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    Default ep45-ud3p - Question about Flashing

    I am trying to flash my ga-ep45-ud3p rev1.1 and when i read in the instructions on how to flash my motherboard that i need to change SATA <nobr style="font-weight: normal; font-size: 100%; color: rgb(0, 0, 255);" id="itxt_nobr_1_0">RAID</nobr>/AHCI mode to RAID, it didnt make sense since I cannot do that otherwise my computer will not start. When I load optimized defaults it disables that and the port0-3 and my computer will start fine. after flashing with f9 (im rev1.1), cant I just load optimized defaults and then make sure the hd disk priority is correct? Thanks!

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    Default Re: ep45-ud3p - Question about Flashing

    Re-read the section titled Flashing With Qflash
    I think your confusion is in the Integrated Peripherals section, steps 1 through 5.
    These are the steps needed using the Intel Controller to assure your Array will not be lost post flash. PM if image is missing >>
    The first two lines after the Integrated Peripherals sub-heading only apply if you are using a raid setup.

    Step #5 only applies to raid setups.

    Leaving the AHCI/Raid setting disabled is fine for non-Raid and non-AHCI setups.
    I hope this clears things up, if not, post again.

    I'll PM Lsdme and point out the confusion in this section.
    **edit** PM has been sent. BTW, I agree, this section is a bit confusing.
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    Default Re: ep45-ud3p - Question about Flashing

    thanks sooooo much profjim!!!!!!!!!

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    Default Re: ep45-ud3p - Question about Flashing

    +1 to what Profjim said. Just make sure you load optimized defaults save and exit bios before and after flashing.
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    Default Re: ep45-ud3p - Question about Flashing

    Glad to help out.
    Let us know how you make out.
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    Seasonic SS-660XP2 80 Plus Platinum psu (660w)
    WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB (data)
    Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD (boot)
    SLI @ 16/4 works when running HyperSLI
    Cooler Master 120XL Seidon push/pull AIO cpu water cooling
    Cooler Master HAF XB computer case (RC-902XB-KKN1)
    Asus VH242H 24" monitor [1920x1080]
    MSI N460GTX Hawk (1GB) video card
    Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
    win7 x64 sp1 Home Premium
    HT|Omega Claro plus+ sound card
    CyberPower CP1500PFCLCD UPS
    E6300 (R0) @ 3.504GHz [8x438MHz] ~~ P35-DS3L [rev: 1.0] ~ Bios: F9 ~~ 4x2GB Kingston HyperX T1 PC2-8500, 876MHz @4-4-4-10
    Seasonic X650 80+ gold psu (650w) ~~ Xigmatek Balder HDT 1283 cpu cooler ~~ Cooler Master CM 690 case (RC-690-KKN1-GP)
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    HT|Omega Striker 7.1 sound card ~~ Asus VH242H monitor [1920x1080] ~~ Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Speakers
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