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post #3861 of 12377
Maxxmem doesnt work correctly on PD.
Use AIDA64 instead.



Same ram kit and thats the best I can get on PD
Then with the 8120




Changed to a Sabertooth mobo tho but resualts are pritty much the same.
post #3862 of 12377
I've seen some driver updates for the ud3 board, including a chipset driver and pre-installerd AHCI and RAID drivers, does this do anything or improve performance/stability?
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Hi! Can i update 990fxa bios in Windows OS? I dont have usb stick or can i make external HDD work like usb stick?
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Yes, you can update in Windows using the @BIOS program
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Hi! Can i update 990fxa bios in Windows OS? I dont have usb stick or can i make external HDD work like usb stick?

yes you can update the bios in windows. Gigabyte has the program @BIOS you can use. Just download the bios from the gigabyte website, extract it to a place you can find it again, Open the program select the bios you want to update from file, and your done. It also supports automatic updating in case you just want to click a button it will connect to the server and download the latest bios file for you and flash it.
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I've seen some driver updates for the ud3 board, including a chipset driver and pre-installerd AHCI and RAID drivers, does this do anything or improve performance/stability?

I dunno I will have to download them and see. But i am betting they are for windows 8
Edited by ebduncan - 11/21/12 at 10:03am
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post #3866 of 12377
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I dunno I will have to download them and see. But i am betting they are for windows 8

then why does it stand under the section of W7 64-bits?
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then why does it stand under the section of W7 64-bits?

They didn't need new drivers for windows 7, they worked fine. They likely made a new version driver for windows 8 and make some tweaks, then just passed it down to windows 7 as well.

Which is why I said it was probably for windows 8. I updated them at least the audio drivers. The AMD sata driver actually comes with the newest Cat Drivers. The Sata driver from the 12.11 beta 8 is better than one posted on the gigabyte website.

12.11 beta 8 drivers Crystal disk- 490mbs read - 474 write

Gigabyte new Sata driver- 453mbs read - 440 write

Use the cat 12.11 beta 8 sata drivers, or download them from the amd website.
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post #3868 of 12377
Still no uefi bios for 990fxa series? They promised to do for 990fxa series
Edited by TheSittur - 11/22/12 at 7:28am
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Still no uefi bios for 990fxa series? They promised to do for 990fxa series
i believe it is only for the new rev 3.0.
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post #3870 of 12377
I dont find info about rev3 MBs
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