Bios chip compatibility for ASUS motherboard

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Bios chip compatibility for ASUS motherboard

Post by nicolae788 » Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:51 am

Hello,

I have a Asus MB P5K31-VM/S which misses the BIOS chip. I know it should have an 8 Mb chip, but i do not know exactly how to find if what i have will fit or not, just by trial and error method. Does it exist somewhere a list of chipset-> Bios chip compatibility sheet? or something similar?

It should have an 8 pin DIP Chip.

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Re: Bios chip compatibility for ASUS motherboard

Post by edwin » Wed Apr 15, 2015 7:57 pm

send an email to Medion to ask what bios chip goes into the Medion MD6681.
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Re: Bios chip compatibility for ASUS motherboard

Post by nicolae788 » Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:09 pm

Thank you for the tip. Will do it.

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Re: Bios chip compatibility for ASUS motherboard

Post by nicolae788 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:32 pm

No answer, but i saw that their site has tons of desktops with MSN numbers and the site doesn't recognize the MD number...Do you know the MSN corespondent to this MD number? If i know the MSN number of the PC i can get the download. It looks like this motherboard was specifically for this Medion as i can't find it on the ASUS website.

In the mean time i will dig some more.

Thank you very much for your kindness.

Alex.

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Re: Bios chip compatibility for ASUS motherboard

Post by nicolae788 » Sat Apr 25, 2015 12:02 am

Well, regarding this P5K31-VM/S motherboard it utilizes a 512Kb chip and the matching chipset boards at ASUS website are utilizing 1Mb chip so i can't do a proper flash for this board.

I would like to ask you kindly if you can direct me to a suitable bios file for this board...or maybe someone has the original MEDION file, which i doubt. The people at Medion seem to be preoccupied with the fact that i want to do an upgrade but i just want the original file.

Anyway, i would appreciate any recommendation of a bios file which has 512kb and fits just right in this motherboard chipset combo.

Thank you.

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Re: Bios chip compatibility for ASUS motherboard

Post by edwin » Sat Apr 25, 2015 8:07 am

Are you looking for the bios software file or are you looking for the physical hardware bios chip?

If the bios file I can try to find that one in the Medion website.
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Re: Bios chip compatibility for ASUS motherboard

Post by nicolae788 » Sat Apr 25, 2015 9:19 am

I am looking for the file the actual file so i can run this motherboard with what it was supposed to run.

I also searched the Medion website, but i couldn't find any Medion MD 6681. A search on google for this model appears to be a Carrefour shopping mall offer from some time ago, but no identifier to look it up on the website. The website works only on MSN numbers for their products...

I will also try at Asus, but if you think you can find it and do not waste too much of your time i would really appreciate it.

In the mean time i will write an e-mail to ASUS and if we can't find anytthing maybe i will get a positive answer from Asus.

Thank you very much.
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Re: Bios chip compatibility for ASUS motherboard

Post by nicolae788 » Sat Apr 25, 2015 4:49 pm

I managed to find a bios file exactly for this motherboard. Thank you for all your help.

If someone needs it i have it and i an share it.

Alex.

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Re: Bios chip compatibility for ASUS motherboard

Post by edwin » Sat Apr 25, 2015 9:44 pm

yep, if you can share the location that would be nice for other owners.
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Re: Bios chip compatibility for ASUS motherboard

Post by nicolae788 » Sun Apr 26, 2015 12:16 pm

I found it on Bios-mods forum.

Here is the link. The downside is that you have to create an account in order to download the file.

https://www.bios-mods.com/forum/Thread- ... s-P5K31-VM

Or you can download it directly from my website

http://www.reparpclaptop.com/share/Amer ... .-0006.rom

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