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Fury13

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Ok so flashing the Bios IC directly works.
I can run EFI.v3 and I can then log into Windows and confirm all core turbo works (+~20% gains in XTU)... However, I can't copy the EFI file to the boot drive.
MSINFO32 tells me Windows is running in Legacy mode.... but i'm running on an NVME PCIEx4 SSD... which requires UEFI.... Odd....
Going to reinstall windows and see if that resolves it?
Not sure how to force it to install in UEFI mode?
 

Fury13

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Reloaded win10 in UEFI mode snd now i have successfully set up all core turbo.
thanks guys for a very informative thread!
 

mib383

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Hi everyone!

I hope there is friendly people to answer my (maybe stupid) questions.

I have asus z10pa-d8 + 2x 2678v3 xeon. 2.9 GHz for all cores in tb from the box.

I want to lock tb for all cores. What efi driver is the best solution for me?

Also i cant to update bios (with removed microcode)... I tried it from OS and from easy flash: integrity check error....
 
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Zorg33

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Hi everyone!

I hope there is friendly people to answer my (maybe stupid) questions.

I have asus z10pa-d8 + 2x 2678v3 xeon. 2.9 GHz for all cores in tb from the box.

I want to lock tb for all cores. What efi driver is the best solution for me?

Also i cant to update bios (with removed microcode)... I tried it from OS and from easy flash: integrity check error....
You have to read back only 4 posts, I answered that and Fury13 confirmed it.
 

maz-1

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I have a supermicro X10DRI with dual e5 2680 v3. But I can't boot windows server with microcode removed (tried mmtool, ubu and winhex way). If I have v3x2.efi added, there will be messages indicating all cores are boosted, but windows still stuck at boot logo ( tried windows server 2019 and 2012 r2 ). By the way, I cant boot debian either. What could be the cause?
 

Quattro40

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Hallo

Hallo MOF i hope your OK.
Can you please make me a BIOS for the ASRock X99 OC Formula 3.1
with -50mV and -70mV without any other Changes.
The bioses you modded before are awesome thank you again.
 

Zorg33

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I have a supermicro X10DRI with dual e5 2680 v3. But I can't boot windows server with microcode removed (tried mmtool, ubu and winhex way). If I have v3x2.efi added, there will be messages indicating all cores are boosted, but windows still stuck at boot logo ( tried windows server 2019 and 2012 r2 ). By the way, I cant boot debian either. What could be the cause?
You have to disable c6 modes in bios, only enable c0/c1, also disable status report.
 
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tailele

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Mar 25, 2020
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Good morning, i have already try to found some bios on web and in the back pages, but i didn t find anything because the links are interrupt, so anyone could kindly gime me a link for two asus:

Z10pe-d8
Z10pa-d8

I have only find z10pe-d16...thanks a lot friends
 

Zorg33

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Oct 21, 2019
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Good morning, i have already try to found some bios on web and in the back pages, but i didn t find anything because the links are interrupt, so anyone could kindly gime me a link for two asus:

Z10pe-d8
Z10pa-d8

I have only find z10pe-d16...thanks a lot friends
You can remove the microcode like from all the other BIOSes.
For programming you're going to need a hardware programmer. CH341 did not work for me with these 128Mbit chips, but TL866 did.
 

tailele

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Mar 25, 2020
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You can remove the microcode like from all the other BIOSes.
For programming you're going to need a hardware programmer. CH341 did not work for me with these 128Mbit chips, but TL866 did.
So in your opinion is better that i leave all as it is? In any case i have tried tio find microcodes inside the bios but i didn't fine anyword similar....
 

markmark2009

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Mar 26, 2020
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Can you please recommend a BIOS for ASUS X99-DELUXE / U3.1 Now, I'm using Xeon E5-2683V3 64GB RAM. ECC feels that my system is unstable.

BIOS MOD is very good
Thank you
 

tailele

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Mar 25, 2020
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i find soe tutorial about this mod, and maybe i m able to do this...i have only an important question….if my cpus are engineering sample ( i have 4 server for a total of 104 cores physical ) , is this possibile in anycase? thanks a lot
 

racore

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hello,
I search help to build a custom bios.
My english is very bad, and i don' t understand the instructions...
I have Asus strix x99 gaming with xeon E5 2696v3.
Ive download this:
00_OC ANANDTECH
but i ve this error:

Thanks
 

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racore

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Dec 22, 2019
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hello,
I search help to build a custom bios.
My english is very bad, and i don' t understand the instructions...
I have Asus strix x99 gaming with xeon E5 2696v3.
Ive download this:
00_OC ANANDTECH
but i ve this error:

Thanks
I search to obtain the 3.6ghz turbo frequecy on my system with last stable bios and last cpu microcode

thanks
 

P1ayboy

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Jul 17, 2018
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Who will have errors with -100, you can try these:
 
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Fury13

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Who will have errors with -100, you can try these:
Hey P1ayboy, can you explain these.
Are they for a specific mobo?
 

Cclown98

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  • V3_MOF_505050.efi
  • V3_MOF_505050.ffs
  • V3_MOF_605050.efi
  • V3_MOF_605050.ffs
  • V3_MOF_705050.efi
  • V3_MOF_705050.ffs
  • V3_MOF_805050.efi
  • V3_MOF_805050.ffs
  • V3_MOF_905050.efi
  • V3_MOF_905050.ffs

If you want you can load these efi drivers directly from the efi shell for testing.

use "load" command
load fs5:\V3_MOF_505050.efi (loads efi driver)
fs1:\EFI\Boot\bootx64 (loads windows)
something like this, you get it. :)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aBzuUedZkrQKlrnLHVekXhSEGfAx1Rb3/view?usp=sharing
BOARD Huananzhi x99-F8
Processor Xeon E5 2678 V3

I've tried all of em but none will vary the voltages or offset my bios even has integrated overclock feature which apparently does not have any effect on xeon processor, i've already remove the default microcode patch for 06F2 and i've full turbo but no effect from the -50 to -90mv even -120mv

I Dumped my bios using FPT (fptw64.exe) http://s000.tinyupload.com/?file_id=00030251930965210827
 

P1ayboy

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Jul 17, 2018
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Hey P1ayboy, can you explain these.
Are they for a specific mobo?
This is not for a specific model. If I understand the question correctly. Just insert the EFI via usb and see which one works better.
When selecting, be careful, load the EFI from USB. Because with some driver, the CPU can generally go to the blue screen.
Everything works fine for me!
 
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Fury13

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Mar 8, 2020
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Ok, i tried your v3_1005050.efi file, and i get the message:
Xeon v3 All-Core Turbo Boost EFI Driver by C_payne v0.2 (dual cpu)

It appears to load, and the result is identical to the v3 efi file.
All core turbo works but voltages dont appear to be any lower (just monitoring these in hwinfo) and temps are the same.
Should i be seeing more noticable results?

I tried 705050 and 505050 with same results.
 

Fury13

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Mar 8, 2020
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Well copied the file across instead of just trying to load it and then run windows And it seems to have taken.
Running the 705050 file as i was concerned -100 might be too much without being able to test it.
i got +50 score in XTU and the cpu now idles around 670mv.
surprised that lower volts = more performance but its certainly welcome!
Thanks!
 

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