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Should I update my bios Gigabyte GA-M68MT-S2

Hello, i am not sure if i should my bios as many people have said that it can brick your motherboard, but after having graphical issues with my current card i am considering the update the error it displays when playing most games and benchmarks is "DXGI_ERROR_device removed"
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  1. Post your specs...

    CPU:
    RAM: with link please.
    GPU:
    PSU:
    HDD:
    Motherboard:
    OS type + version
  2. What mobo revision?

    (rev. 1.3 or 3.0 or ...)
  3. CPU: AMD PHENOM II X4 850 AM3 3.66Ghz
    RAM: 4Gb http://www.crucial.com/uk/store/partspecs.aspxIMODULE=CT51264BD1339
    GPU: ATI radeon HD 5830
    PSU: 550 watt q-tech
    HDD: 1tb seagate
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-M68MT-S2
    OS type + version: Windows 7ultimate 64bit service pack 1
  4. and i think im on rev. 1.2 not 100% sure
  5. Run Speccy @ http://www.filehippo.com/download_speccy/ and post the finding of your version : )
  6. well it says the bios version is FB
  7. it says that Version is FB again when i look at mainboard under brand
  8. OK, and your current BIOS is?
  9. i will see if i can find the version out in my bios later today
  10. U can see it in the Speccy.
  11. sorry :) my current bios is Award software International, INC.
  12. http://www.hwinfo.com/

    Download and run this helpful system app.
  13. There are 2 versions - the difference is just, that the new one supports the AM3+
    But they both are using a different BIOS.

    That's why u need to know the version.

    Its on the box, and on the mobo as well, so take a look.

    GA-M68MT-S2 (rev. 3.1)
    http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3967#bios

    GA-M68MT-S2 (rev. 1.3)
    http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3645#bios
  14. BTW, the update utility is the same for both versions of the mobo.
  15. ok bios release date 08/26/2011
    BIOS version: FB
    BISO size:2048kb
    BIOS start segment E000
  16. Is that what u got?

    Than it is the latest.
  17. ok thanks for the help i thought it wasn't :)
  18. That error of yours, is a video driver crash.

    What version of the driver u use?
  19. thanks for your help but i sorted it out it took a while but i just went to previous of catalyst control centre 11.9 as the other versions did'nt quite work for me but i can still play all the games that i could before so everything is fine :)
  20. Best answer
    Cool : )
  21. Best answer selected by mowglibear.
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