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hi guys,

can anyone help me to install new chipset drivers, i have a asus sabertooth 990fx r2.0 and have up until now been using the chipset drivers that was on the disk that came with the motherboard. i am having trouble with my new corsair vengence k95 keyboard and someone said i might need to update my bios and chipsets, i have done the bios but i have never done chipsets drivers.

i have downloaded the latest ones from the asus site but when i go to install the drivers it has to types of setups. one is the asus setup and the other is the Amd setup, which one should i use? also do i need to uninstall the old drivers and if so how ?

any help plz guys

im a bit of a noob at this so plz bare with me smile.gif
post #2 of 9
Forget the ASUS ones, go straight for AMD:

http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/chipset?os=Windows+8+-+64

EDIT: Same goes for your 7970:

http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloads/Pages/radeon_win7-64.aspx
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i don`t really trust the new amd drivers i`d rather still with the ones that have been tested for my motherboard, i know they are more or less the same but the ones on the asus site have been tested.
post #4 of 9
The current AMD drivers have been WHQL approved, and I have found them to work flawlessly on numerous systems of different vintage.
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how do i install them ? do i need to uninstall the old ones and how ?
post #6 of 9
No need to uninstall, the new ones will upgrade automatically.

To install, download and run the EXEs from the AMD site. Follow the instructions.

EDIT: After installation is complete, it is safe to delete the C:\AMD folder, or wherever you pointed the self extractor to.
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k thx i will try smile.gif
post #8 of 9
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hi,

so i update the chipsets like you said and now in eventviewer i am getting Reset to device, \Device\RaidPort0, was issued amd _sata. event id 129

also my pc froze while installing and update of adobe and my keyboard stopped working?

any help plz ?

its got to be the drivers do you think i should try the drivers on the asus website ?

its also says something about raidport but im not using raid drivers or anything to do with raid
Edited by markshim - 1/14/14 at 11:17am
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The AMD SATA driver has problems on certain system configurations. Rather than scrap all the other working drivers, just revert the one:

Go into device manager, right click the AMD SATA Controller, select properties, and roll back the driver:

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