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How to get memory up to 1333 or higher on EVGA X58 3X SLI Core i7 Motherboard

I'm trying to go up on my DDR3 from 1066 to 1333 but Windows keeps crashing upon startup; before / after login screen. I have a EVGA X58 3X SLI Core i7 Motherboard. I upgraded from 3 Gb to 12 Gb and ...
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Ram detection issues (12gb) on X58 Asus p6t deluxe motherboard (6 x 2gb ddr3 dimms)

I've been using this ASUS p6t deluxe + i7 920 + 3x2gb G Skill DDR3 1333 for more than 2 years without any issue. A few months ago, I added 3 more dimms, the exact same brand and model, bought from ...
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How can I get my 64-bit computer to recognize all of my RAM

I've recently upgraded my system from 6GB of RAM to 12GB. Once I installed the new RAM, Windows 7 shows in my System Information that I have "12.0 GB installed (7.99 GB usable)". Although less common, ...
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Core i7 & x58 overclocking?

Is there any problem overclocking the Core i7 chip on an x58 mb with you have all 6 memory slots filled? I just heard somewhere that if you want to overclock you should stick to 3 modules? Is there ...
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Intel x25-m 160Gb Showing up as “Kingston SSDNow 40Gb”

I have an Asrock x58 Extreme motherboard flashed to the latest bios (1.80). I have an Intel x25-m 160Gb (SATA slot 1) pluged in but the BIOS seems to register it as a Kingston SSDNow 40Gb. I wanted to ...
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Pairing DDR3 Memory - 2,3 or 4 chips?

I'm pricing a new computer build for a gaming PC and am looking at memory configuration options. This is my first DDR3 machine and I'm just now hearing about tri-channel memory. First, for gaming ...
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what's the difference between x58 and x86 architectures?

I've been reading a bit about the i7 chipset and wondered about this x58 architecture. What does that mean exactly? How different is it from x86?