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post #1 of 19
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Hi all,
I want to update my Sabertooth BIOS to 1801.
How do I do this?
Will I have to reset the CMOS? Resetting it on this board is a pain in the neck.
Help a noob

Thanks in advance
    
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post #2 of 19
Use the Asus update in the AI suite. Works great for me.
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Just that? no extra steps? No fine print?
    
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No, the ASUS utility is painless. Get the file onto a USB stick. Go into the BIOS and the ASUS tool. Pick the file and presto!
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post #5 of 19
Nope. You can download the file first or let the program download it for you. Once it updates bios, it will restart and defaults will be loaded.
post #6 of 19
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Risks? How to fix a crap up? Best method to do this? (BIOS or AI SUITE)
    
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post #7 of 19
I've flashed to 3 different bios using AI Suite with no problems.
post #8 of 19
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SO basically, the steps are, just load it up in AI SUITe and you're done? :O I find that hard to believe xD
    
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post #9 of 19
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Will I have to clear CMOS?
    
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post #10 of 19
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Originally Posted by Butter on Toast View Post
SO basically, the steps are, just load it up in AI SUITe and you're done? :O I find that hard to believe xD
I've done it, and no you will not have to Clear CMOS.
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