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    Bios update for 3950x

    Hi guys. I would like to ask, I am going to build new setup with 3950x and crosshair formula 8, so I checked the bios version and saw that in order to make cpu to work I need to update bios. Because I have seen in new video about asus rog zenith 2 trx 40 for threadripper 3990x and it did not do initial post because initial bios did not support it. Is it same issue happening with crosshair formula 8?

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    Just use "BIOS flashback" method to update BIOS...

    However 3950X has been supported since BIOS 0901
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arne Saknussemm View Post
    Just use "BIOS flashback" method to update BIOS...

    However 3950X has been supported since BIOS 0901
    Thank u so much for reply! I check the website and initial bios is 0702 but it says 0901 as to be able to work on 3950x, I will do bios flashback, found on youtube, the way to do it, hope it will work
    Thanx again

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    ROG Guru: Grand Master Array Arne Saknussemm PC Specs
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    Graphics Card #1GTX Titan X
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    Sound CardXonar Essence STX
    MonitorASUS ROG Swift PG279Q
    Storage #1Samsung 970/960/950 PRO
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    CPU CoolerCustom Loop: Dual D5s, Dual Alphacool Monsta 480s, XSPC Raystorm Neo TR4, EK TitanX WaterBlock
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    Mouse Pad Mouse don't got his own pad man...lives with me
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    nah...you're welcome...let us know how it goes....

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