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  1. M

    Question dg41cn bios eeprom? W25Q16BVAIG intel

    hi all, i was tweaking with ram clocks and cpu speed in some software and cmoputer isnt booting up ,not starting at all.. some said i might have corrupted the bios.. so i am thinking may be is it possible to fix th ebios with epprom ch software usb from aliexpress? the bios chip is W25Q16BVAIG...
  2. R

    Question Bios settings for ROG Strix X399-E Gaming

    Hello dear people of this forum, I am kinda new to BIOS and all that stuff (former Mac user) and I am looking for an advice. I would like to apply some best settings in Bios for FAN speed vs overclocking my CPU. Currently I am running my CPU at stock settings, default settings in BIOS. My fan...
  3. M

    Question What does updating the bios of an Asus TUF Plus get me?

    Buying the TUF Plus b450M but I wonder what I get if I immediately update the bios. Some owners swear that should be the first thing you do. I think that means update Bios first, then install your OS, then either W10 Pro 64b will update it's drivers itself or you need to do that. Does update the...
  4. K

    Fresh rig windows 10 install freezes during startup

    I just built a brand new pc. i7 9700k corsair 3000mhz cl15 2x8gb msi gtx 1080 gaming 8g x FD design define s MSI MPG Z390 Gaming pro carbon ac 2x FD included fans, 1x noctua nf a14 fan noctua nh d15 2xnfa15 fans seasonic prime ultra titanium 750w wd black 2tb, some old samsung 1,5tb crucial...
  5. P

    Asrock taichi x399 stuck in BIOS while updating from usb

    Hello everyone hope ill get some solution , Asrock taichi x399 was not showing any sign or display and all chassis fan was not working first so i tried to remove CMOS battery and fan started working but gpu fan was running like jet engine at full speed and no display at all no beep , so i...
  6. EXCellR8

    MSI Z170A XPOWER Gaming Titanium Dead?

    I've a second hand MSI Z170 board that is giving me grief with a post code of 71 (late south bridge initialization?) and I can't get it to POST at all. The board is the Z170A XPOWER Titanium with dual BIOS but neither of them seem to work; code is the same. I've cleared the CMOS, tried different...
  7. Ashinjuka

    Question Can't Enter BIOS with SSD Attached Following BIOS Update

    I'm working on an HP Pavilion 510-a010. It came with a 1TB spinner. My goal is to redeploy it with a Samsung 860 Evo 250GB. I disconnected the HDD, connected the SSD fresh out of the package, booted to my Win 10 USB installer, installed Windows 1809 to the SSD using default settings...
  8. B

    Question Total system shutdown in bios???

    Hello I'm totally stuck. Im running windows 10 on an asus m2n32-sli with a amd phenom II x4 820, and a amd rx 570. I know, I have some older hardware... the system runs great, except when I enter the bios. Once I enter the bios I have maybe 5-20 seconds before the entire system shuts down...
  9. incloud

    Nvme Support on Asus Maximus VI Formula

    Hi guys, I've been trying for weeks to get my Asus Maximus VI Formula bios to see my new EVO 970 SSD and am at my wits end. I've managed to create and flash a custom bios with the added Nvme support, cloned my drive, enabled and disabled CPM, pretty much everything I can find online. I didn't...
  10. M

    changing bios chip

    Hi I have a 970A-G46 motherboard when i was updating the bios it froze so i manually shut it off and now there is no post i want to change the chip but it is soldered on i could technically do it i have the tools but will that fix it?
  11. I

    Disabling CSM in bios tanking GPU performance?

    I recently noticed that my BIOS was running in legacy mode, and I wanted to switch it to UEFI mode because I originally thought it already was and I've read that it's better. So first I converted my HDD from MBR to GPT using the windows MBR2GPT tool and that worked fine. Then I went into my...
  12. K

    How to unlock multiplier and Turbo on QDE4 and B85?

    I read this topic https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/what-controls-turbo-core-in-xeons.2496647/page-98 And people on Xeons can mod their bioses to change multipliers to maximum on 4 cores. My problem is that i have QDE4 engineering sample and it is 4770K. But my motherboard Gigabyte B85 D3H...
  13. C

    Can't enter bios despite clearing cmos/battery

    I have a gigabyte h170n-wifi motherboard, and I am really just trying to be able to run oracle VM on my computer. I get an error: "Raw-mode is unavailable courtesy of Hyper-V. (VERR_SUPDRV_NO_RAW_MODE_HYPER_V_ROOT)" Troubleshooting lead me to believe I need to enable virtualisation in the...
  14. J

    Motherboard seems to not support wake on USB keyboard/mouse

    I have Asus Prime Z370-A and it seems that it may not support waking up a computer on sleep by USB mouse/keyboard (and there is no PS/2 port so that's not an option either). This USB wake feature seems to be not really documented, which is terrible. This is one of the most important features to...
  15. RunForestRun

    What data is stored on the motherboard?

