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Gigabyte X58 UD4P RAM Upgrade

Q: Gigabyte X58 UD4P RAM Upgrade

Hey guys

I have been running a Intel Core i7 CPU 920 with a GA EX58-UD4P and still is all running perfectly well. Anyway I am running 6gb of triple channel ram and just need an upgrade and just wondering what to get? Is there any triple channel kits? Is there still any RAM out there that is compatible with this motherboard?

All the manual says is;
6 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 24 GB of system memory
Dual/3 channel memory architecture
Support for DDR3 2100/1333/1066/800 MHz memory modules

I don't really mind if its not triple channel just looking for some recommendations as I know the 1366 pin motherboards where discontinued a long time ago.


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A: Gigabyte X58 UD4P RAM Upgrade

There's still triple channel memory kits out there, or at least there are where I live.

Failing that just get 3 identical sticks of RAM, ideally the same manufacturer/model as your current 6GB.
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A:Gigabyte or MSI

Hi vinaypro,
Both of them are excellent boards. the tipping factor may be that Gigabyte has a reputation for having the strictest manufacturing standards in the industry.They also tend to have somewhat better heat dissipation due to more copper being used in the PCB. The Gigabyte GA-EX58 UD3r is a better overclocker (if your into that) and has slightly less power consumption. other than those two areas they run a dead heat in performance. you will be pleased with either of them ,however, being at the same price point i would recommend the Gigabyte.
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A:Gigabyte or MSI?

I've seen MSI mobos being very easy to install and I'm yet to see one fail, so I would say MSI.
Plus it's the same brand as ur graphic card!
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A:Gigabyte Zacate E-350

Pls rephrase that question and if I actualy managed to get the hang of this topic the amd zacate e-350 has a built in cpu which cannot be changed

the zacate e-350 wont work for Core2Duos
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Maybe its just me...


A:Gigabyte IRQ woes

Try putting the NIC in another slot, quite often it gets another IRQ assigned by just doing that.
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A:Gigabyte KT400

Yes I would suggest using only 1 stick at a time until you find the culprit. If you have only 1 sitck, then see if you can't put in a spare or buy another to test it out. As Rick said the only way to be for sure is to replace it or take 1 out at a time.
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It finally came today. I'm feeling a little unwell so I'll wait til I'm better before I start overclocking and benching.

A:Gigabyte 6950


Might go grab the 10.12, or rather the 10.12a one before benching instead of 10.11.

AMD Catalyst driver 10.12a Hotfix Feature:
AMD Catalyst driver support for systems running Windows? 7 / Windows Vista? with an AMD Radeon? HD 69xx series graphics card installed

AMD Catalyst
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Max capacity: 4 GB
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A:GigaByte GA-8IK1100 & RAM??

There will be no harm putting a PC2100, it will just run at its default speed 266MHz. Its just like placing a 4x AGP card into your mobo when 8X is suppported.
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A:Gigabyte GTX 670 problem

[QUOTE=Mikedym;2260082]Before installing my OS i could not get video on my screen. After taking the card out I could load bios and the screen was fine. Now after loading up Windows 7, I plug in my GTX 670 and there is no video whatsoever. Is there something I need to do in BIOS? My motherboard is a ga-z77x-ud5h, with 16 GB ram and i7 3770k. Only running 1 monitor. Should I try to plug the monitor into the card itself?[/QUOTE]
Yes. Motherboards are starting to come more and more with auto detecting graphic output settings.
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A:Gigabyte 8sg-800 good or bad?

it's just a component

it depends on what you plan to do.....the product line (Gigabyte) itself is outstanding, and, if that's the direction you're going, you've obviously researched it, go for it
ps.........since you're a rookie, look into the cost and attribute differential between intel and amd systems to compare
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A:Gigabyte GA-7VAX

Yes I do, actually I have the VAXP version and I haven't had any trouble with it except one glitch that I haven't worked out yet. Other wise, it is a great board.
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Thanks . .

A:Gigabyte Switch . .

The traffic among computers connected to the switch will stay within the computers, cables and switch; will not go to the modem/router.

I assume, but do not know for a fact, that the switch ports connected to Gigabyte adapters will operate at that bandwidth, and only those connected to 100mbps will operate at the lesser rate.
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A:Gigabyte QuickBoot + SSD = ?

Hi Sam,

There is a bit of a mixed opinion about some of these Gigabyte "utilities". I too have a Gigabyte motherboard, but steer well clear of QuickBoost, Smart6, CloudOC and the like. An SSD by itself already gives you a very significant advantage and quicker boot anyway - I just wouldn't take the risk.

I have a OCZ Vertex 2 SSD and use sleep regularly, and haven't yet noticed any downside/ill effects.

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A:Gigabyte answers

windows xp is a nice OS, and supports just about all the hardware out there, the problem is xp cannot cache every driver out there, and during setup, they do a good job of loading common RAID drivers, but xp setup cant have them all, especially for newer boards.
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GIGABYTE - Graphics Card - AMD - PCI Express Solution - Radeon? R7 200 series - GV-R724OC-2GI (rev. 1.0)
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A:Gigabyte Nvidia GTX 770 2GB

In a word, no.

