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    Default GA-EP45-DS5 plus Q6600: not even standard speed

    Hi everyone,

    I have this strange problem, the above combination won't even run on standard speed, but is running on 2.13 GHz.....

    The only alterations I have made are updating the BIOS to F12, and enabling AHCI, that's it.
    When I look at the settings in the BIOS, I see it's running at 8 MP and not at 9, when I switch to 9 I don't even get past POST.

    The Q6600 is a G0 stepping, so that should be okay.

    The RAM I'm using is KHX7200D2K2/2G, this is DDR2, 900 MHz, non-ECC, CL5, 5-5-5-15, 2.1 V

    Anyone any clues about how to solve this? In the end I was hoping to be running near to 3 GHz, but for now it seems as though I'll have a long way to go.
    Last edited by MartCom; 11-02-2008 at 09:54 PM. Reason: typo's + additional info about RAM

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    Default Re: GA-EP45-DS5 plus Q6600: not even standard speed

    In addition to my first post, I guessed it would be helpfull if I put the current settings of M.I.T here:

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    Robust Graphics Booster___________ 	[Auto]
    CPU Clock Ratio __________________ 	[8] 
    CPU Frequency _____________________	2.13GHz (266x8)
    
    	******Clock Chip Control *****
    	>>>>Standard Clock Control
    	CPU Host Clock Control________	[Disabled]
       X CPU Host Frequency ___________	333	 
    	PCI Express Frequency (Mhz)__ 	[100]
    	C.I.A. 2______________________	[Disabled]
    	>>>>> Advanced Clock Control
    	Advanced Clock Control________	[Press Enter]
    
    	*****DRAM Performance Control*****
    	Performance Enhance___________	[Standard]
    	(G)MCH Frequency Latch________	[auto]
    	System Memory Multiplier(SPD)_	[auto]
    	Memory Frequency    667       	 667
    	DRAM Timing Selectable (SPD)__	[auto]
    
    	>>>>>Standard Timing Control
    	X CAS		5				[auto]
    	X tRCD		5				[auto]
    	X tRP		5				[auto]
    	XtRAS		15				[auto]
    	>>>>>Advanced Timing Control
    	Advanced Timing Control		[Press Enter]
    
    	*****Mother Board Voltage Control*****
    
    Voltage Types			Normal		Current
    >>>>>CPU
    	CPU Vcore			1.32500V		[auto]
    	CPU Termination	1.200V		[auto]
    	CPU PLL			1.500V		[auto]
    	CPU Reference		0.760V		[auto]
    	CPU Reference 2	0.800V		[auto]
    >>>>> MCH/ICH
    	MCH Core			1.100V		[auto]
    	MCH Reference		0.760V		[auto]
    	MCH/DRAM Reference	0.900V		[auto]
    	ICH I/O			1.500V		[auto]
    >>>>>DRAM
    	DRAM Voltage		1.800V		[auto]
    	DRAM Termination	0.900V		[auto]
    	Channel A Reference 0.900V		[auto]
    	Channel B Reference 0.900V		[auto]
    I really hope someone will tell me what's wrong with the setup.

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    Default Re: GA-EP45-DS5 plus Q6600: not even standard speed

    For now I just keep helping myself ;)

    Might be fun for you to see a newbie struggle :p

    I am finally running stockspeed now, 2.40 GHz

    Steps I took:

    1) went into BIOS and changed DRAM settings, latency was all on auto, is manually put on 5-5-5-15 now, and the voltage, according to Kingston at 2.1V (pink in BIOS, but tried anyway)

    2) restarted and completed full boot into system

    3) restarted again, back into BIOS and set the CPU Clock Ratio to 9, so now it's 9x266

    4) restarted again, checked POST and saw 2.4 GHz and booted into system, as you can see, and also got 2.4 in my sysinfo now.

    Am I doing it right so far, or am I severely damaging my system now?

