how to update my z87 Bios To compatible with haswell refresh CPUs


i Bought this processor i7 4790k

AND This Motherboard msi z87-g41 PC Mate

but my pc dont boot and i search in tomshardware and he said update your bios and i download the bios update and put it in usb flash but how i can update when my pc not boot and i have only this cpu?....
Please Help ME
This Problem Make me Cancer.. :(

THis Bios UPdate Link :

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  1. Best answer
    Unfortunately there is no way to update the BIOS if you don't already have a compatible CPU; you need a compatible CPU to update the BIOS first. Why not try going down to your local computer store and see if they allow you to borrow a CPU to update the BIOS, or why not purchase a cheap CPU to update the BIOS with? Such as:

    CPU: Intel Celeron G1820 2.7GHz Dual-Core Processor ($45.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $45.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-30 18:35 EDT-0400

    You could then sell the CPU after you upgrade the BIOS, or see if the retailer allows returns/refunds.

    All the best. :)
  2. Apparently MSI doesn't have a Flash update for that mobo for the Intel 4790K CPU
  3. Send the mobo back, pay the restock fee and get one that is compatible.
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