Dual Bios?

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by flare4000, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. flare4000

    flare4000 MDL Senior Member

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  2. alextheg

    alextheg Super Moderator
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    I also have dual bios on my Gigabyte board. Very usefull.
    The secondary bios chip acts like a fail-safe. It keeps a copy of your good original bios, this chip cannot be written to manually. If the primary chip gets corrupted somehow, for instance a bad flash. Then the secondary chip kicks in and re-writes the first chip with a copy of the good bios.

    Just FYI, if you flash a SLI.C 2.1 bios and then at a later date the dual bios kicks in, you will need to re-flash with SLIC 2.1.
     
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  3. flare4000

    flare4000 MDL Senior Member

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    Thanks first time attempting a bios mod lol:p
     
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  4. alextheg

    alextheg Super Moderator
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    Fear not Flare, Dual bios is your friend.....lol :)
     
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  5. kvic

    kvic MDL Junior Member

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    They are very easy to mod no worries.