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GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3 with GSkill 1600 Memory problems

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by pectin232, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. pectin232 New Member

    Sep 13, 2010
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    I am experiencing freezing up problems when I get into the BIOS of this board. Anyone know what can be done. It is not even overclocked and everything is at safe settings since I cannot even do anything....in the BIOS. Sometimes it is fine in the BIOS and boots up in Windows 7 64 bit w/SP1. only when I try to oc it by just changing the Multiplier it does not work. I know other board makers like ASUS have no problems with just a 1-Touch change in the multiplier to 40x and walla it works... but not this freaking board. Or maybe using the i7 2600k was a bad choice. As the i5 2500 works fine for many. I also tried XMP enabled and disabled and also increased VCore to 1.6 instead of 1.5... etc...

    I have this:

    What I have is this but I am having problems even setting up in the BIOS.. in the BIOS it just freezes up... could it be the memory.. I have 4 sticks of GSkill of 4GB each and the XMP profile is disabled in the mobo

    Model Name : GA-Z68MX-UD2H-B3(rev. 1.0)
    M/B Rev : 1.0
    BIOS Ver : F5
    Serial No. : 111940134513
    Purchase Dealer : Newegg
    VGA Brand : MSI Model : 560ti
    CPU Brand : Intel Model : 2600k Speed : 3.5
    Operation System : Win 7 64-bit SP :
    Memory Brand : Corsair Type : DDR
    Memory Size : 16 Speed : 1600
    Power Supply : 850 W

    This bloody memory:
    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3...
    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9Q-16GBRL

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