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Poll Results: Which Motherboard(s) Do You Own?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 63% of voters (65)
    GA-Z77X-UP5 TH
  • 31% of voters (32)
    GA-Z77X-UP4 TH
  • 4% of voters (5)
    GA-Z77MX-D3H TH
102 Total Votes  
post #281 of 817
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i had one very nice USB stick, i got it from a review when i worked for theoverclocker magazine, and it was like $80 back then, a 32gb USB 3.0 patriot drive, it was very fast too, but then one day it decided to permanently make itself read only. i couldn't even get into files to copy them.
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post #282 of 817
Quote:
Originally Posted by mandrix View Post

I've been using the same USB stick since I bought two UD5H boards when they hit the shelves at Newegg. It just suddenly became unpalatable to the BIOS. Rather than worry about it I just threw it away.
They do go bad, just like all memory devices.

I just got a 16GB Kingston @ MC for 9.99 thumb.gif
but ya they go bad... and cheap enough to crush and recycle. never throw away
    
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post #283 of 817
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yea but it worries me, what if my 16gb turns out like that patriot drive and goes read only, sometimes i have important stuff on there that takes time to compile, like my benchmark suite for reviews and review information.
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post #284 of 817
Sign me up! Just ordered my UP5. cheers.gif
post #285 of 817
Just received my UP5. I'll be building over the weekend.

Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH
Intel Core i5 3570K
CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO HSF
4x4GB Samsung DDR3 1600 LV RAM
2xSamsung 830 128GB SATA3 SSD (RAID0 - Windows)
1xOCZ Agility 3 120GB SATA3 SSD (Linux)
1xSeagate 320GB 7200 SATA2 (Backup)
MSI 560 Ti HAWK (Fermi)
OCZ 750 GameXtreme PSU

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Anything I should know going in, where this board is concerned?
post #286 of 817
Got this puppy set up over the weekend. Immediately bumped the multiplier up to 40x, and it's completely stable (of course I'll push it farther soon). The BIOS had me a little confused at first where boot priority is concerned. It appears the boot priority applies primarily to device *type* (hard drives, optical drives, etc.), and I can only set a device up on the boot priority list if it is listed as the first boot item in the respective individual device type list. In other words, if there is an OS installed on the HDD listed first in the hard drives boot device type list, there is no way to set the second HDD in that list up in the actual boot priority. Had me scratching my head a bit, trying to get my Linux dual boot OS installed, until I was able to wrap my mind around it. Still not sure if I like that method or not.
post #287 of 817
Count me in! Picked up a UP4 TH for $100 this past weekend because I needed a basic Z77 board that could overclock well.
The clean looks are a bonus too.
Hopefully everything works out when I start testing in a couple days.
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post #288 of 817
The UP4 has been excellent so far. After owning a UD5H, the extra features are nice but not needed. I haven't needed to clear cmos yet, this is after countless no posts/boots when oc the memory. When boot or posts fails, it just throws you back in the bios. No fuss.

I think the average user would have an equal experience whether using the UP4/UP5. Don't get me wrong, if MC would have had the UP5, I would of bought it just because. After owning the UP4, i don't regret it one bit. It's that good.

I like to find whea errors and monitor temps first using p95, cinebench, 3dmark11, and 64p BF3. Then go for the 20 hour stable run. Im going to try -.030 next. redface.gif

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post #289 of 817
Guys, hows the UP5 TH with a 3770k? And can someone give me some Pros and Cons about the UP5 TH?
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post #290 of 817
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Looks really nice guys!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Quasimojo View Post

Got this puppy set up over the weekend. Immediately bumped the multiplier up to 40x, and it's completely stable (of course I'll push it farther soon). The BIOS had me a little confused at first where boot priority is concerned. It appears the boot priority applies primarily to device *type* (hard drives, optical drives, etc.), and I can only set a device up on the boot priority list if it is listed as the first boot item in the respective individual device type list. In other words, if there is an OS installed on the HDD listed first in the hard drives boot device type list, there is no way to set the second HDD in that list up in the actual boot priority. Had me scratching my head a bit, trying to get my Linux dual boot OS installed, until I was able to wrap my mind around it. Still not sure if I like that method or not.
Hey you can change hardrive and other drive priorities under Harddrive BBS priorities, it is another menu you access inside the boot priority menu.
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Originally Posted by rocstar96 View Post

Guys, hows the UP5 TH with a 3770k? And can someone give me some Pros and Cons about the UP5 TH?
Yea it will work great
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
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