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    ROG Guru: Brown Belt Array RedSector73 PC Specs
    RedSector73 PC Specs
    Laptop (Model)FA506IU-AL130T x 2
    ProcessorAMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core Processor
    Memory (part number)4 x G.SKILL F4-3800C14D-16GTZN 14-16-16-36 Samsung B-Die
    Graphics Card #1Gigabyte Aorus RTX 2080 Ti Xtreme WaterForce (GV-N208TAORUSX W-11GC)
    Sound CardArctis DAC
    MonitorAsus ROG Swift PG348Q
    Storage #1ADATA SX8200PNP 1TB
    Storage #22 x Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250GB
    CPU CoolerCoolermaster Liquid Pro Master 360
    CaseEVGA DG-87 Gunmetal Grey Gaming Case
    Power SupplyEVGA SuperNOVA G2 750W Gold Power
    Keyboard Corsair K95 RGB Platinum
    Mouse Corsair Gaming Sabre RGB Gaming Mouse
    Headset ARCTIS Pro Wireless
    Mouse Pad Cooler Master MP750 RGB Cloth Gaming Mouse Pad Extra Large
    OS Windows 11 64bit Pro
    Network RouterPfSence Intel i5-10210U 6 Port
    Accessory #1 TP-Link Gigabit 8&6 Port Switches

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThomasDSC View Post
    I bought the R9 5900X but cant use because my mobo wont update. Thats why I need help.
    You're saying it won't update BIOS using the flash method, which I find hard to believe and tell you why. I have owned ROG motherboards (ASUS ROG Rampage III Gene X58 Micro ATX ) and I think this was one of the first to have Asus USB flashback (8-10 years ago) and since then, on ASUS motherboards with this feature, I have had corrupted BIOS, BIOS actually fail due to power out while flashing (insta BRICKING for all other type of motherboards) and through using USB flashback, I have always been able to use USB flashback to fix everything, update or downgrade BIOS without issue following the guides given by ASUS and using a valid BIOS for the motherboard.

    I thought (possibly wrongly) you were upgrading from from earlier Ryzen CPU because you mention 1-year warranty and the inability to RMA the motherboard and what I was suggesting is if you have the Ryzen 3000 series CPU, you could try what I mentioned to update it rather than USB Flash method (which is assuming you have 3000 series CPU or don't understand why you cant RMA motherboard, how is it older than CPU and you don't have an older CPU for it ?).

    The 5900x will not work or BOOT with 1001 BIOS, it does not matter what the error code is. Only a 2311 BIOS version or latter will BOOT and not end in failure qcode.

    Also your using dot method for TIM on the CPU, this is not the recommended application method for an AMD CPU. While not source issue, just annoyes me to see Intel TIM application method used on AMD CPU.

    Hope you find this helpful.
    Last edited by RedSector73; 12-18-2020 at 04:23 AM.

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    ROG Member Array ThomasDSC PC Specs
    ThomasDSC PC Specs
    MotherboardASUS ROG FORMULA VIII X570
    ProcessorRYZEN 7 3800X
    Memory (part number)DDR4 3600
    Graphics Card #1NVIDIA ASUS ROG STRIX 3080 O10G
    MonitorDELL S2716DG @2560X1440-144Hz
    Storage #1M.2 NVMe SSD Corsair Force MP510 960GB
    Storage #2M.2 NVMe SSD Intel 660P Series 1TB
    CPU CoolerWater Cooler iCue H150i RGB PRO XT
    CaseLian Li O11 Dynamic Black
    Power SupplyCougar GX 1050 Gold Plus
    Keyboard Sharkoon Shark Skiller SGK3
    Mouse Sharkoon Drakonia II
    Headset Astro A50 Xbox edition
    Mouse Pad Rise Gaming SnipeR Extended Fibertek
    Headset/Speakers Astro A50 Xbox edition
    Network RouterVIVO SMART WIFI
    Accessory #1 Xbox One Wireless Controller
    Accessory #2 Vertagear PL6000 Green. LG 55"

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    Dec 2020

    Quote Originally Posted by RedSector73 View Post
    If you can boot 1001 BIOS, why not update to the latest from within the BIOS ?
    Actually, the bios is successfully updated, but won't boot. I've tried every method. Doesn't work.

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