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by p23185
Tue Apr 07, 2009 7:44 pm
Forum: Video (VGA) and other BIOS/Firmware
Topic: Asus P5B - Which BIOS ver needed to allow PCI-e Rev 2.0?
Replies: 3
Views: 2276

What is galling to me is the fact that I had a lesser card (7300 GT) that worked perfectly fine and did not require PCI-e ver 2.0, but suddenly died within the life-time warranty. EVGA sends me a RMA board (9600 GT requiring PCI-e ver 2.0) and now is trying to tell me the problem is with my PC Mobo ...
by p23185
Sat Apr 04, 2009 9:51 pm
Forum: Video (VGA) and other BIOS/Firmware
Topic: Asus P5B - Which BIOS ver needed to allow PCI-e Rev 2.0?
Replies: 3
Views: 2276

Asus P5B - Which BIOS ver needed to allow PCI-e Rev 2.0?

Does anyone know which BIOS version (of the 13 released so far at the asus download site ) is required to allow the newer PCI-e Rev 2.0 video cards to operate reliably? I am using Win XP. EVGA tells me I need to update the BIOS (I am at ver 0806), but flashing BIOS is the last thing I want to attemp...
by p23185
Sun Mar 02, 2008 3:41 am
Forum: General BIOS Questions
Topic: BIOS Test of Hard Drive
Replies: 1
Views: 7897

BIOS Test of Hard Drive

One time years ago I had a hard drive dying and Dell Support had me press F1 during the cold boot up. Apparnently it gave Dell enough codes for them to know the problem was indeed the HD and then replace it for me under warranty. Does anyone know if pressing F1 was unique to a Dell 8200 or is this a...
by p23185
Tue May 01, 2007 10:07 pm
Forum: General BIOS Questions
Topic: ASUS P5B Mobo BIOS Question
Replies: 3
Views: 4062

ASUS P5B Mobo BIOS Question - IDE set as SATA

I am hacving DVD Burner problems and cannot get the DMA to report on in Nero even though the IDE controllers report it set to DMA if Available, Mode 5. I have used the Regedit procedure, and the IDE uninstall procedure to reset the CRC problem (6 and down to PIO). BUT Nero always logs the DMA as off...
by p23185
Wed Feb 07, 2007 7:26 am
Forum: General BIOS Questions
Topic: ASUS P5B Mobo BIOS Question
Replies: 3
Views: 4062

ASUS P5B Mobo BIOS Question

Does anyone know if Asus P5B Mobo's BIOS (from Asus website spec: 8 Mb Flash ROM, AMI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.3, ACPI 2.0a, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3) will operate in a 64bit mode? I am contemplating a purchase and will have Intel Core 2 Duo and eventually Microsoft Vista. ...