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03-30-2020 04:08 PM
rbtree1 Haven't visited here in ages. Had a house fire over a year ago, so the upgrade to my 2nd X58 was on hold It's the UDR3 2.0--or was..as I think I bricked it while installing the fan on a hyper 212 which was now mated to a new to me x5680. Dropped a long screw on the mb and forgot about it. It powers up, lights on, fans work but no signal to monitor, keyboard, mouse. Tried all the normal diagnostics, reseating everything, just 1 ramstick, no luck, even tried the old CPU. Anyone have any ideas? No si9ng of smoke, or damage to the MB. The circuit area near the CMOS batter is where the screw took up residence...Poop on me for forgetting about it!

Anyhow, there's a few on ebay.. mostly UDR3's, one is Rev 1.0 rather than 2.0 and currently bidding way low. If there's no hope for the one I bricked, should I bid on that one?

My old PC is a P6T, which I built in 2010, then added an x5670 a few years ago, and, of course, newer GPU's..and an SSD boot drive,of course. Handles 3 more HDD's, and a couple 8tb USB3 drives via an add-on USB 3 card. I'm a photographer so have gobs of big HDD's!

I also have a Rzen 1600x PC, which also survived the fire, which makes 3..till I bricked the 2nd X58 box.... While I was "homeless", I built a 2700x PC, which purrs like a baby, but the old X58's do the job....

Hope some of you gurus read this whining treatise, and can offer some advice!!!

Image was shot at 5 am Thursday am, high in eastern Washington... Not my best Milky Way capture..
03-14-2020 04:42 AM
m4shroom Hi guys after I bought x5675 decided to upgrade my rams too.my board ex58-ud5 rev1(this board has only one rev !!!) currently using 3x2gb corsair xms 3 1600 mhz ram.

I have found local deal 2x8 gb patroit viper ram dualkit

Does it fit to my board ? Is ıt good ? to use in triple channel maybe I add another one later .Or could you recommend me ram from aliexpress ?_? thx for your helps already..
03-13-2020 06:31 AM
ezveedub
Quote: Originally Posted by ComansoRowlett View Post
I managed to find a way to force flash the bios, F7 works just fine with the X5680 now. Although it still complains if you change too much stuff at once, if you change stuff like one or two things at a time it'll allow it. Can see why it's not on the official support list now.


Did you try F8 bios? They changed the bios file size from F7 to F8 and higher, so trying to roll back past F8 will give an error on bios file size, so you have to manually flash it. Since these mobos are way past EOL, you won’t see any official support list updates.


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03-13-2020 06:27 AM
ezveedub
Quote: Originally Posted by resxwni01 View Post
I would like a bios mod for gigabyte x58a ud3r rev 1.0 trying to get nvme ssd pci-e can not get bios to see samsung 950 pro


Have to check over on Tweaktown modded bios section.


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03-13-2020 06:12 AM
ComansoRowlett
Quote: Originally Posted by BOBKOC View Post
If your memory frequency= BCLK*10(X56** not work over 10)&Uncore=20 try System Memory Multiplier(SPD)=18 or Uncore≠20 at other times.
I managed to find a way to force flash the bios, F7 works just fine with the X5680 now. Although it still complains if you change too much stuff at once, if you change stuff like one or two things at a time it'll allow it. Can see why it's not on the official support list now.
03-08-2020 03:32 PM
BOBKOC
Quote: Originally Posted by ComansoRowlett View Post
I try to change any settings the system just kicks in the "OC fail" protection.
If your memory frequency= BCLK*10(X56** not work over 10)&Uncore=20 try System Memory Multiplier(SPD)=18 or Uncore≠20 at other times.
03-02-2020 10:25 PM
ComansoRowlett Hey, been trying to look around with no luck. But I have an X58A-UD7 Rev 1.0 and an X5680 on the latest bios (was bought this way so F9A), it boots and all but whenever I try to change any settings the system just kicks in the "OC fail" protection. Trying to flash to an older bios but the board says the file size is incompatible, tried in windows on windows 7 (64 bit) and the software says it is also incompatible even though I got the flashing tool from the windows 7 64bit section. Was wondering if anyone can point me in the direction of which bios would be best, and how to flash it.

Thanks.
01-21-2020 12:34 PM
resxwni01 I would like a bios mod for gigabyte x58a ud3r rev 1.0 trying to get nvme ssd pci-e can not get bios to see samsung 950 pro
01-14-2020 10:07 AM
doyll
Quote: Originally Posted by Noob256 View Post
Ok, since there was no qualified Intel to be found on the estimated consumption of this platform during OC i ordered a device to measure myself, so here the results (whole System power consumption):

System Powered Off : 2, 7 Watts

Windows 7 Desktop (6 x 4,33 GHZ) : 148 Watts

Resident Evil II Remake Racoon City Zombie Infestation (GTX 1070 pretty much maxed out) : 240 Watts

Cinebench R15 Multicore (exactly 1000 points Kappa) : 275 Watts

Conclusion: All not that worrysome. Although those 12 year old VRMs are pulling a fine load...

System (sorry no proper export sheet):
Gigabyte X58a-UD5 (Rev1)
Xeon X5670 (@ 197 BCLK x 22, 1,328 VCore)
6x2 GB Corsair XMS 1600 (@ 15xx CL7 CR1)
Alpenföhn Atlas
Zotac GTX 1070 Mini
Samsung 860 EVO 1 TB
WD Velociraptor 300 GB
Corsair AX - 750 Watts PSU
Audiotrak Prodigy HD 2
Cooltek G 3 Case (allows for fan directly behind CPU VRMs)

Bios set voltages:
Loadline-Calibration : Level 1
CPU VCore : 1.36875 V (the actual value appears much lower)
QPI/VTT Voltage : 1,315 V
IOH Core : 1,1 V
ICH I/O : 1,5 V

Godspeed everyone!
I assume that wattage is for entire computer? As in monitoring power consumed by computer's PSU?
01-14-2020 09:49 AM
Noob256 Ok, since there was no qualified Intel to be found on the estimated consumption of this platform during OC i ordered a device to measure myself, so here the results (whole System power consumption):

System Powered Off : 2, 7 Watts

Windows 7 Desktop (6 x 4,33 GHZ) : 148 Watts

Resident Evil II Remake Racoon City Zombie Infestation (GTX 1070 pretty much maxed out) : 240 Watts

Cinebench R15 Multicore (exactly 1000 points Kappa) : 275 Watts

Conclusion: All not that worrysome. Although those 12 year old VRMs are pulling a fine load...

System (sorry no proper export sheet):
Gigabyte X58a-UD5 (Rev1)
Xeon X5670 (@ 197 BCLK x 22, 1,328 VCore)
6x2 GB Corsair XMS 1600 (@ 15xx CL7 CR1)
Alpenföhn Atlas
Zotac GTX 1070 Mini
Samsung 860 EVO 1 TB
WD Velociraptor 300 GB
Corsair AX - 750 Watts PSU
Audiotrak Prodigy HD 2
Cooltek G 3 Case (allows for fan directly behind CPU VRMs)

Bios set voltages:
Loadline-Calibration : Level 1
CPU VCore : 1.36875 V (the actual value appears much lower)
QPI/VTT Voltage : 1,315 V
IOH Core : 1,1 V
ICH I/O : 1,5 V

Godspeed everyone!
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