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Just an fyi, the am3 cpu issues on newer bios's dont seem to crop up on the newer revisions ( rev 1.1 ) As have been runnning my 1100t quite happily for a while on F7 and now F8 redface.gif
Anyone running SSD's in Raid on the UD7? May have a little prezzie here if so smile.gif

F7, F8? Are these for UD7?
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I had to kick the HT voltage to 1.325 for stability...
TBH I haven't tried to see if I gained any head room. I'm honestly really happy with the performance gain in itself. The system is many times more responsive...
I think the the PHII's before Thuban didn't like a very high HT clock... But I've found limited info about thuban scaling well with a much higher HT clock. The Tweaked memory controller on the Thuban (Zosma as well) is the only thing I can think of as the contributing factor. However, the proof is in the pudding as the say. there is a noticeable gain to be seen.
For interests sake I went back to my old 940 machine running on a 750a nvidia chipset and played with the HT and NB clock... I found a decent gain there as well... I was able to push the NB to 2400 and HT to 2200 with nice gains in all respects. The HT will go up to 2400 as well, but there was a noticeable drop in performance at that speed... so the chips d act differently to the changes.

You measure the performance gain just by the way your system "feels" or do you run super pi and the like to see? I will start playing around with mine sometime soon, thanks thumb.gif
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You measure the performance gain just by the way your system "feels" or do you run super pi and the like to see? I will start playing around with mine sometime soon, thanks thumb.gif


Both actually... to be honest at this point of OC'ing a "noticeable" performance increase is more important to me than any benchmark to me (I'm still running AMD case and point rolleyes.gif lol) ... tongue.gif

But in this case I did see a VERY nice jump in super PI which is AMD's lynchpin really... as well as load times and minimum FPS. So I'd say a solid win...

To be honest though... the best part of it is that firefox loads with my normal 10-15 tabs WAY quicker... Don't ask me why... it just does... rolleyes.gif That's "usable" OC for me.

Try it out... see what ya find... might find somethin' ya like... thumb.gif
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Hey guys I just bought a 990FXA-UD3 but I can not unlock my 555BE because I can't let it stable, I owned an ASUS M5A88-V EVO and could easily unlock this but I can not let it stable in this motherboard.

Somebody please could help me?
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Hey guys I just bought a 990FXA-UD3 but I can not unlock my 555BE because I can't let it stable, I owned an ASUS M5A88-V EVO and could easily unlock this but I can not let it stable in this motherboard.
Somebody please could help me?

First step IMO is to make sure the setup is stable at stock clock's. You might have gotten a faulty mobo or the CPU back plate may even be shorting out So I would check for stability with everything at stock. Then move on to why the CPU is unstable when unlocked.
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First step IMO is to make sure the setup is stable at stock clock's. You might have gotten a faulty mobo or the CPU back plate may even be shorting out So I would check for stability with everything at stock. Then move on to why the CPU is unstable when unlocked.

Ok thanks for reply, i will test the stability by AMD Overdrive. I will post the results later
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Ok thanks for reply, i will test the stability by AMD Overdrive. I will post the results later

Prime95 on blend or Intel Burn Test would be a better indication of stability and AMD Overdrive's stability test. Good luck.
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i got one the other day not sure if i like it so far due to it boots slower then my intel i5 760 rig.the bios is just slow if you know what i mean the bios takes a bit to get thuu dureing boot.this is by far the fanciest mobo i have had i usaly get the free mobos that are on the frys specail
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Prime95 on blend or Intel Burn Test would be a better indication of stability and AMD Overdrive's stability test. Good luck.

I just did the test with AMD Overdrive with no unlocking and the CPU get stable, i tried with unlock cores and crashed in the first ten seconds, i tried with CPU Voltage in 1.45V (Stock 1.40) and get unstable to, any ideas that can help me?
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I just did the test with AMD Overdrive with no unlocking and the CPU get stable, i tried with unlock cores and crashed in the first ten seconds, i tried with CPU Voltage in 1.45V (Stock 1.40) and get unstable to, any ideas that can help me?

I can give you a few suggestions that might work. First Fill out your sig rig. you can do this in your user control control panel for the website. This will show us everything in your rig and make trouble shooting a little easier. Are you using any power saving options such as Cool N quiet? If so turn them off. Also what bios version are you running on your UD3? Some versions are more problematic than others.
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