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AV8 memory by SimonDS
i have an Abit AV8 motherboard. the board runs ok with the 2x256mb Kingston DDR memory modules supplied at the time. however we cannot get this board to accept any other memory. Tried generic and kingston value 512mb DDR's if one 512 generic is in, it won't boot if one 512 kingston in it's okay,...
July 1st 06 01:10 PM
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my NF7 S2 MBRD doesn't see US Keyboard pressing F8 to get Windows menu by [email protected]
My NF7 S2 MBRD doesn't see US Keyboard pressing F8 to get Windows menu I flashed the BIOS, but still, the problem remains. what is going wrong? did the flash not contain an update for that?!
June 29th 06 11:43 PM
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Abit IS7 temp readings by AAvK
I read that Abit boards have bad quality tempurature sensing, and can be as far off as +|-10c, is this true??? If so, is there a way to get an accurate reading? I assume any added software will only use the hardware sensors, I am using Motherboard Monitor 5 showing an average idle temp of 41c...
June 26th 06 07:12 PM
by AAvK Go to last post
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updating a bios - safe mode commmand prompt? and if win98 then emm386? by [email protected]
if updating a bios, can they all be flashed from safe mode command prompt? Also, i've heard of ppl getting insufficient memory errors. prob with w9x boot disks. should one do device=..himem.sys and device=..emm386.exe ram ?
June 26th 06 08:01 AM
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CPUs for KT7A RAID by Pooh Bear
I have a KT7A. When I bought it I was advised that the fastest suitable CPU was an Athlon 1400. Subsequently I've come across someone who's used an Athlon XP 2000+ in one by flashing the BIOS to a newer version and adjusting a few settings manually. The BIOS I have currently allows a multiplier...
June 15th 06 05:42 AM
by Wes Newell Go to last post
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Please HELP! NI8-SLI won't boot - A0 and C1 POST code by [email protected]
Just bought an NI8 SLI mobo. Did the following: - Connected it up with ALL THREE power connectors (ATX12V1, ATX4P1, and ATXPWR1). - Installed my CPU with stock cooler and connected to CPUFAN. - Installed my memory. - Setup the SLI bridge connector on the mobo to NORMAL - Installed my graphics...
June 6th 06 06:56 AM
by Wes Newell Go to last post
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Science on the Cutting Edge by RAP
In April, noted surgeon Sir Magdi Yacoub and a team at Ormond Hospital in London re-started the original heart of a 12-year-old girl after it had lain dormant in her body for 10 years while she lived with a donated heart. Because the donated heart was finally showing signs of rejection, Dr. Yacoub...
May 29th 06 04:03 PM
by RAP Go to last post
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VT82C694XDP Datasheet by Hlafordlaes
Doing some work on creating BIOS inserts for the VP6 and other VIA Apollo Pro mobos. Have a good collection of datasheets, but still missing the one for the VT82C694XDP version of the northbridge. Anyone know where I can get a copy? Hlafordlaes
May 28th 06 04:00 PM
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Anyone have an email address to the main honchos at ABIT - Inept RMA dept needs a whooping by Mor
Long story short. Abit USA RMA trying to rip me off. They won't get away with it, but they are trying. I'd like to write a note to the big boys and let them know thier RMA dept in the USA is suspect. Need a good email address, can't find anything suitable on the web site.
May 22nd 06 03:50 PM
by Pete Go to last post
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AX8 SATA drives not seen by Pete
I'm setting up a AX8 mobo with a 3200 AMD 64 CPU. During booting up WinXP , it doesn't detect any SATA drives. I looked in the bios and I didn't see where it detects sata drives? I just built a ASrock dual mobo and it detected the same WD 250gig while booting from winXP with no problems. I'm sure...
May 22nd 06 02:22 AM
by Pete Go to last post
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ARIA TECHNOLOGY - DO NOT BUY FROM THEM - ABSOLUTELY RUBBISH by Bill
Aria Technologies prices may be cheaper than many retailers, but buyers should be aware that Aria are absolutely rubbish to deal with. To date I have had 3 bad monitors from them, all of them had to be returned due to seriously defective pixels, and I'm not talking about just a couple of bad...
May 12th 06 06:16 PM
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So, when will Quad-Quad be here? by Hlafordlaes
I am still happily living with a VP6 and AGP4x. Thinking of upgrading, but I am waiting for a mobo that has dual sockets for either dual-core or, gulp, quad-core CPUs, and support for nVidia Quad SLI. Am I dreaming? -Hlafordlaes
May 12th 06 01:17 PM
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New Abit UL8 mobo, fans, board/case lites on, no power to drives, won't boot by jim
Hey folks, Just built a new box w/Abit UL8 939 & AMD 3500+ 2.2ghz. I have a 350W PSU, ATI Radeon 9000 AGP w/128mb RAM and Maxtor 7200 IDE, 80bg HDD. Once built, I powered it up and the mobo light, front panel lights and fans came on, but my drives don't seem to be getting any power, so obviously,...
May 12th 06 03:30 AM
by jim Go to last post
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does the AN8 Ultra support usb booting off usb flash drives by Mark
AN8 Ultra board and usb booting. I'm trying to get a SLAX linux USB pen drive to boot, the manual isn't clear if usb booting off flash drives is supported. In the bios, there's a "removeable" boot option but is that floppy or what? When I set the removeable option as the first and the hard...
May 10th 06 12:51 AM
by Mark Go to last post
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Dual 939 abit boards by Dave
Greetings, Does Abit make a dual 939 board?
May 8th 06 03:21 AM
by Dave Go to last post
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Automatic restart of Abit VP6 when electical shutdown by Gilles Vollant
Hello, Where there is an electrical shutdown (general power of the home is down, one second or one minute), all my computer restart automatically, except the computer with Abit VP6. I need manually press power switch button of the case to restart it. I run server software on this computer, so I...
May 7th 06 11:41 PM
by nos1eep Go to last post
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Computer keeps turning on by Zentraleinheit
My friend has a new ABIT SG-80 MB with the SIS 661FX+964 chipset and a Phoenix-Award BIOS (sorry I don't have the version #) His problem is that the computer will not stay off. He shutdown the computer using the Shut Down command in the start menu. Yet when he moves the mouse, or touch a key, the...
May 2nd 06 05:18 PM
by Zentraleinheit Go to last post
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driver problem maybe? by Geoff
Bought an Abit NN8 SLI (Nvidia) board + 3700 Athlon processor + Maxtor Diamond Max SATA drive . Using Windows Home edition + service pack2. Works fine for a period and then reverts back to Windows Setup implying that the hard drive has disappeared. Probably a driver problem associated with the...
May 1st 06 09:38 AM
by Geoff Go to last post
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eay (I hope) question by Michael Proctor
I have an BE6 motherboard with on-board highpoint HPT UDMA-66 controllers. I have purchased a promise UDMA-100 card for this computer, and was wondering if there is anything I have to do in the bios? One one channel, the one that comes up in the boot shows a cdrw and cd. This is all that is shown...
May 1st 06 02:20 AM
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MB won't stay OFF! by Zentraleinheit
My friend has a new ABIT SG-80 MB, Intel Celeron 3.06 GHz CPUwith the SIS 661FX+964 chipset and a Phoenix-Award BIOS (sorry I don't have the version #). His problem is that the computer will not stay off. He shutdown the computer using the Shut Down command in the start menu. Yet when he moves the...
April 30th 06 07:08 PM
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