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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 #6711 of 10135
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only other thing i can think of is ssd firmware.

i have heard of a ssd that had similar issues ( but not the same. ) that is really strange, the fact that it happens on linux too indicates its hardware, so yea that is the only thing i can think of besides a bios reflash. but my gut says it isnt bios sorry i cant be of more help redface.gif

I think i solved the issue, so maybe people in the future can see this IF they have the same problem like i did.

ie: Sabertooth 990fx r2.0 boots twice when i enter w7 desktop or ubuntu desktop after the second boot i can use my pc without issue...not sure about that one anyway:

What i have done....more then just only testing ram with memtest for 7 hours, CMOS reset, newest bios flash, prime95, running the ram at 1600mhz instead of 1333mhz, 2 ram modules instead of 4...

I swapped my graphics card with one that i know is working 100% i booted up so far so good till i got in ubuntu desktop (no doubt this would happen also with w7 desktop) and it rebooted, very dissapointing experience...so i had only one option left since prime95 and memtest went well. So i changed my psu from a TX850 version 1 to a HX650 watt psu i was little worried because of the 650 watt since the FX-9590 is rated at 220watt but i guessed it was only for booting up and not stress testing.

I detached all the psu cables to my MB (tripple check) and hooked up my HX650 psu outside the case tripple checked everything was connected. Fingers crossed and i started the pc up....went to ubuntu desktop i expected a reboot which to my surprise did not came i waited and waited guess im lucky i then did a hard reset and booted ONCE no reboot. I then turned of the pc and psu, removed the psu cable from the wall and hooked up everything back up again booted again and no double boot!!! So i gues i either had a faulty psu OR a psu that was not compatible with my MB and cpu.

All whats left is i need to buy a new 850 psu my choice would be a Corsair RM850 watt.
nice good to hear you got it fixed, imo save some cash and grab another quality psu, corsair, great cust service, poor pricing
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Hi guyz. How do u guyz mount a ram cooler on your mosfet? Can someone provide a closer picture and instructions. Thank you so much. I love this community. And what ram cooler do u recomend? I will travel with my pc philippnes to canada i need a sturdy fit..
post #6713 of 10135
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Hi guyz. How do u guyz mount a ram cooler on your mosfet? Can someone provide a closer picture and instructions. Thank you so much. I love this community. And what ram cooler do u recomend? I will travel with my pc philippnes to canada i need a sturdy fit..


you don't need one the sabertooth comes with a very good MOSFET cooler.
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you don't need one the sabertooth comes with a very good MOSFET cooler.

i have a fan directed in the vrm/mosfet heatsink and at 4.7ghz am already hitting 75c on vcore1 temp i want to change my fan to a ram cooler bot i dont know how to mount a ram cooler on to the vrm heatsink... thank you so much for the rply. sorry for my bad english
post #6715 of 10135
I had a Asus Sabretooth am3+ ran good with a fx8350 and evga gtx660 to ran bf3 good. But sold it.

Ps I sold it cus it was when newegg just got them and mine would not overclock.
post #6716 of 10135
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i have a fan directed in the vrm/mosfet heatsink and at 4.7ghz am already hitting 75c on vcore1 temp i want to change my fan to a ram cooler bot i dont know how to mount a ram cooler on to the vrm heatsink... thank you so much for the rply. sorry for my bad english

I say your safe at that temp if that is a temp for 100% load during stress testing.... I was told on here by a few people that 100C is the "upper limit" for your vcore but can't really verify that, I wouldn't want my temps for vcore1 to go over 80C personally, I've read some threads where people were seeing 85C on thiers... The thing that will help best to maintain good vcore temps is good case ventilation and a nice fan blowing over the vcore and socket area of the board.

this is one thread I read about 100C temp limit in...
http://www.overclock.net/t/1313545/sabertooth-990-fx-vcore-1
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post #6717 of 10135
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I say your safe at that temp.... I was told on here by a few people that 100C is the "upper limit" for your vcore but can't really verify that

so it is safe to take off the fan on my vrm/mosfet area? i dont know what temp i will get with out the fan and i dont like the looks on that fan that's why i want to change it to a ram cooler instead. sory for my bad english..
post #6718 of 10135
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Hi guyz. How do u guyz mount a ram cooler on your mosfet? Can someone provide a closer picture and instructions. Thank you so much. I love this community. And what ram cooler do u recomend? I will travel with my pc philippnes to canada i need a sturdy fit..
personally i jut recommend using a 60mm ( or so, i used a 120mm ) fan you can put a screw through the slots on the heatsink, use double sided tape to adhere it, or me i use zip ties
you will want a high static pressure fan fyi
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Hi guyz. How do u guyz mount a ram cooler on your mosfet? Can someone provide a closer picture and instructions. Thank you so much. I love this community. And what ram cooler do u recomend? I will travel with my pc philippnes to canada i need a sturdy fit..


you don't need one the sabertooth comes with a very good MOSFET cooler.

although it does have good vrms i always recommend a fan esp at 4.6+ghz with enough of an oc any chip, intel or amd needs actively cooled vrms
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personally i jut recommend using a 60mm ( or so, i used a 120mm ) fan you can put a screw through the slots on the heatsink, use double sided tape to adhere it, or me i use zip ties
you will want a high static pressure fan fyi
although it does have good vrms i always recommend a fan esp at 4.6+ghz with enough of an oc any chip, intel or amd needs actively cooled vrms

thank you mega man..
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personally i jut recommend using a 60mm ( or so, i used a 120mm ) fan you can put a screw through the slots on the heatsink, use double sided tape to adhere it, or me i use zip ties
you will want a high static pressure fan fyi
although it does have good vrms i always recommend a fan esp at 4.6+ghz with enough of an oc any chip, intel or amd needs actively cooled vrms

I don't have a fan and mine have never even gotten to 47C the hottest i ever seen them was Vcore 1 showing 46C when i was running prime95 but i do recommend a fan as well especially for the 8 core chips.
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