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post #1451 of 6656
Your rig sounds a lot like mine! No real problems with default values. I did use XMP profile 2 to get my G.Skill PC3-17000 RAM up to 2133 MHz @ 1.65V, I also disabled the iGPU and 1394 in the BIOS, as I have no use for them. The USB ports seem to be picky about which ports you use for the USB-drive, if you need to flash a new BIOS. I also had to disconnect all other USB devices, except for mouse, keyboard and USB-drive, to enter and navigate the BIOS without it freezing. Once in Windows, everything runs fine, so unless you poke around in the BIOS all the time, it's not a hassle at all. I expect a BIOS update will cure the flakiness related to USB.
    
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post #1452 of 6656
I had to use profile 2 as well. But my volts are at 1.6. Could be different chips.
post #1453 of 6656
This is one of my favorite motherboards ever. Doing some setup:


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^^ That looks awesome! I originally wanted the sniper but the UD5H is very nice too. Very nice thumb.gif
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post #1455 of 6656
F8c seemed to be doing fine for me w/o any adjustments in BCLK and w/ C3/C6 on auto. That is until I filled out my rig info for this forum and my Chrome browser crashed! I love irony. It had been stable for several days under F7 with BCLK at 101.1 and C3/C6 disabled. Without those adjustments, I had been occasionally crashing (the mouse cursor continued to work but everything else was frozen). I am using Win8 CP, so I do have to assume the browser issue could be due to that, though I had been using win8 for some time on a P55A-UD4P without trouble. (I really shouldn't be using a beta OS on a new rig anyway. My only real issue with Win8 on this rig has been with the Intel USB 3.0 header not recognizing a Corsair USB 3.0 flash drive with the Win8 built-in USB 3.0 driver. The same header is working fine under Windows 7 with the drivers downloaded from GB.) In any case, I'll be installing Win8 Release Preview in a couple of weeks and hoping that will clear up the very few, very minor problems.

I have to say that this is a great forum. I've been following since I started my build, and I am very thankful for all the good advice.

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post #1456 of 6656
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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post

This is one of my favorite motherboards ever. Doing some setup: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Is that a Raystorm copper block? Looks awesome. Haven't decided yet if they're worth the money, let us know what kind of temps you get.
Also there's a Sniper 3 owners thread on the forum if you didn't know. thumb.gif
post #1457 of 6656
Has anyone been doing any actual physical voltage measurements? My radiator/fans in the way and I can't really get to that corner. Gonna change that this week, though, and put the rad on top the case.
post #1458 of 6656
Looks good Vega thumb.gif
    
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Has anyone been doing any actual physical voltage measurements? My radiator/fans in the way and I can't really get to that corner. Gonna change that this week, though, and put the rad on top the case.
I have, and the voltage is totally different than what the apps like CPU-Z are telling me, don't trust any of those.
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I have, and the voltage is totally different than what the apps like CPU-Z are telling me, don't trust any of those.
Is there a trend? Like too much, not enough, or all over the place?
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