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And you find my comment insulting somehow? At one point with a beta I thought I had completely nuked the board as I wasn't able to get it to post for about 30 minutes. I had nothing but a black screen and the machine making no attempt at coming on. I assure you I have jumped through hoops that most guys wouldn't think of looking for. Maybe the beta's are fine, maybe my board is faulty. I don't know, however I'm not the only one that has experienced it so I have that reassurance.
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Here is book about bios. Very nice too read: http://ebook.pldworld.com/_eBook/dosref33/ and not cheap either.
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not sure, but in the gigabyte bios ultity, are you setting it to clear the DMI pool?

if you cannot load in the beta bios, that seems odd. Why would they post a bios up on the site which doesn't work at all? Then again this is gigabyte we are talking about.

It may be a issue with the dual bios. When you flash to a new bios, it only flashes your primary bios with the new one. The back up bios is left alone. So you may actually have to flash the bios twice. The first time you flash it will make your primary bios the new bios, then flash it again, to make the primary go to the backup and then both will be the new bios. Not sure if this will fix the problem your having with the new beta bios, but might be worth trying.

you dont need clear dmı data pool. left as default. only tick load cmos defaul after bios update. for when your using @bios in Windows.

What is a BETA?

BETA describes a new version that is reliable yet may not include all the features of the final product. During this phase we are previewing new features and gathering customer input to insure our product provides the best experience possible.

So that I use f10 bios for my 990fxa ud7
post #6044 of 12377
I simply dont trust microsoft enough to flash a bios from within windows, I always do it via usb etc.
post #6045 of 12377
To bad the @bios feature seems to have worked fine for many ppl for as long as it has been out!
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There's a couple of issues I could use advice on. First, a few minutes ago I came back after a while AFK, and the firefox window was still fuzzed out with the windows 'waiting' circle cursor animation. I swapped to a different FF window and the same thing happened. So I tried closing Firefox. When that didn't work, I tried rebooting. For some reason, the board couldn't find the boot disk. I forget the exact message. Rebooted a second time, got the same thing, and turned off the PC. Turned CPU settings back to stock, and booted into windows fine. Then rebooted and set it to my previous settings. What is this, exactly? BIOS error, regional board overheating, SSD firmware glitch? Or is it just some mystery fluke?

Also, while I was at it, I tried setting the memory to 1600 Mhz again, same thing. Board whines to me about an 'overclocking failure' then drops the memory down to 1333. Does anyone else have this happen on their UD7 with BIOS F10?
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There's a couple of issues I could use advice on. First, a few minutes ago I came back after a while AFK, and the firefox window was still fuzzed out with the windows 'waiting' circle cursor animation. I swapped to a different FF window and the same thing happened. So I tried closing Firefox. When that didn't work, I tried rebooting. For some reason, the board couldn't find the boot disk. I forget the exact message. Rebooted a second time, got the same thing, and turned off the PC. Turned CPU settings back to stock, and booted into windows fine. Then rebooted and set it to my previous settings. What is this, exactly? BIOS error, regional board overheating, SSD firmware glitch? Or is it just some mystery fluke?

Also, while I was at it, I tried setting the memory to 1600 Mhz again, same thing. Board whines to me about an 'overclocking failure' then drops the memory down to 1333. Does anyone else have this happen on their UD7 with BIOS F10?

What revision is the board?

Seems bios error to me, did you reset the bios? there is an button on your board that says reset on it press that.

I have problems with Firefox too, when i want to send E-mail it crashes on me, very annoying.

Also when my system is not stable Firefox crashes too so maybe its your settings? What are your other settings?
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What revision is the board?

Seems bios error to me, did you reset the bios? there is an button on your board that says reset on it press that.

I have problems with Firefox too, when i want to send E-mail it crashes on me, very annoying.

Also when my system is not stable Firefox crashes too so maybe its your settings? What are your other settings?

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Okay that is good revision.

And what are the rest of your setting? Like HT link CPUNB and voltages etc.

Do you have SSD? so yes did you set it to AHCI in bios? and did you configure windows correctly for your SSD?

The RAM can be the pain too because i had Corsair RAM too with lots of weird problems.

My guess is to reset the bios to stock and flash newest bios on it again and than slowly try to OC your FSB.
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Okay that is good revision.

And what are the rest of your setting? Like HT link CPUNB and voltages etc.

If they weren't default, I would have mentioned them.
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Do you have *AN* (fixed)SSD? so yes did you set it to AHCI in bios? and did you configure windows correctly for your SSD?

Yes, it's listed in my rig. Dunno if it's set to AHCI. I'd have to check. I don't think there's any special configuring you have to do for a windows install on SSD. If so, could you tell me what it is?
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The RAM can be the pain too because i had Corsair RAM too with lots of weird problems.

Huh. Ok. Thanks for the info.
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My guess is to reset the bios to stock and flash newest bios on it again and than slowly try to OC your FSB.

Why would a BIOS reset work? How is that different from resetting it to stock settings?
No, I AM NOT putting a beta BIOS on this board, I don't want to risk bricking it.

FSB OC might work, but I don't see why that would affect the RAM speed the board would accept.
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