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Motherboards Can't Update BIOS! Help!

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by kahanejosh, 20 Mar 2010.

  1. kahanejosh

    kahanejosh New Member

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    Hi

    I have just started building my first pc and after hours of research it seems the reason I am getting no picture is because the bios is not up to date.

    I have a i7 930 and Asus P6T SE.

    How am I supposed to update the BIOS with no supported CPU? Help! Thanks.
     
  2. thehippoz

    thehippoz New Member

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  3. glendronach

    glendronach New Member

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    Did you buy the motherboard and cpu from the same supplier?
    If so I would contact them explaining that you think the BIOS does not support the cpu and could they reflash the board or arrange for ASUS to supply a new BIOS chip.

    I am slightly curious as to why you think it is a BIOS issue, the board or processor could quite simply be faulty.
     
  4. Fazed

    Fazed Active Member

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    +1

    Generally, if it's a CPU incompatablility problem, you should still be able to post, but with something like an 'Unsupported Processor' Error
     
  5. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    Only the latest bios supports that chip 0608 i did one the other day for a mate and had to use my spare 940 to update the bios.
    I would contact where you bought it from if they sold you both items it's down to them really.
    Just read your post again are saying it wont boot or your just not getting any display.
     
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  6. Slizza

    Slizza beautiful to demons

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    You have a spare i7 940! :jawdrop:
     
  7. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    Sure do! and a couple of other i7's :D
     
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  8. thehippoz

    thehippoz New Member

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    you'd think that.. but without the correct microcode it just black screens from what I've seen- you might get lucky and get it to post.. best to flash with the correct chip

    damn bums you live on treasure island lol
     
  9. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    The mark up on cpu's is lot that's why I try not to buy them retail as the old saying go's its not what you know it's who you know;)
     
  10. Southern

    Southern Lovable Internet Nutcase

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    Yup, +1 on this. Personal relationships for personal gain
     
  11. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    I would say more like you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours or swings and roundabouts, God! I feel another cleshay coming on:hehe:
     
  12. thehippoz

    thehippoz New Member

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    like a reacharound
     
  13. theskirrid

    theskirrid New Member

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    Classy :thumb: +rep for that.
     
  14. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    -rep for that, Reacharound! must be the californian way of doing business? or should I say the business.
    Its actually called business. I thought this thread was to help some one who couldn't update the bios on thier motherboard??
     
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  15. theskirrid

    theskirrid New Member

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    -rep for sarcastic humour?

    That was the only laugh I got all day, so I don't think I care. He deserved a click. And, of course, he did help the OP.
     
  16. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    Maybe you should get out a bit more, And how did you help exactly.
     
  17. theskirrid

    theskirrid New Member

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    I said he helped the OP by providing an explanation and a link, I didn't say I helped.

    Obviously you've taken offence at my amusement at a humorous response to your post, so I'm out - life's too short.
     

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