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Thread: Determining BIOS version used during boot

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    grn is offline Junior Member
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    Nov 2012

    Default Re: Determining BIOS version used during boot

    Well, I have now successfully copied my main BIOS to the backup and I still have the problem, with or without the KVM in the loop. So now I know that,

    1. A Gigabyte GTX 670 stock GPU works with my motherboard model (although I don't know what resolution monitor they used).
    2. The problem is related to the native resolution of the monitor as it worked when my monitor got forced by the KVM into a 1200x1024 resolution but gets the problem when it works at its native resolution (1980x1200)
    3. Another card works fine with my monitor running at its native resolution.
    4. Having both BIOS's at the same revision level makes no difference (as I expected).

    The conclusion is that the Gigabyte over-clocked version of the GTX 670 has some compatibility problem with my motherboard that Gigabyte technical support won't seem to address other than me sending back both the motherboard and the card. I have one last thing to try and that is clear CMOS once again just in case the BIOS copy has changed things.
    MB: GA-X58A-UD3R (Rev 2.0) BIOS Version: FH
    CPU: I7 950 @ 3.06GHz
    PSU: Coolermaster Silent Pro Hybrid 80+ Gold, 850W
    GPU: Gigabyte GTX 580
    Mem: Crucial 1333 DDR3

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Near Toronto but not in it

    Default Re: Determining BIOS version used during boot

    Go look in your other thread, I have a suggestion for you

    Main Rig
    OS = Win10-64Bit
    CPU = Ryzen 1700x Overclocked to 4Ghz with custom water-cooling loop
    Mem = 16GB RAM @ 3200Mhz
    MB = Asus ROG C6H
    GPU = Asus 1080Ti ROG Strix
    HD = 512GB M.2 Samsung 960 Pro
    PSU = EVGA SuperNOVA 1300w
    Case = Cooler Master HAF-X 945

    HTPC / Home Server
    OS = Win7 64Bit running XBMC HTPC Front end with Windows Server 2012 Virtual Machine with 12GB ram assigned for homer server
    CPU = i7-980X @ 3.5Ghz CoolerMasster Hyper 212 Evo
    Mem = 24GB RAM
    MB = Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD5 v1.0 with F6 Bios
    GPU = EVGA nVidia GT210
    HD = 2x PNY 120GB Raid 0 (OS)
    Storage = 8TB WD Black Storage
    PSU = Corsair TX750
    Case = Define R5

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