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Does anybody have an explanation to why the BIOS files are now .CAP instead of .ROM?
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post #132 of 1288
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Originally Posted by Outcasst View Post

Does anybody have an explanation to why the BIOS files are now .CAP instead of .ROM?

My guess... EUFI
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post #133 of 1288
Just wanted to stop by and say how much I'm loving my new asus mobo smile.gif I haven't had one for the past 4-5 years (been using Gigabyte for the most part) and I'm quite pleased with it so far on my new Ivy Bridge. In particular, I'm really liking UEFI BIOS and all of its "digi+" power tuning stuff. The temps are pretty amazing too, both on the board and on the CPU.

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post #134 of 1288
P8Z77-V PRO BIOS 1015
1.Improve system stability.
2.Improve memory compatibility.
3.Support new CPUs.

Wish they gave us better specifics on improve system stability. I remember on on my P55 Asus pro board one of the BIOSs that came a long a few months after release made it so a higher overclock was stable on less volts. That was an awesome treat. biggrin.gif
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Well it turns out installing Inel rapid start is what breaks Coretemp on the P8Z77-I Deluxe. Nothing like this happens with the Asrock Z77E-ITX and I narrowed it down after several Windows installs. Lastly, and this must be a problem with the Intel drivers, external drives plugged into the Intel USB 3 (backplate) do not mount after restarting Windows nor are they fully detected during boot up.
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Exostenza View Post

P8Z77-V PRO BIOS 1015
1.Improve system stability.
2.Improve memory compatibility.
3.Support new CPUs.
Wish they gave us better specifics on improve system stability. I remember on on my P55 Asus pro board one of the BIOSs that came a long a few months after release made it so a higher overclock was stable on less volts. That was an awesome treat. biggrin.gif

Already added yesterday. king.gif

That is one thing I don't like about Asus. They aren't very specific on details with their BIOS updates.

Intel and MSI (mainly their betas) give a full change log.
post #137 of 1288
I have yet to be able to hit a stable overclock on my z-77 pro on the z-68 gene was at 4.5 no prob. All it does is restart.
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I have yet to be able to hit a stable overclock on my z-77 pro on the z-68 gene was at 4.5 no prob. All it does is restart.

Take it back. I hit 4.4 ghz stable in 20 minutes and haven't really tried going for anything else. Your board must be bust.
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Anyone else using the Atheros Qualcomm Wifi AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter that comes with the P8Z77-V ?

Mine only manages to connect at 72.7 Mbps speed to my home network, N300 WPA2-Personal AES
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Has anybody sucessfully updated the Intel RAID ROM on their Z77 board?
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