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Yeah, that post is there because of me. I was the guinea pig who tried F5, and it trashed my system as I said. Fortunately, I have a triplicate backup, so all I lost was time, no data.
     
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Yeah, that post is there because of me. I was the guinea pig who tried F5, and it trashed my system as I said. Fortunately, I have a triplicate backup, so all I lost was time, no data.
Triplicate backup ! , HardCore . Better safe than sorry I guess . It certainly paid off then .
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Part of it too is because I have multiple computers. Everything that is on my desktop is also on my laptop. Both computers have a live backup on their secondary hard drives, and those are both copied to the external kept in a fireproof safe. Better safe than sorry, I suppose?
     
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Sound good , especially if you have very important files e.g. work related .
Got prime 95 running right now and cpu @ 37celcius 24ambient been an hour and all good . With the other BIOS F1 it would be about 10degrees higher , now that the auto voltage is setting it too 1.275 instead if 1.45 it's running cooler . Nice
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I believe the RAID issues had to do with the firmware upgrade the new BIOS provided to the RAID controller (F4, I think?). It really improved performance and I would move to it if at all possible.
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Hello all! I just built my first rig with the UD5 and would like to be added to the owners list.
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How could the BIOS kill a hard drive ? . What evidence do you base that on , because if it's a fact then I would immediately change it to F6 from F4 . Are you sure it was just not a faulty hard-drive or a drive at the end of it's life .
I didn't have any RAID, as Blitz did, but it basically caused a corruption in my MFT, and I had no readable information on the entire drive, which was split into 2 partitions. Fortunately I had all the data backed up, but it took a day of fighting with WHS to do a bare metal restore. I've stayed with F6 since. The only thing it lacks are half-step multipliers. But I run mine at a full multiplier anyway, so it's a moot point.
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It's been a long time since I posted about the UD5 issues I was having with a friends computer. I ended up convincing gigabyte that the motherboard was the problem and they took it back. I really don't know if they did anything to the board as it looks like the one I got back had the same serial # as the one I sent so they didn't give me back a different one.

I hooked everything back up and it seemed like it was running just fine. I returned it to my friend and she emailed me today saying that the issues were still happening. So the next step is to get some different ram.

Note, we are not overclocking this system, just trying to get it to be stable at stock settings, which has been an ongoing struggle since October...

What ram would you guys recommend? I would prefer to have no more than 2 sticks.
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It's been a long time since I posted about the UD5 issues I was having with a friends computer. I ended up convincing gigabyte that the motherboard was the problem and they took it back. I really don't know if they did anything to the board as it looks like the one I got back had the same serial # as the one I sent so they didn't give me back a different one.

I hooked everything back up and it seemed like it was running just fine. I returned it to my friend and she emailed me today saying that the issues were still happening. So the next step is to get some different ram.

Note, we are not overclocking this system, just trying to get it to be stable at stock settings, which has been an ongoing struggle since October...

What ram would you guys recommend? I would prefer to have no more than 2 sticks.
Go to the 1st page, there you can find the recommended RAM for the UD5
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Thanks saint. I know the ECO G.Skill ram is listed, but I'm going to avoid that stuff like the plague. It has caused me nothing but grief. I tried some other G.Skill from a friend of mine and had some great success. Maybe the ripjaws will be the answer.

I'm thinking the G.Skill F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL Ripjaws. 1.5v and shows to be AMD 890 rated. Any thoughts? Anyone use this ram?

9-9-9-24-2N, but I don't care. I just want the system to stop blue screening, crashing, restarting, etc.
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