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I don't think you will ever make that work... you are using two different speed rated sticks, maybe if they were the same specs...
Try them in single-channel or you will have to get a second of either to make it work.

Just to clarify each kit has 2 x 4GB sticks. So at first I had 2 sticks and now I'm trying to use all slots (4 sticks) for 16gb total (4 x 4GB). I'm sad by this conclusion, there much be a way...
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i am not guessing, that is per gigabyte tech support.
Tmpin0 Motherboard temp
Tmpin1 Cpu Temp
Tmpin2 Northbridge
it was debated to death in this very thread pages and pages back.

But why does AMD overdrive say something else?
I don't want to blow up my cpu.

edit: here is a screen under full load.
th_LinX4500.jpg
my tmpin2 temps fluctuate a lot and fast, faster than my tmpin1. if I overclock, the tmpin1 as the tmpin2 got higher, and both dropped down significantly after installing watercooling and removing 6 fans with it.

how hot can my NB get without overheating, and what can i do to change the nb temps, will a reseat work?
Edited by Fordox - 11/6/12 at 9:59am
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But why does AMD overdrive say something else?
I don't want to blow up my cpu.
edit: here is a screen under full load.
th_LinX4500.jpg
my tmpin2 temps fluctuate a lot and fast, faster than my tmpin1. if I overclock, the tmpin1 as the tmpin2 got higher, and both dropped down significantly after installing watercooling and removing 6 fans with it.
how hot can my NB get without overheating?
edit2: I just saw that my cpu cores are just as hot under load as tmpin1, but at idle it's impossible because they are ~7 degrees.

Link for what TMPIN temps are.

According to Gigabyte T/S the north bridge chips on the UD3/5/7 where tested all the way up to 80c without failure.

EDIT: typo on my behalf, Max tested temp is 80c not 85c frown.gif

Ninja edited lol. To answer your other question, CPU-NB voltage and MHZ will have an effect on that, CPU overclocking might, pending on how you overclock.
Edited by KhaoticKomputing - 11/6/12 at 10:32am
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thanks khaotic I was looking for that link ;-)
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thanks khaotic I was looking for that link ;-)

NP. Just google "UD3 TMPIN" and its like the 3-4 on down lol tongue.gif
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I can hardly believe that my cpu is 45 degrees under load, but if you say so, nice smile.gif
I only overclock with the cpu voltage and the multiplier. i can't overclock with busspeeds, because my ram kant handle it -_-

so i can overclock a lot further than i had expected. and why is my NB cooler now i have installed watercooling?

I still find it weird that my cpu cores in amd overdrive are exactly the same as the tmpin2 temperature... anyone else has this issue?
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I can hardly believe that my cpu is 45 degrees under load, but if you say so, nice smile.gif
so i can overclock a lot further than i had expected. and why is my NB cooler now i have installed watercooling?
I still find it weird that my cpu cores in amd overdrive are exactly the same as the tmpin2 temperature... anyone else has this issue?


AMD OverDrive is pretty useless for motherboard and CPU monitoring, and commonly gives poor readings on the UD3/5/7 boards. On mine AMD OD reads the CPU at 10c higher.
I suggest using Open Hardware Monitor or Hardware Monitor to keep tabs on temps, but you should try most of the free temp monitor programs.

I would assume that the temp on the NB is due to better flow in that area. Think about it, no more tower cooler/CPU cooler to block it off from air flow.
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AMD OverDrive is pretty useless for motherboard and CPU monitoring, and commonly gives poor readings on the UD3/5/7 boards. On mine AMD OD reads the CPU at 10c higher.
I suggest using Open Hardware Monitor or Hardware Monitor to keep tabs on temps, but you should try most of the free temp monitor programs.
I would assume that the temp on the NB is due to better flow in that area. Think about it, no more tower cooler/CPU cooler to block it off from air flow.

i allways use hardware monitor, for allmost 2 years now, but i wasn't sure. my vcore voltage read-out in amd overdrive also doesn't make sense at all.
I think I am going to reseat the NB heatsink with better thermal paste. i have some gelid extreme an MX-4 laying around, so why not. (I do believe that the heatsink is attached with thermal paste and not with a thermalpad?)

Thanks for the help. why didn't gigabyte just name his sensors NB CPU and SYST tongue.gif
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i allways use hardware monitor, for allmost 2 years now, but i wasn't sure. my vcore voltage read-out in amd overdrive also doesn't make sense at all.
I think I am going to reseat the NB heatsink with better thermal paste. i have some gelid extreme an MX-4 laying around, so why not. (I do believe that the heatsink is attached with thermal paste and not with a thermalpad?)
Thanks for the help. why didn't gigabyte just name his sensors NB CPU and SYST tongue.gif

Np, Nothing can hurt from changing the paste, and yes. Its paste. Not a Thermal Pad. I use OpenHardwareMonitor(same has HM with more options.), CPU-z and MSI Afterburn to monitor system temps and specs(speccy is nice too).

in my experience those programs have always worked bug free on a wide range of systems.

They are labeled properly in the included software monitor program.. just happens to suck so nobody use's it.
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If it makes you any more confident, I replaced all thermal interfaces on my 990FXA-UD3 with Ceramique 2 when I first got my board. That includes both NB and SB along with VRM. Replacing thermal pads with paste -can- potentially make it worse in areas with large gaps (ie heatsinks that cover groups of different parts that aren't all flat). Just keep that in mind. It's also worth noting that how good a paste is varies with how thick the material is. W-mK doesn't tell the entire story. PK-1 is a great paste when the layer is flat and thin. If the layer is thicker and/or uneven, Shin-Etsu X23-7783D outperforms it.
Edited by Particle - 11/6/12 at 2:25pm
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