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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 #2911 of 10119
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Originally Posted by laurie View Post

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.


There should be F8 for boot menu, perhaps more. Gigabyte uses F12, so it's handy to display the options because not all of us are good at memorizing trivia. wink.gif It beeped originally, then after the BIOS update it stopped. I reset CMOS but that didn't help. So if there are errrors I won't know? The Direct Key is hard to reach, why don't I just disable it. The manual seems to imply that once disabled it becomes just like a power button.
post #2912 of 10119
You can turn of quick boot in the BIOS. Then you would get the Flash screen with the 'Press Del' Prompt.
Or you can use the pin header next to the direct key and stick your reset button to it. That's what I've done.
You still can press F8 etc you just wont be prompted. You will need to mash it too to if you have quick boot on.

Might sound silly but have you checked your little speaker? Make sure it's not come loose or died.
post #2913 of 10119
Gonna sound really silly asking this but.......... i have a single gpu, can i use another PCIE slot besides the top one ? I have no issue using the top slot but wondered if i can use one of the other x16 slots for single gpu ?

Thanks in advance guys thumb.gif
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post #2914 of 10119
Though it can run two cards in SLI at full x16 (The two pale brown ones) the manual still recommends the use of slot 1 for a single card.
I can't see why it would make a difference myself though.
Run a benchmark, move the card etc. That's the only way to see for sure.
post #2915 of 10119
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docp is a good place to start then you will have timings and other settings you should not go below when overclocking

Is it kind of like XMP on the Intel boards?
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post #2916 of 10119
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Originally Posted by laurie View Post

You can turn of quick boot in the BIOS. Then you would get the Flash screen with the 'Press Del' Prompt.
Or you can use the pin header next to the direct key and stick your reset button to it. That's what I've done.
You still can press F8 etc you just wont be prompted. You will need to mash it too to if you have quick boot on.
Might sound silly but have you checked your little speaker? Make sure it's not come loose or died.


Thank you. Yes I checked, I can send a beep command to speaker and it works.

Doesn't everybody's SABERTOOTH beep once when it boots????? Why did mine stop after the BIOS update?

Talking about about headers, the SABERTOOTH R2.0 has an unmarked 3-pin header near the CPU_FAN. The manual doesn't show it either, any ideas what it might be for?
post #2917 of 10119
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Gonna sound really silly asking this but.......... i have a single gpu, can i use another PCIE slot besides the top one ? I have no issue using the top slot but wondered if i can use one of the other x16 slots for single gpu ?
Thanks in advance guys thumb.gif

slots 1 and/or 3 will give x16 performance

the other slots can be used but the performance will be less

    
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post #2918 of 10119
... and another question. I can feel the heat radiating off the VRM, it's like a space heater. I thought mobos had gotten better with digital power control.
post #2919 of 10119
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post #2920 of 10119
Could someone please explain how to control fans through AI Suite II? doh.gif I've messed around with it, but cannot figure out how to individually control fans from pwm and 3-pin headers.
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