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Well finished all the gyrations with Haswell and wrote it up on these posts.  The punch line is that there will be some growing pains.  Memory timings appear to be an issue just like the first gen Core I series.  Mostly in the motherboard which is good thing.  The Part 3 explains what happened.  In summary, safer to run on 2 banks of memory till some of the BIOS tweaks get implemented.  Affects several MFG from what I understand but I only tested 2 gigabyte models (2 each).

 

Part 1 - Problems

Part 2 - Success with the 4570S

Part 3 - Lots of pain but ultimately success with the I7-4770

 

 

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So do you think we could see firmware updates for the boards pretty soon?

 

I am sure they will.  I have seen 3 new versions since June 3 when I got the board.  I am sure they will resolve it quickly,  I check almost daily just out of principle.  All is well with the 2x8 gigs DIMMS.

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