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What stepping do you have? A11, A12, or A13?

http://www.overclock.net/htpc/312235...-stepping.html
I'm not sure. I could check, but how is this affecting me again? I'm running at 1.8 HT.

I'm experiencing issues running my G.Skills at 1066 also, despite that they get set to 5-7-7-20 in the bios and are confirmed to do 1066 5-5-5-15 at 2.1 by many others. Attempting to run my ram at 1066 will lock up the system though.

It may be the cause for some of the issues I'm having.

Regarding your inability to overclock the GPU: Have you noticed how hot that little bugger gets? I don't believe that gigabyte's laughable little heatsink is well suited to pushing the HD3200 as far as it can go.
    
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Regarding your inability to overclock the GPU: Have you noticed how hot that little bugger gets? I don't believe that gigabyte's laughable little heatsink is well suited to pushing the HD3200 as far as it can go.
80C. However, the HS is barely hot. I reapplied the thermal grease and my Zalman 7700 is blow air over it. The chip is so smaaaaaaaaaaaaaaall!
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80C. However, the HS is barely hot. I reapplied the thermal grease and my Zalman 7700 is blow air over it. The chip is so smaaaaaaaaaaaaaaall!
I'm not sure you and I agree on barely hot... I'm sure a reapply of AS5 will not change the fact that after doing anything it's very difficult to touch the tiny heatsink...

What was the surest way to determine if you had a 12 or 11 revision again?
    
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nice to know the onboard gpu can be oc'ed but it was never really designed for that, more htpc use, so quiet and cool, but kudos for gigabyte to give the options in the bios
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You can also use the ATI Overdrive overclocking utility on this motherboard.





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Duckie, are you using AOD, or just the bios?

Note to self: Gigabyte's bios are unlocked with Ctrl+F1 at main menu.
    
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Duckie, are you using AOD, or just the bios?

Note to self: Gigabyte's bios are unlocked with Ctrl+F1 at main menu.
You can tell revision only by look at the die.

I am using the BIOS to overclock. The AOD wasn't working for me. Thanks for the unlock info though.
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You can tell revision only by look at the die.

I am using the BIOS to overclock. The AOD wasn't working for me. Thanks for the unlock info though.
NP, I believe it allows for extra ram tweaking, but am not sure what else. I have to test tonight.
    
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You can tell revision only by look at the die.

I am using the BIOS to overclock. The AOD wasn't working for me. Thanks for the unlock info though.
I've got the Gigabyte 780g MB ordered and read in a review that recommended getting a active cooler if you OC the OB graphics.What do you think of that suggestion and do you know of a good one that would work on that MB?
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I've got the Gigabyte 780g MB ordered and read in a review that recommended getting a active cooler if you OC the OB graphics.What do you think of that suggestion and do you know of a good one that would work on that MB?
I'll try out a couple of mine and see if I can get a scale for the amount of space/cooling required.
    
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