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post #621 of 12377
yea they are solid boards. i have one here, and I have done so much testing on it, far past what any board should take, needless to say all the things i did to this board it takes. Strong VRM, no issues with that. Hours and hours of 1.63v load going into a 1100T with no cooling other than the stock cooler, and its still going strong. id have to take a picture to tell you what i have done to this board, but its one of the best built boards i have ever dealt with.

Vdroop is not much of an issue, with the latest BIOS it improves vdroop a bit, enough to make it tolerable, and all you gotta do is find out how much it droops and set eh voltage that much higher. When the vdroop mod I did, i found that I still needed the same load vcore as with vdroop. Also with vdroop i had much better ripple control.
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do you guys understand stuff like this, when i make pictures like this for my reviews?:


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do you guys understand stuff like this, when i make pictures like this for my reviews?:


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Yes, looks awesome, I should put one of these in my next mobo review.
    
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do you guys understand stuff like this, when i make pictures like this for my reviews?:
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This Rocks!!!

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post #625 of 12377
Well, I've started the OC'ing and I've got some results to post . . .




These were taken with Kingston 1600, but Tuesday, I'll try again with Corsair Dominator to see if I can get it higher and improve stability.


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do you guys understand stuff like this, when i make pictures like this for my reviews?:
I'd think most people should be able to. Seems nice and clear to me!

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Well, I've started the OC'ing and I've got some results to post . . .

These were taken with Kingston 1600, but Tuesday, I'll try again with Corsair Dominator to see if I can get it higher and improve stability.


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Your images have been resized, making them hard to read, any chance you want to re-upload them somewhere?
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Oh, well that sucks. May hap a bad nb on the board, that's a good thought to ask of others with the same board. If I see anyone with a UD3 I'll ask them to pm you. Hopefully you find your answer, good luck
My NB is fine, everything boots when I set my RAM to 1600MHz but there's an issue:

It's like this in Windows:

Installed memory (RAM): 4.00 GB (1.99 GB Usable)

I'm fairly confident this it because the board doesn't have a good Ram support.

I've tried this:

Reseated my heatsink
Reseated my CPU
Reseated my memory
Ran a Memory Test dozen of times
Tried different slots
Tried different combination
Reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Tried Beta BIOS from MSI support (19.1B1)
Tried contacting MSI support. Got one answer and the son of a bit*h was gone...

So far nothing worked except setting my Ram to 1333MHz.


Edit: Just ordered a GA-990FXA-UD3 board, I'll get it within 2-3 days. I'm a happy camper.
Edited by Benz - 7/25/11 at 3:53am
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Got no issues running 6GB in Windows with my UD7, I'd be doing 8GB but one of my sticks seems to be messed up.
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I hope that I won't have any issues with my new UD3. If it works with UD7 then it should also work with UD3, cause everything is the same except for the heatsink, PCI-e slots and 2 extra SATA3 ports right?
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man what is with this spam stuff?

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