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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 #2901 of 10107
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Originally Posted by Cyco-Dude View Post

i'm a little disappointed with the fan controls on this board...it seems the cpu fan headers cannot control 3-pin fans (why?), and the chassis fan headers can't be set to read other temp probes (like the cpu). this really limits the flexibility (particularly for watercooling), which is a shame. my abit motherboard from 2004 still kicks ass for fan controls, what the heck! guess i'll hope for a bios update that fixes those issues; there's no reason why it couldn't be done.
in the meantime, i guess i'll get started on my overclocking misadventures. i need to take a pic of this thing too, so i can get added to the list.

Mine runs 3 three pin fans and one PWM fan just fine, no problems setting fan speeds via AI Suite II either.
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post #2902 of 10107
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Mine runs 3 three pin fans and one PWM fan just fine, no problems setting fan speeds via AI Suite II either.
nothing i do makes any difference for the two 3-pin fans plugged into the cpu and cpu_opt fan headers on my board. the top chassis fan header worked so i dunno.
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post #2903 of 10107
my system has no issues using fan controlls either but I do remember it took me a bit to find how to control them. Sorry but my system is down while i mod my video cards otherwise id get on it and find out how i did it.
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post #2904 of 10107
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hey guys, dunno if anyone of you are experiencing my problem, if i restart my pc when on desktop it goes thru all the motions but when my desktop reappears i cant do anything ie log on to internet or play games etc, all my icons highlight with the cursor but nothing happens when i click on them, i have to ctrl alt del just to shut it down then reboot then everything is ok, hope i explained it ok lol, thx in advance
Sounds suspiciously like some malware jacking with the permissions. If you can boot into safemode and get desktop functionally you might be able to fix it running malwarebytes from safemode. If its a well built program thats nerfing you, it will keep the app from being installed in normal mode, but if you put the malwarebytes download to a usb stick or burn it to a cd/dvd and run it from safe mode you should be able to work around this.
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post #2905 of 10107
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maybe this will help
http://www.johny.org/2008/02/asus-realtek-hd-audio-problem/

Thanks for the link.
Same issue though frown.gif

It's not as big a deal as the missing cores though.
post #2906 of 10107
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PoseidonsPalace:
I had a new muskin 550w power supply that died. I rma'd it and the replacement worked. later i would get random reboots, and other errors. Over time I moved it to other computers because it was a known good unit. Recently I bought a couple of new antec truepower power supplies on sale at newegg.
Funny how my old systems all of a sudden were fixed. Btw these were socket 775 motherboards.
I always thought a power supply would work or not work. Not give random errors. So on this build i did some research on vrms and went to the power supply forum. This is an area where i am weak. Learn about vdrop and other issues. the Bulldozer requires close regulation when overclocking ( I hope im explaining this correctly so guys feel free to chime in)
All i can say is This time i bought a high dollar power supply (seasonic 750x gold. ) Im sure there are great power supplies that are cheaper.I have 0 problems. Oh and thats why I went to the sabertooth 990fx. These were recomondations from the guys here on OCN.
Im not saying spend money where you dont need to. However maybe you can borrow a nice power supply from soneone just to test with for a while.
I apologize if it seems im beating a dead horse but I thought i would share my experience. And i wont mention it again unless you ask.
Either way good luck. And I wish you the best.
I have the Seasonic as well and have had zero issue. I also have a lower priced XFX Core 550w and that was also a solid unit. Do a little research and it goes a longway, check out hardware secrets Poseidon. Thay have a good deal of information on PSU's and some other hardware. There Gold Awards are solid picks in my experience so far. You can get a solid lower wattage PSu you for $50-70 or wait for a deal at Newegg or other retailer and get a Seasonic. 5 year warranty and plenty of great reviews. I paid $110 for my x-Gold 750w.
    
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post #2907 of 10107
So my board runs more stable in DOCP mode wth.gif
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post #2908 of 10107

docp is a good place to start then you will have timings and other settings you should not go below when overclocking

    
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post #2909 of 10107
I have a new SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0. It came with BIOS 0219, it worked fine but on boot it didn't show the available options, Del, F8, etc. So I updated to the latest 0803, but now it doesn't beep on bootup. Any ideas?
post #2910 of 10107
The only option you get on any of the BIOS revisions is press DEL for BIOS.
Also the fast boot will be enabled by default which makes it impossible to get into BIOS without using the little microswitch on the bottom of the board.
Not sure about the lack of beep though. Try the little button and see if you can get into the BIOS at all.
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