    I have installed Windows 10 on my desktop PC. My question is: Does Windows 10 store any data in the UEFI or motherboard itself, and if yes, what kind of data? I'm asking this because I'm looking to format my system as completely and thoroughly as possible. How should one go about this?
  16. Collider

    RX 560 & RX 570 POST Conflict

    I have a setup with RX 570 & RX 560 GPUs. The problem is that 1 / 3 times RX 560 will not be detected and when booted into Windows RX 560 cannot be seen. Then just by rebooting it becomes visible. Seems completely at random. I have tried other RX 560 & RX 570 cards to rule out possibility of...
  17. I

    M.2 drive not visible in Bios

    So I finally got an ssd drive. I got an M.2 500gb Samsung 970 EVO. I installed all the drivers (don't know the name off the top of my head) and migrated with the Samsung utility rebooted but it booted into the old hard drive. I rebooted and pressed f8 and launched into my ssd. I got a blue...
  18. D

    ASUS Prime X470 - Fans stay on after shutdown.

    Having trouble trying to fix this. When I shut the system down, whether from Start menu or Power button, the case and cooling fans keep running. The only way to turn them off is to shut off power at the PSU. I've reset CMOS via the jumpers per ASUS spec and reviewed Windows power options...
  19. A

    Bios unlock code for Precision M6500

    i have been trying to unlock for a long time now. I even went to dell official website and left a message to their support about it. I've sent them every possible information i could give, i as well googled and tried the unlock codes i could find which were about dell bios unlock codes. Anyway...
  20. P

    Faulty BIOS chip?

    So it all started yesterday when i was trying to fix my motherboard which had a corrupted ME area that was causing lots of overclocking issues. Since a normal bios reflash couldn't fix it I decided to follow this(http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showthread.php/72834...) guide. After setting up...
  21. S

    Pc WON'T BOOT AFTER NEW GRAPHICS CARD INSTALLED

    So after Installing new Graphics card in my Pc it wont boot i only see the Big circle main Light while the small red one don't which usually blinks when my computer is working. We already look inside and every fan is spinning including the fan in the Graphics card. We already try a lot of things...
  22. M

    Need Help OC ASRock B360 Gaming K4 + i7-8700k (delid)

    Hi all, Posting here regarding my brand new build, the build was being able to OC the rig for better performnace overall. I have not built a PC for three years so all good bar one thing. The build parts relevant are: - i7-8700k (delidded) - ASRock B360 Gaming K4 - G.Skill Ripjaws V - Corsair...
  23. H

    Disable Bios Startup Errors??

    Hi guys. I received a Dell Optiplex 390 about a year ago, and have added more RAM, a GPU, and a better HDD to make it a gaming PC and its been working out great until recently. This is not a HUGE problem, but I would like to fix it if it's possible. I recently purchased a new Corsair case for...
  24. F

    Gigabyte Start-up Logo Displayed for Too Long Before Loading Windows

    Good day, Few weeks ago, I've purchased and received a used Gigabyte GA-EP43T-S3L Revision 1.1 from a seller in China through ebay, as shown in the link below: https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard/GA-EP43T-S3L-rev-10#ov The motherboard that I receives works well within the 1st week after...
  25. fleshconsumed

    Asrock X370 loses BIOS settings upon power loss

    As the title says, my Asrock X370 Fatality Professional Gaming loses BIOS settings upon power loss. I've noticed it shortly after upgrading to 4.40 BIOS, could be a coincidence though since I rarely completely disconnect the power. Basically all I have to do is flip the switch on my power supply...
  26. S

    Modded Bios for Xeon X5460 on Asus P5Q Pro

    Hello, I wanted to install a Xeon X5460 on my Asus P5Q Pro. Where can I find the modded bios that I would have to install to support the Xeon on a LGA 775 socket? The closest I could find is this one http://www.overclock.net/attachments/45664 but this is for P5QL and not sure if it will work...
  27. G

    Build with Ryzen 2400G - problem

    Hi' I'm a bit stuck with a build that I finished based on the Ryzen 5 2400G. The problem is that it do not post. When I turn it on it spins the case fan and CPU fan without posting and then stops and reboots - and this cycle will continue until I turn it off. I tried connecting both with HDMI &...
  28. Peter Watts

    Find a list of intel compatible motherboards with bios updates against spectre/spectre?