I'd highly recommend buying a Corsair power supply, cheap and nasty PSUs (the one you have would fall into this category) cause trouble more often than not. The PSU is not a component to cheap out on.
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A:Gigabyte GA-81915P DUO set up

Simplify things.

Make sure all your power connections are secure. If there is a separate 4pin 12V connector instead of the 24 pin power connector make sure it is plugged in.

Start up with just CPU/fan/heatsink, video card and monitor, RAM (one stick if you have two). Reseat RAM modules and video card.

If problem continues, try the same above set up with the MB out of the case and resting on a non conductive surface like the MB box.

If the problem persists post system specs.
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A:Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5

What are the rest of your system's components? (Brand and models)
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now it wont even post ..
ps. i am a MCP. and i have a deg. in (computer networking) and (computer repair) so you can respond to that lvl

A:Gigabyte Ga-k8ns

suspect the bad ram caused an error on the mobo. Try checking with another stick to see if mobo is at fault or ram.
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A:gigabyte ga-73pvm-s2h

Quote: Originally Posted by lesk

anyone give me a clue?

You forgot to plug them into your new board?

Quote: Originally Posted by lesk

so I am back on microsoft drivers at 1200 x 1048, again anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong?

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A:Gigabyte/New PC...glitches???

THe devices list is a normal part of the boot up as is the Verifying DMI Pool. You could enter the BIOS and make sure Fast boot is enabled if it is available. Or select load optimized defaults if it isn't. You could also upgrade to WinXP. This OS is more optimized for the faster processors.
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A:Gigabyte GTX 570 flickering

Probably the easiest stability check is to use Furmark, and use GPU-Z and/or Afterburner to monitor voltages/temps

See attached screenshot of what the whole thing looks like.

You're looking for artifacts on/around the the Furry doughnut and large fluctuations in voltages, as well as high temps (GPU and VRM)
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A:Gigabyte gtx 960 problems.

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However, the Gigabyte has three fans and is already overclocked (I'll still overclock it :P). Also, will EVGA Precision work with the Gigabyte card?

EVGA 670

Gigabyte 670


Edit: Also, it seems the Gigabyte one has an 8 and 6 pin connector, while the EVGA one has 2 sixes.

A:Evga GTX 670 vs Gigabyte 670?

FWIW I bought the EVGA 670 on Amazon today and is supposed to be delivered tomorrow. Can't address your particulars as I have been previously a Radeon owner...I am hoping this "upgrade" from my 5770 will allow my sony vegas 11 pro gpu acceleration capability to work.
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A:Gigabyte Odin 585? ?

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A:Gigabyte mbd blues

Is your BIOS up to date as far as version? I would agree it is a memory timing issue. Perhaps you can set the FSB to 200 and adjust your memory timings not to the default.


It also appears that you Radeon card is AGP 2X/4X and may not work correctly in the 4X/8X motherboard as it states it only supports 4X/8X AGP cards.
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A:half a gigabyte of...idk

well, i dunno what happened to this thread XD no posts

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newegg . com


A:Gigabyte Mobo

No, that case is a mini case designed only for microATX, you want one from this list: 1054808287&name=ATX Mid Tower, those are all ATX mid towers.

Its recommended that you do NOT use the built in case powersupplies.
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A:How many hex bytes for gigabyte

8 bits in a byte (b)
1024 bytes in a kilobyte (KB)
1024 KB in a megabyte (MB)
1024 MB in a gigabyte (GB)

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A:GSvr.exe - Gigabyte's Fix

I have always found dealing with any computer parts manufacturer that they give you useless things to occupy your time and bandwidth. If it solves your problem then great if not i would do a clean install of vista...

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2 of the 6 boards are OK.
They have all be built by me and are otherwise all the same.
I have downloaded the latest drivers from the web site but this did not fix the problem.

A:Gigabyte GA-945GCM-S2L

1. Have you verified the BIOS version on each board? (in fact, there was a release in June, 08 to support onboard codec)

2. Summary/info of all Device Manager problems would also be helpful

Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32. (It may take a short while till a second window opens)
Expand Components (click + sign next to it)
Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
If yes, click it, then Edit->Select All then Edit->Copy and then paste into your next post
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I sent it back if the next 1 does it. Then I'll try to fix it.
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A:Gigabyte GTX 780 GHz overclocking

I have one - in an SLI configuration with an EVGA SC.
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A:Gigabyte Motherboards

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A:Gigabyte P35-DS3R

Is this card backwards compatible?Click to expand...


PCI Express operates in consumer, server, and industrial applications, as a motherboard-level interconnect (to link motherboard-mounted peripherals), a passive backplane interconnect and as an expansion card interface for add-in boards.
In virtually all modern (as of 2012) PCs, from consumer laptops and desktops to enterprise data servers, the PCIe bus serves as the primary motherboard-level interconnect, connecting the host system-processor with both integrated-peripherals (surface-mounted ICs) and add-on peripherals (expansion cards.) In most of these systems, the PCIe bus co-exists with one or more legacy PCI buses, for backward compatibility with the large body of legacy PCI peripherals.
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A:Gigabyte GA-8INXP

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A:Dead Gigabyte K8U

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A:Gigabyte i-RAM review

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