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C'mon now Tweeky you now as well as I do, that there are issues with running Thubbie on CVFs'. You can pretend that it's not happening but there are limitations by running Phenoms on CVF.

Point is CVF is a great board to get if you're already on Phenom AND you're going to upgrade to Zambezi. Otherwise not so much. If you're going to buy a new CPU then it only makes sense to buy the CIVF as most of the kinks have already been worked out. CVF is a new board and working out those issues is gonna take time. wink.gif

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@ Caeddarman... Was not aware were there issues with Thubans and the CHV's... I am not doubting your word one bit but can you point me to a source? I had been thinking of getting the CHV now (I have an interested party for my CHIVF), using it with the 1090T until things settled down with the BD's... BUT... if there are issues then I need to re-evaluate my strategy then.
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Originally Posted by Kahbrohn;14116865 
@ Caeddarman... Was not aware were there issues with Thubans and the CHV's... I am not doubting your word one bit but can you point me to a source? I had been thinking of getting the CHV now (I have an interested party for my CHIVF), using it with the 1090T until things settled down with the BD's... BUT... if there are issues then I need to re-evaluate my strategy then.

Source is in the Crosshair V thread. There are a few people who are running Thubbies there. They aren't life debilitating and I expect these issues to be cleared, but they're still issues and with Zambezi being the primary focus of 990 boards it's probably a good idea to hold off til they've cleared everything short of 955.wink.gif

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Originally Posted by Ceadderman;14117238 
Source is in the Crosshair V thread. There are a few people who are running Thubbies there. They aren't life debilitating and I expect these issues to be cleared, but they're still issues and with Zambezi being the primary focus of 990 boards it's probably a good idea to hold off til they've cleared everything short of 955.wink.gif

~Ceadder:drink:

I will confirm this also. While it is normal to have a few hickups when a new mobo comes out, I'm very shocked I haven't noticed any major increases when OCing a Thubby at least so far on a CHV. Combine this with all the delays (being polite here) with BD and family, am I the only one here who just has to say "hmmm"?

The way I see things is why should I even think about BD and the 990 until I can see/hear how at least a few of the peeps out there are more willing to go through all the frustrations while the bugs get worked through the sauce. For the price I'd like to know it actually works as it should (and considering even this is an unknown at this point) without having to wonder when the next bios update is coming out. It just doesn't give me a real warm fuzzy feeling. Hope I'm wrong.
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Originally Posted by The Sandman;14117470 
I will confirm this also. While it is normal to have a few hickups when a new mobo comes out, I'm very shocked I haven't noticed any major increases when OCing a Thubby at least so far on a CHV. Combine this with all the delays (being polite here) with BD and family, am I the only one here who just has to say "hmmm"?

The way I see things is why should I even think about BD and the 990 until I can see/hear how at least a few of the peeps out there are more willing to go through all the frustrations while the bugs get worked through the sauce. For the price I'd like to know it actually works as it should (and considering even this is an unknown at this point) without having to wonder when the next bios update is coming out. It just doesn't give me a real warm fuzzy feeling. Hope I'm wrong.

I agree wholeheartedly... Just devising my game plan as I go along and tweaking accordingly - like now! That way when I know/feels it's time (hence, safe!) I already know what, when and where I get it all!
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Originally Posted by Ceadderman;14116386 
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C'mon now Tweeky you now as well as I do, that there are issues with running Thubbie on CVFs'. You can pretend that it's not happening but there are limitations by running Phenoms on CVF.

Point is CVF is a great board to get if you're already on Phenom AND you're going to upgrade to Zambezi. Otherwise not so much. If you're going to buy a new CPU then it only makes sense to buy the CIVF as most of the kinks have already been worked out. CVF is a new board and working out those issues is gonna take time. wink.gif

~Ceadder:drink:

I have no issues with running Thubbie on CVFs'
    
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Having trouble with an immature bios is a hassle that I understand being annoyed about it - but having a 1090Τ@~4.2 on a IV and believing you' will get some more out of it - is kinda naive. There's a cpu wall there - that's it! You want some more? Go sub-ambient.

The IV is a great enough board, to bring the 1090T's cores and IMC to the limits, so no wonder you don't see improvement @air/water on the V. You might get a bit better memory clocking - due to improved "analog" design, but that pretty much it.

So, if you are @air/water with a IV - upgrading won't impress you. On the other hand if you 're after a new AM3+ board - CVF is up there, on your list wink.gif






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I decided to spend my dough on Water Cooling. I'll have a temporary CPU loop together next week sometime. biggrin.gif

I can't wait since I'm going from ~3/8" tube to 1/2" ID and a pump that puts out 750 lph. I figured that out to be 12.5 lpm. That's a pretty good rate of flow right there. Even if I were to run 3/8 ID. cool.gif

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I decided to spend my dough on Water Cooling. I'll have a temporary CPU loop together next week sometime. biggrin.gif

I can't wait since I'm going from ~3/8" tube to 1/2" ID and a pump that puts out 750 lph. I figured that out to be 12.5 lpm. That's a pretty good rate of flow right there. Even if I were to run 3/8 ID. cool.gif

~Ceadder:drink:

Welcome to the dark side.... Muahahahahahahahaha......
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Welcome to the dark side.... Muahahahahahahahaha......

Heh, you should see my Blog now. I just had a run in with someone who thinks they need a diagram to do a simple connector change. Like they can't pen it out in 5 seconds.

Two 2 pin connections, std +/- layout. I want this:

( - )2,( + ), ( + )

What am I asking for?eh-smiley.gif

Mind you I was SPECIFIC communicating this thought in words and even have the appropriate connector and fan pins. They wanted a diagram and I'm like confused.gif for what? rolleyes.gif

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