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    Default Re: GA-EP45-DS5 plus Q6600: not even standard speed

    First of all after you flash you need to load and apply optimized defaults. This is a MUST with a BIOS flash, and likely why your CPU is picked up as one with a 8 Multi if you did not do this.

    As for your speed issue, you must disable EIST and C1E (Intel SpeedStep) that is what clocks down your CPU multiplier and voltage when you are idle

    All you have done is correct and safe, warning are in the BIOS for those who do not know what they are doing. Your memory spec is 2.1V, that is the warrantied amount. It may or may not need that. 2.0-2.1 would be fine, possibly even less

    Sorry no one had replied to help you, I had just got in just now!

    Here would be recommended stock settings for your setup >>>>

    Code:
    MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.)
    Robust Graphics Booster ...............: Auto or Fast
    CPU Clock Ratio ..........................: 9
    Fine CPU Clock Ratio.....................:.0
    CPU Frequency ...........................: 2.394
    
    
    Clock Chip Control 
    Standard Clock Control
    CPU Host Clock Control..................: [Enabled] 
    CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) ............: 266Mhz
    PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) .........:Set to 100
    
    C.I.A.2 .................................:[Disabled]
    
    
    Advanced Clock Control [Press Enter]
    CPU Clock Drive...........................: <<< 
    PCI Express Clock Drive.................: <<< 
    CPU Clock Skew (ps)....................: <<< 
    MCH Clock Skew (ps)...................: <<< 
    
    
    DRAM Performance Control
    Performance Enhance...................: [STANDARD]
    Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.).....: Disabled
    (G)MCH Frequency Latch...............: [400] (Or 333 with 3.2 Multi below for 850Mhz, 400 MCH will be more stable, 333 will be faster/less stable)
    
    System Memory Multiplier ..............: 3.33
    Memory Frequency (Mhz) ..............: 885Mhz
    DRAM Timing Selectable ................: [Manual]
    
    Standard Timing Control
    CAS Latency Time........................5
    tRCD .........................................5
    tRP'...........................................5
    tRAS..........................................15
    
    Set all highest below and lower later tweaking one at a time testing with Memtest86+ as you go, must be version 2.01 >>>
    http://www.memtest.org/#downiso
    
    Advanced Timing Control
    tRRD...........................................3-4
    tWTR..........................................3-6 (May need 12 for first time setting to boot thru)
    tWR............................................4-6 (May need 12 for first time setting to boot thru)
    tRFC...........................................38-42 for 2x1 (52-68 for 2x2 or 4x1)
    tRTP...........................................2-6
    Command Rate (CMD) ....................:2
    
    Driving Strength Profiles
    Driving Strength ............................800-1066 (1066 may be best, I find one above ram speed to perform the best)
    
    Channel A
    Static tRead Value.........................:7-10 for 333 MCH (8-12 for 400 MCH)
     tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:<<< Leave for all below as well
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
     tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
     tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto 
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto 
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto 
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto 
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto  ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto  ps
    
    Channel B
    Static tRead Value.........................:7-10 for 333 MCH (8-12 for 400 MCH)
     tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:<<< Leave for all below as well
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
     tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
     tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto 
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto 
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto 
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto 
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto  ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto  ps
    
    Motherboard Voltage Control
    Voltage Type.………... Manual
    CPU
    CPU Vcore….……….........................:Auto
    CPU Termination…..... 1.200V*.......: <<< Leave
    CPU PLL…………………....1.500V*.......: <<< Leave
    CPU Referen.…………....0.755V*.......: <<< .64% Of Vtt (Termination above) Auto Will set this correctly 
    
    CPU Reference2………,,0.800V*.......:<<< .67% Of Vtt (Termination above) Auto Will set this correctly 
    
    MCH/ICH
    MCH Core…………….....1.100V...........: << Stock if 2x1GB, 1.2-1.3 if using 2x2 or 4x1GB
    MCH Reference….…….0.800V...........; <<< Leave
    MCH/DRAM Ref.…......0.900V...........: <<< Leave
    ICH I/O……………….....1.550V............: <<< Leave
    ICH Core…………...……1.100V............: <<< Leave
    
