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I now have 990XA-UD3. I want to install Windows in AHCI mode, but if i select AHCI, and then select first boot device DVD, it will not boot. What i am supposed to to? How to install Windows in AHCI I mode? Why does this motherboard still have IDE channels even though it does not have IDE slots? For instance Asus CHV does not have IDE slots and IDE channels.. I though the 9 series motherboards no longer have IDE channels, i was wrong...
post #832 of 3278
Try to plug your DVD in SATA port 4 or 5 and enable IDE mode for these ports through BIOS.

As talking about TMPIN2 temp, I was running Prime95 for 12+ hours and TMPIN2 was between 70-75C. Everything was smooth.
Edited by Matas - 2/11/12 at 2:43pm
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When you put sata controller on AHCI mode you need to reinstall operating system ...
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I've got some temperature issues with my sig rig AMD Haus (newly built). The attached temperature readings were taken at idle after 15 minutes of power-on.

- Do my motherboard temperatures (TMPIN) look right?
- I don't get why my CPU core temps are so low, and these values are reflected in BOTH HWMonitor and CoreTemp. The BIOS shows 26*C.
- My NB heatsink is hot to the point where my finger burns after 3 seconds... normal? (at idle)

Any enlightment on the above items is greatly appreciated. smile.gif

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In that case (harhar-been-made-amillion-times-already),
I'll move the bottom right intake to the top.. left or top right one? According to the picture.
Top right = wind tunnel from red 140mm or
Top left = ? Too close to rear intake?

I'd move your HDD down to the lower part of the HDD cage in your case so that the top intake fan on the front of the case is less obstructed and then move the bottom intake fan from the front of the case to the top, right fan opening on your case. If you don't really notice any difference in temps, I would definitely suggest pulling together some $$ and grab 2 additional fans for the remaining open fan openings in your case.
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I've got some temperature issues with my sig rig AMD Haus (newly built). The attached temperature readings were taken at idle after 15 minutes of power-on.
- Do my motherboard temperatures (TMPIN) look right?
- I don't get why my CPU core temps are so low, and these values are reflected in BOTH HWMonitor and CoreTemp. The BIOS shows 26*C.
- My NB heatsink is hot to the point where my finger burns after 3 seconds... normal? (at idle)
Any enlightment on the above items is greatly appreciated. smile.gif

TMPIN0 is your NB temperature and it looks right on the money at 34C (on my board it typically runs between 34C at idle and up to 48-49C when stress testing). TMPIN1 is the CPU temperature read at the CPU socket and it seems to coincide with what is reported for CPU temp in your BIOS. The only temps that seem strange are the 14C on TMPIN2 which should be the VRM temp reading and the extremely low CPU core readings. Is your BIOS on the newest version? If not I would suggested downloading and flashing the newest BIOS for your board. If that doesn't help it could be faulty sensors in the CPU but I have never heard of that happening.
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TMPIN0 is your NB temperature and it looks right on the money at 34C (on my board it typically runs between 34C at idle and up to 48-49C when stress testing). TMPIN1 is the CPU temperature read at the CPU socket and it seems to coincide with what is reported for CPU temp in your BIOS. The only temps that seem strange are the 14C on TMPIN2 which should be the VRM temp reading and the extremely low CPU core readings. Is your BIOS on the newest version? If not I would suggested downloading and flashing the newest BIOS for your board. If that doesn't help it could be faulty sensors in the CPU but I have never heard of that happening.

Thanks for the reply. I'm running F4 (out of the box)... guess I should flash it lol Just wanted to clarify, VRM <=> MOS_HS?
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What options give you more granular control over cpu voltage? I'm bumped up from on regular LLC with 1.4 to 1.45 but I want something a little bit lower... One notch down on VCORE is too low for my 4.1ghz
Edited by FlashFir - 2/17/12 at 2:15pm
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Unfortunately, I don't think there are any options for adjust the incremental values for CPU voltage. Your limited to .025v bumps. I know ASUS boards allow for something like .0125v or something to that affect.
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I have a 970a-ud3 and an 8120
I've been working on overclocking and have ran into a few issues. I can't get passed about 5min of prime95 I've messed with the vcore and I get up to 1.45 in BIOS and stop. I have LLC set to extreme and have been watching my temps. I think I'm limiting myself to the wrong temps.
I get throttling issues too. BIOS is F4. Gigabytes webpage only give beta f5b as the next step.
My understanding is this
TMPIN0 = case temp
Tmpin1 = NB temp
Tmpin2 = socket temp
Please let me know where I am wrong on what the temps mean and what is the safe limit for each.
Then the core temps are obvious

When overclocking I am limiting myself to 60c on Tmpin2. What am I supposed to stop at for CPU temps? 60c on socket or cores?

Also when I am in prime95 it reboots after 3-5minutes. No BSOD.

FSB 220 @ 1.2V
CPU-NB 2400mhz @ 1.3v
HT @ 2400hmz
CPU 4ghz @ 1.375v currently still crashing in prime but not while playing WoW
RAM 1433MHZ @ 1.65V (corsair 1600mhz 1.65v 2x4gb kit)

TMPIN0 27-30C
TMPIN1 35-40C
TMPIN2 55-60C

CORES 1-8 40-45C

Any guidance would be really appreciated.
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In a 2 chamber case (old tall beige server/tall full atx) from the 1990s
Modded of course

Thanks!

Turbo, c1e, c6, thermal protection, etc is all disabled and host clock, CPU clock, ram clock, and voltages all set to manual
Edited by kenmore81 - 2/21/12 at 8:59am
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