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Poll Results: whats your choice for 990fx

Poll expired: Jul 11, 2011  
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    Asus M5A97evo
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    Asus Sabertooth 990fx
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    Biostar TA-990FXE
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    MSI 990FXA-GD80
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post #2351 of 10135
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EDIT: Why does the multiplier drop under heavy load? I've set it to 20 but under load it goes down to 14.

most likely it throttling back because the CPU is getting to hot

    
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I noticed my motherboard temps were getting quite high, and this proved to be an effective solution so I thought I would share:
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I just used a Corsair CMXAF2
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post #2353 of 10135
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i got a weird problem over here,
i have 2 hds and 1 ssd, then i went to the bios and change de boot priority in the first screen,
since then i can get to the bios or windows,
with 1, 2 hd, ssd or not, without any hard drives, give me a black screen at boot, only control+alt+del works to reboot the system,
after i take de battery, change the jumpers, i get to the Asus Sabertooth screen - Press DEL to enter bios, but i cant go in, press del, all the keys, and do not work
after while the screen goes black again, whats the problem?
More information,
Boot Device led on
1 short beep from speaker
ps: sorry for bad english

reset the board to defaults

 

check the battery + side up

 

check that the jumper is on the right pins at the right time see manual

 

Boot Device led that stays on indicates that there is something amiss in the drives, cables and/or bios setting

 

check all power connectors


Edited by Tweeky - 6/2/12 at 1:29pm
    
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post #2354 of 10135
Hello truckerguy! smile.gif
I have this feeling that I know you (haven't you posted anything on MSI 790FX-GD70 Owners Club?
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Welcome pendrago I understand that this board can be stagering at frist but know this this board is a beast and once you get a handle on it you will luv it here is what Ive been able to do with this board and my 1090T

I didn't know that there is 1095 Thuban version. Could you tell me about differences between 1090T and 1095T ? \
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338

that is my 24/7 OC

Ive pushed NB to 340

Man! Please! I beg you! If you could just give some advice how did you do that? If you were so kind, please send me screenshot from your Bios and all your settings you used. All of voltages, LLC settings and other stuff. Would you do that for me?
My goal is to overclock my CPU to 4.2 GHz with CPU-NB Frequency set to 3100-3200 MHz.
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using just the mutiplyer Ive gotten it to 4.3Ghz

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and Ive over clocked my ram up to 2100 Mhz and down to 1100 Mhz but the best part is if you push too hard you always have your menory button sets the board back to default no more using the jumper or removing the battry

I am not sure if my RAM is strong enough to reach 2100 MHz but it should reach 2000 MHz without any problem. I will be glad if it goes up to 1860 MHz with tight timings. That's all I need smile.gif


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Try this modded BIOS. The raid from has been modified to allow read ahead and write back.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1225517/dl-sabertooth-990fx-bios-1208-with-updated-raid-rom

Hey there sequoia464!
I didn't know there was an update. Wow! I am already happy with that and thanks that you informed me about that.
I will definitely try that one.
One question... Do I need to change my RAID driver in Win 7 or --> this one 3.3.1540.13 version will be good enough?
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post #2355 of 10135
I may have posted in the MSI section I will do a bios screan snap once I can find my jump drive Im running 1866 ram when I had 1300 I could only get it up to 1550 I have run a bunch of bench tests and found the best setting is 4.0 Ghz ram at 1700 NB at 3100 HT2050 Vcore at 1.42 CPU/NB at 1.30 dram at 1.5 it keeps my temps downI idle at 28c prime load at 48c LLC is at extreame and 130%
post #2356 of 10135
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I may have posted in the MSI section I will do a bios screan snap once I can find my jump drive Im running 1866 ram when I had 1300 I could only get it up to 1550 I have run a bunch of bench tests and found the best setting is 4.0 Ghz ram at 1700 NB at 3100 HT2050 Vcore at 1.42 CPU/NB at 1.30 dram at 1.5 it keeps my temps downI idle at 28c prime load at 48c LLC is at extreame and 130%

OK! I will be very grateful if you could send me those settings (print screen of BIOS).

One more question. Did you happen to notice any irregularity how BIOS indicates temp of CPU?
Running now my system with stock speed 3200 MHz and my temp in BIOS is (probably) sth around 29-30*C in idle.
As I run windows and AIDA or CoreTemp it shows 10-11*C offset between CPU temp and single core temp which is now around 17-20*C in idle.

That's a little bit confusing. So, what is my CPU's real temp?
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post #2357 of 10135
the board is soket temp 10 to 13 degress differ from your core temp ie my bios tem says 47c Core temp says 33c for me right now
post #2358 of 10135
Sorry if I'm interrupting a conversation, I have a quick question. Since the Sabertooth has multiple x16 lanes, can I install my single 6870 on any of those lanes, or does it have to be the top? I'd rather install it on a lower lane and show off more of the motherboard is possible, however I know some boards get angry at you if you try this.
post #2359 of 10135

use lanes 1 or 3 for 16x

other lanes are 8x or 4x


Edited by Tweeky - 6/2/12 at 10:26pm
    
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It's okay to put my SINGLE card in the x3? I'm not crossfiring, just making sure.
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