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Really? I haven't had any problems with throttling or the Etron controller. The only thing that ever gets used on the front usb 3.0 is a wireless keyboard but there hasn't been any problems for me.

Are these problems only affecting Bulldozer and Piledriver?
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Really? I haven't had any problems with throttling or the Etron controller. The only thing that ever gets used on the front usb 3.0 is a wireless keyboard but there hasn't been any problems for me.

Are these problems only affecting Bulldozer and Piledriver?


Yes , really.

I have issues regarding Etron controllers ,like some other guys are posting on the gigabyteforum.de for the 970-UD3.
You wont notice the controllers going out unless you really take a look in the Device Manager.It s totally random and affects both of them ,rear and front , but one at a time ,never both in same time.
It may be some driver conflict ,but most probable it s some BIOS stuff issue.I also have some sound and network cards installed.

Yes it s about FX throttling , with the X3 720BE i had no issues of such kind.
   
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Hi fellas,

I shall be getting the 970A-UD3 motherboard for my FX-4170 smile.gif What I'd like to know is, do the heatsinks on the board prevent the CM Hyper 212 EVO from mounting in the preferred vertical position?
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I own a 970a-ud3 and if the heatsinks didn't interfere with my Mugen2 I doubt you will have any problems with the 212. You can ask in this thread. It also makes for good reading.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1048912/official-gigabyte-ga-990xa-970a-series-owners-club-help-thread-fx-8350-support-added
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anyone have any idea what TMPIN2 is supposed to be on the 970a-ud3 board? It reaches 65c and drops down to 33c almost instantly after i stop prime. Northbridge?
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TMPIN2 is the chipset if I recall correctly
     
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TMPIN2 is Northbridge temp not Chipset temp, confirmed by Gigabyte...

http://www.overclock.net/t/1048912/official-gigabyte-ga-990xa-970a-series-owners-club-help-thread-fx-8350-support-added/1470#post_19129569
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I shall be getting the 970A-UD3 motherboard for my FX-4170 smile.gif What I'd like to know is, do the heatsinks on the board prevent the CM Hyper 212 EVO from mounting in the preferred vertical position?

No problem. I have a 212 EVO on my 970A-UD3.
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I'm a bit worried reading now about this whole thing of FX throttling on the 970A-UD3... I'm getting an FX-4170 and plan to overclock, will I also run into this issue? I'm also wondering about the Hypertransport bus, 4800 vs 5600, and if that will affect my performance with a 4170 and Sapphire 6850... should I shoot for a 990FX motherboard?
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I got that board and I have no throttling, not even at 5.35GHz
     
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