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my stepson and I just finished building him a sandy rig with the UD4-B3, it has F5 bios, and I see they go up to F9B.

is there any particular bios that might be preferable to F5?
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I always update to the newest bios, sometimes it will enable or add some settings that were previously missing, and will fix different bugs that could possibly crop up. It also gives peace of mind that if something does go wrong, thats one less thing to trouble shoot.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mtbiker033;15028870 
my stepson and I just finished building him a sandy rig with the UD4-B3, it has F5 bios, and I see they go up to F9B.

is there any particular bios that might be preferable to F5?

The latest beta BIOS is F9c - Link
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Bios guys sent me the new beta F9c bios for Z68X-UD4-B3 board that should address boot loop issue or cold boot start if anyone is still experiencing it. (dinos22 @tweaktown) GA-Z68X-UD4-B3 Beta BIOS
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Originally Posted by appleg33k85;15028917 
I always update to the newest bios, sometimes it will enable or add some settings that were previously missing, and will fix different bugs that could possibly crop up. It also gives peace of mind that if something does go wrong, thats one less thing to trouble shoot.

ok thanks for the reply, I'm not familiar with Gigabyte boards and didn't know if there was any one in particular that was better or not.

Quote:
Originally Posted by gymenii;15029594 
The latest beta BIOS is F9c - Link

thanks for the link!

I have another question, I installed win7 x64 ultimate on an SSD (OCZ agility2), set sata to AHCI mode, then after installing windows plugged in another hard drive. It's recognized in device manager but I can't use it?
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Usually flashing to the most recent bios eliminates any potential problems and as stated is one less thing to worry about.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mtbiker033;15029796 
ok thanks for the reply, I'm not familiar with Gigabyte boards and didn't know if there was any one in particular that was better or not.




thanks for the link!

I have another question, I installed win7 x64 ultimate on an SSD (OCZ agility2), set sata to AHCI mode, then after installing windows plugged in another hard drive. It's recognized in device manager but I can't use it?

If it's new it has to be initalized.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FREELINE57;15029827 
If it's new it has to be initalized.

yes please remind me how to do that!!! I can't remember!!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FREELINE57;15029931 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEyvdhZemSg

+1 man thanks!!!
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You very welcome sir!
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