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One thing that I do not like, is that on the release notes for the new bios from Gigabyte - there is no mention of the boot issue even being addressed. I'm still thinking this UD4 is going back. I use my computer for my business and just can't risk a faulty build. Thinking of getting an Asus board as well.

The F8 bios might have resolved the boot issue for some - but has it resolved the issue entirely is my concern.
Exactly, and that's the exact reason why I couldn't risk continued use of Gigabyte boards. If you're running a business you want to eliminate all possibilities.
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Exactly, and that's the exact reason why I couldn't risk continued use of Gigabyte boards. If you're running a business you want to eliminate all possibilities.
One of the latest reviews at Newegg is from someone that did not have the boot issue intil the F8 bios. This board is exactly what I want but I only gamble in Vegas. Looks like an Asus for me this time around.
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One of the latest reviews at Newegg is from someone that did not have the boot issue intil the F8 bios. This board is exactly what I want but I only gamble in Vegas. Looks like an Asus for me this time around.
Hope they get their act together by the time LGA2011 comes around.
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I knew someone would say this. Anyway, I agree, it cannot be the boot loop problem but what's this then? It's obvious that 'the issue' is caused by enabling Internal CPU PLL Overvoltage. That's all I know so far.
Disable Spread Spectrum. That helped for me. It still sometimes double/triple boots but not as often.
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I'm about to completely smash my computer. I can't get out of this god damn boot loop. Never buying gigabyte again, first onboard audio breaks now this. My love of computers is gone...
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I got to agree. First & last time I buy gigabyte.
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Agreed. I haven't had my new setup for more than 24 hours and I'm about to chuck it out the window.

I've tried the cmos battery resetting, ram moving, most of the basics.

The worst bit is that it has booted a few times without a hitch. Enough for me to get windows installed but that's it.

It just booted! While I was typing this. I'm going to try and update the bios and see how I go. I'll post back.

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Agreed. I haven't had my new setup for more than 24 hours and I'm about to chuck it out the window.

I've tried the cmos battery resetting, ram moving, most of the basics.

The worst bit is that it has booted a few times without a hitch. Enough for me to get windows installed but that's it.

It just booted! While I was typing this. I'm going to try and update the bios and see how I go. I'll post back.

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Please keep us posted - I have a new Z68X-UD4 with an i5 2500K - neither one out of their boxes yet. Probably sending the board back monday - not sure if I'm keeping te 2500K yet - got it at a decent price so I might still use it with a different board.
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First of all I've spent the whole day going through this forum thread and trying every idea presented. There is no easy solution or else the smart people contributing to this thread would have figured it out already.

I've updated the drivers to version F4 with no success. People keep talking about F7 and F8 drivers but where are people getting these? The gigabyte website has the latest drivers as F4.

I updated the backup drivers as well (hold alt + F12) on the bios screen.

The way I get it to run is to switch off and unplug the psu for a couple of minutes. When I power up it will do at least two boot cycles but sometimes as many as 6 before I hear the sound of that beautiful beep.

I've tried resetting the cmos (connecting the two pins) which does not seem to have any effect on my success.

I've gotten windows 7 installed but will be dual booting mac osx86 as well. So just leaving the system on is not a good option for me as I have to reboot daily to get into different operating systems.

I think I'm going to return the board. What are your thoughts, should I just get a replacement assuming this won't be a problem again, or should I be looking at a different board? It seems a lot of people have switched to the P8Z68-V PRO.

This is very frustrating and I'm beginning to think that I should have never come back to PC after owning a mac for the past 5 years.
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Well my board just started doing this today, has done it several times, and it's annoying me alot! Simply shut it down to go out, come home and turn it on and bam boot loop... and all my OC settings gone. I am on the F8 bios aswell, so no it doesn't fix anything.
If it continues I'm returning it for an asus board.
 
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