I have an MSI Z77A G45 motherboard from a new build (first build). I've tried to update the BIOS but it just goes to a black screen and I have to reset it. I'm not sure if I need an update or if there's one available. Thanks.
there been a few bios updates one was to update the bios cpu id code..so it could run the newer cpu. http://www.msi.com/product/mb/Z77A-G45.html#/?div=BIOS
if you can get into the bios screen see if msi has a dos bios flash by hitting one of the f keys.gigbyte has this..on newer asus mb they have a flash back upb port.
you may have to call msi and see if there a set of keys you can hold down at boot that would make the mb read a usb flash drive. (bios recovery.)