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Motherboards P5G mouse and keyboard freeze problem

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by steelblade, 9 Nov 2008.

  1. steelblade

    steelblade What's a Dremel?

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    Ive been reading up a little on the asus P5Q mobo's and its variations - ive seen a few people complain of freezing up etc... mentioned here and several other places

    http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/253406-12-build-issue-random-lockups

    I was wondering if anyone here has had such issues? As i was considering purchasing this board until reading this... really dont want to have to faff around :(

    If there is a problem, baring in mind I might try putting together a setup with 8gb of (cheap ocz) ram what MoBo would you recomend?
     
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  2. SkiDave

    SkiDave Minimodder

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    I have just built a rig with a p5q-e and I have had no issues with it.
     
  3. mm vr

    mm vr The cheesecake is a lie

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    I've got a P5Q Pro system with 4x2GB Corsair 800MHz CL4 RAM. Q9550 @ 3.4GHz.

    No problems (so far).

    The only thing that is bad is that the temperature sensors are calibrated totally wrong. Sometimes the "mobo" temp reads <10C, and sometimes playing a game it goes up to >140C.

    That really isn't the real temp as it can never go below ambient, and when it reads >100C the northbridge cooler still touchable.


    edit: I've heard that you shouldn't update the BIOS because the newer versions have some problems.
     
  4. steelblade

    steelblade What's a Dremel?

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    Thanks for the info - gosh 140C thats a tad over the top lol. I best do a bit more reading. Might post another question in a while when ive read a little more.

    ta again.
     
  5. steelblade

    steelblade What's a Dremel?

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    Oh I ment to ask - did you buy that ram all in one pack... or 2 sets of 2x2gb

    Do you think that loosing 'duel channel' (As you are using all 4 slots) is worth it for the extra ram capacity ... in terms of performance?
     
  6. mm vr

    mm vr The cheesecake is a lie

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    I bought two 2x2GB packs.

    And you don't loose dual channel with four sticks.
     
  7. steelblade

    steelblade What's a Dremel?

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    ah right ive learned something else there then lol - I must have read that somewhere and miss interpreted it doh!!...

    More food for thought
     

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