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  1. #21
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    Default Re: X79 recall

    Well the battery seems to have done it. Soon as I booted back up it connected straight away. Still think something must have happened the first time I flashed F7 . Thanks for your help wazza300.

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    Default Re: X79 recall

    Glad you got it going,removing the battery is the best cmos clear imo,sometimes 30mins is enough,sometimes overnight is needed just to be sure its fully cleared
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    Got to be something buggy in this F7 bios. I just boot up at 4.6, did it manually with the new bios, not an old setting. As soon as I boot up no internet, exactly like yesterday. blow away drivers and reinstall, no go. Do a cmos reset and boot up on stock and all is good. I hate this frigging bios, not an issue before it and nothing but grief since the moment I flashed to it.

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    that bios is to restrict you from overclocking until the problems with burning has been resolved? so you will probably see instability and problems with it if trying to overclock
    Gigabyte z77x UP4-TH F11c Modded Bios
    Intel i7 3770k 24/7@4.8ghz 1.38v Turbo llc +0.165v dvid multithreading enabled
    Samsung Green(MV-3V4G3D/US) 8GB @2133mhz 9-10-10-21-1t 1.55v
    Thermalright Silver Arrow Cpu Cooler
    1xSamsung 840 pro 256 Gb SSD windows 8.1 pro 64bit
    1xSamsung f4 HD204UI 2tb hard drive Storage
    Powercolor 7970 3gb V3 @1150mhz core/1700mhz mem,1.150v Accelero aftermarket air cooler 55c max
    Razer Lycosa Keyboard
    Logitech X-530 5.1 Speakers
    Lite-On iHAS124-19 24x Sata DVDRW
    K-World Hybrid DVB-T 210SE Digital T.V Card
    L.G E2260V L.E.D 1920x1080 Monitor
    Xfx Pro 750w silver rated Psu 80+
    Fractal Arc Midi Case

    http://i38.tinypic.com/14myvfa.jpg x58 ud5 <=3.8ghz + 4.2ghz Overclock Template!!
    http://www.youtube.com/user/warren304#p/u Visit Me On Youtube

    Lots Of Gaming Videos With X58 Ud5 System And Gpu On My Youtube Channel!!
    Just Uploaded New Battlefield 4 Video!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Default Re: X79 recall

    Hopefully they get it straightened out soon and release a sensible bios. Not a fan of this one at all.

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    Default Re: X79 recall

    Announcement over here in the US:

    Gigabyte Gives Lifetime Warranty to X79 Board Corrective BIOS Users, Isolates Problem

    On Tuesday, a major problem associated with Gigabyte's X79-UD3, X79-UD5, and G1.Assassin 2 motherboards came to light after a Gigabyte press-release, where enthusiasts subjecting their boards to voltage-assisted overclocking with stress-testing, ended up with burnt CPU VRM. Till that press-release, the scale of the problem was not known. Gigabyte announced remedies to existing owners, which included either updating their motherboards' BIOS to the latest "F7" version posted on the company website, or sending their boards dead or alive for free replacements.

    We're getting to know now that to all those who opt to keep their boards and update their BIOS, Gigabyte is offering a lifetime product warranty, an extension of the limited warranties their products come with. Gigabyte's own version of what went wrong with these motherboards is that it shipped several of its motherboards with bad BIOS firmware that did not have "overclocking limits", which motherboards by other manufacturers did. This claim means that "japan0827", the overclocker from XFastest community who ended up with a burned X79-UD3 that he posted on YouTube, would have been running his setup way off spec, electrically.


    Gigabyte fixing problems associated with defective BIOS design in X79 motherboards
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    wow lifetime warranty,thats the best thing about gigabyte,they have great rma/customer service
    Gigabyte z77x UP4-TH F11c Modded Bios
    Intel i7 3770k 24/7@4.8ghz 1.38v Turbo llc +0.165v dvid multithreading enabled
    Samsung Green(MV-3V4G3D/US) 8GB @2133mhz 9-10-10-21-1t 1.55v
    Thermalright Silver Arrow Cpu Cooler
    1xSamsung 840 pro 256 Gb SSD windows 8.1 pro 64bit
    1xSamsung f4 HD204UI 2tb hard drive Storage
    Powercolor 7970 3gb V3 @1150mhz core/1700mhz mem,1.150v Accelero aftermarket air cooler 55c max
    Razer Lycosa Keyboard
    Logitech X-530 5.1 Speakers
    Lite-On iHAS124-19 24x Sata DVDRW
    K-World Hybrid DVB-T 210SE Digital T.V Card
    L.G E2260V L.E.D 1920x1080 Monitor
    Xfx Pro 750w silver rated Psu 80+
    Fractal Arc Midi Case

    http://i38.tinypic.com/14myvfa.jpg x58 ud5 <=3.8ghz + 4.2ghz Overclock Template!!
    http://www.youtube.com/user/warren304#p/u Visit Me On Youtube

    Lots Of Gaming Videos With X58 Ud5 System And Gpu On My Youtube Channel!!
    Just Uploaded New Battlefield 4 Video!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. #28
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    Default Re: X79 recall

    I thought lifetime sounded good too. Five years is what gigabyte.us is saying though.
    Still, that's longer than the lifetime of any computer component I've ever owned. I think the oldest thing I have right now is my mouse...it might be getting close to 5 years old.

    Gigabyte page here - GIGABYTE - Media - News - Motherboard
    Top Deck Station * Enermax MaxRevo 1350W PSU * Gigabyte GA-X79-UD7 * Intel Intel Core i7-3960X @4.6GHz* Corsair H100 * Corsair 32GB @1866MHz 9 10 9 27 2T* 2 120GB Vertex3 Max IOPS SSDs in RAID0 * 2 750GB Western Digital Caviar Blacks in RAID1 * Plextor PX-LB950SA for a burner * LG UH12LS28 drive for a reader * MSI N560GTX-Ti Twin Frozr II w/2GB DDR5 running dual ASUS VW266H 25.5" widescreens * DTV/DSL Internet connection at 10 meg per/sec down and 768K per/sec up

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