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Originally Posted by MadGoat;14562257 
Could I be added as well?

Not the greatest overclock... but it will do for now...

Add yourself.
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post #752 of 12375
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Originally Posted by mystikalrush;14560587 
Does anyone have the latest BIOs or Beta BIOS for the GA-990FXA-UD3
As far as i know F3c from what i heard is the latest, if not please supply.

http://forum.giga-byte.co.uk/index.php?topic=6407.0

Link to the F3b bios... (which is actually from this board... cool.gif) I had to use it myself to even get an OS to install.

Sorry its not F3c, I would like to know if that's available myself (and what it fixes for that matter).

I have noticed that my UD3 is limiting my Memory voltage to 1.644. I wont go any higher regardless of bios setting. (just an observation)

Also, i know some have spoken about this previously... but this north bridge is crazy hot. Burn my finger hot...
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Yeah its really hot! can you measure it with a thermometer please? its around 68ºC?
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I'll try and do my best... there isn't really a flat surface to get good contact with a thermometer however.... wish i had a IR meter... I'll post back...

EDIT: Cant get a thermometer in there in any fashion to get a good read... i got it up to 45c.. but i can tell its not making contact enough and my case fans are cooling the thermometer off too much :-/

BUT i know it tmpin2 (temp 3 in pic) once read 53-55c when i got the board... and now (maybe since the bios updates?) its stuck at 12c... (obviously wrong) ... It wont budge from there.... but this north bridge will still burn the crap outa my finger!

tempstv.png
Edited by MadGoat - 8/12/11 at 8:17pm
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damn thats scary, i hope buying this UD3 was worth it in the end. I dont think a BIO update would fix tempature readings would it? I still dont understand why Gigabyte either hasnt updated or bothered to post the latest bios for this motherboard on there offical site.
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Originally Posted by MadGoat;14564477 
I'll try and do my best... there isn't really a flat surface to get good contact with a thermometer however.... wish i had a IR meter... I'll post back...

EDIT: Cant get a thermometer in there in any fashion to get a good read... i got it up to 45c.. but i can tell its not making contact enough and my case fans are cooling the thermometer off too much :-/

BUT i know it tmpin2 (temp 3 in pic) once read 53-55c when i got the board... and now (maybe since the bios updates?) its stuck at 12c... (obviously wrong) ... It wont budge from there.... but this north bridge will still burn the crap outa my finger!




One question... Do you have the "unlock cores" option activated in BIOS? if you do, dissable it and test again... that feature sometimes block temp readings.

@mystikalrush
Don't get us wrong... this is an excellent motherboard! just need to accomodate some issue with air flow cooling the northbridge. After all we all like and enjoy to add and improve things in our motherboards XD
Edited by GaToMaLaCo - 8/13/11 at 7:58am
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Core unlocker off... And full load this is what i get:

tempsfullload.png

What is interesting is that none of the temps are even close to the core temp. But now I'm confused as to what temp3 is measuring... as well as the ITE's "Cpu" reading for that matter...

EDIT: the "motherboard" temp is close to my ambient temp of 24c. So at least we know that's a good indication of internal case temp... Im thinking i might just go pick up a IR temp gun today, cuz its annoying me ;-) (can use it for tons of other things too anyway)
Edited by MadGoat - 8/13/11 at 10:56am
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It's night here, actually it's 12.35 in the morning, and it's a little cooler than during the day. My temps are pretty much normal using CnQ, but without CnQ my CPU cores are at 30°C. And yes you do burn your finger touching the NB, so damn hot about 45°C idle during the day. My temps are not high at load, 46°C NB and 42°C CPU @ 1.450v Vcore. My advice, don't touch the NB heatsink. biggrin.gif
Edited by Benz - 8/13/11 at 3:36pm
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lol right on... Solid advice.

I wish we knew what exactly the sensors where monitoring...
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TMPIN0 = NB
TMPIN1 = CPU
TMPIN2 = MOS (I think)
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