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  1. #1
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    Mar 2012

    where you get BIOS Chip for HERO VIII or compatible boards

    my system doesn't boot and I know dual boot bios was failing so i swaped out cpu it wasn't it.. forcing the bios update in the usb port and press button makes it flash but still doesn't post... so i wanna try to get a new BIOS chip
    i have the Maxmimus VIII Hero... Im n Canada where do you guys get the BIOS chip as doesn't have anything..

    and what compatible boards could i look for that i could take the chip off and use on my current board..

    any help be great

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    ROG Guru: White Belt Array claudej PC Specs
    claudej PC Specs
    MotherboardMaximus VIII Gene
    ProcessorIntel 7700K
    Memory (part number)2*8GB G.SKILL RipJaws IV
    Graphics Card #1Zotac RTX 2070
    MonitorLG 65E7V
    Storage #1Intel 660P 2.0TB M.2 SSD
    Storage #2Seagate Exos 16TB
    CPU CoolerID-Cooling IS-50
    CaseSilverstone SG04B-H mATX
    Power SupplyThermaltake London 550W
    Keyboard Logitech K800
    Mouse Logitech Performance Mouse MX
    OS Windows 10 64bit
    Accessory #1 LG CH08LS10 Blu-Ray

    Join Date
    Sep 2015

    Hi Comet, why do you suspect your BIOS ? not power supply defect, bent CPU pins ?
    Did you try minimum system ? no grafikcard, only 1 ram stick (maybe change socket), only one sdd ?
    Do you get an error code ?
    Did the Bios update seem to succeed ?

    Was it working before and you didn't change anything, normal settings ?

    I doubt you'll be able to swap that chip.
    Last edited by claudej; 02-25-2020 at 09:17 AM.

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