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Check this out. A nice and cheap monitor for keeping track of temps.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824254094

All you need is a VGA to DVI converter. Or which ever you need.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812119041

I couldn't pass it up. Might not want to game on it but, my HWmonitor will be nice and happy there.
     
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Literally no room on the desk for any more stuff frown.gif. I just use On Screen Display in every game.
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Literally no room on the desk for any more stuff frown.gif. I just use On Screen Display in every game.

I canceled my order. I'm just going to wait, and get another monitor like the one I have.

It is a good deal though. I'm pretty sure that's as cheap as I've seen a new monitor.

I want one for temps, and also just to use as a 2nd monitor. I've got a 2nd monitor hooked up to this laptop, and it's hard to live without one on my gaming PC. It's just so damned nice being able to pass things on to another screen.
     
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Wondering if anyone could help me, I got a GA-970A-UD3P for my AMD FX 8350 and the VRMs get hot. Not nearly as hot as my old ASRock 770iCafe but still hot. The ASRock would get hot enough that touching the heatsink or underneath the motherboard where the VRMs are, would burn your finger tip. With the Gigabyte it's just warm on the heat sink, but the underneath will take a good 5-7 seconds before you need to pull your finger away. BTW this is only with PRIME95 blend test.

Just wondering why the heatsink isn't pulling as much heat away as it should. Would it be a good idea to put some thermal paste instead of the thermal pad they have on the board? I have Prolimatech PK-3 thermal paste that works really good. Just don't wanna do anything that'll make things worse, or void Gigabyte warranty.
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Wondering if anyone could help me, I got a GA-970A-UD3P for my AMD FX 8350 and the VRMs get hot. Not nearly as hot as my old ASRock 770iCafe but still hot. The ASRock would get hot enough that touching the heatsink or underneath the motherboard where the VRMs are, would burn your finger tip. With the Gigabyte it's just warm on the heat sink, but the underneath will take a good 5-7 seconds before you need to pull your finger away. BTW this is only with PRIME95 blend test.

Just wondering why the heatsink isn't pulling as much heat away as it should. Would it be a good idea to put some thermal paste instead of the thermal pad they have on the board? I have Prolimatech PK-3 thermal paste that works really good. Just don't wanna do anything that'll make things worse, or void Gigabyte warranty.
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I have the same board with a fx 8320 clocked in at 4.8 what voltage and do you have llc extreme set, llc extreme will cause the mosfets to over heat that way what works for me is llc medium and all slandered protocol for overclocking either on or off e.g c&q also the cpu pll on this board plays a role in over clocking and performance I have mines set to max 3.13v it does not play a factor in temps
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I got my replacement motherboard from gigabyte however it looks like when my vrm blew it took my cpu with it because it no longer works
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I have the same board with a fx 8320 clocked in at 4.8 what voltage and do you have llc extreme set, llc extreme will cause the mosfets to over heat that way what works for me is llc medium and all slandered protocol for overclocking either on or off e.g c&q also the cpu pll on this board plays a role in over clocking and performance I have mines set to max 3.13v it does not play a factor in temps

How many LLC options do the rev 3.0 970A boards have? The 1.1 had Auto. Regular, and Extreme. Regular was basically no LLC so you had vdroop, and Auto/Extreme seemed the same to me.
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I have the same board with a fx 8320 clocked in at 4.8 what voltage and do you have llc extreme set, llc extreme will cause the mosfets to over heat that way what works for me is llc medium and all slandered protocol for overclocking either on or off e.g c&q also the cpu pll on this board plays a role in over clocking and performance I have mines set to max 3.13v it does not play a factor in temps
There's no overclock yet on this system, as I'm just checking temps first before I look into that. The Load Line Calibration is set by whatever the default settings are for the BIOS. I did find a bug in the BIOS where I was trying to undervolt the CPU, to lower the VRM temp. I tried -0.0500 and failed Prime95, so I just put it back to auto. Though auto wouldn't put it back to 1.3375 volts because the greyed out setting was being taken into account.

