FIC VI-39L (Powerspec w/ SiS 651) Widescreen BIOS Update

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kraZos
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I have updated drivers on my 2003-era Powerspec PC and managed to gain the option of 1680x1050 resolution, but I see only a black screen when I attempt to select the widescreen resolution. I looked through the BIOS updates that have been posted but am unable to find an appropriate download. Many thanks in advance for your help!


BIOS Version: FIC - 42302e31 Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Release Date: 11/22/02
Video BIOS Version: BIOS Version 1.11.04 Support VESA BIOS Extension Ver 3.0
Video BIOS Date: 05/30/20

BIOS Details:
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| Item | Value |
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| SMBIOS Version | 2.3 |
| BIOS Vendor | Phoenix Technologies, LTD |
| BIOS Version | 6.00 PG |
| Start Address | 0xE000 |
| Release Date | 10/07/2002 |
| ROM Size | 256KB |
| BIOS Characteristics | 000000007FCBDE90 |


Display Adapter:
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| Item | Value |
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| Name | SiS 650_651_M650_M652_740 |
| Adapter RAM | 32MB |
| Colour Depth | 32 bit |
| Vertical Resolution | 96dpi |
| Current Refresh Rate | 60Hz |
| Video Processor | SiS 651 |
| Adapter DAC Type | Internal |
| Adapter ID | Mirage |
| BIOS | 1.11.04 |
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kraZos
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no bios there, you may have to extract it, if we don't find out there's a regular retail FIC motherboard in there that is.
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http://www.fic.com.tw/support/motherboa ... odel_id=38
then? Question is, which of the two?
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So I ran the BIOS Agent scanner with the following results:

BIOS Type: Phoenix-Award
BIOS Date: October 7th 2002
BIOS ID: 10/07/2002-SiS-651-6A6IXF0CC-00-None
BIOS OEM: Version SAH42 11/22/02 9205 - 6.00 PG
Chipset: SiS 651 rev 1
SuperIO: ITE 8705/SiS 950 rev 2 at port 002E
Manufacturer: System Manufacturer
Motherboard: Product Name

It looks like we should opt for the SAH BIOS. Right?

http://www.fic.com.tw/support/download. ... info=SAH43
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yep. cp? i've got work for you :D
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silly me, i already patched the SAL41 version. i already downloaded SAH43 and santa will bring the update for our download page tomorrow. it'll be good to have them both, just in case...
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Awesome. Many thanks to both of you!
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