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post #11 of 26
The pictures were a 990fxa-ud3p rev 4 in my mining rig

But I have a 8310 and a 8320 with a 970a-ud3 and both run 4.4 ghz perfectly and up to 4.6 ghz if you are ok entering bios and just clicking save when you boot.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPR_1sktuLd4o975FMUWqAsCM6JrVEOXB
Edited by CravinR1 - 1/21/16 at 11:55am
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Sick set up. I think the UDP has won me over. Someone at NCIX also said the Udp was the best budget board. He said the 8-1 power makes it almost like a 990 board. I think i will go with that. Thanks guys
The problem with a Gigabyte board is the BIOS. It's great having a 8+2 phase board, but it doest help if you have a derpy BIOS. And I know the latest revisions of the 970 UD3P's have very derpy BIOS. Simply by relation I assume the 990-UD3 is gonna be just as bad.

EDIT: The ASUS boards are definitely better all round performers.
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You should also consider the M5A97 evo r2.0 if you can find it.
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I ended up getting the UDP because the Evo was out if my budget because I had to get a new case and windows 10. Thanks for all the help guys
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The pictures were a 990fxa-ud3p rev 4 in my mining rig

But I have a 8310 and a 8320 with a 970a-ud3 and both run 4.4 ghz perfectly and up to 4.6 ghz if you are ok entering bios and just clicking save when you boot.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPR_1sktuLd4o975FMUWqAsCM6JrVEOXB
Over 4.4 requires BCLK overclocking if you don't want to burn CMOS battery every time.

Bigger problem is the throttling. The board will happily boot at even 5 GHz (even managed to boot into Window at 5.3 with cool water) but it starts to throttle in Linpack after 4.4 or so. It seems to have a programmed power flow limit that kicks in regardless of temps.
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The problem with a Gigabyte board is the BIOS. It's great having a 8+2 phase board, but it doest help if you have a derpy BIOS.
It's just 4 with a doubler. I don't think the RAM is doubled. So it's (4 x 2) + 1 as far as I know. If it were a real 8 phase board like the Sabertooth or Crosshair I bet it would have fewer issues.
Edited by superstition222 - 1/26/16 at 10:10pm
post #16 of 26
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I am finding it very confusing to find a motherboard in my price range. I am between"ASUS M5A99X EVO"($170),MSI 970 gaming($125) or the "GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3($165)".I currently have a fx 6100 10b of ram and a ssd and a R7 360 with a 550 psu. Any advise would be appreciated.


Why are you running 10 gigs of ram? You would be better off with 8 gigs with a matched pair running in dual channel.
post #17 of 26
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I had 2 spare 1gb sticks so I added them to my 2x4 GB. Is that a bad idea? I figured the sticks are all 1333 so it would be OK.
post #18 of 26
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I had 2 spare 1gb sticks so I added them to my 2x4 GB. Is that a bad idea? I figured the sticks are all 1333 so it would be OK.


You would be better of with just the two matched four gigabyte sticks. It is never a good idea to have mismatched ram. If you look at peoples rigs you will always see 8 or 16 gigabytes. Not 6, or 12 etc...
post #19 of 26
I disagree. My 3770k had 2x8 gb 1866 mhz ram forever. I added 2x 4 gb 2400 mhz (runs at 1866 mhz) with perfect stability and speed
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I disagree. My 3770k had 2x8 gb 1866 mhz ram forever. I added 2x 4 gb 2400 mhz (runs at 1866 mhz) with perfect stability and speed
And I had the opposite experience to you. I bought two separate 8GB kits of Corsair VengeanceLP 2133 CL11 on different dates. One ended up being a version 4.xx. Which used Samsung IC's. The other was a ver. 3.xx which used Micron IC's. it took me quite a while before I managed to get the two kits of ram to play nicely together.

I think it is just accepted that having identical sticks of RAM will just allow you to avoid some possible headaches in the future.
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