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Cpyro yes you can plug the USB drive with the bios, reboot then go to the bios and choose EZ Flash browse to the USB and choose the bios that's it
he cant get to bios anymore thats one of the problems. IIRC if you put the bios on a usb stick(only put that bios on there do a format to FAT32 before you do) and then plug it into the ROG usb port and hold down the ROG port button for three seconds it will flash the board. I am going to check and see give me a minuet before you do it.

Edit: update heres what the manual says

Edited by eclipseaudio4 - 3/5/11 at 6:05pm
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Yea, i did that. let me reformat it and try again just incase

Edit: im sure it worked before cause it took a little longer the first time i did it. Like 5secs lol.

now it just blips im sure its because its the same file.
Edited by Cpyro - 3/5/11 at 6:14pm
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Yea, i did that. let me reformat it and try again just incase

Edit: im sure it worked before cause it took a little longer the first time i did it. Like 5secs lol.

now it just blips im sure its because its the same file.
unfortunately if you have exhausted all resources then it is RMA time.

Couple tips:
1.)Call them dont do it through e-mail(live support will work too)
2.)Ask about cross shipping (they will do it!)
3.)Inform them that you have tested with a nother CPU as well as made sure that both work in another system.


These tips should help you get through the process much faster. I have found when you sound like you know what you are doing and have been doing it for a while they just set it up for RMA with less questions and time.

I had to RMA my PSU due to cap squeal to corsair about 2 months ago. I told them the things they wanted to hear before they asked about them and within five minuets of getting off the phone(took about 5 to get it setup on the phone) I received e-mail's stating that I had a request in, that it had been accepted (gave RMA #), and that it had been changes to an advanced RMA and should ship out on the next day.
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thx again for the help. sucks that it died cause it workd pretty good for raging lol. i hate having to call but if it can get me better results then i think i will
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If you want Hot Swap RMA don't use Live chat function. You'll be ready to smack someone round if you use live chat only to be told that you have to call anyway. I'm calling on Monday.

Apparently they send you replacement board, and you send them your board with credit card information to put a hold on it. I'm not sure exactly how it works past this but sounds reasonable. They just want to protect themselves in case you sent them a board that you voided the warranty on.

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So it looks like...

Asus did not show off the Crosshair V at CeBit; which means, considering AMD's refusal to show Bulldozer due to certain issues they apparently weren't comfortable with... Then I am going to guess that Asus' newer 990FX line will be delayed and likely not out until after April.

I have... $900 sitting in the bank from my Tax Return, waiting to invest into a better quality Motherboard and custom WC Loop. My current motherboard was a cheap Open Box deal that I grabbed off Newegg last year, just to save a buck on my build; and I was too impatient to wait for the 890FX boards to be released... and I've always felt my CPU just wasn't preforming as well as it should with this board; can't get it to Overclock much more then 3.9 and I'm pretty sure I could get it over 4.0 if I had it running on a better quality Mobo...

Well, now I have the money to invest into such a better Motherboard and I was hoping to see some 990FX boards being shown off at CeBit but it seems that none were, and now my Local Microcenter has the Crosshair IV Formula on sale for $199.99; comes out to $211.99 after tax.

Would it be worth upgrading my 890GX in my Sig Rig, to the Formula, for that price?

No, I'm probably not going to Crossfire anytime soon, have no plans to add another 5850, though I might consider putting my current one on Water with my future custom WC Loop...
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Add me, asus crosshair iv formula

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So it looks like...

Asus did not show off the Crosshair V at CeBit; which means, considering AMD's refusal to show Bulldozer due to certain issues they apparently weren't comfortable with... Then I am going to guess that Asus' newer 990FX line will be delayed and likely not out until after April.

I have... $900 sitting in the bank from my Tax Return, waiting to invest into a better quality Motherboard and custom WC Loop. My current motherboard was a cheap Open Box deal that I grabbed off Newegg last year, just to save a buck on my build; and I was too impatient to wait for the 890FX boards to be released... and I've always felt my CPU just wasn't preforming as well as it should with this board; can't get it to Overclock much more then 3.9 and I'm pretty sure I could get it over 4.0 if I had it running on a better quality Mobo...

Well, now I have the money to invest into such a better Motherboard and I was hoping to see some 990FX boards being shown off at CeBit but it seems that none were, and now my Local Microcenter has the Crosshair IV Formula on sale for $199.99; comes out to $211.99 after tax.

Would it be worth upgrading my 890GX in my Sig Rig, to the Formula, for that price?

No, I'm probably not going to Crossfire anytime soon, have no plans to add another 5850, though I might consider putting my current one on Water with my future custom WC Loop...
I'm kinda surprised that board you're on now isn't up to the task. We've built a couple systems with that board and haven't heard any negative feedback. It happens though so take that for what it's worth. If Crosshair IV Formula hadn't dropped when it did I woulda got that one.

But yeah it would be worth getting. Just check the TIM contact with the NB to make sure you don't have the issue. Should be able to remount the heatsink w/o replacing the TIM unless you wish to replace it with higher quality TIM.

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hi guys,im looking at the c4f/e and i am wondering if the EK full cover block fits both models or just the extreme?
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hi guys,im looking at the c4f/e and i am wondering if the EK full cover block fits both models or just the extreme?
Full cover block only fits the CIVFormula at the moment.

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