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GA-880GM-D2H Doesnt Support 1090t?

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November 14, 2012 7:39:11 AM

According to the Gigabyte website GA-880GM-D2H rev. 3.1 & 4.0 list the 1090T on their supported CPU page. The rev. 1.x stops at the 1065T, which I believe is lower wattage. My PC will randomly freeze about once a day (Average, sometimes it skips a day, other days it will freeze up twice). I am wondering if it really isn't supported? I bought them together from Tiger Direct as a packaged deal, so I assumed that they worked together. I have a good computer buddy that does programming and networking for an IT firm, and he couldn't really pinpoint a cause for my system to freeze up, so I'm lost.

And another question off topic, can I use one of those self contained liquid coolers (or any) with my setup?

Thermaltake V3 Black Edition case with blue lighting
Gigabyte 880GM-D2H 880G AM3 Motherboard
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition 3.2Ghz CPU (Not OC'd)
Corsair Vengeance 4GB DDR3 1600MHz (x2)
Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 1GB DDR5 (HDMI)
Seagate 1TB 7200RPM 6G SATA HDD
ULTRA LSP550 550W PSU
ASUS 48x Ultra DVDRW
Samsung SyncMaster B2430HD 24" 1080p Monitor
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
a c 554 V Motherboard
November 14, 2012 9:00:56 AM

Try testing with only one RAM stick installed. Can you borrow a graphics card from your friend and test? Is it a new setup? Have you reinstalled Windows?
November 14, 2012 9:09:13 AM

I originally only ran with the 1 RAM stick, I added the 2nd one at 2 or 3 months.
I ran with the on-board graphics until I got the 5770 a month after the 2nd RAM stick. I tried my brother's MSI GTX650 (I think that's what it was), it didn't make a difference.
I built the computer in May of 2011, the problems have been there the whole time.
Yes, I originally had Win 7 Ultimate, then I went to Win 7 HP, I've reinstalled that twice.
I have also had two different HDDs, the first on was 5400rpm, the 2nd 7200rpm, both the same general model.

Thanks for your quick reply.
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a c 554 V Motherboard
November 14, 2012 9:51:24 AM

Have you tried updating the BIOS, if updates available?
a c 554 V Motherboard
November 15, 2012 3:44:51 AM

Then it might be a motherboard issue, compatibility or other faults.

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a c 554 V Motherboard
November 15, 2012 6:25:58 AM
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I think that you can get the best answer at this question from Gigabyte (technical support).
November 15, 2012 9:33:23 AM

OK, Ill try that again, they weren't much help the first time, like they didn't know what I was trying to ask.
November 22, 2012 4:38:50 AM

Best answer selected by Wicked-Scarecrow.
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