You can't tell the temperature of the VRM from above because the heatsink is just warm. From underneath I can tell they're getting hot, cause I happen to have the case open, due to parts I'm waiting on. Which concerns me if I plan to overclock. BTW the CPU never goes past 50C in Prime95, so I'm good there.

I'll check the LLC settings and report, but for now is it a good idea or bad idea to replace the thermal pad for thermal paste?

**EDIT**
LLC was set to AUTO so I set it to normal, and no difference. Heatsink is warm, but underneath the board it's hot.
Edited by Dukenukemx - 1/11/14 at 9:43pm
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If you want lower VRM temps get rid of the plastic push pins and use actual screws. Also the stock thermal pa dis pretty bad. Fujipoly is the best around from FrozenCPU.
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There's no overclock yet on this system, as I'm just checking temps first before I look into that. The Load Line Calibration is set by whatever the default settings are for the BIOS. I did find a bug in the BIOS where I was trying to undervolt the CPU, to lower the VRM temp. I tried -0.0500 and failed Prime95, so I just put it back to auto. Though auto wouldn't put it back to 1.3375 volts because the greyed out setting was being taken into account.

You can't tell the temperature of the VRM from above because the heatsink is just warm. From underneath I can tell they're getting hot, cause I happen to have the case open, due to parts I'm waiting on. Which concerns me if I plan to overclock. BTW the CPU never goes past 50C in Prime95, so I'm good there.

I'll check the LLC settings and report, but for now is it a good idea or bad idea to replace the thermal pad for thermal paste?

**EDIT**
LLC was set to AUTO so I set it to normal, and no difference. Heatsink is warm, but underneath the board it's hot.


yes i noticed that bug a while back


the GA970A-UD3P has Auto Normal Extreme Standard Medium Low


I have that offset to 0.0000 because the bug will kick in and add that voltage so its best left neutral
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FX 8370 5Ghz 2600/2600 32GB 24/7 Prime95 Stable... Asus Sabertooth 990fx r2.0 ASUS Radeon R9 390 DirectX 12 R9390-DC2-8GD5 8GB  CMY32GX3M4A2400C11R 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 500GB Evo MZ-75E500B/AM Seagate  Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS NZXT Kraken X61 RL-KRX61-01 280mm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
NZXT Kraken X41 RL-KRX41-01 140mm NZXT Kraken G10 NF-A14 iPPC-3000 PWM, 140mm PWM,AAO Frame Techn... NF-A14 iPPC-3000 PWM, 140mm PWM,AAO Frame Techn... 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
NF-A14 iPPC-3000 PWM, 140mm PWM,AAO Frame Techn... NF-A14 iPPC-3000 PWM, 140mm PWM,AAO Frame Techn... Windows 7 x64 Pro HP W2207 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Genius Corsair AX860i Corsair Graphite CC600TWM-WHT  Genius 
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FiiO E07K ANDES Sennheiser Momentum Over Ear Purex PXR-301 6-Slot SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interna... 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 8370 5Ghz 2600/2600 32GB 24/7 Prime95 Stable... Asus Sabertooth 990fx r2.0 ASUS Radeon R9 390 DirectX 12 R9390-DC2-8GD5 8GB  CMY32GX3M4A2400C11R 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 500GB Evo MZ-75E500B/AM Seagate  Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS NZXT Kraken X61 RL-KRX61-01 280mm 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
NZXT Kraken X41 RL-KRX41-01 140mm NZXT Kraken G10 NF-A14 iPPC-3000 PWM, 140mm PWM,AAO Frame Techn... NF-A14 iPPC-3000 PWM, 140mm PWM,AAO Frame Techn... 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
NF-A14 iPPC-3000 PWM, 140mm PWM,AAO Frame Techn... NF-A14 iPPC-3000 PWM, 140mm PWM,AAO Frame Techn... Windows 7 x64 Pro HP W2207 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Genius Corsair AX860i Corsair Graphite CC600TWM-WHT  Genius 
AudioAudioOther
FiiO E07K ANDES Sennheiser Momentum Over Ear Purex PXR-301 6-Slot SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interna... 
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