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Check out the review with 890FX and 990FX comparisons.

http://www.pureoverclock.com/article1305.html
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lindyrig;13985541 
Thats a stock accepted O.C. so yes very easily. Make sure to get some low latency RAM and have a blasty!
hmm... i hope gigabyte have improved ram overclockability on their boards this time round. tried a 890fx-ud5 b4, was disappointed with the ram oc. frown.gif

how bout easytune? does it allow voltages control on the fly in windows? is there slider for htt & multi adjustment? redface.gif
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hi troops, sorry to barge in on this thread but i have this board arriving tomorrow along wth a 1090t (awaiting bulldozer!) and was hoping someone could link me to a guide for overclocking to 4ghz...this i know varies rig to rig but its just so i can head in the right direction.... (im running 1600 mhz g-skill ripjaws incase anyones interested)


thanks dudes

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EasyTune6 -

GIGABYTE has completely redesigned EasyTune6 from the ground up to make it easier than ever to manage and monitor your hardware resources as well as tweak your system settings in order to achieve maximum system performance. Whether you are an overclocking enthusiast, or a computer novice, EasyTune6 provides the tools you need to quickly and effortlessly fine tune your system.

Hardware OverVoltage Control IC - Enabling Extreme Overclocking -

GIGABYTE Hardware Overvoltage Control ICs featuring more voltage control options than before for the CPU North Bridge and memory. The overvoltage controllers also provide hardware linear real-time voltage control, which means there is no delay compared to the GPIO controller in past implementations. In addition, GIGABYTE's Hardware Overvoltage Controller ICs also allow for much finer voltage control, allowing power users to adjust voltage in as little increments as 20mV for better overclocking performance.

-LegitReviews

I personally haven't had any problems manually overclocking my RAM on my 890FXA UD5.
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i am in guys. got the board already. cpuz validation coming up. ocing tmr. once i settle my rasa mounting issues! biggrin.gif
vaildation : http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1884852
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The two 990XA Clubs were merged together for the sake of redundancy, it's not needed to have two clubs.

XD_1771 was put in charge for his already detailed and more accurate OP.

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Thread Starter 
That works for me. In the meantime, I'll be scouring the net for some reviews smile.gif
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Hey XD, I was wondering the power phases on this board? 8+2? Damn, the board looks...I don't know....naked? Especially I thought it should've been a bigger VRM cooling?
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Originally Posted by raisethe3;14004590 
Hey XD, I was wondering the power phases on this board? 8+2? Damn, the board looks...I don't know....naked? Especially I thought it should've been a bigger VRM cooling?

its 8+2.
i think the cooling can hold up. even the ma770t without any cooling was able to oc my 1055t @ 4ghz without blowing in prime biggrin.gif
     
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It's an 8+2, all the fets are sinked. According to another user, they apparently run really cool.
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