Please report all spam threads, posts and suspicious members. We receive spam notifications and will take immediate action!
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: GA-P55-USB3 (rev 1.0) with old BIOS and new processor




  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    17

    Default GA-P55-USB3 (rev 1.0) with old BIOS and new processor

    Looking at Gigabyte's website, the older revision ships with bios F2, which doesn't support the i5 760. I'm wondering if anyone knows if I can boot up with it and then update the BIOS so it will fully support it.

    Amazon doesn't specific revision numbers. So it's very possible I will end up with a revision 1.0, then unable to boot up at all.

  2. #2
    Lsdmeasap's Avatar
    Lsdmeasap is offline GIGABYTE Guru
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    PCB Island
    Posts
    25,940

    Default Re: GA-P55-USB3 (rev 1.0) with old BIOS and new processor

    You will just have to try it and see if it works, nothing else you can do.

    I recently put a 875K into a UD6 and that CPU was not supported until F6 or something like that, and it had BIOS F2 and it still run ok - definitely long enough for me to update the BIOS.

    Sometimes it works, sometimes not, all you can do is hope and try it out. If it doesn't boot you will need to borrow a supported older CPU to flash with.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •