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How is Samsung ram with the UP5 or Ivy systems in general? Would you keep it 1600mhz and lower timings as much as possible, or higher speeds with looser times? I remember earlier on when I was buying my current setup, in a lot of places it was saying that Ivy did not benefit from higher speeds such as sandy platform, but instead 1600 - 1866mhz speeds with tight as possible timings was better than higher speeds and loose timings. Currently I am using 1600mhz 9-9-9-24 Kingston HyperX with Z77 Extreme4 (I cannot tighten times more than I get instability when CPU OC'ed I saw in a place or two it was because of the rams and not the board).
The MPower BIOS issues is a bummer and low amount of guides for the board, or it would be a great deal. Well it still is for 50$ cheaper than UP5-TH smile.gif
SonDa5 - the board looks sick without the yellow platings thumb.gif

I am able to run my 2X4 G 2133 9-10-10-26 1T 1.5V stable. Have yet to try 1600/1866 with tighter timing but judging by what other Ivy users are doing it is definitely doable. You can check out the Samsung memory club in my sig or this topic for a better idea.
Edited by sherlock - 1/22/13 at 11:03am
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i like the mpower with the yellow more, i think it looks nice with the yellow.
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I am able to run my 2X4 G 2133 9-10-10-26 1T 1.5V stable. Have yet to try 1600/1866 with tighter timing but judging by what other Ivy users are doing it is definitely doable. You can check out the Samsung memory club in my sig or this topic for a better idea.

I can run max 2250mhz on the Samsung green when manually setting 2200mhz and over clocking base with CL 9-11-10-24 1T 1.55v. This is only with an older BIOS that will over clock the BCLK. The newer 17.6+ MSI Mpower BIOS is not BCLK over clock friendly for me.


The BIOS is still screwed up because if I can run 2250mhz with CL9 with 1.55v I should be able to run 2400mhz CL 9 or 2600mhz CL10 based on what others are doing with this ram. I have a good kit but I'm sure I am hitting a BIOS wall above 2200mhz manual settings.
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its prob the same issue as everyone else had, it takes a decent amount of investigating.
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post #145 of 146
I vote for Maximus V or the Giga UP5
For myself ..I would pick the Maximus V..I saw Scoot abuse one for hours and hours and it kept on going.

The UP5 has those new 3-in-1 mosfets and lots of innovative features;is very solid.However,as with all Giga,I'm sure there's some quirks
and annoyances.
 
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post #146 of 146
I will vote for Gigabyte and stay away of Asus. Asus RMA service is the most RMA I have ever dealt with. They will just deny your RMA for any ridiculous reasons. I have used Gigabyte since 2000, and I haven't had any problems, but Asus. If I build a pc for friend, I might pick Asus since they offer a lots of options, but not for my PC.
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