A1 Revising your Motherboards for Kentsfield
Now what about the other non-reference 680i motherboards?? ASUS P5N32-E SLI or ASUS Striker Extreme easily “updated” below:
ASUS P5N32-E SLI or ASUS Striker Extreme
First you unsolder the resistor, then you solder a 500ohms variable resistor to spot marked with other leg connected to ground. Set the VR at 200ohms first, then increase resistance till spot marked reads 0.85v to 0.87v when PC runs at BIOS default settings.
Abit IN9 32X MAX
Or even non-680i chipset motherboards, such as the Gigabyte DS3: