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I read you can manually control all 5 fan headers even if using 3-pin fans. Can I control two fans connected to a fan header using a y-cable ?

yes
post #6462 of 7108
hey guys sup there, just join the forum... found googling for a solution

i'm having some problems with the new bios and i want to downgrade to 0902
can someone give me a direction or guide me thru that?

i read a few tutorials how to do it but it's kinda scary for the first try
so instead of make something stupid... is better to ask for help with the pro's

thanks in advance
post #6463 of 7108
Anyone know if they have added in fast boot for this board in an updated firmware? Seems like a new bios feature on some Asus boards that boots to the PC to desktop in 2 seconds using Windows 8 and SSD. I know asrock has a similar feature and pushed out an updated uefi firmware to add the feature to older boards.

Here is Asus -



Here is a demo, ASUS is far right -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdOAvlncCOw
    
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No, it doesn't support secure boot... at least on my pre-GEN3 board with the latest BIOS. The Z77 Gene has secure boot though I believe.
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Does anyone know if the Intel Raid controller on this board supports TLER to use with Western Digital Red drives in Raid?

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post #6466 of 7108
Has anyone tried purchasing a new bios chip directly from Asus? I'm not that good with programming, and am intimidated by coderush's instructions... is it that difficult to manually update via the DOS ftk toolkit he set up, or if I'm a noob at that sort of stuff would it be better if I just bought the $15 chip?
post #6467 of 7108
Was able to simply download the new bio, save to the desktop and use the AI suite II utility to flash to the new bios...

much less complicated than it seemed. The new bios 3501 I'm using seems to be much more stable is allowing me to OC my Ram much more easily... I have G.Skill ripjaws X 1600 7-8-7-24... I'm currently running them at 1866 9-9-9-24... while running at 1600cl7 my mem tweak it scores were higher, it's nice to finally have a bios which is supporting my RAM OC'ing...

Now I think I'm going to try and tighten up the cl7 timings and see if I can squeeze anymore out of them...

I'm curious what else I can do with this new bios update biggrin.gif
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What's the fuss around this updating bios?
I have always updated my bios with AISuiteII without any problems, including the latest 3402. easy peesy.
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What's the fuss around this updating bios?
I have always updated my bios with AISuiteII without any problems, including the latest 3402. easy peesy.

 

A lot of the prior discussion, coderush's posts, had more to do with properly DOWNGRADING or reverting BACKWARDS to using an OLD Previous BIOS from a Failed or poor New BIOS Upgrade, if I'm not mistaken.

   
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I just never got AI suite II to work properly for a while... then I did a clean install not too long ago and realized I had never updated my bios, so I'm just giddy like a child at christmas tongue.gif
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