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ASUS A7V Motherboard settings?

Q: ASUS A7V Motherboard settings?

Recently I upgraded to an ASUS A7V MB with an Athlon 850 chip. I selected "Jumper free" settings, and recently on bootup I have been getting a message sending me to the BIOS saying that my CPU Frequency settings are wrong. It has been set to "USer Define," CPU frequency 100 (It gives the option of setting it as high as 133, but I leave it at 100), and DRAM Freqency 133 (I have 256 MB of PC133).
The motherboard tech people only (wearily) say that this board "often does that." But it does it about every 3d or 4th boot.
I don't understand the multipliers, etc. Should the settings be changed? (I would have to change a jumper to "Jumper mode" to make any further changes.)

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A:asus motherboard m3n78-vm proper bios settings

Usually the bios has two sets of defaults. One if failsafe and one is performance. I choose the performance one, but your best bet to find the best is by trial and error.
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A:Motherboard Settings for the Asus A7N8X-X..wont boot

Ive been having the same problem with the a7n8x just got it for christmas with a 2700+ ive troubleshooted to back and hell and done the same thing run a bare systems...only thing i hanve done is the fresh install which is what i was palnning on doing.....for me when the windows scren is going to load it does a quick blue screen and at MY wits end also....could it be a compatibility with the mobo and hd or one of the other components? let me know so i can return this mobo and gt something else
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A:Solved: ASUS motherboard BIOS AHCI settings can only boot Vista

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A:Mass Storage Controller Driver for Asus motherboard P4R800-VM motherboard for XP Re-installation

Almost a word for word copy & paste from THIS forum post made in 2014
@muckshifter the bus inspector should be along soon
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A:Does ASUS P5RD1-V support EM64T? Buy ASUS P5RD1-V OR Intel D915GAV Motherboard?


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A:Asus M3A motherboard help

Never mind.. found one here:

Never mind.. found one here: :grinthumb:wave:
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A:ASUS motherboard help

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ReFlashed the bios.
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Here's ALL your drivers (unknown OS at the moment)
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A:Motherboard ASUS P5Q SE

OK.... So I found out that it's the motherboard... I tried a IDE harddrive with XP and.... NOTHING !! AARRGG !!

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Can anyone help?

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A:Asus K8V Motherboard Dead

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

As far as I am aware there are only two possible solutions to your problem.

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A:asus a7v333 motherboard help

You have connected the case power button up? There is a block on the bottom of the motherboard (at the end where the motherboard light is). Here are conectors for the power switch, reset switch IDE on off light and PC speaker. Make sure they are connected to by the various devices and the cables from your case.
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SPK - Speaker - Small speaker mounted in the PC Case
PWR SW - Power switch - System power on/off
RST SW - Reset switch - Reset system
PWR LED - Power LED - Light shows when system is on (usually green)
HDD LED - HDD LED - Light shows when system is accessing HDD (usually red)
SLP LED - Sleep LED - Light shows when system is suspended (in 'sleep' mode)

can any body helP

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Do you have the PDF manual from the ASUS website?
If get it here:
On page 43 it shows the location of the connection. Polarity of the switches doesn't matter but for the LED's it does; white wires are "-". All the connections should be straight forward except for the SLP which goes to the SMI connection, and the keyboard connection would not be used.

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Yes. Here is the spec page.
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A:Asus Motherboard issues.

Do this right away.Install asus Probe.It's on the cd or a download.
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A:16 GBs of RAM not working on ASUS motherboard

Hello Randomrocket. Welcome to the forum.

I assume you have already checked to be sure all RAM you are trying to use is the same specs as the current RAM, most importantly the voltage spec, but also unbuffered, and the timings should be the same or very close.

That said, the first thing you need to determine is whether it is a bad stick of RAM or a bad RAM socket or a power problem.

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Did you check under system agent

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I can tell you that if you take a hard drive out of one computer with Windows on it and then try to put that into a different computer, it will not work.

I found this thread here:

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A:ASUS motherboard problems

Please provide more info ...

What did you have before, when your system was working?
Is your case and psu atx compliant?
Does your system work properly when you have successfully booted to windows 98?
Provide as much info as possible, as right now there are just too many variables to draw any reasonable conclusions.

One last thing, if you have made such a significant change to your hardware, then I would hope that you also reinstalled win98 and all your software. Its not a good idea to just use your existing installation.
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A:Cpu speeds for asus motherboard.

forget the 1.2 Ghz, the FSB's are asynchronous with the AGP and PCI (so you will overclock them massivly at fsb 150, and you don't want to do that knowing the PCI and AGP cards won't handle it).

