Problems with k8t neo-fis2r and my video card

Discussion in 'MSI' started by sitonmyfase, Dec 7, 2004.

  1. sitonmyfase

    sitonmyfase Guest

    im running the k8t neo-fis2r the amd athlon 3000+ 64 bit 512 pc2700 and
    the 5200 256mb video card.... after hours of trouble shooting and
    figuring out why the hell i had no video after assembly we figured out
    the IDE cable that MSI sent with the mobo was broke, after alot of
    cheers we get everything running and come to find out any time we
    install a nvidia driver and restart the computer we get the same
    problem we did when the IDE cable was bad ( computer would boot up and
    post, when windows would start to load the screen would go black and
    the monitor light would just flash) if anyone has any idea what could
    be going on please dont hesitate to inform me
    sitonmyfase, Dec 7, 2004
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  2. sitonmyfase

    Pit Guest

    I (have) HAD the same problem.
    Yoy must install the latest version of the bios (version 3.2) and all
    problems are gone!
    You can take help from the MSI support department.

    Pit, Dec 7, 2004
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  3. Yes, that's right. The K8T Neo2 will not recognize the 90 nm ("Winchester")
    CPU unless the bios is flashed to 3.2. There is a lot of stuff written out
    there on this subject. You can find it through Google. By the way, MSI is
    not alone. Some early edition 939 Asus and Abit boards have the same issue.
    John McDonnell, Dec 10, 2004
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