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First Build Bios setup help

By BiGBazz
Aug 4, 2009
  1. Component List:

    XFX nForce 780i SLI Socket 775 8 channel audio ATX Motherboard
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    Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 2.66GHz Socket 775 1066MHz 8MB (2x4MB(4MB per core pair)) L2 Cache OEM Processor
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    Arctic Cooling AC-FRZ-7P Freezer 7 Pro Socket 775 Processor Cooler
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    Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 XMS2 Memory Kit CL5 1.8v
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    Western Digital WD5000AAKS 500GB SATAII 7200RPM 16MB Cache
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    Coolermaster RealPower 700W Modular PSU - SLI Ready
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    BFG GTX280 OC 1024
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    NZXT LEXA BlackLine Blue Mid Tower Case With LCD Temp Display
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    Optiarc AD-7240S 24x DVD±RW DL & RAM Internal SATA Black Bare Drive
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    Windows Vista Home Premium or XP Pro .. as yet undecided as i have both ...
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    I just need help in setting up the bios, overclocking isnt important at the moment but getting the system up and running as it should do is the main aim of this request for assistance.

    I currently run a P-35 system that was pre built and pre overclocked. i thought it was about time i build my own, so if anyone could help id be very greatful....
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,942   +167

    Just set the bios to the Optimal Defaults and leave it there. You can always go back and play with the settings later...
     
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