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Ok so im overclocking my fx-6300 with a 970-UD3 board. All power saving features off with LLC set to extreme. Ive noticed my voltages are constantly jumping around. Is this normal? Voltage is 1.45 in bios.

Thanks.

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My chip is on extreme LLC and 1.425 (I think, been awhile since I've checked) in bios. Idle it varies between 1.456 and 1.472. Load it varies between 1.472 and 1.488.
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Ok so im overclocking my fx-6300 with a 970-UD3 board. All power saving features off with LLC set to extreme. Ive noticed my voltages are constantly jumping around. Is this normal? Voltage is 1.45 in bios.

Thanks.


I've had this problem. You need to go into the bios and use "load optimized defaults", save and reboot. Then go back into the bios and turn off turbo boost. Again save and reboot. Then you should be able to set your overclock and have voltages remain stable.
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My chip is on extreme LLC and 1.425 (I think, been awhile since I've checked) in bios. Idle it varies between 1.456 and 1.472. Load it varies between 1.472 and 1.488.

Mine idles at 1.408 with it set at 1.45. so compared to yours mine has horrible vdroop.
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I've had this problem. You need to go into the bios and use "load optimized defaults", save and reboot. Then go back into the bios and turn off turbo boost. Again save and reboot. Then you should be able to set your overclock and have voltages remain stable.

Yea i done this before i started overclocking but re did it anyhow. Still the same. Maybe there is somthing im missing. Ive read upping the CPU PLL voltage helps but ive never messed with it.
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Recently when I boot up my Gigabyte GA970-D3 ver. 1.0 motherboard CPU temps are above normal as read by HWMonitor64 and HWiNFO64. HWMonitor64 reads AMDFX-6300 Package temp lower than TMPIN2(CPU)or HWiNFO64 CPU 0 temp lower than TEMP 3 (CPU). This sometimes activates the CPU temp alarm at 60 degrees. However after a sleep state, the CPU TMPIN2 and TEMP 3 registers the same reading as Package temp and CPU 0 accordingly. I have reset the bios twice and still follows the same operand.




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Sorry to butt in guys... but I'm about to place an order on Amazon for the 970A-UD3. I'm just wondering if Patriot Viper 3 RAM will work fine with it. The RAM is a fair bit cheaper than Vengeance Low Profile, and its 1866 vs 1600. Also wondering if a Xigmatek Gaia SD1283 will fit with all this just fine without blocking anything.

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Back again smile.gif I finally managed to buy a Gigabyte 970A-UD3 rev 1.1. Will this support the FX-4170 out of the box?

Also, can someone remind me again of the differences between rev 1.1 and 1.2?
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Hi, I recently bought a FX 8350 as an upgrade from my 8120 for my ga-970-ud3 revision 1.2 motherboard. Even though I've updated the bios to F7, the only thing the 8350 will do is turn on the computer, its lights, and its fans with no display on the monitor and my keyboard/ mouse not working. However, if I put my 8120 back in, everything is perfectly fine. Does anyone have any idea as to why the 8350 would cause that issue?
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Back again smile.gif I finally managed to buy a Gigabyte 970A-UD3 rev 1.1. Will this support the FX-4170 out of the box?

Also, can someone remind me again of the differences between rev 1.1 and 1.2?

Difference between the 970a-ud3 rev. 1.1 and 1.2 is the onboard audio. The revision 1.1 has realtek 889 onboard, the 1.2 has VIA. The 1.1 has been around for awhile so it "may" need a bios update to support Vishera.
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