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Processor: I7 6700kMemory: Corsair Venegeance LPX 16GBSSD/HDD: Samsung 850 Pro (MZ-7KE256BW)Graphics Card: EVGA Geforce 770GTXCPU Cooler: Corsair H100i v2Motherboard: Masimus VIII Hero Alpha (Bios Version 2202)Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 750GHo...

Power surge detected

Hello everyone,I just finished my new build but I have an annoying problem. Whenever I first power on the PC, I get the bios warning about a power surge detected. If I restart from this screen, I boot into windows just fine, and I have not had any is...

RAM + MB + CPU help - My New Gaming Build

Hi guys,I have just purchase below parts for my new gaming PC build. I'm a bit nervous that the RAM (G.SKILL TridentZ Series F4-3200C14D-32GTZ 32 GB (16 GB x 2)) I got, might not be compatible with the mobo, as I cannot find them on QVL for the mobo....

pcie lane question

I am currently using the Maximus VIII Hero board which I believe has 20 pcie lanes. I am planning to buy a Samsung 512gb 960 Pro M.2 NVMe SSD in a couple of weeks when they are released. As far as I know, my single graphics card uses 16 pcie lanes an...

illogik by Level 9
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Prime95 blend and large fft fails but small fft doesn't

I facing this problem in prime95 in small fft test passed and in large fft and blend worker 4 fails. My cpu is 6700k, asus maximus viii hero and 16 gb corsair 3000 mhz and I have the latest bios 2001.In blend test worker 4 fails about 30-45 minutes a...

Shakecip by Level 10
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VIII Maximus - too high voltage

Hello, when Im using default BIOS (1902) my Extreme bumping VCore to 1.32-1.35 and ends at 1.39V sometimes.I tried to set something in bios to prevent from doing it, but nothing helped. I have set Vcore to manual and 1.23V...

Windows 7 Install "A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing"

"A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing" or "A media driver your computer needs is missing" Windows 8.1 and windows 10 Go fine but i do not want to use either one and cannot install windows 7Any ideas?Here is a vid of there error its not my...

Edward05 by Level 7
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PC locks up in bios with adaptive voltage

Hello, ive overclocked my 17 6700K to 4.8Ghz at a cpu vcore of 1.440v and seems fine so far and wanted to change from manual voltage to adaptive. I set the turbo adaptive voltage to the same 1.440v and saved it. Now the system is a hit or miss just g...

eclypse by Level 7
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Maximus VIII Hero - Wrong RAM slots?

I just built and installed my OS with this motherboard.I installed my RAM (2x 8GB Corsair) in slots A1 and B1 on the board because that just made the most sense at the time, but now I see in the manual that you should fill the A2 and B2 slots first.S...

e_bson by Level 7
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High vcore 7/24 safe?

Hello, for daily use, vCore 1,520 d. Is that safe? stability was found in this value. 4.7ghz stable with 1:32 vCore. but it appears to be possible with 4.8GHz 1:52 vCore. a big difference! Is there a wrong setting ..

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