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how do i know what bios version i have? i want the most up to date bios correct? btw in my p5nsli manual it shows an ASUS update utility and ai booster...but i dont have them...why not?
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w/e i just dled update and ai booster lol.........i think my bios is old its 0601 ,Velocity Micro edition thou. should i run the updater or just keep it?
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does it matter if i update my bios?..err is it necessary?
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does it matter if i update my bios?..err is it necessary?
ya well.. if you just got the board and installed everything, i think you should update cuz you may get more options / voltages options in BIOS and more compatibility for RAM and other hardware.. i had to flash my BIOS since it wouldnt allow me to run DDR2-800 and now it runs at full speed thx to flash. so if youre having any hardware problems or lack overclocking options in your BIOS.. read the FAQ on flashing bios, goto asus.com and DL the latest bios for YOUR board.. they have a search thing so dont worry
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how exactly do i install it? do i have to boot it from a cd or something? will it keep what i changed in the bios? like my speed and what not?
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