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you have latest version bios? Latest is F9
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Have you tried just one stick at a time? How about moving the sticks to a different set of slots. You have to have both sticks in the same bank to use dual channel.

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However if your going to do a water loop there is nothing wrong with adding the mobo to the water loop, I would personally avoid EK products after seeing how they treat customer's, Their nickle plating will flake off and they commonly will refuse RMA's blaming customer's. I would look for another mobo block myself.

Basically you should be able to use any waterblock on the NB that fits on 790/890/990NB.
The UD7 mosfets have a different design than the older boards, there is no EK Block that fits.

If you don't care for the price tag you could contact Anfi Tec, they'll make you anything for your mainboard,
they already have countless blocks in their database so they might already offer something that fits.

I've already had the EK "Gigabyte AMD Set" which is a Mosfet, a NB and a SB Block and luckily they fit on the UD3 too except for the SB Block which is more "style" than cooling.
But you are right, since EKs recent actions and reactions show no respect for their customers i avoid their products, their new design looks horrible anway biggrin.gif

My NB temps dropped around 30K when comparing the ITF Sensor temps.
Whatever that sensor really reads^^


btw is CPU Z 1.61 reading wrong? it reports crazy refclock speeds, different after every reboot.
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Originally Posted by Kenji9 View Post

Hey everyone.. I just recently got a machine going with a GA990-fxa-UD7 board. It has Corsair Vengeance 16 GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600MHz PC3 240 Pin DIMM Memory CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10
As far as I can tell it should be compatible. I thought, I'd get this because if I really need more... (which most likely not) I could just upgrade later by getting the same thing.
Trouble is.... my system is not using all the ram... in fact when I go to the control panel\ system and security\ system.... where it gives the processor and ram info.. it say's " Installed Memory (RAM): 16.00gb (256mb usable)" to say the least.... I was kind of disappointed.. frown.gif Something is obviously wrong.....
There is no memory remapping feature in the bios is there? I couldn't find it.. and either way... that's way too little being used for how much I have.
I'm beginning to think the ram is just defective..
Right now the system runs okay because the os is on an pcie ssd but as soon as i do any thing that involves the hdd which is where all the storage is... it's mad slow...
Any help on this would be greatly appreciated... smile.gif

Are you using Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit ?
Did you update your BIOS to the latest one ?
What Video Card are you using ?
Have you overclocked your system ? if yes then tell us about whole settings of your BIOS !
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people please post message in here when new bios is out. thank you
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I am getting a "restoring bios to previous version" loop.

Does anyone want to help?

http://www.overclock.net/t/1281968/bios-backup-loop#post_17713803
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I am getting a "restoring bios to previous version" loop.

Does anyone want to help?

http://www.overclock.net/t/1281968/bios-backup-loop#post_17713803

Unplug and take battery out for a couple of mins. I had this happen to me before.
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you have updated your bios, but backup bios is older vcersion and now its write backup bios over with newer bios. Those boards have dual bios system.
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I am wondering if it is still worth to buy a ud7 or wait for something new to come out. I have a pII 965 just sitting around, would this chip pair up well with the ud7 or would it be better to get an fx8150 and pair it up with the ud7?
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I am wondering if it is still worth to buy a ud7 or wait for something new to come out. I have a pII 965 just sitting around, would this chip pair up well with the ud7 or would it be better to get an fx8150 and pair it up with the ud7?

I'm currently running a 965 BE with my UD7. Its a very good board with a ton of good features and nice and fast and it should hold up well for a good while. You can probably get about $85-95 for the 965 and get an fx 8150 for $150 but I'd wait a little while til the prices drop a little more.
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