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UAD / AMD compatibility problems

Post by mtibes » Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:41 pm

Just wanted to share this, I wasn't aware of it when I bought my new AMD 3900X System: UADs quad and smaller cards have serious compatibility issues with recent AMD systems. My UAD quad did not work with my new computer, I would have had to try several motherboards and experiment with that or buy a new UAD octo card - those work fine. This unexpected, forced upgrade did cost more than the whole new computer...

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Re: UAD / AMD compatibility problems

Post by MattiasNYC » Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:32 pm

This actually goes back to the first gen Ryzen chips (and Threadripper) as well as some Intel motherboards.

My UAD-2 QUAD didn't work on my ASUS x370 motherboard when I got it but eventually a bios updated made it work again. If you still have the quad and a problem you could always try a BIOS update. Be aware of course that you need to take precautions before doing so.
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