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by Ted_61
Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:09 pm
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: How do I Tweak a 975XBX2 w/ e6600
Replies: 26
Views: 28129

I am also running the D975XBX2 and tried the original overclocking settings you suggested - my stress test core temp, however, went up 63C so I stopped the test. Being a relative overclocking noob, what and how would you suggest I tame the settings - I really don't quite understand what they all mea...
by Ted_61
Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: D975XBX2 Blue Sockets
Replies: 5
Views: 1804

Well, pretty much answered my own question(s) - I moved 2 hard drives to the blue sockets which are still disabled. Moved the 2 SATA opticals to the black sockets where they were immediately recognized and configured by XP. Now I supposed I'll make a RAID array at the blue sockets and use them for v...
by Ted_61
Wed Jan 24, 2007 7:17 am
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: D975XBX2 Blue Sockets
Replies: 5
Views: 1804

Ted- What problem are you having trying to use the blue sockets? Are you trying to use both, or just the blue sockets? Sean Hi Sean - thanks for the reply - I have all of the black sockets tied up with hard drives and the IDE path currently contains 2 optical drives. I am attempting to add 2 additi...
by Ted_61
Wed Jan 24, 2007 4:12 am
Forum: Intel Motherboard Forum
Topic: D975XBX2 Blue Sockets
Replies: 5
Views: 1804

D975XBX2 Blue Sockets

Since I have gotten no responses to my first dilema, let me state it a different way. Is there any way to make the blue SATA sockets perform the same way as the black sockets - able to accommodate a hard drive or optical drive type?
by Ted_61
Tue Jan 23, 2007 7:22 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: SATA DVD Question
Replies: 2
Views: 2492

SATA DVD Question

I am attempting to connect 2 additional DVD drives to my machine using the blue SATA connectors. I realize these are specifically made for a RAID config, but, figure they will work for me somehow. I hate to reformat, btw, so I'm hoping a fix is possible without destroying my C drive. The black SATA ...
by Ted_61
Tue Jan 23, 2007 6:58 pm
Forum: New Members Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Ted from near Gettysburg
Replies: 7
Views: 2434

Ted from near Gettysburg

Hello to everyone. Having just joined, here are my stats - been building computers for the past 4 years off and on. Latest project is an Intel D975XBX2, E6600, 4 MB Corsair PC2 6400, XFX 7950GT, 610 watt supply, 2x150MB WD Raptors, 4 DVD drives - which will lead me to a problem I will post. I'm a re...