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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 #2961 of 10171
perfect timing as usual truckerguy. yup if he says it was there he would know better than i ..
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post #2962 of 10171
I don't think there is a 1202 BIOS did you mean 1208 or 1102?
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post #2963 of 10171
Quote:
Originally Posted by PiOfPie View Post

Sunset, this thread describes roughly what I'm trying to do. It looks like it is possible to do via hardware on the ROG board, but the 1304 BIOS for the Sabertooth doesn't have the option of toggling individual cores, just pairs, so either Asus never bothered to add that functionality or they got rid of it at some point.

I suppose my new question is if anyone knows if any of the older Sabertooth BIOSes gave the option of disabling individual cores.

It looks to me like it's best to leave the entire chip enabled anyways according to his benchmarks.
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post #2964 of 10171
@PiOfPie why disable cores in a 8120??? it is like... redundant... idk... IMHO if you want to disable cores, just go for a fx 6100 or something like that...
     
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post #2965 of 10171
Mostly just experimentation for the hell of it, Krusher and Shampoo. 4C/4T is worse than 4C/8T at the same clock, but I assume you could also push the chip further with 4C/4T than you could with 4C/8T because the 4 disabled integer cores aren't kicking up heat.
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post #2966 of 10171
Guys, I have an issue with USB 3.0 and Windows 8 performance.

What USB 3.0 Drivers are you using for the Sabertooth 990FX?

I was transferring some movies last night and I could only go up to 4-5 MB/s.

With same hardware in Windows 7 I was getting 60-70 MB/s.
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post #2967 of 10171
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mistral View Post

I don't think there is a 1202 BIOS did you mean 1208 or 1102?

Yes your right @4am typo Ive used the 902, 1102, 1208 all have core unlocker and disable core here is my 1090T as a 4 core on 1208 bios



as far as the 1304 I don't know for sure I never looked
post #2968 of 10171
They havent updated the drivers for the USB 3.0 for windows 8
post #2969 of 10171
Is it possible they won't just to get people to buy the R 2.0 version?
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post #2970 of 10171
I am getting 42.1c when running BF3 with the Evo 212 CM
When I run the stability test.. 100% on all cores.. it goes
up to 50C and I'm running at 4264 mhz
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