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If you guys want a vdroop fix you will have to either Hardmod the board or exchange for the new rev. Giga done goofed on that one, I agree it would be nice for them to RMA the old boards but as they work fine stock, not sure they will.

It has to be done via hardware, you can't change it with a bios.
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This really sucks for me because I violated my warranty by removing the stock heat sink and going with the EK UD7 waterblock. Oh well. Live and learn. I really haven't had any major problems with my board and I fixed the problem with the "CPU fan not working properly" error. It turns out that the fan I had plugged into that header wasn't spinning fast enough so all I had to do was plug it into a molex adapter. Haven't had a problem since.
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Originally Posted by BramSLI1;15467205 
This really sucks for me because I violated my warranty by removing the stock heat sink and going with the EK UD7 waterblock. Oh well. Live and learn. I really haven't had any major problems with my board and I fixed the problem with the "CPU fan not working properly" error. It turns out that the fan I had plugged into that header wasn't spinning fast enough so all I had to do was plug it into a molex adapter. Haven't had a problem since.

Don't see that as a problem really mate, the vdroop issue has nothing to do with the heatsink. Worst case scenario you get your board back or they wont accept it.

But as I said, no idea if Giga will rma for this issue, would be great if they did.
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Don't see that as a problem really mate, the vdroop issue has nothing to do with the heatsink. Worst case scenario you get your board back or they wont accept it.

But as I said, no idea if Giga will rma for this issue, would be great if they did.

I'm sure they would RMA for the select few that request it.
If they don't implement LLC or reduce the vdrop on rev. 1.0 and they don't accept an RMA. Oh boy... I'll do my best to make this issue know.
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Originally Posted by el gappo;15467287 
Don't see that as a problem really mate, the vdroop issue has nothing to do with the heatsink. Worst case scenario you get your board back or they wont accept it.

But as I said, no idea if Giga will rma for this issue, would be great if they did.

I was just saying that by removing my heat sink I had violated my warranty. I know it doesn't have anything to do with vdroop. Thanks for the info though.
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Well that's really crappy of gigabyte after they told us it was meant for BD and it is actually a hardware problem frown.gif
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Well that's really crappy of gigabyte after they told us it was meant for BD and it is actually a hardware problem frown.gif

Have you got a link to where someone from Gigabyte said that?
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Have you got a link to where someone from Gigabyte said that?

They said they followed AM3+ specifications.
Yet their revised board mysteriously doesn't have this vdrop problem.
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Originally Posted by Evil Penguin;15468172 
I'm sure they would RMA for the select few that request it.
If they don't implement LLC or reduce the vdrop on rev. 1.0 and they don't accept an RMA. Oh boy... I'll do my best to make this issue know.

Im with you. Id like to get the RMA process going now. Have no clue how to do it though, never done it before.
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Have you got a link to where someone from Gigabyte said that?

I just heard it from other people that had e-mailed Gigabyte. They said it was built to AMD's specifications for BD.
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