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    BlackOps: BIOS Setting Speadsheets

    Hey guys,

    I made an excel spreadsheet of the most important BIOS settings to:
    - share your BIOS settings with others
    - write down notes about the settings you tried
    - write down details of a configuration profile that worked well

    I always used spreadsheets like this when pushing my system, especially when tweaking memory, to keep track of the combinations of settings i had tried already and how they worked out for me. Ie if the settings were stable, what score in what benchmark they gave me etc.

    This Spreadsheet can be viewed, edited and printed out with Microsoft Office or Open Office, which you can download for free. Its for the BlackOps with BIOS G28, but i will try to add several spreadsheets for different Boards and BIOS versions from now on. if you want a Spreadsheet for a certain BIOS version or Board, just let me know in here or send me a private message

    You can work with the spreadsheet in excel or open office, which is what i do, but you can as well print it out and fill it out with a pen. I adjusted the Spreadsheet so it fits well on 2 DinA4 pages when printed out.
    If you want anything changed, like the size of the boxes to write notes in or anything else, again, just let me know

    EDIT: I quickly made a few more templates

    1.0 original spreadsheet
    1.1 with hw info and blackops logo
    1.2 same as 1.1 but just lines and not boxes
    1.3 i removed a few settings and reduced the letter size to make it fit on a single page
    1.4 same as 1.3 but with boxes and not just lines.

    Those different templatest are all in the same attached excel file v1.4, just switch to a different worksheet on the bottom of excel by clicking on the tab labeled v1.1, v1.2 etc. Feel free to customize your speadsheet and for example remove the settings you dont play with to save space

    ------ v1.1 ---------------- v1.2 ----------------- v1.3 ---------------- v1.4 ------
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    Last edited by saaya; 07-22-2008 at 08:29 PM.

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    Here is the List of settings the Spreadsheet contains. Please copy and paste this list when reporting problems, so that everybody can see your detailled settings and can have a better understanding of what might be causing a problem. thanks!

    Quantum BIOS
    CPU Clock Ratio Unlock
    CPU Clock Ratio
    CPU Clock Ratio +0.5x
    Target CPU Core Speed
    CPU Clock (FSB)
    CPU Clock vs Memory Speed
    System Memory Speed
    CPU Clock skew Control
    CPU Clock Amplitude Ctrl
    PCI Express Clock
    PCI Clock
    Spread Spectrum
    Over Clock Recovery

    CPU Feature
    EIST Function
    Limit CPUID MaxVal
    C1E Function
    Execute Disable Bit
    Vrtualization Technology
    Frequency Unlimit
    Core Multi-Processing
    Cold Bug Boot Fix

    All Voltage Control
    CPU Voltage Multiplier
    CPU Voltage Setting
    CPU Vdroop Compensation

    CPU PLL Voltage Setting
    Cpu VTT Voltage Setting
    Cpu GTL Ref 0. Voltage
    Cpu GTL Ref 1. Voltage
    Cpu GTL Ref 2. Voltage
    Cpu GTL Ref 3. Voltage
    NB Voltage Setting
    NB GTL Ref Voltage
    SB Voltage Setting

    DRAM Voltage Setting Auto
    DRAM Pull-Up Voltage Auto
    DRAM Pull-Down Voltage Auto
    DRAM Ref Voltage Auto

    Memory Timing Control
    ECC Scrubing Auto
    Dram Timing Selectable Auto
    Cas Latency Time (tCL) Auto
    RAS# to CAS# Delay (tRCD) Auto
    RAS# Precharge (tRP) Auto
    Precharge Delay (tRAS) Auto
    Row Refresh Cycle (tRFC) Auto
    Performance Level Auto
    Write to Precharge (tWR) Auto
    Write to Read Delay (tWTR) Auto
    Act to Act Delay (tRRD) Auto
    Read to Precharge (tRTP) Auto
    All Precharge to Refresh Auto
    Refresh Period Ratio Auto
    Refresh Period (tREF) Auto
    Command Per Clock Auto
    R2RD Same Rank (tRTRD) Auto
    R2RD Different Rank (tRTRD) Auto
    W2RD Same Rank (tWTRS) Auto
    W2RD Different Rank (tWTRS) Auto
    FSB Gain 1 Auto
    FSB Gain 2 Auto
    FSB Gain 3 Auto
    FSB Gain 4 Auto
    Dimm1 Clock Skew Adjust Auto
    Dimm2 Clock Skew Adjust Auto
    Dimm3 Clock Skew Adjust Auto
    Dimm4 Clock Skew Adjust Auto
    Dimm1 Control Skew Adust Auto
    Dimm2 Control Skew Adust Auto
    Dimm3 Control Skew Adust Auto
    Dimm4 Control Skew Adust Auto
    Dram 1/2 Command Skew Auto
    Dram 3/4 Command Skew Auto

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    Thanks Saaya!

    I've lost my way a few times now because I'd not recorded my settings, this will be a massive help.
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    Should be good if I can get board with work with my OCZ :p

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    hahahahaaahaaaa eye have 2 tablets full of settings for my mars

    saaya tell em to give you a raise
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    thanks guys!

    yeah i always used to write down notes about settings left and right on anything, cornflake cardboxes, dvd boxes, on the table, on my monitor
    then i started to use excel to have less of a mess and to always find the settings again that i was looking for, and its working great for me

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    Sweet work Sasacha...

    Exactly the same work around David and i use when we pretest...

    Keep up the good work man...

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    thanks
    if you have any recommendations lmk!

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    /me dummy, no excell / spreadsheet on my comp.
    dl'ing open office now
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spork! View Post
    /me dummy, no excell / spreadsheet on my comp.
    dl'ing open office now
    /Facepalm ... /end Facepalm

    Taswegians

    pffffffffft

    lmfao


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    Thank you alot saaya! This is going to work for me. I was with a really simple configuration for my Q9550, yesterday I took it off and put a PIV 631 in the BlackOps, and now is a pain for my ass to get that config.

    PD: I'm having problems to get to 310 FSB with the 631, indeed, is rock solid in 4500Mhz with less than 1.325v, but when I reach 310Fsb, not matter what config I place in the Bios, it will not reach Windows, and when using SetFSB is the same, 310fsb and BSOD. Can you give me a hand or at least some tips for this mother?

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