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Updating bios w unsupported cpu

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August 26, 2008 1:33:35 PM

I have an E8500 and a p45-ds3l motherboard which doesnt support wolfdales without updating bios first.

My question is, can i update the bios using the cpu thats not supported?? Hope you know what i mean.

Havent tried yet because im building a system for my friend and i dont have all parts yet.
August 27, 2008 11:57:20 AM

Hell no. If a mobo can boot up with an unsupported cpu, why does the bios need to be flashed? Go pay a store for do it for you.
September 27, 2008 2:25:41 PM

I was wrong, it DOES support wolfdales ^^
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