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  1. AMD will continue unlocked.

    AMD will continue unlocked.
  2. I would make sure that all CPU power connectors...

    I would make sure that all CPU power connectors are powered as the FX-9590 requires 220w of power. If you didn't clear the CMOS before the upgrade, you might need to do this and then check the BIOS...
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    Most newer mobo VRM circuits have an overheat...

    Most newer mobo VRM circuits have an overheat sensor built in that cuts the vcore and CPU frequency as a result, when the component temp exceeds a specified temp, typically 90C. Many of the AM3+...
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    AMD has not given up the discrete desktop CPU...

    AMD has not given up the discrete desktop CPU market segment. They don't have any current successor to Vishera which is piss poor management IMO. They will however offer a significant improvement...
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    In the U.S. and probably elsewhere, nutserts are...

    In the U.S. and probably elsewhere, nutserts are readily available and do not require a press or similar. They work quit well IME for metals and plastics.
    ...
  6. Thread: UPS warning

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    APC and Cyperpower are not the same UPSs....

    APC and Cyperpower are not the same UPSs. Cyberpower came along years after APC. Some of the Cyberpower UPSs are OK and some not so much. Read the specs carefully before buying any USP. There is a...
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    The class will get about $6 per person if they...

    The class will get about $6 per person if they are lucky. Anyone who doesn't believe that RAM prices have been manipulated to create windfall profit for the limited number of players, are naive.
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    Sounds like a hardware driver issue to me. If...

    Sounds like a hardware driver issue to me. If you've done any hardware driver, Win 7, anti-virus, etc. udpates that might be the issue. These things can be a real PITA to track down.
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    A drive can go bad for many reasons. As long as...

    A drive can go bad for many reasons. As long as it's covered under warranty, just return it.
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    Newegg states on their website if a product is...

    Newegg states on their website if a product is refurbished or open box. Otherwise it is presumed to be new. As noted bare drives usually have minimal packaging and are often just in an anti-static...
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    It's extremely rare to have a new name brand mobo...

    It's extremely rare to have a new name brand mobo or CPU that are truly new defective, even though many people return them assuming they are bad when they have PC issues. All of these components are...
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    Maybe you had some electrical short of the mobo...

    Maybe you had some electrical short of the mobo to the PC case or something? Glad it's working. The front USB ports may be a different header or setting?
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    Glad to help. It only takes one cable unplugged...

    Glad to help. It only takes one cable unplugged or unseated to cause a problem. Hopefully it's something simple to fix.
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    Only a few mobos actually have a proper VRM...

    Only a few mobos actually have a proper VRM design to handle the FX-9000 series or a heavily OC'ed 8-core FX CPU. An additonal fan on the VRM heatsink may be required to prevent the VRM from...
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    Are you sure the CPU and RAM are all properly...

    Are you sure the CPU and RAM are all properly seated in their sockets? Have you checked to make sure all power connectors are fully connected? Does the board make any beeping sounds or have an LED...
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    The difference in 970 vs. 990 chipsets in mostly...

    The difference in 970 vs. 990 chipsets in mostly the PCIe lanes for use with Crossfire.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMD_900_chipset_series

    The Asrock E9 is a very capable mobo but it's more...
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    There are a limited number of AM3+ mobos with a...

    There are a limited number of AM3+ mobos with a properly designed VRM circuit to power an 8-core FX processor - regardless of what some mobo makers claim.

    Specifically the only Gigabyte mobos that...
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    The H100 is not a particularly thermally capable...

    The H100 is not a particularly thermally capable or efficient cooler so some of the top tower style HSFs will cool as well for your application if you want to get away from the chronic closed loop...
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    Be advised that there are only a few AM3+ mobos...

    Be advised that there are only a few AM3+ mobos with a properly designed VRM circuit to power the FX-9000 series CPUs so make sure you are using one of these approved mobos or you will have problems...
  20. Steamroller FX models were planned all along up...

    Steamroller FX models were planned all along up till the end of '12 when they vanished from the road maps. Excavator will be on a different socket but Steamroller on AM3+ would have been a...
  21. In behind closed door discussions with industry...

    In behind closed door discussions with industry partners.
  22. Yes - to some folks.

    Yes - to some folks.
  23. Some folks are confusing things... Socket AM3+...

    Some folks are confusing things...

    Socket AM3+ is EOL Q1 2015. AMD will NOT produce any newer core than Piledriver FX processors for socket AM3+. Piledriver based FX CPUs will be available for...
  24. NOT going to happen. They can however run 32nm...

    NOT going to happen. They can however run 32nm Piledriver CPUs to meet contract requirements or just pay the cost for too few CPUs purchased.
  25. CORRECT! No Steamroller or better core AM3+ ever....

    CORRECT! No Steamroller or better core AM3+ ever.

    The take rate on a Steamroller AM3+ FX CPU in numerous online polls here and in other enthusiasts forums showed a 92%-95% take rate based on a...
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