Tag: DFI LanParty nf4 Ultra D

Disk Boot Failure Insert System Disk and I Forgot my Password

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The gremlins ate our CMOS and also the boot hard disk of Connie’s computer this morning and now we get the dreaded “DISK BOOT FAILURE: INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER”:http://www.pcguide.com/ts/x/sys/booterrGBER13-c.html. It is an incredibly obscure error which no site seems to document properly. In my case, what happened was that I had put a…

Athlon X2 Overclocking

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AnandTech: Investigations into Athlon X2 Overclocking. This is a wonderful overclocking guide particularly since it uses essentially the same board and cpu that I have. The net result is that it has a nice chart showing where your voltage should be: CPU Clock CPU Voltage CPU Temp Chipse Voltage Chipset Temp System Power Draw 2000…

OCZ PC 4000 VX Tuning

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Well, I ordered the OCZ PC4000 Gold 2GB Kit, but in the mean time, I thought I’d just tweak up the single stick of OCZ PC 4000. Interesting to see how to get the settings right. Basically, I got the thing with memtest to be stable at 238MHz FSB 1:1 with very tight 1T 2-2-2-6…

OCZ VX Bad Ram

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DFI Forums – NF4 Ultra-D – 1 LED hang on 702-2. After hours of debugging, it turns out all these problems seem to be from a failing “OCZ PC4000 VX”:http://www.ocztechnology.com/products/memory/ocz_el_ddr_pc_4000_dual_channel_gold_vx memory stick. Finally did a swap for some OCZ 3700 Gold Rev 3 and it booted fine and found there was one good one and…

BIOS 702-2 for DFI with OCZ VX and Athlon X2

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DFI Lanparty nF4 SLI/ULTRA Bios. This table is hard as heck to read, but what it says that if you are willing to try a non-official BIOS (that is a BIOS which is not 623-3), then for a DFI LanParty UT nf4 Ultra D with OCZ VX PC4000 memory and an Athlon X2 you will…

DFI LanParty Cold Boot Problem Temporarily after BSOD

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How to use the Zippy and 850SSI on DFI nF4 – 56K caution – XtremeSystems Forums. _This is reminder for me, that using the 5V and high voltage OCZ VX on the DFI LanParty is a little hazardous._ The long and short version is that you have to have the 618 or higher BIOS, this…

Update on Seasonic problems

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Tong Family Blog: DFI LanParty nF4 Ultra D problems. An update on my DFI LanParty problems. I got an Enermax 600W power supply and these boot problems disappeared. Now it appears that there is a fix for the Seasonic power supplies and their 5VSB issues, so you have to contact Seasonic to get a new…

No nVidia GART in PCIe systems and never nVidia IDE

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DFI Forums – NF4 SLI-D – tweaking windows (video for NF4 LanParty) *mirror added*. _OK, this clears up the myths about what to do about when you need the various nVidia drivers, it is confusing because in fact, on modern systems, you don’t want any of it but the video drivers…._ In a PCI-Express system,…

Oscar Wu BIOS

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DFI Lanparty nF4 SLI/ULTRA Bios. For those of you who like living dangeriously, in addition to the stock BIOS that comes from DFI, you can also have a special set of BIOS that Oscar Wu, one of the geniuses on the web, he has actually tuned them for different memory and different CPUs. For instance,…

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