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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 #3091 of 10135
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Originally Posted by Krusher33 View Post

I would start simple. Don't do both 6950's right off the bat.
Some folks were needing to upgrade the BIOS because it didn't support the CPU. You can only try to see if you need to as well at the moment. Unless it's a brand new board?

brand new board in feb. never has been fired up. why just one vid card? and is rev. 1.01
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post #3092 of 10135
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Originally Posted by mezmenir View Post

Depends mostly on your processor, not the DIMMs. AMD has been known to not be so friendly with high density, or high dimm counts. (Disregarding Operton here).

i currently have a 8150... and aiming for a 8350... but i will get the new rams as soon as the 8350 is out... will it handle the 16gb at 2133mhz?
     
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post #3093 of 10135
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Originally Posted by shampoo911 View Post

i currently have a 8150... and aiming for a 8350... but i will get the new rams as soon as the 8350 is out... will it handle the 16gb at 2133mhz?

Depends on the chip. Silicon lottery here concerning just how hard you can push the IMC. Until we see the chip, there's no telling what the "common estimate" is, like possible with current chips.
    
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post #3094 of 10135
@walkingdude
most of the issues the guys had were in the beginning before the fx- bios was out. See if the box for your motherboard has a approx 2x2 sticker in the upper righthand corner of the box. there should be 3 total stickers. The one on the left says fx firmware ready processors. In red. I have verson 1.1 and it came fx ready. So you should be in the clear.
If you are using a ssd install it by itself to load the os. Then add the hard drive.
Also post your bios version.

I usually assemble the motherboard outside the case and test components as its easier to see if everything is connected and eliminates any possible case issues.
I install processor, memory, heatsink, and vid card. Just the primary components to test the mobo. If it boots up then I install motherboard with cpu memory and sometimes cooler already installed.

Btw i had 0 issues with my board. If there are no issues booting you can do a safe easy bios update in windows later. Since there are so many different brands and types of hardware some bios's work better for overclocking than others depending on the parts.

Btw its good to see you back. I find computers are a great way of getting my mind a break from everyday life.

even tho i havent done it yet, take the time to fill out the rigbuilder so everyone knows what hardware you have when you post. Saves a lot of questions. I think ill do that today. thumb.gif
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blu-ray burner Thermaltake water 2.0 Extreme (cpu) Thermaltake water 2.0 pro 2gpu 1clc with corsai... windows7 home pro 
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samsung T260 25" ms gamer  Seasonic 750x gold Coolermaster Haf 22 Modified 
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samsung T260 25" ms gamer  Seasonic 750x gold Coolermaster Haf 22 Modified 
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post #3095 of 10135
thankx for the info.

Yeah, already did rigbuilder. Its in my sig. line

and my box is fx firmware ready!
Edited by Walking Dude - 10/6/12 at 9:52am
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post #3096 of 10135
Nice rig bud. that should keep you busy for a bit.
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wd black 1 terra wd black 1 terra corsair 256gig ssd external usb3 wd 3 terra 
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blu-ray burner Thermaltake water 2.0 Extreme (cpu) Thermaltake water 2.0 pro 2gpu 1clc with corsai... windows7 home pro 
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samsung T260 25" ms gamer  Seasonic 750x gold Coolermaster Haf 22 Modified 
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Logitech MX-518 Duh this is nonsence. belkin onboard but will install sb titanium logitech 5.1 thx 
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samsung T260 25" ms gamer  Seasonic 750x gold Coolermaster Haf 22 Modified 
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wd black 1 terra wd black 1 terra corsair 256gig ssd external usb3 wd 3 terra 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
blu-ray burner Thermaltake water 2.0 Extreme (cpu) Thermaltake water 2.0 pro 2gpu 1clc with corsai... windows7 home pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
samsung T260 25" ms gamer  Seasonic 750x gold Coolermaster Haf 22 Modified 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech MX-518 Duh this is nonsence. belkin onboard but will install sb titanium logitech 5.1 thx 
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AMD K15 FM2A85X Extreme6 AMD Radeon HD 7660D + 6670 Dual Graphics 
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AMD FX-8120 SABERTOOTH 990FX AMD Radeon HD 6950 AMD Radeon HD 6950 
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samsung T260 25" ms gamer  Seasonic 750x gold Coolermaster Haf 22 Modified 
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post #3097 of 10135
thats the sticker smile.gif
post #3098 of 10135
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thats the sticker smile.gif
What revision box is this on? I just RMA'D my Sabertoother dead Ram slots .
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post #3099 of 10135
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What revision box is this on? I just RMA'D my Sabertoother dead Ram slots .


Hi mate, I've just had my RMA replacement due to the same 'dead RAM slots' problem too.
This seemed to have happened all of a sudden, all slots were working correctly for about 3 months then suddenly none of them worked at all. The board would hang on boot with just the DRAM led/MEM OK light constantly on. no matter how many times I tried different variations with RAM sticks and DIMM slots, also the assisted safe boot via the MEMok button did not help this situation.... time to RMA.....

RMA'd the board a week ago, courier came to collect the half dead board the next morning at 9am, what I was extra surprised to see was the NEW replacement board was delivered the day after that! thumb.gif


[just to note that this RMA case was dealt with directly by the online retailer and not ASUS, as I was still in a 'grace period' with the retailer themselves]


I hope your replacement comes quick my friend, you never know, they could ****-up the stock and you 'may' get a rev 2.0 board, you never know mate wink.gif

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Edited by SmokeyMcBong - 10/7/12 at 3:14am
post #3100 of 10135
Also can I be added to the club please.....

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2535696

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thanks mate smile.gif
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