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  1. #11
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    Default Re: X58AUD7 not starting

    you should have filled in an rma ticket explaining that the mb wont work with a 6core chip due to an old outdated bios on the mb and demanded they flashed the bios for you,and the shop where you purchased it should have done this free of charge also
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    Default Re: X58AUD7 not starting

    Quote Originally Posted by Chwooly View Post
    This is an update to my UD7 problem, I have not been able to flash the bios unless I buy an I7 930 and since I don't want to buy 1 as I have no use for it other than to flash the bios I am left with no other recourse then to ship the MB back to Thailand to get the bios flashed as I can't find a shop here in the Philippines that will allow me to borrow/rent an I7 930. I tried to get GIGABYTE Distributor here in the Philippines to fix this and I did send GIGABYTE an email via their web site and the response was not helpful at all. Basically the response was along the lines of go back to where you bought the item we can't be bothered. GIGABYTE knew about this problem yet never made any attempt to either recall the board or at least send out a simple sticker that could have been put on the box that made mention of that problem. Their distributors here in the Philippines won't do anything with this board to solve this problem, This will be the last item I ever buy from GIGABYTE and I plan to make a point of letting everyone know how poorly they treat their customers. Now I know why everyone I talked to including the shop I bought from told me to buy ASUS's Rampage MB. I should have listened.
    920 would be best, and should be easier for you to find. You don't have any buddies that could come over and bring a CPU, or you go to there house?

    Asus board would have the same issue if you bought a board that had an older BIOS, so brand does not matter.

  3. #13
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    Default Re: X58AUD7 not starting

    Take the board back to the shop and have them flash it for you. Even if they charge you, it'll be cheaper than buying a CPU.

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  4. #14
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    Default Re: X58AUD7 not starting

    Its pretty terrible, that a shop
    , couldnt even be bothered to help you out doing this.

    Im sure if they had a suitable test chip lying around, they could of done it.

    I mean even if they charged a very small fee, would of been ok.

    Ive not totally given up hope on peoples kindness, but sometimes my patience is deffinately tried.

    i would send back say, its not fit for purpose etc etc.

    Gigabyte support also pretty useless for me also,

    My issue never got solved directly from them, and they still had cheek when i gave up, to ask if there was anything else they could help me with.
    I was like well you havent helped me with my initial problems.

    anyway, was able to get alot of help on this forum anyway, and where not support to fix issue sometimes, deffo good ideas and atleast i felt people on here deffo cared.

    Support is one of my main points now when purchasing, no support on a brilliant product is pointless.

    Sorry for moaning....
    Last edited by Pablo; 09-25-2010 at 03:03 PM.

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