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Okay, on latest AIDA64, VCCSA is 1.304V, even though this is set to 1.25V in bios.
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CPU SVID is set to auto and AI Overclock to XMP.

Hello

The set vs reported voltage is really irrelevant. The actual voltage required is whatever results in stability.
post #4872 of 5772
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Hello

The set vs reported voltage is really irrelevant. The actual voltage required is whatever results in stability.

That's what I thought too, just that @jpmboy told me that the set/reported difference is not expected behavior and I should look into it.
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That's what I thought too, just that @jpmboy told me that the set/reported difference is not expected behavior and I should look into it.
and I think you should... My Max8Extreme reports VSA in AID64 as entered in bios. Praz is right tho, the numbers in this range are not that important for VSA on skylake., if it is stable and temps are reasonable - enjoy!
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Okay, day 4 on my M8Ranger and everything is working fine. Thanks to @jpmboys's tip in the DDR4 OC thread I was able to get my EVGA 3000 C15 sticks to post with XMP with 1.25 VSA and 1.225 VCCIO set in Bios However the system monitors(both HWINFO and AI suite) are reporting a 1.3 VSA, is this normal on these ASUS boards?
I think I experienced the same, VSA & VCCIO were always higher by about that much compared to what I'd entered. Could my BCLK being at 105 have anything to do with it?
post #4875 of 5772
This is completely the wrong thread. But, Raja....I know you've seen some Z270 boards from ASUS floating around. biggrin.gif I don't want any details or anything, but I'm just saying...I hope you make another one with a white PCB that won't cost $300. The Z170 S Sabertooth is just right for people like me: 5 year warranty, oodles of fan headers and built in thermistors (for us GPU AIO users who want to keep GPU VRM temps in check!), clean design and beautiful color. I don't need overdone plastic; I'm a grown man. I just want reliability that looks clean and beautiful. You know, a classy motherboard.

OK, that is all.
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wow - actually surprised based on whatd I'd heard. ASUS RMA was quick and painless for me. Called back up to see if they had any in stock for a replacement instead of a repair, and they scoured the refurb center to find one, so they're doing an advance ship RMA for me, so I can keep my PC running (not well atm but still...) until the new one comes in and I can test it out.

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Thought this would be a much bigger pain
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wow - actually surprised based on whatd I'd heard. ASUS RMA was quick and painless for me. Called back up to see if they had any in stock for a replacement instead of a repair, and they scoured the refurb center to find one, so they're doing an advance ship RMA for me, so I can keep my PC running (not well atm but still...) until the new one comes in and I can test it out.

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Thought this would be a much bigger pain

Nice....that's great to hear. I've heard the opposite so many times, I'm glad it works out sometimes. Good vibes. I feel a little less afraid now, haha. Thx for sharing.
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no problem!

Was surprised mostly that, as the manufacturer, they were originally out of stock...but glad they managed to find one. Hoping it fixes my issues biggrin.gif

Ships today which was quick, so we'll see!
post #4879 of 5772
Hello everybody.

I just got a Sabertooth Z170 Mark I, loving it so far.

However I have one little problem, when I try to optimize all fans on UEFI Qfan, the system freezes when the process reaches 100% and I press OK, forcing me to reboot or do a power cycle. Fan configuration never gets saved.

I am running a Core i5 6600k at stock settings, 16GB Corsair LPX 2133, R9 390, cooler 212Evo and 5 Corsair AF140 fans. What could be causing the system to lock up?

Please advice.

Kind regards.
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http://www.corsair.com/en/dominator-platinum-series-16gb-4-x-4gb-ddr4-dram-3600mhz-c18-memory-kit-cmd16gx4m4b3600c18

Will this memory work on asus z170A ?
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