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post #1 of 16
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i have a ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 - AMD 880G - Socket AM3 board and i have no idea how to upgrade it.

Can anyone tell me?
post #2 of 16
As in updating the BIOS...?
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Why would you want to upgrade a fairly new board like that...what do you need that that board doesn't support?
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post #4 of 16
Why do you need to upgrade it? Upgrade generally means replace, in the case of a motherboard. (check your title spelling)
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Why do you need to upgrade it? Upgrade generally means replace, in the case of a motherboard. (check your title spelling)
i need to update the bios in the board
post #6 of 16
If you mean BIOS update then you can try Asus's flash utility available form their website. I have used it and it works and it does it through windows environment instead of through BIOS with flash drive or bootable device.
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post #7 of 16
If it's anything like the BIOS in my P6X58D:

1.Attain new BIOS
2.Put into flash drive
3.Reboot, with flash drive plugged in, into BIOS
4.Go to the Tools tab and select the EZ Flash utility (or whatever it's called)
5.Follow instructions
post #8 of 16
Your mobo manual should tell you how to do it. The newer ASUS boards generally made it pretty easy and safer.

Pretty much you have to download a new BIOS from the ASUS site, then put it on a floppy or your board might even support a thumb drive to boot from. The flash process is done in the BIOS (at least the safest way to do it).

Generally you don't need to change it unless you want to test different ones during overclocking, or if you have some bugs on your current BIOS that need to be fixed. Other reason might be to allow different chips to work on the board.
post #9 of 16
Just download AsusUpdate via their website. Tons easier.
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Just download AsusUpdate via their website. Tons easier.
This.
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