bios

  1. nguyen704

    New BIOS v1407 available for ASUS X570 motherboards

    A few days late, but I just noticed there is a new BIOS update for ASUS X570 motherboards. The release notes say PRIME X570-PRO but I can confirm it is available for the other ASUS X570 motherboards.
  2. J

    AMD BIOS F50 vs F31 ???

    I'm still using BIOS F31 from 2019/05/06 and not sure if I should update to F50 2019/11/27 or not? Should I or should I not? https://www.gigabyte.com/us/Motherboard/X470-AORUS-GAMING-7-WIFI-rev-11/support#support-dl-bios I have the X470 AORUS GAMING 7 WIFI (rev. 1.1) and the 2700X CPU
  3. D

    Asus Prime x570-pro locks up at post...

    As the title says, I can't get past the ASUS logo screen with the prompts to enter the bios. I just put together an Asus MB combo with a 3900x on top of it. System Led lights all pass and then boot light is steady green. I'm assuming that is good, right? Asus screen comes up, but I never get...
  4. E

    Blast from the Past - The Mysterious SATA Ports that Won't Work

    Let me preface this by saying - I don't expect much, this is all probably a shot in the dark that's a waste of time, but I need to up my post count here and this is something that's bugged me for years. Hopefully this is in the correct forum. The scene: I have a little crap-box Cisnet...
  5. O

    Areca 1882 not updating BIOS?

    It's maybe a bit of a silly question, but.... I have upgrade the firmware on my Areca 1882 card to 1.56. Files located here: https://www.areca.us/support/download/adapter/fw/ARC-1882.zip Now as people who use Areca cards know, that gives you 4 files. I have selected them all in the menu...
  6. PleaseHelpMeNuub

    Stutter, Skipping AUDIO - MOBO Gigabyte X470

    Motherboard is Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming Ultra, CPU is AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Every few minutes while watching video/audio, streamed or saved content, the audio will Stutter or Skip making it impossible to understand audio. It's like the Pause-Play has been press 100 times in a few milliseconds. It...
  7. X

    Best BIOS support for "medium to high-end" board

    Which vendor(s) have good or bad BIOS support, among ASUS, EVGA, MSI and Gigabyte? I haven't yet decided on AMD or Intel CPU, but I want to pick just one or two vendors to simplify the number of choices. I'm starting to plan my next build. For maybe 20 years now I have used ASUS and I have...
  8. cageymaru

    Gigabyte Enables PCIe Gen 4 in New F40 Bios for X370 K7

    Gigabyte has released its new F40 bios for the X370 K7 that enables PCIe Gen 4.0. Other boards should receive similar support soon. It is very important that you follow the instructions for upgrading the bios. I did this with a USB stick and directly within the bios. First you need to...
  9. Pieter3dnow

    Buildzoid breaks down Gigabyte X570 I Aorus Pro Wifi

    Might be one of the cheaper X570 motherboards Buildzoid discussing hardware features.
  10. cageymaru

    ASUS Releases List of 300 & 400 Series AM4 Motherboards for Next-Gen AMD Ryzen CPUs

    ASUS Statement on 300 & 400 Series AM4 Motherboards for Next-Gen AMD Ryzen CPUs https://www.asus.com/News/EtaH71Hbjuio1arV 2019/04/29 ASUS will release BIOS updates for its 300 and 400 series motherboards to add support for next-generation AMD Ryzen CPUs. The latest BIOS update for each...
  11. cageymaru

    MSI Releases AMD X470 and B450 Bios Updates for AMD Raven Ridge Processors

    MSI has announced new bios updates for its AMD X470 and B450 motherboards that support the upcoming AMD Raven Ridge processors. These models include the AMD Athlon 200GE, 220GE, and 240GE APUs. The updated BIOS version is prepared to support the future AMD Athlon 200GE, 220GE, and 240GE APUs...
  12. E

    Which manufacturer has the best long term BIOS support (gaming oriented)?

    As the title asks, who has the best long term/after sale BIOS update/driver support for gaming oriented motherboards (I'm processor brand agnostic)? Likely a super subjective question, but I've been out of the game since about 2008. From what I can see from forum surfing, ASUS seems to be a...
  13. nodle

    MSI Mystic Lighting - Disable in bios?