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Mark Simpson

A:Asus P2bf motherboard

Depends on which board revision you have, I would look at the board and find the revision number and email asus
[email protected]

You will need a bios flash to get the latest supported processors.

Asus state p3 support for coppermine depending on board and bios revision.
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I just installed my copy of Windows7 and from the looks of it, it looks very very good.
But i have a problem.

I wanted to install my Motherboard drivers via the InstallCD that came with the motherboard.
But when i launched the install on the CD it gives me an error.
This one ;

Motherboard Support CD does not support this operating system(WNT_6.1P_64.)

And i can't realy find a good solution for this..

It's realy important to me, because now I don't have the ASUS Programs i always use and I don't have any sound.

Please help me quick.

Greets, Gregg

A:Motherboard ASUS P5K/EPU Drivers

Just run the setup.exe with Vista compatability mode

That's how I installed the mobo drivers on my P5Q.
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Anyone know the fastest cpu this motherboard can handle?

A:sp97-v asus motherboard

Here's what Asus says about it:

Intel Socket 7 ZIF Socket for CPU
Intel Pentium Processor 75/90/100/120/133/150/166/200/233 MHz (P55C/P54C/P54CS)
AMD-K6 -PR166-233MHz
AMD-K5 -PR75-133MHz
IBM/Cyrix 6x86-PR166 ~ 6x86-PR233
IBM/Cyrix 166+

hope that helps
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i was thinking of upgrading my gf2 mx400 64mb to a geforce mx4000 128mb, however i dont no how to see if it will work on my motherboard,
(my mother board)
(the graphics card)


A:mx4000 on asus Motherboard?

Your mobo has an AGPx4 slot and will accomodate that new card without any problems.
That card is AGPx8/x4/x2 compatible, so no problems.
Check if there is a jumper on the mobo, or a setting in the BIOS, to switch off the onboard graphics. Some mobos switch it off automatically when you insert an AGP card.
Before you put the card in, uninstall the current graphics drivers and load the most basic, windows-own VGA drivers. Then switch off and do the swap.
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Hi all,
Im am putting together a machine for a friend to use whos machine died and cant afford a new rig right now. im putting together a 939 system for him from spare parts i have and would welcome any input on two motherboards im deciding between. one is a Asus A8N-LA, chipset GeForce 6150 LE
* Southbridge: nForce 430 (southbridge also called MCP51)
and the second is an Asus A8S-X-SE chipset 965-SL. I am wondering if one is superior, chipset,Bios,overclocking, reliability, northbridge etc. I know the A8N-LA has most bios features locked (HP saving me from myself) but if you have any experience with these, or an opinion I would love to here them.


A:Asus Motherboard expert?

The A8S is an SiS chipset. SiS (Silicon Integrated Systems, incidentally) is absolute garbage. HP can't make an AMD based system worth the powder to blow it to hell. Every HP system built around AMD that I've ever seen or had the displeasure to work with is a dog.

However.. If you're forced to choose strictly between the two, the A8N is a better board. Personally I'd scrap both of them.
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I am having a computer built with the Asus A N SLI Motherboard and have done a lot of research I know that I need to replace the chipset fan with the Zalman cnps B-cu cpu cooler but getting confused about the best hard drive in the to G category and memory to have installed Also any suggestions on the AMD processor The computer tech who is building it recommends the AMD A8N Asus Deluxe Motherboard SLI Athlon but I know that the dual core processors are now being offered Because I will probably keep this new computer for at least years the one that I use now is years old - still chuggs along I try to get a computer with top of the line hardware Also he recommends Windows XP Home Asus A8N SLI Deluxe Motherboard but a lot of people state that the only way to go is Xp Pro I ve been researching all of this for weeks and I m starting to feel that I need a brain transplant I would sincerely appreciate any suggestions or comments nbsp

A:Asus A8N SLI Deluxe Motherboard

All right so you are going with the 939! If you really want THE best processor, go either AMD 64 fx57 or 4800 x2. They will both cost you about a $1000.
If you want to stay around the $350 mark, the 90nm 64 3700 is a good choice.
As far as Hard drives go, reccomend a 7200 rpm 8mb cache SATA, if you go Seagate you can even get native command queing! Two of these in a raid 0,1 and you have a OS that runs like you put it on a 20,000 rpm hard drive.(not quite but it is damn fast and safe.)
I would say go for Pro if you won't upgrade to Longhorn, home if you will upgrade. If you want to be safe and don't mind everything not running perfectly everytime. Go SUSE or Redhat Linux.
RAM, don't go generic. PNY, Kingston are good, I can't remember if this board supportd dual channel or not, but if it does make sure you buy in pairs to get the best performance.
Scatter brained approach to helping, sorry but I hope I helped