I’d be hard pressed to tell you where to look specifically. It’s not just my board. Besides the PCIe x16 graphics slot, we have three PCI slots and another three PCIe x1 slots, so there should be more than enough leeway for any add-on cards you may like to have. CitznFish , Jul 17, Most of them are in relation to AMD’s X2 chips.

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Your name or email address: Not exactly as extreme as the GAP-DQ6 of course, but Gigabyte has allowed a good amount of freedom in terms of frequency, voltage and memory timings.

GAP-DS3 (rev. ) | Motherboard – GIGABYTE Global

Big BJun 8, You must log in gigabyyte sign up to reply here. Are you using the IDE port on the motherboard? Yes unlocked CPUs only This is where it gets interesting.

However, one might find the storage ga-956p-ds3 to be a little tight fitting since they are all grouped together at the bottom corner. CitznFishJul 7, It happens when I am playing games too.

I heard about it later, but I’ve not paid as much attention to it, given I don’t have the hardware. CitznFishJun 7, The driver should be on your motherboard CD. I read on slashdot about some bugs with duocore processors, but I don’t know if it relates to my issue.


It’s not just my board. Share This Page Ajdio. The major feature of the DS3 is of course the full use of solid capacitors, which practically ensure that you’ll never need to worry about leakage or so they claimincreasing motherboard lifespan and durability. Where, I can’t tell you, as it’s been a long time since I had a Gigabyte motherboard.

GAP-DS3 Examined : Gigabyte GAP-DS3 (Intel P) –

This can’t just be happening to me and my friend. CitznFishJul 17, At these speeds, the DS3 audik able to match up clock to clock with what the DQ6 could do and was completely stable under windows, though we were concerned about how hot the chipset was running.

I’ve read about it with different motherboard brands, so it’s a widespread problem.

Big BJul 13, You may also be interested in The CPU socket area is pretty free of gigsbyte and Gigabyte has done a good layout job with the board’s main ATX power connections. Expansion capabilities on the board are very good as well. Big BJul 6, I haven’t heard of major issues relating to the Pentium or Core 2 chips, but this isn’t to say they’re not out there.


Most of them are in relation to AMD’s X2 chips. For those that want to know, the GAP-DS3 retail board that we got had a C1 stepping P chipset and not the supposedly better overclockable C2 stepping.

CitznFishJul 6, Singapore Malaysia Philippines Indonesia. I’d be hard pressed to vigabyte you where to look specifically. For our overclocking tests on the GAP-DS3, we used the infamous Intel Core 2 Duo E processor, reduced the multiplier to 6x and set the memory divider at its lowest before we tried to ramp up the motherboard FSB.

Big BJun 16, CitznFishJun 23,