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Has anybody tried to crossflash the bios of the Gene Z with the bios of the Gene Z/Gen3 ? To gain Pci-e 3.0 support ?
Edited by amcl - 2/4/12 at 3:25am
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It works. I crossflash it with amitool. I think Gene Z and Gene Z/Gen3 have exactly the same hardware and have the same bios. Only the firmware ID change.
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It works. I crossflash it with amitool. I think Gene Z and Gene Z/Gen3 have exactly the same hardware and have the same bios. Only the firmware ID change.
Nice!! I thought I heard about that reading online somewhere. Good to know so when the Keppler cards come out we can use the board to the max.
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It works. I crossflash it with amitool. I think Gene Z and Gene Z/Gen3 have exactly the same hardware and have the same bios. Only the firmware ID change.


Know anyone that has flashed the 0902 to the gene-z GEN3? and tested with pci-e 3.0 gpu, or two preferably....
i do believe the gen3 has the switch on it, not sure if some pci-e lanes are re-routed because of it?
if it were a single pci-e slot on this board then i could see it working without issues.
 
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Snapped a picture of the new build...but the lens was laser focused on one point, so I'll try to grab another one later:


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Cable routing is not really my thing, so I won't even pretend that I plan to tidy up any more than this. I was lucky to get as much crammed behind the MB as I did. smile.gif

Can I now be in the club officially? cheers.gif

EDIT: Application submitted.

cheers,
Scuba
Edited by Scuba Steve in VA - 2/17/12 at 5:53pm
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Know anyone that has flashed the 0902 to the gene-z GEN3? and tested with pci-e 3.0 gpu, or two preferably....
i do believe the gen3 has the switch on it, not sure if some pci-e lanes are re-routed because of it?
if it were a single pci-e slot on this board then i could see it working without issues.

I have bought the Gene Z and the Gene Z /Gen3. Bought can be crossflashed, bios upgraded or downgraded without issues. Use amitool to flash because of firmware ID.

I can't test the switch because I don't have a "Ivy Bridge" cpu ..... or a ati 7900 series.

That's true, on asus site motherboards that do SLI can't be upgraded to pci-e 3.0, but if they do crossfire only, they can ? (Asus P8P67)
Edited by amcl - 2/4/12 at 11:06am
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Snapped a picture of the new build...but the lens was laser focused on one point, so I'll try to grab another one later:
514
Cable routing is not really my thing, so I won't even pretend that I plan to tidy up any more than this. I was lucky to get as much crammed behind the MB as I did. smile.gif
Can I now be in the club officially? cheers.gif
EDIT: Application submitted.
cheers,
Scuba

Very nice!! Looks dam close to mine. Even the same type of video card. band.gif
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YEP I got you added to the Google Owners List thumb.gif #190, welcome aboard drunken.gif ... and ONLY TEN MORE to reach 200 Official Owners !!! drum.gif

I know more of you guys are out there that haven't got on the list just yet, so LET'S DO THIS ! yessir.gif

 

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Can I now be in the club officially? cheers.gif
EDIT: Application submitted.
cheers,
Scuba


 

... and as for the Club Sig ... copy & paste one of these into your Sig line one of them should work rolleyes.gif *cough*damn Huddler*cough* ...

 

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Snapped a picture of the new build...but the lens was laser focused on one point, so I'll try to grab another one later:
514
Cable routing is not really my thing, so I won't even pretend that I plan to tidy up any more than this. I was lucky to get as much crammed behind the MB as I did. smile.gif
Can I now be in the club officially? cheers.gif
EDIT: Application submitted.
cheers,
Scuba

clean layout, not that I have an matx mobo I have thought about a smaller case, this sure makes me wanna give it a try biggrin.gif
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Selling my Gene-Z if anyone is interested:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1210128/asus-maximus-iv-gene-z
     
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