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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
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post #2051 of 10107

If it was me I would update to the latest 0901

 

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/SABERTOOTH_990FX/#download

 



 

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Hi guys. My 960t coming tomorrow and I was thinking to update to the latest bios. Mine still using the stock bios.
So is it ok to update to the latest bios?? Or its only for the bulldozer?? Mind sharing the easiest way to update the bios?? Thank you.


 

    
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post #2052 of 10107

look in your manual under extreme tweaker chapter 3

look for D.O.C.P. and it will set your ram to factory defaults
use the last profile 0 or 1
 

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hey guys, i have a question that's been asked in some way or another by different people but being fairly novice at overclocking/tweaking BIOS settings for speeds and voltage changes, i can use some guidance.
i have 2 4GB sticks of G.Skill sniper DRAM that are 1866 pc14900 - and i changed the one setting in the BIOS that was at 1600 for the DRAM speed, along with manually changing the timings to the published times in the manual (9, 10, 9, 28). The memory voltage per the manual is 1.5v and that's what it's running at. But after booting when i run CPU-Z, it still shows my memory at 800mhz core- i.e. 1600. The timings show as i changed them (they used to be 10,11,10,29)
i'm not trying to overclock my cpu (it's the FX-8120), i just want the darned memory to run at the speed it's supposed to. but not too sure what to do. I'm not too opposed to overclocking, but i don't need to do anything crazy, as i only have a 500watt p/s and stock cooling (which has been fine - 43c is the worst i've seen).
Any help would be greatly appreciated!


 

    
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post #2053 of 10107

are you using IDE or AHCI on any of your hard drives

 if so what setting are you using
 

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is anyone out THERE please help...i have the sabertooth 990fx....i purchased a new hard drive....a WD cavair black sata 3 6gbs........my old hard drive was a seagate barrucuda sata 2 3gbs.....the only thing is when i boot an it goes through the jmicron sata 3 detecting drives when u first turn it on it saz no drive found on the stat 3 6gbs port.....but i do see it in the bios an in windows.....i have alrdy cloned the drive....now if i go to boot override i can boot from the new drive no problem...then i restart go trough detecting drives still says no drive found on the sata 6gbs ports...go into bios again can still see the drive in there but it has PO (PO wdXXXXX) beside it but i cant set the drive in the boot priority
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post #2054 of 10107
Is the HPC Mode option safe to use if I'm not pushing the CPU (in this case an FX-8150 BE) beyond spec? I have a decent cooler (Hydro H80) with a decent TIM (PK-1), and every available grille has a fan on it (three of them are mounted on the outside).
    
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post #2056 of 10107
Yeah i have tried diff. sata ports still says no drive detected...an i have it in AHCI mode in the bios

UPDATE...when i turn on my pc it goes through both jmicron detecting drives an still says no drives found on either....but i dont have any dirves on the sata II ports so thats ok but it still doesn't detect my drives on sata III ports an then it will still continue to boot of the drive into windows....an in the bios i cant select the drive in the boot priority option
post #2057 of 10107
expecting mine in the mail tomorrow as well as the rest of my new build (first ever) stay tuned for more =D
post #2058 of 10107
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Yeah i have tried diff. sata ports still says no drive detected...an i have it in AHCI mode in the bios

UPDATE...when i turn on my pc it goes through both jmicron detecting drives an still says no drives found on either....but i dont have any dirves on the sata II ports so thats ok but it still doesn't detect my drives on sata III ports an then it will still continue to boot of the drive into windows....an in the bios i cant select the drive in the boot priority option
Hmm check the jumpers? Try another cable? strange issue man hope you get it resolved.

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post #2059 of 10107
ppl...4.5GHz(18*250 2500NB 2500HT 1666RAM) out of FX 8120, 1.392V Vcore and 1.25V NB...absolutelly flawlesly...great performance...fluid and cool...btw, all power saving is on minus APM...runs gr8! Forgot to mention, IBT full tilt gives in closed case 57 degrees...gr8 cooler as well...better than my previous h2o 620...
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ppl...4.5GHz(18*250 2500NB 2500HT 1666RAM) out of FX 8120, 1.392V Vcore and 1.25V NB...absolutelly flawlesly...great performance...fluid and cool...btw, all power saving is on minus APM...runs gr8! Forgot to mention, IBT full tilt gives in closed case 57 degrees...gr8 cooler as well...better than my previous h2o 620...

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