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post #1471 of 1879
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Originally Posted by NinjaSushi2 View Post

So can anyone answer me? Any waterblocks made for this board yet?

Sniper3 Z77? Nope, go uni or have nateman make you a custom one smile.gif

UP7 does have an XSPC block (smexy biggrin.gif).
post #1472 of 1879
Who or what is uni and whom is nateman?
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post #1473 of 1879
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Who or what is uni and whom is nateman?

Uni = universal blocks

Nateman:

http://www.overclock.net/u/118672/nateman-doo

http://www.evga.com/forums/showprofile.aspx?memid=439802


You'll need to cough up a pretty penny for a custom block that frankly won't be worth the wait and money. The sniper3 z77 will do fine w/out a block. Just point a fan at it if you have any concern.

Probably cheaper to buy a used UP7 and an xspc UP7 block.

edit: or just wait for Haswell and buy the Sniper5 w/ the integrated block.
Edited by wermad - 5/7/13 at 11:10pm
post #1474 of 1879
Ok guys, just joined the forum. I need some help with my first build that I'm using a gigabyte g1 sniper 3 in. I'm barely off the ground...assembled the mobo with components in a thor v2 case. Right off the bat I'm getting to the mobo startup screen, and I'd like to set the boot to the dvd drive to begin installing the OS.

Problem is that I cannot select any of the options using a USB keyboard. Everything internally seems to be hooked up correctly. I have power to the keyboard...but I can't get past this screen.

After about 2min the screen goes blank, and the board is showing me the code "A9". From there I can't do anything but restart, and try hitting F12.

What am I doing wrong already?


Thanks for the help!
post #1475 of 1879
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Originally Posted by Streck View Post

Ok guys, just joined the forum. I need some help with my first build that I'm using a gigabyte g1 sniper 3 in. I'm barely off the ground...assembled the mobo with components in a thor v2 case. Right off the bat I'm getting to the mobo startup screen, and I'd like to set the boot to the dvd drive to begin installing the OS.

Problem is that I cannot select any of the options using a USB keyboard. Everything internally seems to be hooked up correctly. I have power to the keyboard...but I can't get past this screen.

After about 2min the screen goes blank, and the board is showing me the code "A9". From there I can't do anything but restart, and try hitting F12.

What am I doing wrong already?


Thanks for the help!

First and foremost, Welcome to OCN bud. biggrin.gif
Enjoy all that it has to offer.
I would recommend reading the Terms of Service / Forum Rules seeing as you're a brand new member.

Onto the problem at hand:
A9 means BIOS is running properly.
So it sounds like there is an issue with how the board is deciding to display the graphics to me. Do you have a Video Card installed or are you using the Motherboards onboard graphics?

If your plugged into a Video Card for your graphics/Monitors I would suggest using the Motherboards video ports for the initial setup at least.
I know I had a problem with my video the first time around because BIOS was setup to display the Motherboard Graphics before it even thought about sending anything to the Video Cards.

P.S. If you'd like, create a sig rig, it will help all of us help you. tongue.gif

Again, Welcome to OCN thumb.gif

EDIT: Also since this is a first time setup of the board, it probably couldn't hurt to reset CMOS.
Once you get to the point where you can access BIOS with your keyboard, or from that first screen you should be able to see Boot Options, Enter BIOS, and Flash BIOS. You will want to Flash BIOS to at least F7 from Gigabytes website. There is also a Beta BIOS out. I personally haven't tried it out yet.
Edited by ACMH-K - 5/8/13 at 8:53pm
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post #1476 of 1879
Got my rma email confirmation its shippibg. Looks like they repaired it anf that mskes me uneasy. Might just hold tight for haswell.
post #1477 of 1879
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Got my rma email confirmation its shippibg. Looks like they repaired it anf that mskes me uneasy. Might just hold tight for haswell.

Oh boy.
Gotta love those factory refurbished items. biggrin.gif

Edit: Btw, did they say what was wrong with the top PCI-e slot?
Edited by ACMH-K - 5/8/13 at 8:58pm
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post #1478 of 1879
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Oh boy.
Gotta love those factory refurbished items. biggrin.gif

Edit: Btw, did they say what was wrong with the top PCI-e slot?

Nope, not a whim of what happened which is pretty typical most won't tell you what happened.

I have a fear its gonna be the same and they probably just flashed new bios. We'll see. I've gotten replacements from other manufacturers.

Should be here tomorrow and I'll find out soon.
post #1479 of 1879
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First and foremost, Welcome to OCN bud. biggrin.gif
Enjoy all that it has to offer.
I would recommend reading the Terms of Service / Forum Rules seeing as you're a brand new member.

Onto the problem at hand:
A9 means BIOS is running properly.
So it sounds like there is an issue with how the board is deciding to display the graphics to me. Do you have a Video Card installed or are you using the Motherboards onboard graphics?

If your plugged into a Video Card for your graphics/Monitors I would suggest using the Motherboards video ports for the initial setup at least.
I know I had a problem with my video the first time around because BIOS was setup to display the Motherboard Graphics before it even thought about sending anything to the Video Cards.

P.S. If you'd like, create a sig rig, it will help all of us help you. tongue.gif

Again, Welcome to OCN thumb.gif

EDIT: Also since this is a first time setup of the board, it probably couldn't hurt to reset CMOS.
Once you get to the point where you can access BIOS with your keyboard, or from that first screen you should be able to see Boot Options, Enter BIOS, and Flash BIOS. You will want to Flash BIOS to at least F7 from Gigabytes website. There is also a Beta BIOS out. I personally haven't tried it out yet.

Thanks for all the info. I'm building this rig for a friend...I'll get all the details in my sig soon. Tonight when I saw your reply, I tried to change video sources. I'm actually only using an LCD TV as a monitor at the moment, with an hdmi cable. Graphics card is a GTX titan. Hooked up to the titan, I can see the initial screen that gives options to go to BIOS etc. When I shut down, switched to the onboard hdmi I got nothing.

I'll be on some more over the weekend, I think you guys have the know how to help me out!
Edited by Streck - 5/8/13 at 9:34pm
post #1480 of 1879
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Originally Posted by wermad View Post

Nope, not a whim of what happened which is pretty typical most won't tell you what happened.

I have a fear its gonna be the same and they probably just flashed new bios. We'll see. I've gotten replacements from other manufacturers.

Should be here tomorrow and I'll find out soon.

Good Luck, I'll keep my fingers crossed for ya. biggrin.gif

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Thanks for all the info. I'm building this rig for a friend...I'll get all the details in my sig soon. Tonight when I saw your reply, I tried to change video sources. I'm actually only using an LCD TV as a monitor at the moment, with an hdmi cable. Graphics card is a GTX titan. Hooked up to the titan, I can see the initial screen that gives options to go to BIOS etc. When I shut down, switched to the onboard hdmi I got nothing.

I'll be on some more over the weekend, I think you guys have the know how to help me out!

1.) take the Titan out, and then try entering BIOS.
2.) reset CMOS
3.) try a different keyboard
Try those in that order.

I'm quite busy this weekend, so I might not be around to help out much, Good luck to ya if I'm not, I'm sure there will be others willing to help you. biggrin.gif
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