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Back story..... when I got my classified I put the Thermalright Venomous X on my CPU and tightened it down fully. Come to find out that bent my CPU pins, so then I send it in for RMA at my cost and I was sent back a a E760 classified but with a different serial number. I am guessing a got a refurb. So I tried overclocking my CPU and everything over 3.9 ghz will not run (it ran with my last MB same settings). So I was wondering if flashing the Bios would help solve this ocing issue I am having?
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What BIOS version was on the old board and what version is on the new board?

When you know that, you'll know whether to reflash.
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I flashed the bios to 77, and it said it updated it. So far its doing pretty good.
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Actually the newer Evga BIOS are mostly updates for Gulftown (980X etc)

Most people are getting their best overclocks on the last letter BIOS for their board, for your Classy E760 thats BIOS S61J

If you're not happy with 77, give S61J a try. Always clear CMOS before and after flash.
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Actually the newer Evga BIOS are mostly updates for Gulftown (980X etc)

Most people are getting their best overclocks on the last letter BIOS for their board, for your Classy E760 thats BIOS S61J

If you're not happy with 77, give S61J a try. Always clear CMOS before and after flash.
Well it seems to be more stable than the crap bios I got with my board.
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Could be, did you check what BIOS was on the board when you got it?

Anyway, flashing is quick and you will see different performance with different BIOS so try a few if you're not getting a previous overclock that you know your chip can do.
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Thanks buddy +rep and I did not look and see what bios it was.
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