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Are the RAM module or CPU required to boot the motherboard? What is the minimal configuration to boot into BIOS? The motherboard I need to boot is a mediocre ASUS socket LGA775.

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Do you want to configure the BIOS? Or just boot into the BIOS? – Stefan Lasiewski Jun 9 '10 at 18:54
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Yes CPU and RAM is needed to boot up into the BIOS config utility if you meant this. Also a VGA, PSU... and that's it I guess.

(And if you may want to enter to the BIOS, a keyboard comes handy. :-))

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And the motherboard itself ;) A keyboard would be useful as well. – Nitrodist Jun 9 '10 at 18:32
No keyboard detected. Press F1 to continue. – Nifle Jun 9 '10 at 18:36
Hey hey you dont need those to boot! :-D But yeah got a point. – Shiki Jun 9 '10 at 18:51
Powercord. Don't forget the powercord. – Stefan Lasiewski Jun 9 '10 at 18:55
Thanks all for info and entertainment ;) – m0s Jun 9 '10 at 19:36

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