    I can't seem to find a clear answer online, but say when you buy a B450 Tomahawk from MSI I see it has a red l.e.d. strip on the backside. Does this come on by default or do you have to install the Mystic Lightning software to make it work? Is there something in the bios to disable it if not...
  14. cageymaru

    AMD Releases BIOS for Radeon VII with UEFI GOP

    AMD has announced the release of a BIOS for the Radeon VII with UEFI GOP included for their AIB partners. AMD will also make a one click installable BIOS available to end users via AMD.com. AMD doesn't expect gaming performance differences between the non UEFI BIOS and the UEFI GOP included...
  15. B

    Can't enter bios after enabling super fast boot

    On the Gigabyte motherboard (see sig) enabled ultra fast boot. Now can't enter bios at startup. Is there a way to do this without having to reset the CMOS? Desktop PC is booting in 35-40 seconds vs 15 for the laptop. Was tinkering with settings to see if desktop boot could be as fast. Both...
  16. B

    Do you still need to change bios settings (e.g., AHCI) when installing ssd?

    Okay, here is a fun project. In the next few weeks I will Skyping a family member in order to install an SSD in a Windows 7 system. It is an Acer desktop running a Intel Core i5 650. The mechanical hard drive is 256 gb and will be replaced with an Adata sp610 256 gb SATA ssd. This person is...
  17. S

    MSI X99S XPOWER AC Spectre/Meltdown BIOS?

    Hey guys, Back in January MSI put out a press release that they were coming out with a new BIOS for a ton of mobos - including my X99S XPOWER AC - http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/msi-releases-bios-updates-to-address-recent-vulberabilities.html - however, the firmware mentioned (E7881IMS.1C0)...
  18. D

    Anyone own a Gigabyte Z270X Gaming 7, need help with BIOS.

    So this mobo has 2 bios; primary and backup. All of a sudden, the primary bios just died. It won't post. If you force it to use the primary bios via the hard switch, it turns on but won't post (just blinking cursor). If you force backup bios, it posts fine and no issues thereafter. If you force...
  19. R

    Intel Issues Spectre and Meltdown Microcode Updates for Sandy and Ivy

    According to Intel's Microcode Revision Guidance paper, they have released new microcode updates for Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge to deal with the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. Next up are Westmere Xeons, Nehalem Xeons, as well as some Arrandale and Clarkdale CPUs, with Arrandale...
  20. R

    Intel Releases Updated Microcode For Meltdown and Spectre

    Intel has announced that it has released production microcode updates to OEM manufacturers for Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake, and Skylake platforms. Along with this announcement, Intel has finally given us a schedule and availability table for the microcode revisions that can be found here. Nice to...
  21. scojer

    Did I get a bad MoBo?

    I just got the Gigabyte Aorus Gaming 5 and everything worked just fine. Booted it up, installed Windows, downloaded new BIOS updated it, rebooted just fine. The Motherboard software updated with windows updates, reset computer. It won't post I tried to boot from the backup bios that didn't...
  22. R

    UEFI BIOS Updates For Spectre

    With the Spectre vulnerability exposed, Intel is rushing out new microcode, and motherboard manufacturers are working hard to get BIOS updates released. The news today about InSpectre got us thinking, have there been any BIOS updates for our machines, and will there be? It looks like X99 is as...
  23. J

    Strange Windows 10 Boot Behaviour

    Hi all, I've got a strange situation here. I reinstalled Win 10 with all the updates and a couple of days ago I got a blue screen saying that an efi file can not be found and reinstallation is required. When I shut the machine down and switch on again I get the same blue screens and Win can't...
  24. DooKey

    Intel SPI Driver in Ubuntu 17.10 Release Might Corrupt Your Laptop Bios

    Canonical has pulled their latest Ubuntu 17.10 release because there are many reports of Lenovo and other brand laptops experiencing corrupted BIOS when the OS is installed. At this time it looks like the Intel SPI driver is the culprit. Once a new kernel can be compliled without these drivers...
  25. M

    Biostar x370 gets bios splash on about 10% of attempts.

    Hey guys, my biostar x370 gtn will only hit bios splash once in a bue moon randomly. I updated to newset bios. I don't wanna overclock if I can't get into bios on command. Any ideas? Thanks a lot
  26. D

    BIOS Drive Boot Order Continuously Changes Itself?

    Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 / i5-4590 / 8GB G.Skill DDR3 Ripjaws X / GTX 970 / Corsair CX550M / Windows 8.1 64 bit / 1TB Toshiba HDD / 1TB WD Blue HDD / 2TB Seagate Firecuda HDD / 500GB Adata SSD as my boot drive. The Toshiba and WD drives still have windows installed on them, I use the ssd as my...
  27. DooKey

    Intel Aims to End Legacy BIOS Support by 2020

    Intel's Brian Richardson in a recent presentation suggested that Intel will no longer support legacy BIOS after 2020. The plan is to pursue UEFI only from that point forward. Anyway, progress never stops and it's time to start getting rid of a lot of the legacy OS stuff running out there...
  28. C

    Grey screen while playing games

    I've just bought Corsair LPX 3000mhz 2x8gb RAM and now I am occasionally experiencing gray screen while playing games.First screen freezes then gray screen appears but I can still run ctrl+alt+delete but if I try to run task manager gray screen appears again, I can't minimize or do anything...
  29. C

    Overclocking RAM 2133mhz to 2933mhz using D.O.C.P. on ASUS b350 prime plus

    I've just bought Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000mhz 2x8gb RAM and I am planning to try to overclock it with D.O.C.P. The thing I am wondering is will failure (if it happens) cause any damage to my system or anything like that, btw I am using Ryzen 1600. My system doesn't use latest BIOS updates ( it...
  30. ChrysalisHighwayman

    i3-2310m < i7-2620m; RV520 BIOS Update?

    Hi! I just wanted to post this quick question here about upgrading the CPU on my laptop. So, I have the Samsung NP-RV520*don't know the specific model since bought second hand and doesn't have any of the original stickers in place for me to check. Anyway, it came with an i3-2310m installed...
  31. FrgMstr

    How to Flash Your RX 480 to RX 580 Step-by-Step

    There has been a considerable amount of discussion since the launch of the AMD Radeon RX 580, that the RX 480 can be flashed with an RX 580 BIOS. Funky Kit has put together a step-by-step guide that outlines how to do this at home. Now why would you do this? Some users are reporting better...
  32. bluesynk

    locked myself out of bios please help!

    I was messing around with uefi and secure boot. I got it to work, but I can no longer get into the bios. If I do an advanced restart, I do have the uefi boot option, but all I get is a pause at a blank screen then boots to windows. Tried a cmos reset and also a full reset pulling the cmos...
  33. Zarathustra[H]

    Ryzen FMA3 Code Sequence Bug to be Fixed in AGESA in BIOS Updates

    Those of you out there running Ryzen systems concerned about the FMA3 bug which can result in a hard locked system should start keeping your eyes open for new BIOS updates. According to AMD's blog, BIOS updates containing the new AGESA code, v. 1.0.0.4, will start hitting the public in early...
  34. FrgMstr

    FYI: New AMD AGESA Microcode in the Wild & New UEFI

    I am getting back information this morning from motherboard builders that new AMD AGESA microcode has been released and we are now seeing UEFI/BIOS files appearing on manufacturers' websites. So if you are a Ryzen owner, I would highly suggest checking for new UEFI today and getting that flashed...
  35. FrgMstr

    New AMD AGESA Microcode in the Wild & New UEFI

    I am getting back information this morning from motherboard builders that new AMD AGESA microcode has been released and we are now seeing UEFI/BIOS files appearing on manufacturers' websites. So if you are a Ryzen owner, I would highly suggest checking for new UEFI today and getting that flashed...
  36. K

    ASRock Z270 Supercarrier - blackscreen 09/d0, cannot switch to backup BIOS

    I have an ASRock Z270 Supercarrier and used the Internet Flash utility in UEFI setup to upgrade the BIOS from 1.10 to 1.11. The upgrade process completed successfully and no errors were reported. However, when the computer rebooted with the new BIOS, it just hung with a blackscreen. I have...
  37. P

    Issues Booting Full Linux Install From USB Flash Drive

    Background I created an installation of Linux Mint 18 KDE onto a 16GB Kingston DataTraveler 102 (full install, not Live CD). The default Mint installer doesn't like using a USB flash drive as an installation target (Lord knows why), so I created a basic installation in VirtualBox, converted the...
  38. D

    Weird power on issue

    Good morning everyone, I've had a weird power on issue with my current PC that's been happening since I built it two years ago, I believe system board is an Asus z97a, I've tried stock bios settings and messing with them and get the same results, so I'm thinking maybe it's a hardware or wiring...
  39. G

    Debricked! Asus DualBios. Why are chip contents so different? Should be the same?

    I have a Asus P8B75-M-LX that I purchased as a working board, but it didn't. Trying to figure out what's wrong with it. Tested supported processors from first bios version, several RAMs but it does not work. Sympthoms: when plugged in, I get onboard green led lit. When I short Power-On jumper...
  40. L

    question about bios process

    when you turn on your computer,the bios does: 1- check the cmos for custom settings 2- the bios loads into the MEMORY the device driver and intreput handlers 3- intializes cpu registers. 4- performe the post(ram, monitor , keyboard,...) the question is about step number 2: the bios...
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