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His board is water cooled so the temps should hopefully be fine.
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hmms.

I don't have any motherboard issues with my UD3 rev 1.0. Maybe you can help me make a choice.
Option A
1. Sell my UD3 and buy a ASUS Crosshair V Formula Z (230$) Sell UD3- 80$
2. Sell my 8120 and buy a 8320 (164$) Sell 8120 100$
Option B
3. Keep both 8120 and UD3 and grab another radiator and a GPU water block. (7950 GPU) (200$)

I'd like to see how the Asus board stacks up against my UD3 rev 1.0 in the overclocking department. Opition B would give me the largest performance boost in games, as a water cooled graphics card would clocked much higher than it can on air due to heat concerns, as well as much my computer silent completely.

Hard choices. haha.
Edited by ebduncan - 5/13/13 at 5:37pm
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I finally heard back from Gigabyte's "VIP Support". As you can imagine they were super helpful and did their best to rectify the situation rolleyes.gif I was also nice enough to respond.

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I finally heard back from Gigabyte's "VIP Support". As you can imagine they were super helpful and did their best to rectify the situation rolleyes.gif I was also nice enough to respond.


LOL. 50$/hour that's funny. Is this real? I was interviewed for a job and help an us guy and he wanted to pay me 50$ for 2-4 hours and I'm also a certified developer.
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I finally heard back from Gigabyte's "VIP Support". As you can imagine they were super helpful and did their best to rectify the situation rolleyes.gif I was also nice enough to respond.
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That's a good one Oz. Is pretty similar to the answer I got from them. They are simply ignoring customers and playing dumb. Even their English is laughable.
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LOL. 50$/hour that's funny. Is this real? I was interviewed for a job and help an us guy and he wanted to pay me 50$ for 2-4 hours and I'm also a certified developer.

$50 an hour is around the going rate for system repairs ect. Some charge even more though.
post #5417 of 12377
just wanny sare my problems with my 990FXA-d3 mobo too

We Share too the same problem with our mother boards



as you can see here my mother board bends a little bit when i put my hsf and when try to remove the board from its casing the boards flexes creaks



shown here my HR-09 mosfet heatpad shows that the outer 2 sets or mosfets that has firm contact with the heatpad

I think the Problem here is the Board PCB is way too flimsy , compared to old motherboards
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Hi,

I Have Gigabyte 990fxa-UD3 Revision 3
fx 8350
all is water cooling motherboard and CPU Laing pump XSPC reservoir top to pump 3x120fann in radiators.
http://www.ekwb.com/shop/ek-fb-ga-amd-kit-nickel.html block to motherboard

I use Intel Q6600 my old pc.

How to overclock FX 8350 to 5Ghz In this board.What setting?
Voltage
Bus speed
and others.

Thanks

4x1866DDR3 4x4Gb =16Gb
Corsair Vengeance
9-10-9-27
1.50V

IMHO, I would go after the RAM first, then CPU. I'm running Corsair Vengeance, (2X4) and I got it up to 1866 BUT ONLY after flashing the BIOS up to FC, If you look at the post in front of this one you see a case were OLDSTUMO had a lot of difficulty getting his memory over 1333 and his sticks were rated at 1600 stock. He had 32GB kit, you're at 16. GB tech support, (and I use both terms loosely) all but admits you might have issues anything over 8GB. All that said, I'd work on getting the memory up to 1866 first, solo, then once that's accomplished, I'd move on to V-Core and the rest CPU related. JMHO.
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$50 an hour is around the going rate for system repairs ect. Some charge even more though.

I think I asked him 50$/hour and 2 hours. But he wanted me to pay 25$/hour. But I solved his issue already. But I didn't get payed either.
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That's a good one Oz. Is pretty similar to the answer I got from them. They are simply ignoring customers and playing dumb. Even their English is laughable.

SEMI OT: At the risk of lowering my stock here even further, (or stating the obvious to most of us?), GB Tech support: While, yes, they have demonstrated (on average) a poor - to - BAD working knowledge of this particular board, and instead proven to be more adept at tap-dancing around and avoiding the issue and even hiding behind the "my-english-not-so-good" excuse. They are supposedly paid professionals whose job it is to BE knowledgeable and helpful. No one here would argue that they have earned mostly pretty low marks for that and I certainly am not. BUT in fairness,
just one point, these guys, (forget how much underpaid or not), they are expected to be guru-experts on DOZENS upon dozens of different GB boards, INTEL and AMD CS's, while we here have the time and ability to mi optically focus on just one board. A luxury they don't have. I for one am not really all that surprised that SEVERAL members of this thread, (myself probably not included), seem to know a lot more about this board than the guys tasked with answering tech support emails at GB.

OK NOW THAT SAID, I'll also say this. I don't need no "GB-Tech Support" lackey.
THIS BOARD, YOU GUYS are all the GB tech support I need.
The sole exception being if I ever needed to (try-and) RMA my board under OEM warranty.

You Guys Rock
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