    DRAM
    DRAM Voltage ……....1.800V............: 1.9-2.1
    DRAM Termination .…0.900V............: <<< Leave
    Channel A Reference 0.900V............: <<< Leave
    Channel B Reference 0.900V............: <<< Leave
    
    Advanced Settings
    Limit CPUID Max. to 3.....................: [Disabled]
    No-Execute Memory Protect............: [Enabled]
    CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E)................: [Disabled]
    C2/C2E State Support....................: [Disabled]
    x C4/C4E State Support..................: [Disabled]
    CPU Thermal Monitor 2(TM2) ...........: [Enabled]
    CPU EIST Function.........................: [Disabled]
    Virtualization Technology................: [Disabled] Enabled if you use Vmware/Virtual PC
    
    Integrated Peripherals
    Legacy USB Storage Detect ..............[Disabled] *Note* Must be enabled to flash from USB

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    Default Re: GA-EP45-DS5 plus Q6600: not even standard speed

    Thank you for the advice Lsdmeasap,

    I'll be applying them now.

    If I don't come back online, you know I need more advice ;)
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    Default Re: GA-EP45-DS5 plus Q6600: not even standard speed

    Online again, so first step is a succes.
    Below the settings as they are now, in RED you see the values I applied when given more choices.
    Now I'll start bringing down the settings for the RAM.

    I'll be back....(at least, I hope so ;) )

    Code:
    MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.)
    Robust Graphics Booster ...............: Fast
    CPU Clock Ratio ..........................: 9
    Fine CPU Clock Ratio.....................:.0
    CPU Frequency ...........................: 2.394
    
    
    Clock Chip Control 
    Standard Clock Control
    CPU Host Clock Control..................: [Enabled] 
    CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) ............: 266Mhz
    PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) .........:Set to 100
    
    C.I.A.2 .................................:[Disabled]
    
    
    Advanced Clock Control [Press Enter]
    CPU Clock Drive...........................: <<< 
    PCI Express Clock Drive.................: <<< 
    CPU Clock Skew (ps)....................: <<< 
    MCH Clock Skew (ps)...................: <<< 
    
    
    DRAM Performance Control
    Performance Enhance...................: [STANDARD]
    Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.).....: Disabled
    (G)MCH Frequency Latch...............: [400] (Or 333 with 3.2 Multi below for 850Mhz, 400 MCH will be more stable, 333 will be faster/less stable)
    
    System Memory Multiplier ..............: 3.33
    Memory Frequency (Mhz) ..............: 889Mhz
    DRAM Timing Selectable ................: [Manual]
    
    Standard Timing Control
    CAS Latency Time........................5
    tRCD .........................................5
    tRP'...........................................5
    tRAS..........................................15
    
    Set all highest below and lower later tweaking one at a time testing with Memtest86+ as you go, must be version 2.01 >>>
    http://www.memtest.org/#downiso
    
    Advanced Timing Control
    tRRD...........................................3-4
    tWTR..........................................3-6 (May need 12 for first time setting to boot thru)
    tWR............................................4-6 (May need 12 for first time setting to boot thru)
    tRFC...........................................38-42 for 2x1 (52-68 for 2x2 or 4x1)
    tRTP...........................................2-6
    Command Rate (CMD) ....................:2
    
    Driving Strength Profiles
    Driving Strength ............................800-1066 (1066 may be best, I find one above ram speed to perform the best)cannot find this setting anywhere
    
    Channel A
    Static tRead Value.........................:7-10 for 333 MCH (8-12 for 400 MCH)
     tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:<<< Leave for all below as well
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
     tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
     tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto 
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto 
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto 
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto 
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto  ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto  ps
    
    Channel B
    Static tRead Value.........................:7-10 for 333 MCH (8-12 for 400 MCH)
     tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:<<< Leave for all below as well
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
     tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
     tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto 
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto 
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto 
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto 
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto  ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto  ps
    
