BIOS help Please

Discussion in 'AMD MoBos' started by fightingfi, Mar 23, 2019.

  1. fightingfi

    fightingfi Look at Me! I need the attention.

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    trying to get a new amd 8350 fx for my dads pc saw it here and grabbed teh ebay deal. Not sure if i need to and HOW to update my dads Bios if needed plz and instructions very carefully explained to me how to do so also please tankies in advanced :D
    https://www.gigabyte.com/us/Motherboard/GA-970A-UD3P-rev-10#ov
     
  2. jmilcher

    jmilcher [H]ardness Supreme

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    You only have two choices for bios for that board. Late 2014 was the last update.

    You may want to check the bird supports the cpu first.

    In order to flash the bios you need to download the bios file . All of the software needed is found on the support section of your link above.


    Install the app center
    Install the Bios plugin for app center
    Open Bios, select the bios file you downloaded earlier.


    Follow the prompts, let it do its thing. When finished it will ask to restart.

    Done.
     
  3. kirbyrj

    kirbyrj [H]ard as it Gets

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    I don't know that you'd actually have to update the bios if you didn't want to. That board supports that CPU from the 1st bios revision.

    I had that board. GB is a little deceptive about the revisions. If you're going to flash the bios, make sure you get the right revision and don't just go by the model number.
     
  4. Pieter3dnow

    Pieter3dnow [H]ardness Supreme

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    AMD FX-8350 4000MHz 1MBx8 8MB Vishera 32nm C0 125W 5200 F1

    F1 is the first bios to support this chip , F1 or higher means you don't have to.
     
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