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#1
Hi guys ( and gals)
need some advice on anything I should do before I install new processor.
I have a phenom II x4 in a crosshair V motherboard with bios 1402
Do I need to install the new bios with the phenom in or do I put the new chip in and then install new bios ( I think its 1703)

sold processor on flebay so I need to know before I ship it.
Thanks
 

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#2
Hi guys ( and gals)
need some advice on anything I should do before I install new processor.
I have a phenom II x4 in a crosshair V motherboard with bios 1402
Do I need to install the new bios with the phenom in or do I put the new chip in and then install new bios ( I think its 1703)

sold processor on flebay so I need to know before I ship it.
Thanks
Yes- definitely update the BIOS with the PII before you ship it out.
 

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#3
Thanks, for fast reply.
is 1703 the correct one ?
 

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#4
Thanks, for fast reply.
is 1703 the correct one ?
That's the one I would go with.

FYI- I'm running an FX-8350 on a M5A99X Evo and it's running great! :toast:
 

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Thank you,
 
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#7
jhi I have put new bios and it won't boot from my SSD although it sees it
Is this normal
?
Will it be ok when I get new chip
Using phone now as computer
 
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#8
Your board probably went from AHCI to IDE emulation mode, or vice-versa. Since you flashed a new BIOS, this setting has reverted to default. Just find it somewhere in the BIOS (too lazy to look it up in the manual, sorry), and change it. It's a simple matter of your Windows expecting a different HDD controller than it sees right now.
 

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#9
HI ,
Did not check the IDE/ACHI, However:
Initially I saved new bios to external pen drive then flashed using ASUS AIsuite (through windows) rebooted = no windows.
Then I went into EFI , re-flashed the new BIOS again from efi screen = windows.
Not sure why, but glad to have comp back.

Now need to get a water cooling kit.
Hoping I can win a good kit from tastytPC.TV. failing that I will be looking for more advice.
Thank you all again.

( Ps Happy Xmas )