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Thread: Will GA-ep45-Ds4 boot a q9650 without the bios updated




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    Default Will GA-ep45-Ds4 boot a q9650 without the bios updated

    hello im buldinga new computer and i will have a intel q9650 on GA-ep45-Ds4 motherboard but i see that i need to update bios... so im just wondring if its any chance to boot the motherboard with q9650 so i can update to latest bios?

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    Default Re: Will GA-ep45-Ds4 boot a q9650 without the bios updated

    It may or may not. Some CPU's will boot and work OK with unsupported BIOS's, some will not boot at all.

    So best to have a older 775 CPU handy incase you do HAVE to flash

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    Default Re: Will GA-ep45-Ds4 boot a q9650 without the bios updated

    hmmm ok :/ well i will try, and hope that it will work or i will buy a cheap 775 cpu for update the bios

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    Default Re: Will GA-ep45-Ds4 boot a q9650 without the bios updated

    Good luck, Ya you can always buy a $40-50 Celeron and return it or sell it on ebay

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    Default Re: Will GA-ep45-Ds4 boot a q9650 without the bios updated

    I have a EP45-DS3R that booted fine with my Q9650, updated to BIOS that officially supports Q9650 after the fact.

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    Default Re: Will GA-ep45-Ds4 boot a q9650 without the bios updated

    haha the q9650 started with the old bios:D so now i have updated to the newest bios that support q9650 thx for the help!

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    Default Re: Will GA-ep45-Ds4 boot a q9650 without the bios updated

    Nice to see you had no issues! Good luck in your overclocking

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