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Sandy Bridge board w/ Ivy Bridge Processor

Last response: in Motherboards
December 1, 2012 5:15:47 AM

I have an Asus Z68 V-Pro and a 3570 and I think I need a bios update to get to post. Do I need to have a Sandy-Bridge processor installed in order to flash the bios update or can I flash it with the 3570 installed?
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December 1, 2012 10:24:34 AM

You will need to download the bios file to a flash drive and boot up to it. Here's one article with tips:**-Ivy-Bridge-BIOS-Update-procedure&country=&status=. Otherwise, get a celeron 1155 such as the 530 cpu to flash then sell the cpu on craigslist or anandtech's for sale forum.