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Originally Posted by speedlever View Post

FWIW, I've flashed from windows and from a USB drive with no problems. I'm still on 1101 too.
Raja is pretty specific about how to flash to the 3xxx BIOS and I would follow his instructions.
Just sayin'.

Ok. Still, don't update from Windows, lol.
post #1032 of 1418
Thanks for the answer! i want to update because my bios get frozen "randomly", actually i cant do it from uefi. Any suggestion? Windows stable, bios get frozen and the only that can i do is rebooting my pc.
post #1033 of 1418
With your BIOS getting frozen, any chance you've changed the PCI ROM to be EFI (or something like that)? I noticed when I chose this it would simply freeze when I tried to save or do anything in there.

Also I've always updated using AI SUITE update in Windows, as many people will say it could be little risky but I've yet to run into a problem.
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Thanks for the answer! i want to update because my bios get frozen "randomly", actually i cant do it from uefi. Any suggestion? Windows stable, bios get frozen and the only that can i do is rebooting my pc.


If your bios is freezing I would call Tech support and have them walk you through a fix.

You could try a deep clearing of your CMOS first and setting optimized defaults.

Here are the steps to do so.

  1. Remove power to PSU
  2. press and hold your case power button 3-5 sec
  3. Remove motherboard battery
  4. Place clear cmos jumper in clr position
  5. wait 5 to 10 minutes
  6. replace the jumper to normal position
  7. insert motherboard battery
  8. plug in PSU
  9. turn on system and tap delete key
  10. you'll likely be faced by a prompt to enter the bios by pressing F1
  11. hit F1 to enter bios
  12. Once in bios before anything else set optimized defaults by pressing F5 then Yes
  13. Now set date time and you other personal settings followed by F10 to save and exit.
  14. avoid overclocking anything at this point until you are sure your system is stable.

 

You should know by now if your bios is still freezing and If it is still I would not attempt a bios flash without tech supports.

 

I have never seen a bios freeze unless it was a high overclock with bad settings meaning this may well be an RMA situation if the deep cmos clear doesn't help

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Yeah it's confusing but seeing what Intel have done and said about all of this in the past, it's no surprise. I'm betting it will include Z68 support when X79 get it.. I see no reason to exclude it anymore (or for that matter the P series).

But either way, I'm moving to the Z77-V camp shortly .. hopefully it will serve me as well as the Z68-V Pro has.
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USB 3.0 PROBLEM...

Hello all,

I've been running a WIN7 64bit, P8Z68 DELUXE on a system I built about a year ago.

In all that time I've consistently received the "USB 3.0 Device could perform faster" error on startup. I have USB3.0 front ports and an card reader installed to the internal USB header.

I've been anticipating a rectification of the issue via an update to the BIOS or USB3 drivers - updated all the drivers to those shown in the top of this thread for my MOBO. no luck...

I've searched the forum and web. Found many having the same issue, however, no real direction on how ir if the were able to resolve the issue.

Anyone, know the magical combination?
Any help appreciated.
Edited by BrewMeister - 9/9/12 at 11:30am
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post #1038 of 1418
Hey guys I have a question I just got my Z68 deluxe system up and running and I'm worried that I'm killing my chip and board by running my VCCIO at 1.08v because it's tied to the VCCSA. Is their an option to unlink these two voltages?
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Tied to VCCSA? Not on P8Z68 Deluxe/Gen3...are you sure?

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That's weird, it's tied on both Z68-V Pro and Z77-V boards, wonder why they implemented it differently for Deluxe (or rather Gen3 Deluxe). AFAIK there's no way to unlink them.. though I wonder why you're running it at that level - I have 2133Mhz RAM and run it just @ 1.0v.
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