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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 M5A99Xevo
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    Asus Sabertooth 990fx
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    Asus Crosshair V Formula / Thunderbolt
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    Biostar TA-990FXE
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    MSI 990FXA-GD80
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post #3591 of 10135


Does that help.
No way my ram can be running at 1.2V when factory is 1.65V
post #3592 of 10135
Be told it's the Dram voltage option. The VDDR is the voltage for the memory bus and should never need changing except under extreme circumstances, possibly when overclocking ram to extremes using Dram voltage way above normal.
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post #3593 of 10135
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Originally Posted by bmgjet View Post


Does that help.
No way my ram can be running at 1.2V when factory is 1.65V

That helps loads, and is consistent with my own experiences. That'll learn me for reading the manual!! tongue.gif

What speeds are your RAM, HT and NB at?
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Originally Posted by Mistral View Post

Be told it's the Dram voltage option. The VDDR is the voltage for the memory bus and should never need changing except under extreme circumstances, possibly when overclocking ram to extremes using Dram voltage way above normal.

Good info, thanks. smile.gif
post #3594 of 10135
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Originally Posted by wolvers View Post

I could do with getting some more replies on the RAM voltage question tbh. If it's as the saber manual says, and it is 'VDDR voltage', then my 30nm Samsung RAM is doing 1600MHz CL8 with 1.25v! bigeyedsmiley.png

Dram Voltage is your overall ram voltage, VDDR is should be memory bus voltage. I recall people insisting it was the memory bus voltage before.

Have also read VDDR effects memory bus read/write voltages in a memory power circuit design article. Possibly an area of interest for pushing tighter timings while maintaining stability at the cost of more heat of course (and who knows what stress will be added to what if increased above stock, safe tolerances I haven't seen documented).
post #3595 of 10135
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@wolvers soon you will be the go to guy on this board... if not already.. talk about a crash course..
thanks for all of the posts.

btw guys i was able to click on the latest newegg email and at the bottom? it had a link for tomorrows sale it lists the items. And starts at 1:00pm pacific time. or 2 hours later central time. 3:00.
one thing i noticed was ocz vert3c 3 sp? 120gig drives for 49.99 if you dont have a ssd.. or even if you do.. wow. Im on a buying hiatus and im giving up my credit card back to the wife. It gets cold in the winter... :>
Have a great thanksgiving.
sunset1

It'll be gone before you hit submit.
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post #3596 of 10135
ahh think positive brother. :> have one in your basket and refresh. all i have to do is input my cc code but im out of this one.. ( i think LOL)
Sunset1

ps if you want one of those ocz vertex 3 drives log into newegg and put one in your cart and then refresh they usually update the servers between now and 315 320 tops. central time.
good luck.
sunset1

well i never saw it .. stil is in stock but no discount down to 49.99
contacted customer service and they are going to email me when its fixed. ill just keep refreshing. till it shows.
sorry for the off topis but at 50.00 im sure someone would benifit.

edit im done never got a responce other than a generic email stating the deals were live. over and out..
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post #3597 of 10135
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That helps loads, and is consistent with my own experiences. That'll learn me for reading the manual!! tongue.gif
What speeds are your RAM, HT and NB at?
Good info, thanks. smile.gif

Ram is something like 1680mhz
NB is something like 2560mhz and ht is 2760mhz

Cant remember the exact amount and arnt on the PC at moment to look.
post #3598 of 10135
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Ram is something like 1680mhz
NB is something like 2560mhz and ht is 2760mhz
Cant remember the exact amount and arnt on the PC at moment to look.

Not a good idea having your HT higher than the CPU/NB it can make the system unstable.
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post #3599 of 10135
PD likes it higher,
3ghz gives the best score in most bench marks but needed to raise the voltage to 1.26V. The gain was too small to warrant that voltage increase tho.
Factory settings its at 2.6ghz and saw a good gain going up to 2.7ghz once the chip was running over 4.6ghz with a base clock overclock.
With multi only overclock it didnt seem to make much difference at all.
post #3600 of 10135
Have you noticed this. I got 1604 BIOS release and when I try to enable Unganged Memory Mode (64-bit) I got in CPUz and AIDA the information that the system works in DUAL mode 128-bit jealoussmiley.gif
I have tried both options I mean enabling this option and disabling and the result was still the same.



Is this a problem with BIOS or I just simply don't know sth how FX Bulldozers work?
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