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post #4401 of 9375
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there was postings in this thread after bulldozer came out and between bios 0705 and 0813 in that time pried
check the white sticker next to the 24-pin power connect last 4 numbers if its 0705 or earlier you will need a chip
the original chips did not have room for all the data to run all the code for bulldozer
if you have an old original chip you may have buy a chip from asus
http://us.estore.asus.com/index.php?l=product_list&c=3098

i need a new chip, signed into the estore and i cant buy one. cost me more to ring them than to buy it directly, i wonder if the new ones would be sold on ebay so i can get one

that's the us number and store, try the uk one http://asus.co.uk/support/

i live in the us...
i called motherboard support and they said to call the estore. the estore number plays a prerecorded message then goes dead. nice biggrin.gif
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they sell chips on ebay but there is no way to tell if its the right chip

even the people on ebay wont know which chip is which


Edited by Tweeky - 10/30/12 at 10:42am
    
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i thought fastboot was only on the new z series. i'll try to find more info on it, i'd like to know too
rog forums:
Will a UEFI update with Win8 fastboot appear?
No there won't be one, Fast Boot is a switch that is not on the regular CHVF Motherboard, Windows 8 may load faster than 7 on the Motherboard, but to get the full "Fast Boot" compatibility, you need to buy the CHVF-Z Motherboard.

So showing that PDF for our board was just to piss us off. Got it!
post #4404 of 9375
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there was postings in this thread after bulldozer came out and between bios 0705 and 0813 in that time pried
check the white sticker next to the 24-pin power connect last 4 numbers if its 0705 or earlier you will need a chip
the original chips did not have room for all the data to run all the code for bulldozer
if you have an old original chip you may have buy a chip from asus
http://us.estore.asus.com/index.php?l=product_list&c=3098


Just checked my board. last four numbers are 0905.....Piledriver here i come! The wait for black Friday beings doh.gif
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ASUS ROG Crosshair V Formula-Z (990FX) Review ft. Vishera FX-8350 on Phase Change

http://vr-zone.com/articles/asus-rog-crosshair-v-formula-z-990fx-review-ft.-vishera-fx-8350-on-phase-change/17574.html




Edited by cez4r - 10/30/12 at 2:42pm
post #4406 of 9375
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Quote:
Originally Posted by richie_2010 View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tweeky View Post

there was postings in this thread after bulldozer came out and between bios 0705 and 0813 in that time pried
check the white sticker next to the 24-pin power connect last 4 numbers if its 0705 or earlier you will need a chip
the original chips did not have room for all the data to run all the code for bulldozer
if you have an old original chip you may have buy a chip from asus
http://us.estore.asus.com/index.php?l=product_list&c=3098

i need a new chip, signed into the estore and i cant buy one. cost me more to ring them than to buy it directly, i wonder if the new ones would be sold on ebay so i can get one

that's the us number and store, try the uk one http://asus.co.uk/support/

i live in the us...
i called motherboard support and they said to call the estore. the estore number plays a prerecorded message then goes dead. nice biggrin.gif
got through to the estore today, they wanted to check with the cs manager but went ahead and sent it free. no shipping even. so im happy
fyi the serial number is on the pci slot - not one of the two numbers by the atx power

related: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otLHCt5-uMw
Edited by ihatelolcats - 10/31/12 at 9:12am
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I called ASUS about the early CHV BIOS issue but they had no idea what I was talking about, lol.

Are there any particular phrases which helped in them identifying the issue through their knowledge base?
there was postings in this thread after bulldozer came out and between bios 0705 and 0813 in that time pried
check the white sticker next to the 24-pin power connect last 4 numbers if its 0705 or earlier you will need a chip
the original chips did not have room for all the data to run all the code for bulldozer
if you have an old original chip you may have buy a chip from asus
http://us.estore.asus.com/index.php?l=product_list&c=3098

Mine is the original 0404 batch but my local Asus office says there is no such thing ie. no need to do any chip replacement cos flashing the latest BIOS will do.

And I have looked over at the Asus ROG Crosshair forums and can't find any info about the need for replacing the BIOS chip either. Strange that different Asus reps have been saying different things.
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Mine is the original 0404 batch but my local Asus office says there is no such thing ie. no need to do any chip replacement cos flashing the latest BIOS will do.
And I have looked over at the Asus ROG Crosshair forums and can't find any info about the need for replacing the BIOS chip either. Strange that different Asus reps have been saying different things.

ROG should count for something. Ambiguity is not one of the things I would expect from a high-end organization.
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incase anyone missed it, now croshair V version one says 8320/8350 under supported cpu, for longest time it didnt, the bios just said support new cpu,s thumb.gif
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Mine is the original 0404 batch but my local Asus office says there is no such thing ie. no need to do any chip replacement cos flashing the latest BIOS will do.
And I have looked over at the Asus ROG Crosshair forums and can't find any info about the need for replacing the BIOS chip either. Strange that different Asus reps have been saying different things.

I broke down and bought a replacement, will update if there's any tangible difference.
It was kind of a rip off at $25 though, could likely have put that better to use on something else.

Also, to clarify (and to derp), it's this digit that is the indicator, correct?
The reason I ask it seems a lot lower than the others in comparison and release BIOS was 0404...
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