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I got a GTX 480 today and intended to throw it in my rig and be playing games all night. Unfortunately a bug in the BIOS I am running prevents be from booting with more than 1 stick of RAM. This problem was a known issue and has since been fixed in the G44 BIOS release. The sad part is I have absolutely no clue as to how I am supposed to flash the BIOS on my board. and after an hour trying various guide and ideas I found via google I cannot get a single thing to work. I am downloading the BIOS here and I need to flash the BIOS on my motherboard. I believe that I have to use a bootable USB drive but all my attempts at making one with the BIOS update on it have failed. If you know of a guide on OCN or are able to direct me to one I would be very thankful.

Thanks a billion for any input,

Argosy
Edited by Argosy - 1/8/12 at 8:01am
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Okay, you're going to boot into windows like normal, but with 1 stick of ram.

Download NVFlash

Place it and the bios you want to flash right in the root directory of the C drive

Rename it nvflash.exe if it isn't already

Name your BIOS without quotes "new.rom"

open up command prompt by running cmd.exe

type, without quotes, "cd C:\" and then "nvflash.exe new.rom" and follow the instructions that follow. The BIOS is now flashed and replaced. Now you just need to restart your system for the change to take effect
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