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New ASUS Crosshair iv formula BIOS 3012

ftp://ftp.asus.com.tw/pub/ASUS/mb/so...ir_IV_Formula/
Edited by Tweeky - 3/17/11 at 5:32pm
    
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yah i dont think you suppose to download the new 3012Bios do piece of advice dont download it
    
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I have the 1304 bios on my crossfire is there any real reason to update to the 1902?
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I'd advice against 3017 update after reading this on their website

Quote:
Beta Version 3017
Description Crosshair IV Formula 3017 Test BIOS
For testing AM3+ CPU Function only, do not update this BIOS while using AM3 or previous type CPUs!
File Size
1,01 (MBytes) 2011.05.10 update
http://support.asus.com/Download.asp...rmula&p=1&s=24
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I'd advice against 3017 update after reading this on their website



http://support.asus.com/Download.asp...rmula&p=1&s=24
Iv'e used the 3017 BIOS with my 1055T, it worked fine, bios is just a little different but it's not 100% stable at least.
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This BIOS business is confusing me I've never updated one before.

I tried the ASUSUpdate program and it finds nothing for my board. How do I go about this, and which BIOS version should I be using with a Phenom II 955BE?
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Should add that I'm on the hunt for updates because this system refuses to support crossfired 6870s!! Plug in the 2nd card and it blackscreens instead of booting to desktop
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Quote:
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This BIOS business is confusing me I've never updated one before.

I tried the ASUSUpdate program and it finds nothing for my board. How do I go about this, and which BIOS version should I be using with a Phenom II 955BE?
You'll have better luck if you run either 1304 or 1902 version. Simply DL from Asus site down loads and install with EZ Flash II method (page 3-40 of manual)

Check page 5-1 for XFire setup.

Have questions or problems just send me a PM as I'm always happy to help.
 
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Thanks, I flashed the BIOS to 1902, and I think it helped.

Either way, I got the system running to the point it would boot to desktop with the full crossfire setup installed, which is a big step in the right direction. There were still a couple of things I wasn't happy with, like being unable to update windows as I'd used that product key on the other pc .. so I bought a copy of Windows7 64bit and have just installed that, updating it as I write this.

I had not seen that page of the CH IV F's manual, thanks for bringing that to my attention. From what I understand I should be right this time around, since the cards were installed along with the Xfire bridge when I formatted and installed Win7x64... right?

Either way, Windows update seems to have found some driver or other for the GPUs so I'm letting it go ahead with that so I get my proper full resolution back I will download and move to the latest ATI release x64 drivers after that's sorted itself out if I feel the need to.

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