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Just wondering if I should update my BIOS?

I ask this because upgrading from the 5 to the 6 I somehow lost my RAID0 setup. Nothing was done other than the flash and I'm scared now updating again..

Anyone willing to calm my fears? lol
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valtopps do u still need the f7a bios i can upload it if you want
thanks intel, but i think im going to wait and see if the f7c is good.
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Just wondering if I should update my BIOS?

I ask this because upgrading from the 5 to the 6 I somehow lost my RAID0 setup. Nothing was done other than the flash and I'm scared now updating again..

Anyone willing to calm my fears? lol
heh

You lost your RAID (same thing happened to me) because you had the checkbox checked to reset your CMOS. All you have to do is go back into the Advanced Options and set the SATA to RAID mode and everything will be back to normal. I've updated (and downgraded) several times now with no issues. Just have to remember to change that one setting back
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+1 ^^

After each flash you must load optimized defaults, then set your ram voltage ONLY. Then save/apply/reboot BACK to the BIOS and set all your SATA/Disk related settings aging BEFORE you load windows otherwise you will corrupt your Arrays.

And yes, Loading Optimized is a must as part of the flash process as it sets some hidden things per your hardware that you cannot manually set

Here is a Qflash Guide I wrote up, for anyone else who it may help later on who reads this >>>
http://forums.tweaktown.com/f69/bios...h-guide-27576/
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How does a gigabyte ep45 ud3r overclock compared to a ud3p?
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its just as decent but is not crossfire compatible. acutally better on memory.

UD3P specs. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128358

UD3R specs. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128359
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Thanks
Edited by lowkickqop - 1/12/09 at 10:29pm
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Well it wasn't that I lost the RAID config in the BIOS I actually lost the stripe

Not sure why.. Both drivers were fine as Member Drives and after flashing 7a they came up unidentified. I couldn't get them to synch up or repair even after downgrading.

I just ended up re-initializing the stripe and re-install Vista, again.

I flashed up to 7b after posting that and taking a risk and it worked fine and still running. Again, not sure why 5-6-7a failed the RAID but oh well .. Still running now and that's what's important
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yeah check this out

http://ddr2-1508.gigabyte.com.tw/

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Anyone running a FuzionV2 on this board using the universal mounting plate?
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