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Q-LED no Longer displays TEMP and Boot issue after 3504 bios update.

I decided to update my Bios from 2202 to the latest due to the Intel Hyperthreading bug. After Updating my system bios my system still worked but some things have negatively changed. First The Q-LED used to Show the CPU temperature and now it just s...

Help needed - Maximus VIII Hero system not posting after changing RAM sticks

Hi everyone, I'm asking for help on the issue with system not posting after changing 8GB (2x4GB) HyperX Fury 2666MHz RAM sticks to 16GB (2x8GB) HyperX Predator 3200MHz. Here are the specs for the HyperX Predators: https://www.kingston.com/dataSheets/...

Cauac by Level 7
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VIII Ranger SonicStudio 2 + Philips 5250b Home Theater

My new 5.1 Setup - Philips 5250b Home Theater my question is how to get a perfect 5.1 channel dividing with the combination of my motherboard its working fine but i get the vocals from center speaker only in any kind of situation in cinema. for the c...

Hero Alpha + Sound card + software suggestions/question

So I'm a noob when it comes to sound cards, what's the best, and what software to use.I have my Hero Alpha, and it supposedly has great audio on the mobo. I use Sonic Studio II and it seems to work great, sounds great, etc (for what I know). I only u...

Hero Alpha 3504 BIOS - after sleep mode, the mobo LED reads "30"

After I upgraded to the latest BIOS on my Hero Alpha, I noticed after coming out of sleep mode, that the Q Code LED interface on the motherboard stays on "30"I have it set to read the CPU temperature, which works prior to being in sleep mode. To get ...

usb settings in bios

Can somebody tell what the usb settings should be for the maximus viii hero? I'm suddenly having issues with my thrustmaster wheel not being picked up unless I unplug it and plug it back in. I shouldn't have to unplug it all the time and never had to...

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Maximus Hero VIII Audio problems

Hi, just reinstalled windows 10 and updated MB bios etc. and now my audio settings are screwy. I have 5.1 speakers with rear surrounds at my side. The option to select side speakers is greyed out, I can only set them as rear. In windows sound config ...

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Disable bios update on Maximus VIII Hero

I have a Maximus VIII Hero.I'm slightly paranoid with viruses or hackers being able to rootkit the BIOS it self, and would like to disable the possibility to flash/overwrite BIOS from Windows or user-land.Is there a way to disable this, such that its...

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Z170 Ranger BIOS 3504 XMP voltage

Hi all,Just updated my board to BIOS version 3504 and firstly, I'd like to say that my RAM XMP compatibility issues have finally been resolved! No longer do I have to enable XMP with 1 DIMM in, shut down, put the second DIMM and boot in order to get ...