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post #51 of 78
wolfeking..Next time just call them and say.."I don't know ..it just stopped working"


When my Ex 3 Gen 3 board died..(wow..it didn't take long) I didn't bother RMAing..sold to some guy that wanted a dummy board for a display. biggrin.gif
 
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post #52 of 78
Glad you figured it out. It's still a user error and issue when your power fails during a BIOS update - it's suggested to use a UPS. It's great that BIOS chips can be replaced smile.gif The fact that they offer too sell them is a great thing in itself.
Edited by M3T4LM4N222 - 10/18/12 at 1:03am
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post #53 of 78
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Originally Posted by wolfeking View Post

which likely would have ended with no fix and a 3 week wait in a response. But whatever. I am not fixing the board. I likely will not care to even fix the computer at all. It is useless to even try as anything that goes wrong ever is "User Error" as you all so eloquently put it. In that case, a .45 will fix it good. No error there.

Well, you can throw it in the thrash or fix it with bullets, but i doubt that you are really going to do that, if you do i would love to see it, videos please.
post #54 of 78
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TurboMach1 View Post

dont get so angry, if you were able to install the CPU without harm, installing a bios chip in a dip socket is a walk in the park.

I highly doubt I can do it in that case. Too me a bit to figure out how the LGA socket worked. 100% of all my previous builds have been PGA (both AM2/AM3 and 478/370). But if you are so certain.
I still doubt that I will fix the board. Even if I do, it will just go into backup duty which in my honest opinion is all it is good for anyway.

And anger, you don't know the half of it. This is a mere discomfort compared to full out anger.

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Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

So, what do you want asrock to do for you? Just snap their finger and your mobo will magically fixed in an instant? You see, you are being unrealistic here, asrock did nothing wrong, if this is asus or gibabyte the process will still gonna be the same, you install the bios chip yourself or send in your mobo and wait for couple of weeks.
Maybe that could have been said better. I meant that would likely would have been a 3 week wait for a reply that likely would have ended in them refusing to fix anything. The main idea behind RMAing the board is I ship it to them, they fix it and send it back. I pay for parts and shipping.
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post #55 of 78
it really is as simple as pulling out the old chip and sticking the new chip back in the socket. dont get so discouraged over such a menial task.
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post #56 of 78
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Menial task made necessary by them not thinking ahead and installing dual BIOS to start with. But whatever. It is not important. I am not trying to fix it anyway. I lived on stock for years before, I will just live on it with the H61 board that I am using right now.
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post #57 of 78
Quote:
Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post

wolfeking..Next time just call them and say.."I don't know ..it just stopped working"


When my Ex 3 Gen 3 board died..(wow..it didn't take long) I didn't bother RMAing..sold to some guy that wanted a dummy board for a display. biggrin.gif

Given your track record, and the things you participate in here on OCN, its seemingly obvious who broke your board.
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post #59 of 78
So from the manual the crashless BIOS appears to work like this:

Place BIOS file on USB 2 flask disk, run Instant Flash, flash.

The understanding is that it is capable of doing that without a working BIOS.
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post #60 of 78
Quote:
Originally Posted by wolfeking View Post

Menial task made necessary by them not thinking ahead and installing dual BIOS to start with. But whatever. It is not important. I am not trying to fix it anyway. I lived on stock for years before, I will just live on it with the H61 board that I am using right now.

Dual bios chips is a feature found on more expensive boards.

Replacing a BIOS chip is literally as easy as placing a lego brick on top of another.
 
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