    Motherboard Voltage Control
    Voltage Type.………... Manual
    CPU
    CPU Vcore….……….........................:Auto
    CPU Termination…..... 1.200V*.......: <<< Leave
    CPU PLL…………………....1.500V*.......: <<< Leave
    CPU Referen.…………....0.755V*.......: <<< .64% Of Vtt (Termination above) Auto Will set this correctly 
    
    CPU Reference2………,,0.800V*.......:<<< .67% Of Vtt (Termination above) Auto Will set this correctly 
    
    MCH/ICH
    MCH Core…………….....1.100V...........: << Stock if 2x1GB, 1.2-1.3 if using 2x2 or 4x1GB
    MCH Reference….…….0.800V...........; <<< Leave
    MCH/DRAM Ref.…......0.900V...........: <<< Leave
    ICH I/O……………….....1.550V............: <<< Leave
    ICH Core…………...……1.100V............: <<< Leave
    
    DRAM
    DRAM Voltage ……....1.800V............: 1.9-2.1 2.0
    DRAM Termination .…0.900V............: <<< Leave
    Channel A Reference 0.900V............: <<< Leave
    Channel B Reference 0.900V............: <<< Leave
    
    Advanced Settings
    Limit CPUID Max. to 3.....................: [Disabled]
    No-Execute Memory Protect............: [Enabled]
    CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E)................: [Disabled]
    C2/C2E State Support....................: [Disabled] cannot find this
    x C4/C4E State Support..................: [Disabled] cannot find this
    CPU Thermal Monitor 2(TM2) ...........: [Enabled]
    CPU EIST Function.........................: [Disabled]
    Virtualization Technology................: [Disabled] Enabled if you use Vmware/Virtual PC
    
    Integrated Peripherals
    Legacy USB Storage Detect ..............[Disabled] *Note* Must be enabled to flash from USB
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    Default Re: GA-EP45-DS5 plus Q6600: not even standard speed

    Good luck!

    I will see you later today or tonight if you are on when I get back in.

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    Default Re: GA-EP45-DS5 plus Q6600: not even standard speed

    Okay, settings are in accordance with your reccomendation now, and everything seems to be running stable and smooth.

    Would you also happen to have advice as to how to set it up to run at or near 3 Ghz?

    In the meantime, just to be on the safe side, I went back to failsafe settings, applies your settings in two steps and safed the settings as well, using F11 (yes, i have been reading )

    UPDATE: Since I'm on a OS X machine I had to use some other stuff to do the testing. I used CPUTest and mprime257. Both run without any problems and the temperature of the cores never exceeds 60 degrees celsius.
    Last edited by MartCom; 11-03-2008 at 09:34 PM. Reason: update
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    Default Re: GA-EP45-DS5 plus Q6600: not even standard speed

    Nice to hear! Fail Safe is never really needed, Optimized maybe. But all you need to do is save a stock Stable profile and you will be good to go.

    Nice to hear your testing went well, that is a plus!

    Above, you did not say what you was using for MANY of the values so I am not really sure what you have set.

    So you want 3Ghz eh, try this and keep in mind you will need to up the vcore for sure and what you set in the BIOS is not what you get in windows. You can check the difference with CPU-z, but not sure if that will run on Mac or not? >>>

    MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.)
    Robust Graphics Booster ...............: Fast
    CPU Clock Ratio ..........................: 9
    Fine CPU Clock Ratio.....................:.0
    CPU Frequency ...........................: 2.997


    Clock Chip Control
    Standard Clock Control
    CPU Host Clock Control..................: [Enabled]
    CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) ............: 333Mhz
    PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) .........:Set to 100

    C.I.A.2 .................................:[Disabled]


    Advanced Clock Control [Press Enter]
    CPU Clock Drive...........................: <<<
    PCI Express Clock Drive.................: <<<
    CPU Clock Skew (ps)....................: <<<
    MCH Clock Skew (ps)...................: <<<


