Thanks for the info. If you’re not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Right now, my installation is stable. Configuring DDR2 dual channel on this motherboard is pretty easy: Skill Information and Support G. What we liked about this feature is that it speeds up the assembling process, as you can position this connector near your eyes, not needing to position your eyes near the motherboard usually bending the whole body to read what is written.

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ASUS P5B Motherboard Review

Standard Dual Channel IDE Controller is what it should say so thats correct, also if you’r not going RAID on the Jmicron ports then why install those drivers, thats allways asking for trouble, mate of mine did that and his cdrom devices would fail burning most if not all of his media. When connected to the ICH8R controller, it could boot from media and read media, but it could not burn to media.

So far I have checked and double checked all of the cables are in tight, replaced the IDE cable, disconnected one of the drives, and even bought a brand new power supply because I thought it was a power issue although I needed a new one anywaybut so far nothing has fixed it. I’ll keep that in mind. Fanless Design – Heat Pipe Zero failure Support side-flow fan or passive cooler The Heat Pipe design effectively directs the heat generated by the chipsets to the heatsink near the back IO ports, where it can be carried away by existing airflow from CPU fan or bundled optional fan.


I still want a separate pagefile drive, and if I loose that one I won’t be able to have it Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

P5B Deluxe: ICH8R AHCI + JMicron AHCI: how?

To balance both system nmicron and quietness, AI Gear allows users to choose from profiles to adjust CPU frequency and vCore voltage, minimizing system noise and power consumption.

I’ve been fiddling around, re-checking the cables, forcing the drives to eject using a bit of wire in the little hole a couple of times, re installing drivers, and they’ve just started working!

I’ve seen some boards use other chipsets e. Ignore this post, please see my 3rd post OK, this is just annoying.

Easily backup photos, videos and other entertainment contents on external devices. Thu May 10, p5v This fixed the error, but didn’t solve the whole problem.

This motherboard uses a passive cooling solution on its chipset and does not use any edluxe solution on its voltage regulator transistors, as you can see in Figure 1. Maybe the Catalyst drivers or any service related to that I disabled? Join our site today to ask your question.

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Everything went just fine, I just hope bigger recordings go well too. Simply click keyboard or mouse, you can swiftly wake up the system in few seconds.

One thing though, this is no longer a controller issue. Please refer specification pages for full details. I made the new kernel config match the old and tried again.


When I use Nero it sits there saying its waiting for the drive to become ready, and it does this forever. Also, F6-install problems arise when you change the driver for the controller where the system drive sits.

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Profile that allows users to conveniently store or load multiple BIOS settings. However, every time the system suspends on its own as per Power options schemethe monitor doesn’t power up, and sometimes the HDD keeps thrashing for half a minute or so, then stops and that’s it. Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks delyxe their respective companies. Btw, thank you for the heads-up, Cappie. Your name or email address: First, I was able to boot and install Fedora Core 6 just fine with it.

First of all, sorry about the delay. It seems my first CD burn after install is just around the corner To create a peaceful environment, several new and improved innovations are included to reduce noise and temperature.

Applications such as 3D games and video editing demand a huge chunk of system resource.

Man, this is giving me a headache already