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post #32 of 45
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
Why do you guys always get personal? I was happy with my 1090T before SB came out and provided better per core performance and better multi-threading as well for less than what I paid for my 1090T. And yes I was happy with my 4.4 to 4.5GHz 1090T until I started to seriously consider SLI and noticed I was already getting some bottlenecking in the games I was playing. The move to SB and my pointing out what Thuban/Deneb can and can't do comes from the bases of having both, and having a SB chip which gives me some perspective on the benefits and down sides. It also has made me much more adamant in helping people and pointing out limitations in Thuban/Deneb to other people around here so they don't make the same mistake I did which was to continually listen to people telling me an upgrade would provide the performance I was looking for when I never did.

I also don't bash Thuban users, or any other AMD users. I just tell it like it is, which probably seems like I'm bashing since I'm tossing higher rendering/encoding numbers out than I could get with my 1090T while obtaining much better performance per core.

Your board is was $150, and it doesn't provide the performance available to me, it doesn't have UEFI, it doesn't have digital vrms, it doesn't have an additional x4 slot for a 3rd card, and it doesn't have the additional features my board has. I would say I'm more than happy with what I got for $180, of note here is the fact that the OPs board was $130 and a board failure is the fault of the company that made it, not the chip manufacture.
The AsRock P67 EXTREME4 is better for the price than your board. Easily the best P67 board out in terms of price/performance.
    
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post #33 of 45
I'd like to remind you guys that we are not here to create a flame war.

Stop going off-topic and keep the topic from the OP.

I will not be tolerating any flame wars between AMD and Intel, some of you have been Warned many times before, please don't make us do it again....

Thank you.
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Edited by kcuestag - 5/16/11 at 4:47am
    
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post #34 of 45
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Originally Posted by EpicPie View Post
@ OP, your mobo is probably died because the VRM cooling on your mobo sucks. RMA it, sell it, Buy a better mobo.
this..your forcing the board beyond its capacity..although they are built to outlast the 4ghz barrier but there are still factors like heat that can cause damage..

@kcuestag
its "remind" IMHO..not "remember"...
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post #35 of 45
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
I'd like to remember you guys that we are not here to create a flame war.

Stop going off-topic and keep the topic from the OP.

I will not be tolerating any flame wars between AMD and Intel, some of you have been Warned many times before, please don't make us do it again....

Thank you.
kcuestag
Stay on topic, i shall.

OP, buy yourself a better motherboard, or make sure your power supply isnt making the boards fry.
post #36 of 45
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@kcuestag
its "remind" IMHO..not "remember"...
Sorry for that typo.
    
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post #37 of 45
The P67A-UD3 board is definitely not designed for overclocking. Vdroop is higher then any other board that i have ever tested. That along with no VRM cooling were the reasons that I only owned this board for 2 days before returning it. The UD4 is much better.

Bulldozer, when it releases, should be nice also!
Edited by Electroneng - 5/16/11 at 4:55am
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post #38 of 45
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Originally Posted by enri95 View Post
My SB mobo died for the second time, and I've had enough of this unstable piece of ****. Will there at least be a Bulldozer that compares to a i7 2600k @4.2 GHZ?
You are asking the million dollar question there... no one knows yet. We are all anxiously waiting for final results.
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post #39 of 45
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
I'd like to remind you guys that we are not here to create a flame war.

Stop going off-topic and keep the topic from the OP.

I will not be tolerating any flame wars between AMD and Intel, some of you have been Warned many times before, please don't make us do it again....

Thank you.
kcuestag
I think this thread fits better in the Intel area ,as many of us , from the AMD "side" of the forum, don t really care about the quality gaps between the boards intended for Intel CPU-s.
Just a suggestion.
   
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There is no smell. I got reboot loop , clearing cmos does nothing.
I had/have this problem (same board), the only time my system goes into a reboot loop now is if I hit the reset button. When I first got the system I would get a spontaneous reboot that would lead to a reboot cycle, switching the RAM out fixed that problem though (switched from Corsair XMS3 to G-Skill)
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