"F1 to run setup" doesn't work, BIOS corrupted w/ no way to fix?

Hi all, first off, my PC specs:

i7 2600k
ASUS GTX 560 Ti
8GB RAM (2x 4GB sticks)
P8Z68V-PRO ASUS Mobo
650W Coolermaster PSU

I've had my PC for two and a half years. Yesterday I tried to update my BIOS, using AI Suite II. It said it flashed fully and then restarted as part of the install process. Then when it booted again it restarted a few more times. All seemed normal. Then it went to a black "BIOS installing. Do not turn off the power" screen. The PC rebooted itself midway through that install, and I now think my BIOS is corrupt.
This is as far as I can get in my boot process:
http://gyazo.com/9a76c97efde31d230c988e2a19f0729e
Pressing F1, or any other solitary key for that matter does nothing. I've tried Fn+F1, etc, and no result there either.

I know the keyboard is working as it lights up and ctrl-alt-del makes it restart the boot process.
I've reset the CMOS using the CMOS jumper.
I've removed the CMOS battery for a few minutes and put it back in.
I've tried putting an updated BIOS rom on a USB and plugging it in, to no effect.
I've I've tried unplugging all USB components and booting, same problem.
I've tried booting with no HDDs plugged in, problem remains.
I've tried unplugging the power cable and plugging it back in, in case anyone suggests this haha.
I've booted with 1 stick of RAM, makes no difference.

Also in the past I've had a problem getting a "CPU fan error" on boot.
http://gyazo.com/1470cf2c8b08ff41d0967e3e9b018aff

In the past have solved this by unplugging power and re-plugging in but seems to have returned now that I also am getting this BIOS problem. The CPU fan spins fine, have tried with both stock fan and a 212 EVO and they both occasionally get the error.

This problem has driven me nuts and any help is very much appreciated. Thank you :(
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  1. Do you actually have 2 keyboards plugged in? Might want to unplug one if you do, if not, unplug everything except the keyboard and see if that helps.
  2. veladem said:
    Do you actually have 2 keyboards plugged in? Might want to unplug one if you do, if not, unplug everything except the keyboard and see if that helps.


    Nah, my computer has always done this with Razer products. When I have my Keyboard and Mouse plugged in it says I have 4 keyboards and 2 mice plugged in. No idea why. Have tried with everything (including all sata stuff) unplugged except the keyboard and it just goes to that same "press F1" screen :/
  3. veladem said:


    Yup, as I said in my original post, none of these things help. It just goes back to that same screen when I boot. :(
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