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Thread: Help !

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    Ownage is offline Junior Member
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    Dec 2012

    Default Help !

    I have a problem with my Motherboard... i try to install Windows 8 but when partition set come,just apear an error " Motherboard not passed Microsoft Windows 8 WHQL"
    i think this means my motherboard not suport windows 8.. i understund that but in a older ( 7 years) PC with asus motherboard instalation of windows si perfectly and run very good...

    Motherboard : GA-P31-DS3L rev 1.0

    .... Somebody any ideea ?! thx

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    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Near Toronto but not in it

    Default Re: Help !

    I have not tried installing Win8 in anything older than an x58...

    could be many things, that board is DDR2, that could be it..

    Also could be your CPU may not support PAE, NX, and SSE2 as these are requirements...

    Here is the full requirement; Windows 8 system requirements - Microsoft Windows

    I don't see SSE2 listed as an available feature for your CPU, that could be it.

    Main Rig
    OS = Win8.1
    CPU = i7-980X @ 4.17Ghz 144x29 cooled by custom Loop
    Mem = 12GB 2000Mhz corsair Dominator GT at 2010Mhz @ 9-10-9-27-2T
    MB = Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD5 v1.0 with F6 Bios - Dead Board
    MB = EVGA X58 Classified3 e770
    GPU = 2x Sapphire r9 290x in xfire
    HD = 4x PNY 120GB Raid 0
    Storage = 2TB WD Black
    PSU = EVGA SuperNOVA 1300w
    Case = Cooler Master HAF-X 945

    HTPC / Home Server
    OS = Win7 64Bit running XBMC HTPC Front end with Windows Server 2011 Virtual Machine with 8GB ram assigned for homer server with exchange
    CPU = AMD 1090T
    Mem = 16GB 1600Mhz Kingston RED Limited Edition running at 1600Mhz
    MB = Gigabyte 790FXTA-UD5
    GPU- EVGA GT210
    HD = too many to count, but about 5TB of storage all together including backup
    PSU = Corsair TX750
    Case = Too embarrassed to mention.

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