BIOS for Gateway WG43M motherboard

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by lucasnp, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. lucasnp

    lucasnp MDL Novice

    Mar 7, 2010
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    Hello everyone,

    I have a Gateway SX2800 with the motherboard Gateway WG43M.

    The BIOS says it's AMI's and is the P01-A0 version, which is designated for Gateway.

    I believe that the BIOS or CMOS is bad, It's strange that sometime it works sometime it does not (not recognized graphic card and/or other devices, very random).


    I could not find the update on Gateway website.

    Anyone can suggest me where and how can i find the BIOS update or somehow fix the problem?
     
  2. WindDrake

    WindDrake MDL Novice

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    The SX2800/DX4300 were built on a mobile platform due to size constraints in such a small space, as is common with small form factor "Desktops" nowadays. The ICH8 (HBM) Southbridge in the unit is most likely at fault. Find a shop that can Reflow the BGA for you, or replace the board.
     
  3. Brainsuck

    Brainsuck MDL Addicted

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    dx 4300 is a foxconn Bengal that is a rebadged dx 4200 amd 780 g chipset
     
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