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Yes, I found current latest BIOS very stable compared to previous versions.
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Yes, I found current latest BIOS very stable compared to previous versions.

How so? Is this general consensus?
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Originally Posted by Mikuni View Post

Yes, I found current latest BIOS very stable compared to previous versions.


Thanks. By the way, what BIOS version are you using with success and which motherboard?
Edited by PCWargamer - 7/1/12 at 11:46am
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I updated my V-Pro BIOS from 1101 to 3402. I now get skipping/freezing in Windows, its more frequent when I watch videos or am playing games. It makes DayZ nearly unplayable as it freezes the game for 1-5 seconds at a time, sometimes in rapid succession. Enough time for a zombie to eat my brains.
I can't figure out what it is. I tried lowering my RAM speed, CPU clock, disabling/re-enabling IRST, raising/lowering voltage all to no avail.
I had planned on downgrading my BIOS back to 1101, but I have been reading that people are bricking their z68's by downgrading from a 3XXX BIOS.

Does anyone have advice on how I should proceed to fix this issue?

Please help me keep my brains.
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Does anybody else have any problems with BIOS 3402 (like BrotherJoseph) ? I'm afraid to update, because my version 3203 is running sooo smooth wink.gif But would like the new Intel RAID OROM introduced in 3304.

BrotherJoseph... i read on the asus vip forums that you might have screwed up your BIOS chip by updating directly to 3402

Quote from there (NOT my words):
Quote:
cant go to 3402 directly
have to start at 3203
Once its in and running well, after you update drivers, move up

You are now candidate #901,456 for a new bios chip
Beginning to look like ASUS should put a warning on bios d/l page methinks.

ASUS should offer a PHD course in bios flashing - 18 week summer session
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Originally Posted by Cataclysm75 View Post

Does anybody else have any problems with BIOS 3402 (like BrotherJoseph) ? I'm afraid to update, because my version 3203 is running sooo smooth wink.gif But would like the new Intel RAID OROM introduced in 3304.

BrotherJoseph... i read on the asus vip forums that you might have screwed up your BIOS chip by updating directly to 3402

Quote from there (NOT my words):
Quote:
cant go to 3402 directly
have to start at 3203
Once its in and running well, after you update drivers, move up

You are now candidate #901,456 for a new bios chip
Beginning to look like ASUS should put a warning on bios d/l page methinks.

ASUS should offer a PHD course in bios flashing - 18 week summer session

That's interesting.
I went from 903 to 3304 without any issues (Z68 Deluxe); those update procedures listed are new, don't think they were there when i updated my bios and if they were I definitely don't remember following them.
 
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Does anybody else have any problems with BIOS 3402 (like BrotherJoseph) ? I'm afraid to update, because my version 3203 is running sooo smooth wink.gif But would like the new Intel RAID OROM introduced in 3304.
BrotherJoseph... i read on the asus vip forums that you might have screwed up your BIOS chip by updating directly to 3402
Quote from there (NOT my words):
I read that, I contemplated flashing them in order... I hope It can be fixed with an update but I may have to RMA.
If I were you I would not update. If its stable now, it might not be if you go to 3304.
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That's interesting.
I went from 903 to 3304 without any issues (Z68 Deluxe); those update procedures listed are new, don't think they were there when i updated my bios and if they were I definitely don't remember following them.
Strange, very strange indeed.

This freaking sucks, I just got an MSI 7950, now I can hardly play any games. Small levels in BF3 don't skip too often, but larger levels are completely unplayable.
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Originally Posted by BrotherJoseph View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cataclysm75 View Post

Does anybody else have any problems with BIOS 3402 (like BrotherJoseph) ? I'm afraid to update, because my version 3203 is running sooo smooth wink.gif But would like the new Intel RAID OROM introduced in 3304.
BrotherJoseph... i read on the asus vip forums that you might have screwed up your BIOS chip by updating directly to 3402
Quote from there (NOT my words):
I read that, I contemplated flashing them in order... I hope It can be fixed with an update but I may have to RMA.
If I were you I would not update. If its stable now, it might not be if you go to 3304.
Quote:
Originally Posted by PR-Imagery View Post

That's interesting.
I went from 903 to 3304 without any issues (Z68 Deluxe); those update procedures listed are new, don't think they were there when i updated my bios and if they were I definitely don't remember following them.
Strange, very strange indeed.

This freaking sucks, I just got an MSI 7950, now I can hardly play any games. Small levels in BF3 don't skip too often, but larger levels are completely unplayable.


Have you tried formatting & reloading windows? If not I would before you RMA

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I hope you guys can help me here: http://www.overclock.net/t/1012874/the-official-asus-p8p67-p8z68-p8z68-gen3-series-owners-club/7300#post_17655868 ? Thanks.

Anyone?
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