    DRAM Performance Control
    Performance Enhance...................: [STANDARD]
    Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.).....: Disabled
    (G)MCH Frequency Latch...............: [400]
    System Memory Multiplier ..............: 2.66
    Memory Frequency (Mhz) ..............: 885Mhz
    DRAM Timing Selectable ................: [Manual]

    Standard Timing Control
    CAS Latency Time........................5
    tRCD .........................................5
    tRP'...........................................5
    tRAS..........................................15

    Set all highest below and lower later tweaking one at a time testing with Memtest86+ as you go, must be version 2.01 >>>
    Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

    Advanced Timing Control
    tRRD...........................................3-4
    tWTR..........................................3-6 (May need 12 for first time setting to boot thru)
    tWR............................................4-6 (May need 12 for first time setting to boot thru)
    tRFC...........................................52-68 for 2x2 or 4x1 (may need 68 first)
    tRTP...........................................2-6
    Command Rate (CMD) ....................:2

    Driving Strength Profiles
    Driving Strength ............................800-1066 (1066 may be best, I find one above ram speed to perform the best)cannot find this setting anywhere

    Channel A
    Static tRead Value.........................:8-12 for 400 MCH
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:<<< Leave for all below as well
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Channel B
    Static tRead Value.........................:8-12 for 400 MCH
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:<<< Leave for all below as well
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Motherboard Voltage Control
    Voltage Type.………... Manual
    CPU
    CPU Vcore….……….........................:Auto << this will have to be set manually and raised for sure. You may need up to 1.4 or so actual for 3GHz, not sure as I have not used a Q6600. So maybe try 1.35-1.4 actual (may be 1.41-1.46 in the BIOS) just set high so you know you can boot, watch your temps and lower later once you find a stable starting point.

    CPU Termination…..... 1.200V*.......: <<< Auto
    CPU PLL…………………....1.500V*.......: <<< Set to what you see for stock as Auto overvolts this

    CPU Referen.…………....0.755V*.......: <<< .64% Of Vtt (Termination above) Auto Will set this correctly

    CPU Reference2………,,0.800V*.......:<<< .67% Of Vtt (Termination above) Auto Will set this correctly

    MCH/ICH
    MCH Core…………….....1.100V...........: << 1.2-1.3 for 2x2 or 4x1GB
    MCH Reference….…….0.800V...........; <<< Leave
    MCH/DRAM Ref.…......0.900V...........: <<< Leave
    ICH I/O……………….....1.550V............: <<< Leave
    ICH Core…………...……1.100V............: <<< Leave

    DRAM
    DRAM Voltage ……....1.800V............: 1.9-2.1
    DRAM Termination .…0.900V............: <<< Leave
    Channel A Reference 0.900V............: <<< Leave
    Channel B Reference 0.900V............: <<< Leave

    Or you may use this with the above other settings for 900MHz exact on your ram, but it may be harder to get stable, but then again maybe not >>>

    MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.)
    Robust Graphics Booster ...............: Fast
    CPU Clock Ratio ..........................: 8
    Fine CPU Clock Ratio.....................:.0
    CPU Frequency ...........................: 3.000


    Clock Chip Control
    Standard Clock Control
    CPU Host Clock Control..................: [Enabled]
    CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) ............: 375Mhz
    PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) .........:Set to 100

    C.I.A.2 .................................:[Disabled]


    Advanced Clock Control [Press Enter]
    CPU Clock Drive...........................: <<<
    PCI Express Clock Drive.................: <<<
    CPU Clock Skew (ps)....................: <<<
    MCH Clock Skew (ps)...................: <<<


    DRAM Performance Control
    Performance Enhance...................: [STANDARD]
    Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.).....: Disabled
    (G)MCH Frequency Latch...............: [333]
    System Memory Multiplier ..............: 2.40
    Memory Frequency (Mhz) ..............: 900Mhz
    DRAM Timing Selectable ................: [Manual]
    Last edited by Lsdmeasap; 11-04-2008 at 03:10 PM.

