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02-19-2020 01:45 AM
MishelLngelo Isn't it about time to streamline this BIOS ? Anybody heard anything about it ?. It's practically only 5220 with 1004b. Too many doubled entries and some that even don't do anything.
02-17-2020 02:31 PM
fresh_04
Quote: Originally Posted by zbug View Post
Any of you using this board + 3900x sometimes will get all fans, rbg etc on boot but the screen stays black and nothing happens? hard power off and power on again and it boots just normal. I get this like once every 20+ reboots maybe (first time in 1 month today)
I have a 3700X and I have the same problem (bios 5406). I bought a motherboard buzzer to investigate. When the problem occurs, there is no motherboard beep, only fans and power light on. After one or several resets the computer starts normaly (one beep for correct boot). I didn't have this problem with the previous bios. I opened a asus support case, their answer today : test with another hdd with a fresh system or rollback to the previous bios version... Is that even possible? When I upgraded to the 5406 version, I had a warning that said "no rollback possible".
02-17-2020 05:39 AM
Ipak
Quote: Originally Posted by MrTomppa12345 View Post
hi what ram youre using?

thanks
G.Skill Flare X Black 2 x 8 GB, XMP is 3200 cl14,
02-17-2020 03:51 AM
MrTomppa12345
Quote: Originally Posted by Ipak View Post
Yes, it happens a lot when i hibernate or sleep my pc. Usually fine with hard shutdown.

Other things are great. 1866 fabric, 3733 cl16 ram, pbo with edc=1, rock solid stable, and pc is running 24/7 for almost month now with no problem.
hi what ram youre using?

thanks
02-10-2020 06:49 AM
zbug
Quote: Originally Posted by Ipak View Post
Yes, it happens a lot when i hibernate or sleep my pc. Usually fine with hard shutdown.

Other things are great. 1866 fabric, 3733 cl16 ram, pbo with edc=1, rock solid stable, and pc is running 24/7 for almost month now with no problem.
Yeah i only hard shutdown but once in a while, the next boot does that. Guess its a "normal" behavior then
02-06-2020 05:39 PM
Ipak Yes, it happens a lot when i hibernate or sleep my pc. Usually fine with hard shutdown.

Other things are great. 1866 fabric, 3733 cl16 ram, pbo with edc=1, rock solid stable, and pc is running 24/7 for almost month now with no problem.
02-06-2020 11:35 AM
zbug Any of you using this board + 3900x sometimes will get all fans, rbg etc on boot but the screen stays black and nothing happens? hard power off and power on again and it boots just normal. I get this like once every 20+ reboots maybe (first time in 1 month today)
02-04-2020 01:55 AM
rdr09 Just noticed 6 of the 8 cores on my R7 2700 are boosting to 4.1GHz (highest boost at stock) at idle using BIOS 5406 and Win10 1909.
01-30-2020 09:09 AM
p4block I fixed it.

Found the flashing port pinout on a forum thread, posted by elmor on the rog forum.

Trimmed out the first 4 kilobytes of the bios on the website and got the true rom file. Flashed it using a lot of cable clamps. On my old Z97-AR it would've been much easier, just pull out the chip as it was socketed.

Original serial number has been lost, could probably restore it with afuefi but I frankly don't care. Ethernet mac address is not stored with the chip unlike on intel platforms, so I didn't lose the mac address.

Overall a pretty simple fix if you have the proper information, which ASUS won't give you given their systemic "user is an idiot" policy.
01-28-2020 10:35 AM
p4block
Quote: Originally Posted by algida79 View Post
Even CrashFree3 may not be able to rollback to older versions once you have flashed a 32Mbit BIOS (v4406 and newer). By my understanding of the issue, the only way to do it on our board is using an external EEPROM programmer. :-/
The weird thing is that CrashFree3 doesn't seem to even look for files in the drives, it's just blinking the cursor.

It could very well be in a broken state, thinking it has a 32MB bios while having a 16MB one, and not being able to flash neither.

I have an external programmer, my only issue is that the pinout for the flashing port on this board is a bit unknown. I found it on a random forum but I don't want to risk it 100%
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