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hey guys so they are going to release an official response soon. I also have working a vdroop mod to totally disable vdroop. but there is no way i am going to post it publicly. If you want to know how to do it PM me, but please know if you screw it up your board is out of warranty. . If you do not wish to do the mod, there will be other options.
Awesome, within 10 days? Still leaning towards the CHVF. And the mod, I want it, will it be just a BIOS? How would that void a warranty?
    
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You should have stayed with ASUS
Gigabyte--> <--Asus....
Thats my opinion.
too bad they have no sense of style or know how to logically place things on a motherboard...
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too bad they have no sense of style or know how to logically place things on a motherboard...
Are you kidding? My Crosshair V is a sexy beast and functions well.
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only partially. I have several asus boards in my machines, and almost bought the crosshair V, but one thing really pissed me off about it...


whhhy did they put that connector there? It must make for a cable management mess when you need to use it. And why a molex? Those things are so ugly and it probably looks worse when its not hooked up.
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only partially. I have several asus boards in my machines, and almost bought the crosshair V, but one thing really pissed me off about it...


whhhy did they put that connector there? It must make for a cable management mess when you need to use it. And why a molex? Those things are so ugly and it probably looks worse when its not hooked up.
Fan maybe? I dunno.
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no its an old fashioned vdroop mod, it permanently changes it to no droop at all, just like older GB boards, its not a BIOS.
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Sin0822 if u are testing the UD7, whats your opinion on the board? What do u think about the vdroop?
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Fan maybe? I dunno.
It's there for safety. If you have 4 GTX 480s in SLI, they pull so much power from the PCIE slots(300w alone from the PCIEs at load, not the 8 pin power plugs) that you'll end up lighting some of your 24 pin wires on fire from too much current flowing through it.
    
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only partially. I have several asus boards in my machines, and almost bought the crosshair V, but one thing really pissed me off about it...


whhhy did they put that connector there? It must make for a cable management mess when you need to use it. And why a molex? Those things are so ugly and it probably looks worse when its not hooked up.
i'm fairly certain that's to stabilize the pcie power when you're running xfire/trifire/quad.... oh wait, yeah the CHV can't do quad

on a side note, just got the UD7 in today, but i have to finish my case mod before i can toy with it.
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Sin0822 if u are testing the UD7, whats your opinion on the board? What do u think about the vdroop?
yes i actually am reviewing it, but haven't tested it much yet, actually i am not going to lie i haven't even removed it from the box. I cannot comment on it yet, but known that by 1 month from now it wont be an issue any longer, i just got an email today.
This is their official statement. I told you guys that I contacted them, and they sure did take action very quickly.

This is what I am told is the official response.
"GIGABYTE 990 series motherboards strictly follow the AMD AM3+ load line calibration design guide, and so CPU V-core voltage will drop according to loading. Such calibrations are built into the platform to protect the user’s purchase and prevent damage to the PC system.“
Edited by Sin0822 - 7/7/11 at 2:32pm
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