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Question Gigabyte bios update best practices

cgeorgy

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Feb 10, 2021
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Hi,
I have Ryzen 7 5800x and mobo GIGABYTE B550 AORUS ELITE AX V2.
Requires bios update before using this CPU.

I heard that is recommended to have an older CPU inserted into socket, which is compatible with the bios version present on mobo.
Because otherwise, without a CPU, sometimes bios update fails...
Is this true ?

Thank you!
 

SamMaster

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Jun 26, 2010
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Thankfully, your motherboard has this:
Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
Your manual should have details about how to do this. As for failure rates, I don't think it should be a problem, especially with the 2nd BIOS chip.
 

melvinudal

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Dec 12, 2014
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I just put the same combo together today and tried to update the bios to F13c. Well the thing started up after restarting a few times with the R7 5800x but when I checked the bios it was F10. So maybe it just shipped with F10 and I failed at my attempt to update it
 

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