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Thank god I found this topic. Almost ordered the UD5. Don't wanna mess with vdroop again.
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Originally Posted by Lostintyme View Post
Dude, sorry to tell you, but EVERYONE has vBoost and vDroop on this board. X3 720 at stock with all power saving features disabled and 1.5V, I get 1.54V idle and 1.47V load. This is at stock frequency.

It's the MOSFETs. Not something that can be fixed.

In other news, I wonder when SAPPHIRE is releasing their take on the 990FX chipset? Black/blue color scheme hits me well.

Where the hell did you hear that? Gigabyte says it's because of the BIOS and I'm inclined to agree with them,
Edited by Benz - 6/29/11 at 7:15am
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Want to pick up a GA-990FXA-UD3 because of the looks over the other UD's.
Think it has the same Vdroop issues as the UD5 and UD7?
Edited by Problame - 6/29/11 at 7:42am
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Where the hell did you hear that? Gigabyte says it's because of the BIOS and I'm inclined to agree with them,
is there discussion of this somewhere on their support forums or something? Im looking for more info on this topic
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Where the hell did you hear that? Gigabyte says it's because of the BIOS and I'm inclined to agree with them,
I thought it was the VRM's/FETs that made the problem. And F5B BIOS, which is unreleased, still gives you .83v of droop on a loaded CPU with 1.475.
    
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Originally Posted by Problame View Post
Want to pick up a GA-990FXA-UD3 because of the looks over the other UD's.
Think it has the same Vdroop issues as the UD5 and UD7?
When i set my 550 x2 to 1.2v i dont get a single bit of v droop even with cool & quiet it(running prime 95)

I had it unlocked running around 1.45 ish i only had 0.003v drop.
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Where the hell did you hear that? Gigabyte says it's because of the BIOS and I'm inclined to agree with them,

Obviously they will say that.Lol,theres no end of problems with these boards,the net is full of the same stories,and people who are in the know and have tested significantly say its the hardware.

TO ANYONE WANTING THE GIGABYTE,DONT DO IT,WAIT FOR A FIX TO BE SURE.

I not bashing them as a company,i own a Gigabyte and it has done me fine,but seriously,no point in investing your hard earned money into something potentially defective.
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Where else have you read info on these boards? I have been scouring the net for more information on this
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Guys... the msi 990FXA-GD80 will do quadfire, just not quad SLI.............
they didn't double space their pcie slots so you can only do it w/ a WC loop.
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Where else have you read info on these boards? I have been scouring the net for more information on this

Overclockers UK,various product reviews by the consumer,and the Gigabyte forums.Its out there on other sites but yeah,its takes some searching.Lots of post have been in forum threads which are'nt Gigabyte specific aswell,mainly due i should imagine because Average Joe who does'nt really check these things and does'nt realise that its a real problem.Its really bugging me,i wanted the UD5.It does'nt help matters that there is no LLC on these boards,even the UD7.

On a different note,i wonder why the UD3 has the best all pure black scheme,that seems to be the sweetest looking one of all.
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