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Originally Posted by SpaceCowboy View Post

On it getting the MB in to the BIOS where the 1090T failed?
that the x4 should work to flash your bios.
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that the x4 should work to flash your bios.

Even though the x6 & x4 CPU's are supposed to be on equal footing when it comes to booting under the F2 BIOS or later?
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Hello,
I'm happily running my UD7 so can I be added to the thread biggrin.gif By the time you read this my sys info will be updated.

The only thing left to do for now is set up my RAID array from my previous mobo. After leafing through the manual I found the relevant pages and have my 2x500Gb drives plugged into the right ports for the primary raid chip but....

I can't work out if it'll erase the drives contents as I'm fairly attached to my music/pictures/home video collection. Backing it all up would be alot of effort so I was hoping you guys would have an nswer from experience. Unfortunately I think I have written a small amount of information to one of the drives so they are no longer identical, will this be a problem? Sorry for being such a newb but the multiple RAID controllers on the board have me a little flummoxed.
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What board chipset was on the previous system? If it's an AMD chipset you may not have any issues. When you start crossing over from an AMD to an Intel chipset, or the reverse, is when it becomes more difficult. The easiest way to deal with it is to clone the array to a single hard drive if you still can, then clone the HD to the array. Sometimes you need to add the new chipset drivers to the single HD before cloning.
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My previous board was an AMD Asrock K10N78H-SLI but I ran the RAID off a PCI add in card (compeltely forgot about this). With the extra ports there's no need for the card anymore. I'll ask to borrow my brother's harddrive to see if I can back it all up tomorrow just in case then.
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post #3276 of 12377
I tried an AM3 PH II 955 X4 BE CPU this morning. Another fail. It's looking more like the MB was dead out of the box.
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post #3277 of 12377
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Even though the x6 & x4 CPU's are supposed to be on equal footing when it comes to booting under the F2 BIOS or later?
yes it is equal footing, but not every motherboard supports 6-cores or other high tdp cpu's from the start.
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post #3278 of 12377
The UD7 had support for every AM3 cpu at launch, as did the UD5 and 3.
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post #3279 of 12377
The UD7 I currently have doesn't support any CPU's, x4, x6, or x8. :-(
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post #3280 of 12377
What version does the MB display at post? I have an early UD7 and it supported my phenom II AM3 right out of the box.

Do you have any add-on cards? I had trouble with my SATA and IDE add-on cards until I got to a higher BIOS rev as there was not enough space to load all of their ROMs.

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