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Hey all. I am a bit a of newb but I upgraded from Vista to 7 64-bit a while ago using the clean install method.

1.Do I need to install the motherboard drivers?
2.If so, I haven't done so yet, where can I get em'. (MoBo is in the specs)
 

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drivers for what? audio? nic? chipset?
 
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drivers for what? audio? nic? chipset?
The only driver I installed after I got 7 is the Realtek HD Audio driver for onboard audio.
 
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Yes download them all .
 
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Yes download them all .
Ok. Thanks. Now what about BIOS? If I need to update I can just update straight to the latest version?
 
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It should be ok, but to be safe I would do bios one at a time from your current one, take it slowly, and all will be fine.

My Q9550 happily sits @ 3.6 all day and night, although on an Asus Striker II motherboard, check my system details;)
 
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It should be ok, but to be safe I would do bios one at a time from your current one, take it slowly, and all will be fine.

My Q9550 happily sits @ 3.6 all day and night, although on an Asus Striker II motherboard, check my system details;)
Cool.
Yeah I already checked out your specs :D and I am planning on getting the same cooling to OC my q9550. :toast:

How are you liking the H50?
 
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The H50 is absolutely marvellous, I've got mine in the front of my HAF922 behind the drive bays, pulling in cold air from the front. My Q9550 NEVER gets above 35oC on full load:rockout:
 
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The H50 is absolutely marvellous, I've got mine in the front of my HAF922 behind the drive bays, pulling in cold air from the front. My Q9550 NEVER gets above 35oC on full load:rockout:
Snap. Thats pretty awesome.

hmm. I installed all the drivers but when I try to install the intel Sata RAID the setun gives me an error.

"This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing the software.
Setup will exit."
 
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after install drivers download last bios it will be useful with overclock and raid support , it's easy you just need an flash stick

and about help with overclock your q9950 i will be with you step by step
 
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after install drivers download last bios it will be useful with overclock and raid support , it's easy you just need an flash stick

and about help with overclock your q9950 i will be with you step by step
Thanks! Just a plain flash drive? Ive read that to solve the RAID error i just need to enable it in BIOS.
 
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Thanks! Just a plain flash drive? Ive read that to solve the RAID error i just need to enable it in BIOS.
i was have gigabye p45, with new bios it's even increase raid boot speed before start up, it was five steps in read and go down to two steps only
 
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in your specs it doesnt show raid?? if you use raid d/l that driver but if you dont dont get it its unnecassary, win7 has preinstalled drivers by default so you can get by without installing them as long as you have an internet connection, but if you can help it I would get any and all drivers that fit your setup. if you are unsure ask sometimes installing a driver that is un needed can make things a bit screwy. Also you can go from any bios to any bios if your is the one that came with the board you can flash to the newest no prob, no need to flash ten times to get where you wanna go, in fact its not good for the flashrom to flash it over and over and over. Sure they are made to flash but excessive flashing wont help.
 

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intel.com, gigabyte.com, realtek.com, look at the specs of the board to find all drivers you need.
 
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I already flashed to most recent BIOS :D

and updated all needed drivers. :toast:
 
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/thread :)
 
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nice now still final step, the overclocking
 

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windows driver are common issue for newly installed devices specially for motherboard. Actually its easy... check an automatic tool for that.