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Poll Results: whats your choice for 990fx

Poll expired: Jul 11, 2011  
  • 0% (1)
    Asus M5A97evo
  • 0% (1)
    Asus M5A99Xevo
  • 49% (58)
    Asus Sabertooth 990fx
  • 31% (37)
    Asus Crosshair V Formula / Thunderbolt
  • 0% (1)
    Biostar TA-990FXE
  • 12% (15)
    Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7
  • 4% (5)
    MSI 990FXA-GD80
118 Total Votes  
post #1341 of 10123
New BIOS(ver0813) available for the board on Asus site.
post #1342 of 10123
copied from the asus site, before anyone asks....

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SABERTOOTH 990FX BIOS 0813
1. Improve memory compatibility
2. Improve system stability
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post #1343 of 10123
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Originally Posted by vartok View Post

copied from the asus site, before anyone asks....
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SABERTOOTH 990FX BIOS 0813
1. Improve memory compatibility
2. Improve system stability


Could it be system stability at the expense of ovrclocking? With the 0810 BIOS I could boot to 5Ghz and run Cinebench. Now I can't go higher than 4.6Ghz with same settings.
post #1344 of 10123
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Originally Posted by vartok View Post

copied from the asus site, before anyone asks....
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SABERTOOTH 990FX BIOS 0813
1. Improve memory compatibility
2. Improve system stability

do you know if this is more for FX over the Denab and Thuban?
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Originally Posted by ht_addict View Post

Could it be system stability at the expense of ovrclocking? With the 0810 BIOS I could boot to 5Ghz and run Cinebench. Now I can't go higher than 4.6Ghz with same settings.

^^this^^


-dimwit-

lol-i am still on 705, but it seems to be running fine.
should i flash it to a newer one, if so which one, or should i go with the "If it aint Broke, dont fix it"
Edited by dimwit13 - 11/20/11 at 4:55am
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post #1345 of 10123
ok guys, been meesing with the oc and this is where i am at, as of now.

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i have a couple Memory Questions.
should i run 1T or 2T?
iommu?
memory hole mapping?
ganged or unganged?
bank interleaving?
channel interleaving?

i was having memory stability problems but just noticed that ECC was enabled-now it is disabled.

any suggestions would be helpful.
i havent been messing with OCing since last year on my MSI 790FX MB, so i have forgotten what a few of the setting are.

looking forward to getting the most out of this system.


-dimwit-
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post #1346 of 10123
hey all, just a quick post to say hi and to say ive ordered my sabertooth which should be arriving tomorrow, i am totally new to all this oc,ing stuff so forgive me for being a noob:D, i will be upgrading from my asus m4n75td to this mobo and after reading all the posts regarding the saber im looking forward to building it, i will be using my 965be chip for the moment till i have enough cash for the fx series chip, like i said i am totally in the wilderness regarding oc,ing so i hope u will all forgive me if i post some dribble or sound like i have no clue what the hell im talking about!! As soon as i have it built it i will post some pics of my setup.
post #1347 of 10123
ok. i managed to set the cpu/nb volts to 1.3v in bios. but for some reason the numbers are in red. is that something i need to worry about?
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post #1348 of 10123
Quote:
Originally Posted by firestorm1 View Post

ok. i managed to set the cpu/nb volts to 1.3v in bios. but for some reason the numbers are in red. is that something i need to worry about?

i think the red is just a warning that you are getting close to the recomended max.
i think you should be safe, but i am still trying to figure it all out myself.


-dimwit-
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post #1349 of 10123
these are my final settings

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post #1350 of 10123
when i stress test, and use AI Suite to check temps, the VCore 1 temp hits 50/51c is this safe? what is the max?

thanks

-dimwit-

i will just add to this post, starting to get too many in a row-lol

so far so good-will try for more.

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Edited by dimwit13 - 11/20/11 at 9:05am
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