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post #11 of 23
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Oh...how deceiving! That's fine, I'm staying with Gigabyte anyways. They've always been rock solid for me. This board failure was my fault anyways. so what's the cheapest UD5 you guys can find. So far SuperBiiz is winning by 10 bucks.
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post #12 of 23
According to this website, and the MOSFET's manufacture's page , you can see that even though it is advertised as a 12+2, it is just 2 6+1s combined due to the fact that they only produce 8 phase and 6 phase MOSFET for this model number.

It is still gonna overclock great according to here, and it will run a bit cooler.
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post #13 of 23
never mind its ud3
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post #14 of 23
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What's the main differences between the rev 1.0 and 3.0 for the GA 990FXA UD5? Just the Bios? Found a 6 month old used one on ebay for a good price. Waiting for him to send me some photos.
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post #15 of 23
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3891#sp
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4455#sp

The rev 3.0 is bluer, and it doesnt have

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post #16 of 23
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Meh, all garbage, but what do you mean by bluer
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post #17 of 23
The rev 3 just seemed bluer to me. It does not look all black.

I'd prefer the look of the rev1, unless you are going to paint your mobo like I am.
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post #18 of 23
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Nah it's full black. They didn't change teh color.
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post #19 of 23
Also, the rev 1.x had the words "3 Way CrossfireX" printed between PCIe 3 and 4, where rev 3.0 lacks.

But rev 3.0 had the words "REV 3.0" printed on the top left corner (near the PCI slot), which is a huge deal breaker for me.
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post #20 of 23
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So I'm more than likely going to have to pay for the board to be fixed. Any idea if they'd allow me to upgrade to a ud5 and pay a difference?
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