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Gigabyte bios update question

Hey everyone, I have question on updating a bios on a new rig.
I need to update my Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD3 (rev. 1.0) board for the i5 7600k I just bought (so it will take kabylake). My concern is how to handle the USB sticks. I'll have one with the new OS and one with the bios update. Should I have both plugged in when I turn on? Use q-flash and update. Then change boot priority to the OS stick and choose save and reset? Or should I only have one stick plugged in when I update. Once the update is complete, with PC on, swap out stick and reset and install OS? Or is there a shut down option in the bios so I can safely swap drives? Sorry if that dosent make sense. I've never updated a bios or really messed around in it before.

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  1. If you are updating you BIOS from usb I dont see why you need 2nd. Boot from the update and after restart the new BIOS should be apply if he procedure finish without errors. Is not that hard follow the instruction from Gigabyte.
  2. Use one flash drive. Wait for it to finish flashing. I dont know what GB mobos do, I've never had one
  3. Kiril_Petkov said:
    If you are updating you BIOS from usb I dont see why you need 2nd. Boot from the update and after restart the new BIOS should be apply if he procedure finish without errors. Is not that hard follow the instruction from Gigabyte.

    the 2ND has the new OS on it. My concern is swapping usbs. This is a new rig. So after I update ill have to install the os. What should I do in terms of booting from the other usb
  4. Wait for it to finish flashing. It may shut down I dont know. Or restart.
  5. Also, I can still get into the bios to update it, even though cpu won't be supported yet, right?
  6. Best answer
    Usually no. The BIOS has to support the CPU before it'll do anything

    If it doesnt / wont turn you may have to take it to a shop and ask them to flash it with a supported CPU then put yours back in
  7. Gzzz what a pain..I think I'm going to try and return it too amazon for an exchange for the i5 6600k. I haven't installed the cpu but I did break through little sticker seal on the box when I was admiring it. Anyone have expirence returning cpus to amazon?
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