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I bought Asus M4A89GTD PRO from ebuyer 2-3 months ago, and I received Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3, but when i try and update bios Asus M4A89GTD PRO/usb3 it says checking rom then "Rom file is incompatible with existing bios" when i try updating with Asus M4A89GTD PRO it says checking rom then do you wish to update rom ( which I haven't clicked yes just incase it will mess my mobo). The design looks the same as Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 and I have USB3 blue slots, also came in a box which said Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3. so why wont this damn thing update? any ideas?
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Are you using Asus update or doing it from the BIOS?
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I'm doing it from Bios
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Okey, On the motherboard it says Asus M4A89GTD PRO, but where the ports and usb and audio plug into it looks like the Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3, looks completly different to Asus M4A89GTD PRO. + i received it in a Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 Box. Do i risk it and go along with the Asus M4A89GTD PRO Bios update?
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Hmmmm that's weird They're the same MOBO AFAIK So why not make a BIOS backup just in case
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post #6 of 6
Do NOT install the wrong BIOS. The USB3 version includes USB 3.0 not listed the non USB3 version. The BIOS on the Pro only board does not need to be written to test/access the NEC USB 3.0 controller chip. There are separate listings on the Asus support site under each board name for downloads including BIOS.

http://support.asus.com/download.aspx?SLanguage=en&p=1&s=24&m=M4A89GTD%20PRO&os=30&hashedid=Gdf0vtpVf72LTYgs

http://support.asus.com/download.aspx?SLanguage=en&p=1&s=24&m=M4A89GTD%20PRO/USB3&os=30&hashedid=eCWbkolMf0DOW0IV
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