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mines a rev 1.1 board???

According to the Gigabyte site Rev 1, 1.1 and 1.4 GA970A boards use Award Bios. For Rev 3 they switched to Ami EFI Bios
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post #1522 of 3278
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Guys, I set up CPU voltage in bios at 1.225v and in fact cpu voltage has 3 values: 1.28(idle), 1.296(when cpu loading increases), and 1.312v at full 100% load(all voltages measured with multimeter).
All energy saving functions were disabled, CnQ disabled too.
LLC - auto, because when i choose "regular" it's doing the same but in opposite direction(1.312 idle, 1.296, 1.28 100% load); "extreme" rising up voltages extremely.
And I wondering what about cpu voltage stability at another 970A-UD3 rev 1.2?

That's perfectly normal for the voltage to do this. It's designed to operate that way.
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I've read about 20 pages of posts here and other places can't find my answer. I am totally stuck trying to oc with this BIOS. I have the GA-970a-d3 with a Phenom II x4 965 BE. The BIOS is ver. FB.

When I use AMD Overdrive, I can easily increase the multiplier to 18.5 (3717 MHz) running at about 51 C with thirty minutes of Prime 95. But when I turn that off and go into BIOS I can't figure out anything. I disabled cool n quiet and C1E. Then the CPU clock ratio read 5.33 on auto. I increase that to even 17.5, save and exit and it won't load the OS, just goes to a BIOS warning screen that the settings are wrong.

Can anyone help me out here?

Thanks.
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I've read about 20 pages of posts here and other places can't find my answer. I am totally stuck trying to oc with this BIOS. I have the GA-970a-d3 with a Phenom II x4 965 BE. The BIOS is ver. FB.

When I use AMD Overdrive, I can easily increase the multiplier to 18.5 (3717 MHz) running at about 51 C with thirty minutes of Prime 95. But when I turn that off and go into BIOS I can't figure out anything. I disabled cool n quiet and C1E. Then the CPU clock ratio read 5.33 on auto. I increase that to even 17.5, save and exit and it won't load the OS, just goes to a BIOS warning screen that the settings are wrong.

Can anyone help me out here?

Thanks.
Chris
The cpu clock ratio reads 5.33 on auto? Are you sure you aren't reading the ram multiplier instead of the cpu multiplier because it's impossible to get your cpu multiplier to 5.33. It's also impossible to change your ram multiplier to 17.5 though so I don't know, maybe you're changing the wrong multiplier.
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Here are a few screen shots:



And the other page:



Yet CPUZ reports the multiplier at 17x
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Originally Posted by spartachris View Post

Here are a few screen shots:


And the other page:


Yet CPUZ reports the multiplier at 17x
That's really weird.. it's saying your cpu is clocked at 1.06ghz.
post #1527 of 3278
Yep. And CPU-Z says its sitting where it's supposed to be at stock: 3415 MHz
post #1528 of 3278
BCLK? That's Intel correct? Never have I seen it called BCLK for AMD. Is your board a rev 3.0 with the UEFI bios? I still prefer the old school bios.
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I don't know what BCLK is. It's an AMD board. At least my AMD processor works with it. lol.

It is a rev. 3 board and UEFI. I like the old school better too.

Any ideas?
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Well you said your bios is FB version, you can try the new FC version here. I'm not familiar with these UEFI bios shenanigans so not sure I can help you much.
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