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A couple of issues that are making me want to return the mobo before I build the system:
1) Boot cycle issue: is this common? What's all this about not using the I/O panel's reset button because it triggers the boot cycle or something?
2) Gigabyte's BIOS has many issues with settings not being kept from restart to restart

I'm mainly worried about the first issue and cookies will be given.
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Did you update the bios?
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A couple of issues that are making me want to return the mobo before I build the system:
1) Boot cycle issue: is this common? What's all this about not using the I/O panel's reset button because it triggers the boot cycle or something?
2) Gigabyte's BIOS has many issues with settings not being kept from restart to restart

I'm mainly worried about the first issue and cookies will be given.
I haven't even built the system but if the GB mobos have this common boot cycle issue then off it goes.
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post #4 of 9
I updated the bios and haven't had issues with boot. Actually I just upgraded to the B3 stepping and it boots faster than ever. Only been using the new board for an hour or 2 tho, but had 5-6 reboots. No problems.
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Not all, after updating the bios on my ud4 b3 & remembering not to use the reset boot loop issues were no more. Never seen or heard about losing settings restart to restart...
    
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post #6 of 9
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When you say reset button what do you mean? On the mobo or on the I/O panel? If on the I/O, then can I still turn off then on using power button?
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post #7 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by csm725 View Post
When you say reset button what do you mean? On the mobo or on the I/O panel? If on the I/O, then can I still turn off then on using power button?
The mobo doesn't have the onboard buttons, most people use cases so I'm calling the I/O header reset pins the reset button. Power button still works fine.
Without a case I just use a screwdriver.
    
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Have the latest BIOS on mine. No issues here.
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post #9 of 9
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Originally Posted by FtW 420 View Post
The mobo doesn't have the onboard buttons, most people use cases so I'm calling the I/O header reset pins the reset button. Power button still works fine.
Without a case I just use a screwdriver.
Ah. Thanks.

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Have the latest BIOS on mine. No issues here.
Cool. I update the BIOS from their website, right?
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