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post #19321 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Blue Destroyer;12767347 
Just an update to the asus bios thing. DO NOT DO THE UPDATE it will damage your MB/cpu. If you do the update while you have a non BD cpu in it can and will damage it.

Not entirely true there Brother!

Two people have already posted in that Thread that they ARE running the new BIOS! Here's the latest post!

http://www.overclock.net/hardware-news/965773-sc-asus-current-motherboard-supported-bulldozer-19.html#post12767307
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Originally Posted by Dynomutt;12767307 
im on day 3 of running the 3012 bios on the CHIV-F and had no problems so far, been stress testing my overclock since the update and if anything it seems to be running a little better than before
     
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post #19322 of 28613
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Not entirely true there Brother!

Two people have already posted in that Thread that they ARE running the new BIOS! Here's the latest post!

http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...l#post12767307
I just read that after i posted. Asus is the one claiming that doing the bios update with a non BD cpu can screw it up. have to find that link again. brb
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I just read that after i posted. Asus is the one claiming that doing the bios update with a non BD cpu can screw it up. have to find that link again. brb
Oh I believe ya, I seen that post myself, which his why I have not yet done it myself.

I think Asus is just being cautious, and I'm waiting for more info from them!
     
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post #19324 of 28613
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Oh I believe ya, I seen that post myself, which his why I have not yet done it myself.

I think Asus is just being cautious, and I'm waiting for more info from them!
same here. im not planning on going BD anyways anytime soon as i have sold/traded off my 2 6870's(for a PNY 570), 1 of my 1055t(for a i5 750 and gigabyte MB) and my crosshair iv formula(for a 2500k!!!). Just have my used 1055t to trade and my unopened xfx 750w. so i can finish my build. if any of you need a psu or a x6, let me know.
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post #19325 of 28613
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Bottom line here...

There is a war brewing between AMD and their motheboard partners...

Asus just drew the line in the middle of the battle field and took the first major shot at AMD and said.. "Come on, we dare you. Step across that line..."
What do you mean about that statement. wouldn't a motherboard company and a chip company want to work hand in hand. It seems like war between the two would be shooting you nose to spite your face.
    
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post #19326 of 28613
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What do you mean about that statement. wouldn't a motherboard company and a chip company want to work hand in hand. It seems like war between the two would be shooting you nose to spite your face.
here is the problem with BD. AMD is not supporting BD in am3 sockets(yes they will fit and with a bios update it will work, just with some features disabled). Asus and others(gigabyte) are not only supporting it, they are trying to push releasing press releases. Its not really a war between asus and amd. its asus vs every other motherboard manufacturer. Asus is saying, there is no need to wait for BD chips to drop. By one of these motherboards and when BD chips drop, you are rdy. If asus convinces enough people MB sales of am3+ boards would be hurt very bad. I am wondering if asus's verison of am3+ is being delayed so they pushed this out.
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here is the problem with BD. AMD is not supporting BD in am3 sockets(yes they will fit and with a bios update it will work, just with some features disabled). Asus and others(gigabyte) are not only supporting it, they are trying to push releasing press releases. Its not really a war between asus and amd. its asus vs every other motherboard manufacturer. Asus is saying, there is no need to wait for BD chips to drop. By one of these motherboards and when BD chips drop, you are rdy. If asus convinces enough people MB sales of am3+ boards would be hurt very bad. I am wondering if asus's verison of am3+ is being delayed so they pushed this out.
Another reason why I'm kinda still on that fence with the "wait and see crowd".

We know Asus does have plans for a Crosshair V; as they have been on their own Forums asking users, survey questions about what they want out of the next Crosshair, and a majority I read were voting in favor of Asus doing a Crosshair V GENE variant.

At the same time, I'm curious if they're just doing this to bump up their sales on their current 8xx series motherboards. My local Microcenter, about two weeks ago, had the Crosshair IV Formula on sale for 199.99. After taxes, it came out much cheaper then Newegg's price with free shipping, on the same board.

Thats surprising, because Microcenter usually doesn't discount their higher end AMD stuff as much as they discount the lower end stuff.

Honestly, I am just thinking that AMD is just really frickin confident in Bulldozer and they're absolutely convinced that no one is going to want to run a Zambezi on an 8xx series board; which in my opinion, says a lot about their confidence in the chip which in turn, says a lot more about the chip itself!

Now as for Asus and the other Board Partners. I dunno. It would seem to me that they're all kinda smackin AMD in the face in one way or another; and yea, it is a war between them, and AMD... its a Socket War, over compatibility, though now it appears to be mutating into a three-way war...

AMD vs board partners
AMD vs Asus
Asus vs other Board partners

Basically, as I said, Asus stepping out onto the battle field and drawing a line, and essentially drawing attention to themselves by telling not only AMD, but also the other board partners.. ."Hey! See? Look what we did! Its possible! So there!"

In the end, its all making me second, and third guess... my next Scout upgrades!
     
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I think they are doing for their customers, giving them more life out of their boards.
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post #19329 of 28613
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I am wondering if asus's verison of am3+ is being delayed so they pushed this out.
Thats possible .. Does AsRock have a board yet.. That is usually their test dummy.
    
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post #19330 of 28613
Cigarbug just sent me the Q6600 and it works fine. Looks like I owe him some ram.. Its coming bud. It posted and I was able to get into the Bios with no problems.. Wow cant wait to crank it up..
    
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