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Hi ,
I just think the latest bios should be compatible with your card, but why , I can not tell you!
Try to reflash your bios with the previous version that worked to see and tell us what happens wink.gif

Hey, thanks for the reply. thumb.gif

Just to clarify though, since I got the 570 it's never been detected in the CHIVF (1 long beep, 3 short), I already reverted from the 3029 BETA BIOS, back to the 2101 and still it's not being detected.

The 570 works fine in my brother's MSI mobo, but not in my CHIV.

I'm completely baffled and pretty annoyed as to why it won't work in this Mobo. wth.gif
 
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I think it must be an incompatibility between the card and CHIVF !
But why , I know say ! I had the same kind of problem between my HD 5970 and my CHVF -Z , I had to change the motherboard, and then it worked!
Have you tried with an older bios?
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Originally Posted by EvoBeardy View Post

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Originally Posted by Jeannot61 View Post

Hi ,
I just think the latest bios should be compatible with your card, but why , I can not tell you!
Try to reflash your bios with the previous version that worked to see and tell us what happens wink.gif

Hey, thanks for the reply. thumb.gif

Just to clarify though, since I got the 570 it's never been detected in the CHIVF (1 long beep, 3 short), I already reverted from the 3029 BETA BIOS, back to the 2101 and still it's not being detected.

The 570 works fine in my brother's MSI mobo, but not in my CHIV.

I'm completely baffled and pretty annoyed as to why it won't work in this Mobo. wth.gif

If you haven't given up on the CIVF, I would suggest contacting their Motherboard Division and see if they can't build you a custom bios to get you to our desktop. It might just be that the GPU is too new and that your Bios is out of date for the Card. Personally I wouldn't think that the 570 would be that new but maybe it is and it doesn't play well with the CIVF for that reason.

So I would see about looking up their contact # and giving someone a call. Cause my 6870's work just fine with the board and those came out slightly earlier than the 570 if I recollect. But I have heard of Asus putting together custom Bios'es to get their customers systems up and running properly.

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif
 
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I think it must be an incompatibility between the card and CHIVF !
But why , I know say ! I had the same kind of problem between my HD 5970 and my CHVF -Z , I had to change the motherboard, and then it worked!
Have you tried with an older bios?

2101 is the furthest back I went from the BETA BIOS 3029, I didn't think going back even older would make any difference.
The good thing is that my HDD's are running in AHCI okay now (was having problems with AHCI and the 3029, my transfer speed dropped to 30-40MB/s, it's now back up to 120+MB/s).
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If you haven't given up on the CIVF, I would suggest contacting their Motherboard Division and see if they can't build you a custom bios to get you to our desktop. It might just be that the GPU is too new and that your Bios is out of date for the Card. Personally I wouldn't think that the 570 would be that new but maybe it is and it doesn't play well with the CIVF for that reason.

So I would see about looking up their contact # and giving someone a call. Cause my 6870's work just fine with the board and those came out slightly earlier than the 570 if I recollect. But I have heard of Asus putting together custom Bios'es to get their customers systems up and running properly.

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

Oh I wouldn't give up on this little beauty of a Mobo. biggrin.gif

I did manage to try the card in another two rigs, and also in my rig with extra juice supplying the 6-pins, to rule out some dormant defect in my PSU's 6-pin leads (even though it runs all the other cards just fine), turns out the 570 is indeed borked, but with a twist!
It doesn't work in the two other rigs, note, all rigs it didn't work in were DDR3 based Mobo's.
The one rig it does work in (my Brother's) is a DDR2 based rig, and that it worked perfectly fine in...

Now obviously it can't be correlation between DDR3 and DDR2 RAM, nor the 785 Chipset, one of the other two boards it didn't work in was a 780 Chipset, so I have NO idea what's going on there.

I also noticed some tampering with the solder on two points, on the badckside of the PCB, where the 6-pin plug points are, I am hoping I can get a refund on it as it's clearly defective.

Plus side is that my PSU's leads are fine and my CHIVF is fine and dandy, my biggest worry was that for some odd reason, she wouldn't accept any future upgrade cards.
Guess I'll just go with my plan to get a 760 in a few months and plonk that in instead. biggrin.gif
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So the problem actually comes from the graphics card and not the motherboard !
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So the problem actually comes from the graphics card and not the motherboard !

Apparently so! But you can understand my confusion and leading to believe there was some motherboard incompatibility issue, when it worked perfectly fine in my Brother's rig. frown.gif

I'm able to get a refund on the 570, so all's well that ends well.
 
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I'm having a big dilema with my conscience.
I wanted to upgrade my graphics card so I ended up putting a listing for sale, meanwhile with no replies I decided to put the motherboard/CPU and see what I got.
Well there's a guy that wants to buy the set (motherboard+cpu) for 250 euros. With that money I'm good for an Asus Maximus VI Hero and a bit more for a 4770k.
Basicly I'll get the upgrade for 350 euros cause my workplace allows me to get the parts really cheap, but this was the 1st desktop I ever built and overclocked, it was what brought me into OCN.
As I was tearing it apart and putting everything inside their cardboard box I felt kinda bad cause I only need a GPU upgrade cause the rest is fine.
My CPU is edging the 4.2Ghz, NB at 3.1Ghz and my memory is at 1800Mhz CL9.

I will buy a 280x/Samsung SSD and keep one of my 6850's.
Should I keep my system as it is? Performance leaves me pretty satisfied currently just need a better GPU and an SSD.

Note: The guy understands absolutely nothing about computers, he asked if the motherboard takes Intel CPU's lol
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Yea I stopped everything, guy was trouble. Removed the listing for all my hardware and gonna keep it as memory of what went away.
Buying an r9 290 from a miner, prolly gonna shift my Evo to my desktop and fit a 500GB HDD on the 2.5 slot of my laptop and be happy. Dunno yet.
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