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post #11 of 24
this looks like a good board. i have the 990FXA version of this board and have a 1055T OC'd from 2.7 to 3.9. NO issues what so ever for over 2 years. Id say a good buy thumb.gifdevil.gif
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post #12 of 24
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Aaaand how would I do that?

Any way you can. Some people use zip ties and some people are able to run screws into the fins on the heat sink.
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post #13 of 24
On this board you would either have to replace the VRM heatsink all due to design of the stock VRM heatsink or just get an over sized CPU cooler that would blow air downward. such as Cooler Master Gemin II. its an older cooler but you can find them on ebay or other sites like that. thumb.gif

this is a close variable to the one i posted: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Master-Cooler-gemini-II-S-New-in-Box-/161234651803?pt=US_CPU_Fans_Heatsinks&hash=item258a558a9b
Edited by twisted5446 - 3/24/14 at 1:36pm
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post #14 of 24
Bookmarking this for reference.
Also what does it mean by 8+2 vrm and such?
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post #15 of 24
VRM - Voltage Regulator Module. Regulates the current of electricity to the CPU. Adapts the power to fit the processor needs and also keeps it from getting fried
I believe 8+2 is indeed the best you can get for AMD. GPU's are a different thing. I thought I saw a card with 16+2+2+2+2 or something. Think it was that HOF card that hit 2GHz
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post #16 of 24



is the area i circled the VRM's?

so this mobo has 4?
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post #17 of 24
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is the area i circled the VRM's?

so this mobo has 4?
I don't know. They are in different spots on different boards. I know AMD ASUS board have them along the left side of the CPU socket.
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post #18 of 24
No those are capacitors. They are the little black squares in the top left corner of the row of capacitors you circled.


I would opt to get a better motherboard. If you are on a budget then get something like this. Sell your board to make some money back.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128651
Edited by Quesoblanco - 3/24/14 at 6:31pm
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post #19 of 24
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No those are capacitors. They are the little black squares in the top left corner of the row of capacitors you circled.




http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128651




is it those 4 boxes? so this mobo has 4 VRM?
also, how do i know if theres a heatsink on a VRM?
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Edited by twisted5446 - 3/25/14 at 7:39am
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