    We´ve seen lists of affected cpu´s but where´s the lists of patched/fixed motherboards/cpu´s? Is there an existing list for end-users to find out which motherboards/cpu´s have been patched/updated against spectre/meltdown??? Like from 1155 till the current motherboards/cpu´s for instance? If...
  29. A

    Anyone know where i could find a list explaining Z370 intel bios terms

    Well theres many terms that im not familiar with in the bios. is my first time owning a msi board however i have owned gigabyte boards asus intel ect. im familiar with alot of the terms but not all. Example i know basic C states but forget wich CPU power saving features i should disable. I want...
  30. S

    PC won't boot properly when using my GPU

    So in the middle of a game a few nights ago, my PC suddenly froze and refused to respond in any way. After a few minutes I decided to power it off. Upon trying to boot up the system again, it displayed the Gigabyte logo, but soon after it displayed the 'No signal' error and did nothing else...
  31. indydude345

    ASRock AB350M Pro-4... problems??

    I recently upgraded to the Ryzen 5 1600, and was looking at getting an X370 mobo, but it just didn't fit in my budget. I'm impatient, so I went with a B350 chipset. I knew deep down that it wouldn't OC that well, but I went with it anyway. Well, I kind of screwed myself, so to speak. It worked...
  32. M

    evga sr2 bios on tyan s7025..?

    Hi! So, I got this older tyan s7025 with 2x x5650 and am trying to get more speed out of it... I tried software approaches but no cigar. Then I thought about downloading the EVGA sr2 bios and began looking up the details with the AMI tools, but I'd like some feedback before doing reckless...
  33. W

    BIOS settings for old hardware mix and match

    Trying to put a quick computer together for my mother from some old parts I've got lying around, and I've forgotten so much about how this works it's been so many years since I've done it. I've got an Asus P5Q motherboard with an Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 Ghz CPU. Originally this board had...
  34. V

    Gigabyte Gaming 3 Motherboard does not boot.

    First of all my first set of RAM was not working. So I got a new one after RMA. This new memory was working fine and all 16gb was detected in BIOS and CPUZ. But windows shown 8GB of the 16GB was hardware reserved. I tried most of the ways mentioned in forums to remove that hardware reservation...
  35. B

    How to confirm buying motherboard with old chipset will have updated BIOS to support new processors?

    I am interested in ASRock DeskMini 110 (Newegg listing) with following CPU support. I want to use a Kaby Lake processor, and I do not have any Skylake ones. How can I confirm motherboard comes with updated BIOS?
  36. J

    Max Number of Drives Supported by Motherboard BIOS

    Recently, I was puzzled when the BIOS on my expensive Asus motherboard report only 20 drives when there were 24 plugged into multiple SATA controllers. No only are 4 drives not listed in the BIOS, but they are not reported to Linux and the OS sees only 20 drives. Furthermore, it seems fairly...
  37. Darklighter

    BIOS runs XMP @ 3200 - Windows 10 only runs 2133?

    Greetings, My friend's computer has the following parts: Gigabyte Z170A Gaming 6 Mobo (latest BIOS) Intel i7-6700K 32GB G.Skill DDR4 3200Mhz RAM The BIOS reads the XMP-enhanced RAM correctly at 3200MHZ, however, in Windows 10, both Windows TM and CPU-Z read it at the standard 2133Mhz. The...
  38. M

    MBR and boot loader code

    As i know MBR is created when we partition the disk. According the the doc: And here is my confusion. How can MBR contains a boot loader for the installed operating system while when we partition the disk there isn't any system installed yet?
  39. G

    I have to boot my computer twice to get to Windows. Why? (M.2 NVME SSD primary boot drive)

    Hello friends, I have the weirdest problem! I have an Asus Z170I Pro Gaming motherboard with an M.2 slot where I have placed a 512GB Samsung 950 pro as my primary OS drive. My secondary is a Samsung 850 pro SSD. Every single time I boot the system, it goes straight to BIOS. Every.Single.Time...
  40. C

    HElP !! my gigabyte dual bios is corrupted

    guys heres my problem my main bios is corrupted every time i open my pc my cpu will on and after 1 sec it will off then on again then off after 6-7 times of on off it will open then will say my main bios is corrupted then it say it will recover from back up bios but!! the update bar is stack in...