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Ok so i HAVE to flash my mobo i don't like it but it's gotta be done. My question is do i just download the one version of the bios i need ?

Or is it a case of having to install every version up to the one you need. I know its a dumb question but better safe than sorry when it comes to these things . I don't think it matters but the mobo im flashing is the one in my sig rig. Thanks a heap in advance
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post #2 of 6
The latest one only.

Do you really need to flash your mobo?
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Get the newest one they have available you don't have to go one by one. When you flash it it clears all data so you can just use the newest available.

Just put the file on a flash drive and boot into bios and update!
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Most bios are not flashed by patch. Usually unless specified you simply run the installs for the bios you wish to install. A reputable mainboard bios provider should give you at least a text file for instructions. There may be a case where a bios says requires this board revision or this bios as a previous install so you will need to check their instructions.

Its generally not a great idea to flash a rom several times. So normally get the version you need and flash. But Read First.
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Just get the newest one. To be safe you could get a few versions just for the off chance your board doesnt like the newest one, you can quick try another and not brick your MB
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Originally Posted by iWantACookie View Post
The latest one only.

Do you really need to flash your mobo?
Yeah absolutly have to my cpu needs a new version to run.

Thanks for the help yall
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