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    Default GA-EP45-DS5 plus Q6600: Yes in OS X, No in Windows7

    Okay, one year later and still struggling ;)

    No, to be honest, I returned to stock and played it safe. But today is a rainy day down here, so the BIOS begged me to fool around a bit in it

    Changes from my original setup is the RAM, I am using Crucial Ballistix DDR2 800 CL4 now, 8 Gb in total, 4x2 Gb.

    The only thing I changed from the stock settings are the following:
    CPU 400x8 gives me 3.2 Ghz
    RAM also at 400, combined with 2.00D brings me to 800
    Voltage of RAM is at 2.00

    Everything else is stock.

    Now the fun part: Mac OS X runs flawlessly, Windows7 boots into a BSOD that's shown for about 0.2 seconds.

    Go figure.....


    MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.)
    Robust Graphics Booster ...............: Fast
    CPU Clock Ratio ..........................: 8
    CPU Frequency ...........................: 3.20Ghz (400x8)


    Clock Chip Control
    Standard Clock Control
    CPU Host Clock Control..................: [Enabled]
    CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) ............: 400Mhz
    PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) .........:Auto

    C.I.A.2 .................................:[Disabled]


    Advanced Clock Control [Press Enter]
    CPU Clock Drive...........................: 800mV
    PCI Express Clock Drive.................: 900mV
    CPU Clock Skew (ps)....................: 0ps
    MCH Clock Skew (ps)...................: 0ps


    DRAM Performance Control
    Performance Enhance...................: [STANDARD]
    Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.).....: Auto
    (G)MCH Frequency Latch...............: [Auto]
    System Memory Multiplier ..............: 2.00D
    Memory Frequency (Mhz) ..............: 800Mhz
    DRAM Timing Selectable ................: [Manual]

    Standard Timing Control
    CAS Latency Time........................4
    tRCD .........................................4
    tRP'...........................................4
    tRAS..........................................12


    Advanced Timing Control

    tRRD...........................................Aut o
    tWTR..........................................Auto
    tWR............................................Aut o
    tRFC...........................................Aut o
    tRTP...........................................Aut o
    Command Rate (CMD) ....................:Auto



    Channel A
    Static tRead Value.........................:Auto
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Channel B
    Static tRead Value.........................:Auto
    tRD Phase0 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase1 Adjustment...................:Auto
    tRD Phase2 Adjustment .................:Auto
    tRD Phase3 Adjustment..................:Auto
    Trd2rd(Different Rank)....................:Auto
    Twr2wr(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Twr2rd(Different Rank)...................:Auto
    Trd2wr(Same/Diff Rank)..................:Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Control...............:Auto ps

    Motherboard Voltage Control

    CPU
    CPU Vcore….……….........................:Auto

    CPU Termination…..... 1.200V*.......: Auto
    CPU PLL…………………....1.500V*.......: Auto

    CPU Referen.…………....0.755V*.......: Auto

    CPU Reference2………,,0.800V*.......:Auto

    MCH/ICH
    MCH Core…………….....1.100V...........: Auto
    MCH Reference….…….0.800V...........; Auto
    MCH/DRAM Ref.…......0.900V...........: Auto
    ICH I/O……………….....1.550V............: Auto
    ICH Core…………...……1.100V............: Auto

    DRAM
    DRAM Voltage ……....1.800V............: 2.0
    DRAM Termination .…0.900V............: Auto
    Channel A Reference 0.900V............: Auto
    Channel B Reference 0.900V............: Auto

    Extra info on settings which are not standard in BIOS:
    -AHCI is ON
    -HPET enabled at 64bit
    Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS5 | Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 | 8Gb Crucial BL25664AA80A.16FE5 | WDC WD6401AALS-00L3B2 | NVidia 8800 GS 320Mb | Running OS X 10.5.6 using EFi-X

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