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post #1831 of 3278
970A-UD3 and 970A-D3 are two different things. All UD3's have VRM heatsinks but not all D3's do.
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Ahh that is right. I have the UD3. my bad.

But danilon62 I would still try and contact them again and try, its worth a shot.
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I didnt know that was the difference between the revs. I have the 1.3 with the vrm heatsink.

I thought the difference was a lot minor, that seems rather big difference between them.

And that is kind of weird how they wont send you a spare piece did you specify its the vrm heatsink which comes with later rev? I would try contacting them again.

 

There are big differences between them, if you look at a picture of rev 1 and another of the rev 1.4, you´ll find the entire distribution of things changed

 

And, gigabyte just told me that I must buy an aftermarket heatsink becouse they don´t provide anything directly...

post #1834 of 3278
I am having some issues understanding the TMPIN0 TMPIN1 and TMPIN2. Accoarding to the FAQ section, TMPIN0 = System (motherboard PCB) temperature; TMPIN1 = CPU (socket) temperature; TMPIN2 = Motherboard (chipset) temp. Can anyone verify this? I have seen on multiple sites including this one that they were all different.
post #1835 of 3278
I've spent hours trying/testing different things concerning these temperatures and I still don't know. At the end of the day all that matters is your CPU temp. VRM and NB should be fine as long as the heatsink makes good contact.
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I am just wondering cause any kind of test I run the TMPIN2 is about 70 degrees while both TMPIN 0 and 1 are both below 40 degrees and I don't know if I should worry about that or not. My package temps don't go over 55 degrees
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Don't worry about it.
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Alright good. It gives me a heart attack every time I see it
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Sup, I'm wondering: can I achieve any positive result if I change stock thermal compound on mobo's VRM to MX-2 paste? And could it be dangerous to mobo?
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I actually just changed the VRM to MX-2 like a week ago. With a thermal sensor on the VRM heatsink it dropped around 3C full load.
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