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I wouldn't say they are terrible to overclock on, pretty similar, slightly better than my 790X. Still getting stable overclocks, just the voltages at idle are higher than they should be.
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Just to show ya guys, i've been doing some OCing with this board. I'm liking it.


http://3dmark.com/3dm11/1535140


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yea I am getting the same clocks with the memory and CPU, i am just using a higher vcore and calculating its drop. This system is pretty nice.
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whats F5B fix?
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whats F5B fix?
It's a BIOS.
    
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yea its a bit wider, but should pose as no problem.

And yea sorry guys, i thought i read over at the GB UK forums some guy said he had the UD7 F5B BIOS, but i guess it was just for the UD5! hahah

Anyways I just finished all my testing on the F4B, not a bad BIOS. I had minimal BIOS problems, of course the voltage drop was there, but i compensated for it , high idle vcore didnt' bother my CPU at all, temps under load were under 55C:

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What a great board, 300blck was easy as hell, max cpu clock is 4400 with the same vcore as above, and 4200/1920 on the ram is my Stable OC using a 1100T and Corsair 2133mhz 9,10,9,27 T2 rated RAM.

I will have a full review up asap, and Ill make sure to link it to you guys in this thread.
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It's a BIOS.
yes i know whats it fix? you know like what bugs did it correct?
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yes i know whats it fix? you know like what bugs did it correct?
For me, some vDroop, probably some other things too.
    
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A little confuzzled I am. Could RAM have anything to do with not being able to get into BIOS on this UD3? I have 2x2GB of Kingston HyperX and today I have had A LOT of problems with getting into the BIOS. Resetting the BIOS wouldn't change a thing (actually it didn't reset anything at all).. And it bsod'd when the windows logo started to appear. Thus meaning that it rebooted and wanted to do a system repair, (keyboard wouldn't work to select anything else) which of course failed. Tried to run memtest but again, I couldn't select to boot from cd or the USB-thingy.
I've tried 1 stick only. No change there. So I ended up going to town to fetch a 4GB stick of Apacer 1333MHz 9cl. Seems to be working fine now (the keyboard works even), BUT everytime I reboot it says something about it had to reset to default settings, because the overclock was unstable. I find that funny because I run at stock settings now..

Should I try to download the F2 BIOS again? Maybe it's corrupt somehow..
btw The RAM that I have are not on the compatibility list for this board. But that doesn't explain why it kinda worked before..

(For the 1st time ever I will have to apologize for any spelling errors and/or my english )
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Hello I own a 990fxa-ud3 yeah I just remembered gota update my system will do after I post this so back on topic.. I just put together this system I noticed the NB runs rather hot iddle about 58 C ATM is this normal for these boards NB frequency is only set to 2400 at stock voltage.

This has probably been discussed before but i'm just not gona go through 50ish pages Response will be gladly apreciated
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