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BIOS flashing for different mobos with same chipset

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Daveman750, Dec 21, 2003.

  1. Daveman750

    Daveman750 Guest

    I have a cheap ECS L7VMM2 with horrible overclocking options. I would
    like to flash a BIOS that gives me some real options. Is it true that
    I could flash any BIOS for a board that has the same chipset (Both
    North and South Bridge), similar features and more overclocking
    options, with a decent chance of it working? I am getting a BIOS
    savior, which gives you a backup BIOS similar to the Die-hard BIOS, so
    if I mess up, restoring shouldn't be a problem.

    Daveman750, Dec 21, 2003
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  2. Daveman750

    ray Guest

    doubt it... ur bios handles allot of i/o which i would susspect would
    change frm mobo layout (physicall layout) so even a same north / south
    bridge chipset would still cause problems... but thats jst my take on
    it :)
    ray, Dec 22, 2003
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  3. Daveman750

    ICee Guest

    *No*! The BIOS is programmed for each specific MB, *not* for any
    specific chipset.
    ICee, Dec 23, 2003
  4. Daveman750

    DaveL Guest

    Let him do it. He needs to buy a new board any way.

    DaveL, Dec 24, 2003
  5. Daveman750

    ICee Guest

    LOL :)
    ICee, Dec 24, 2003
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