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May 26, 2013 3:46:13 AM

i want to buy asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 and i dont know if its compatible with gtx 650ti boost

i search and i didnt find any pci-ex16 just :D ual x16 SLI/crossfireX support

http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/SABERTOOTH_990FX_R20/

Anybody knows?

Build i am planing:
AMD FX 8230
Ram 8gb 1866mhz
-Nvidia geforce gtx 650ti boost
-asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0
power supply 700W
dvd rom
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May 26, 2013 3:59:26 AM

Yes, it should work:
3 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (dual x16 or x16/x8/x8) *1
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
1 x PCI

For the FX 8320 you might need to use the flashback for updating the BIOS.
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May 26, 2013 4:33:40 AM

alexoiu said:
Yes, it should work:
3 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (dual x16 or x16/x8/x8) *1
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode, black)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x1
1 x PCI

For the FX 8320 you might need to use the flashback for updating the BIOS.


what is flashback?

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May 26, 2013 4:44:09 AM

It's a feature that allows you to update the BIOS when the CPU is not supported by the board's current BIOS version.
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May 26, 2013 5:54:46 AM

alexoiu said:
It's a feature that allows you to update the BIOS when the CPU is not supported by the board's current BIOS version.


is it possible to turn on the pc if cpu is not supported"?
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May 26, 2013 5:56:31 AM

alexoiu said:
It's a feature that allows you to update the BIOS when the CPU is not supported by the board's current BIOS version.


And last question can you telm me how to do it(update bios with flashback)?

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May 26, 2013 6:13:38 AM

Yes, When receiving the board, there's a barcode sticker on it. The last 4 digits on that sticker stand for the BIOS version. If older than 1006, then save the unzipped file on a FAT formatted USB drive. Rename it to ST990R20.CAP.
Plug the drive in the designated USB Flashback port. Don't start the board. Just make sure that the power cables are connected to the motherboard and the power supply is switched on.
Press the Flashback button for 3 seconds and wait until the process finishes.
That's all.
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May 26, 2013 6:19:45 AM

alexoiu said:
Yes, When receiving the board, there's a barcode sticker on it. The last 4 digits on that sticker stand for the BIOS version. If older than 1006, then save the unzipped file on a FAT formatted USB drive. Rename it to ST990R20.CAP.
Plug the drive in the designated USB Flashback port. Don't start the board. Just make sure that the power cables are connected to the motherboard and the power supply is switched on.
Press the Flashback button for 3 seconds and wait until the process finishes.
That's all.


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