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05-24-2020 05:43 AM
MishelLngelo
Quote: Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post
I assume it works to your liking. I know other brands have similar feature just not sure it will work just as good or worst. May have to check my MSI A320.

Something else to consider when picking a new 500 series board. The Prime X570 Pro for sure is just as good.
Yes, I would definitively buy this with x570, all were at top of middle class MBs. Except most probably I'll just get 3900/3950x when they get cheaper.
05-24-2020 02:21 AM
rdr09
Quote: Originally Posted by MishelLngelo View Post
I don't have no problems with fans, each header (all are PWM) is set to manual curve except for AiO_Pump which is not adjustable but it needs to go full speed all the time for this cooler. The cpu fan is set to smoothing with a time of 5sec. because of small capacity of coolant in this AiO otherwise temps jumps too high (75c) under sudden loads and than gradually fall down.
I assume it works to your liking. I know other brands have similar feature just not sure it will work just as good or worst. May have to check my MSI A320.

Something else to consider when picking a new 500 series board. The Prime X570 Pro for sure is just as good.
05-24-2020 12:58 AM
MishelLngelo I don't have no problems with fans, each header (all are PWM) is set to manual curve except for AiO_Pump which is not adjustable but it needs to go full speed all the time for this cooler. The cpu fan is set to smoothing with a time of 5sec. because of small capacity of coolant in this AiO otherwise temps jumps too high (75c) under sudden loads and than gradually fall down.
05-23-2020 03:38 PM
rdr09
Quote: Originally Posted by npapanik View Post
The thing now is that the ambient temp has dropped to normal levels (24C) so if it was an overheating issue I cannot verify right now...

There is serious problem with ASUS's sensors implementation on the X470:
https://www.hwinfo.com/forum/threads...21/#post-22483
The last time i saw a voltage reading of the chipset was last August 2019. It was always under 50c, so i figured it is no big deal if the sensor is gone.

Anyway, i know others are having issue with fans, which happen to be one of the features this motherboard excels at. My fans are all set in auto except the one for the AIO, which is set to pwm. The cpu fan is set to smoothing with a time of 15sec. At idle or just browsing they are perfectly silent. Gaming, the ac is louder, so still can't hear them. One chasis fan is not showing up, though. Using 6 of the 7 headers.
05-21-2020 09:53 AM
npapanik
Quote: Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post
Still a mystery. Shutdowns are normally caused by insufficient power (PSU) or heat. Never really had any issue with both Ai Suit and HWINFO. Not sure what those ini files do never seen them.

Check your temps again randomly, esp the gpu hotspot temp. Normally it would just throttle not cause shutdown, though.

Alternatively, you can use HW Monitor just for random checks.

EDIT: Just checked. HW Monitor does not sense GPU temp. GPUZ does. It could be GPU driver related, too.

If your PSU has OTP, then it might be being triggered.

Apologies for the multi edit. But if it is the PSU overheating, then it might help to strap an additional fan on the outlet side to help cool it down.
The thing now is that the ambient temp has dropped to normal levels (24C) so if it was an overheating issue I cannot verify right now...

There is serious problem with ASUS's sensors implementation on the X470:
https://www.hwinfo.com/forum/threads...21/#post-22483
05-21-2020 04:59 AM
MishelLngelo Last instability I had was when when I tried to correct voltages with too much of negative voltage offset, had to settle for -0.0325 and since than it's rock stable.
05-21-2020 01:39 AM
rdr09
Quote: Originally Posted by npapanik View Post
Last crash was yesterday at 13:23. Since then it is running without problems. No monitor tools are running. I am still not convinced of its stability.
Still a mystery. Shutdowns are normally caused by insufficient power (PSU) or heat. Never really had any issue with both Ai Suit and HWINFO. Not sure what those ini files do never seen them.

Check your temps again randomly, esp the gpu hotspot temp. Normally it would just throttle not cause shutdown, though.

Alternatively, you can use HW Monitor just for random checks.

EDIT: Just checked. HW Monitor does not sense GPU temp. GPUZ does. It could be GPU driver related, too.

If your PSU has OTP, then it might be being triggered.

Apologies for the multi edit. But if it is the PSU overheating, then it might help to strap an additional fan on the outlet side to help cool it down.
05-21-2020 01:24 AM
npapanik
Quote: Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post
How is it going? Find the real culprit yet?
Last crash was yesterday at 13:23. Since then it is running without problems. No monitor tools are running. I am still not convinced of its stability.
05-20-2020 01:35 PM
rdr09
Quote: Originally Posted by npapanik View Post
Excellent news!!!!!!!!!!!!

Our board has 256Mb - 32MB BIOS so we shouldn't have any problem.
How is it going? Find the real culprit yet?
05-20-2020 12:15 AM
algida79 I've been watching the coverage of GamersNexus on the subject. Steve Burke mentioned more than once that MSI was the sole board manufacturer pushing AMD to provide Zen3 code updates for older chipsets, with Asus pushing in the opposite direction. This says it all, really. :-/
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