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possible solution to bootloop Giagbyte boards

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thanks to badatgames' post: here post 18

i have solved my bootloop woes!

it seems as if there might be conflict between main bios and backup bios if they are different versions. update main bios to the most recent bios and then update backup bios to the same using ALT+F12 at boot screen at the prompt hit enter. also apparently USB legacy has caused issues as well so disable that too.

thanks Badatgames!!!
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That's rule #1 for every Giga benchers.

After flashing main chip, upon booting keep pressing Alt + F12 to initiate the process of updating backup BIOS chip. Go into BIOS press F9, main and backup must be identical. Else, troubles when the second chip kicks in.
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well this was my 1st GB board lol lesson learned.
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