGA2011 compatibility wasn't...
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    I think you're totally right, and if I were going...

    I think you're totally right, and if I were going to be spending more than 50% of my time running VMs, more cores would be a big win. For me, it's more the case that I'll be using the machine for...
  18. Thread: PSU choice

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    If you're willing to spend the money, the...

    If you're willing to spend the money, the Seasonic 850W Platinum has received fantastic reviews. If, as others have said, you're potentially doing SLI with recent model graphics cards, 750w might be...
  19. Thread: Which case?

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    Excellent PSU, but if you've just picked it out...

    Excellent PSU, but if you've just picked it out but haven't already ordered it, the Seasonic 850w platinum should be more than enough to power the components you've listed and would save you a...
  20. advice on air cooler for non-OC x79 with all DIMM slots filled

    Hi all!

    I'm planning an x79-based build, very likely on the Sabertooth X79 but potentially the P9X79 WS. Either way, I'll be using the i7-3820. I will not be overclocking.

    In addition to lots...
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    Advice on new i7 build

    That's very, very similar to my basic requirements for the system build I'm currently planning: primarily gaming, but also work-related testing using potentially several concurrent VMs. I also...
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