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gigabyte z77x-d3h not recognising hdd in bios

I have sata hdd and the bios is not recognising it. The hdd works as I have plugged it into a working pc and it appears. I have formatted in NTFS and run scandisk, no errors. is there any specific ...
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Motherboard won't POST with both RAM sticks in a channel [closed]

My motherboard does not POST when I fill both slots of a given channel. I have a Gigabyte G1 Sniper Z97. I am using 2x Gskill Ripjaw 4GB 1600 MHz sticks. When I populate DIMM 1 or 3 (the 2 slots ...
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Unable to boot Gigabyte P35K

I use Arch Linux on my laptop. I use Gummiboot as the boot loader, but I use Legacy OS mode because when I try to boot in UEFI mode I get an unsigned image error (something along those lines, I forgot ...
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Do I need a video card?

I plan on building a computer with Intel Xeon E3 1231v3 which has no GPU: Graphics Specifications Processor Graphics: None on a Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H motherboard which has an onboard ...
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Will GIGABYTE motherboards BLACK EDITION be more wear out? [closed]

Will GIGABYTE motherboards BLACK EDITION be more wear out than its "ordinary version"? For instances, GA-Z97X-UD5H (rev. 1.1) vs. GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK (rev. 1.1) - BLACK EDITION. As their specifications ...
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Graphics card not giving any signal

I'm trying to install a graphics card 'Radeon HD 5450 PCIe 2.1' into my 'GA H55m-S2 board PCIe 2.0' but it's not giving any signal to the monitor, it only indicates that the cable (D-Sub) is plugged ...
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Possible for malware to set a BIOS password?

Strange issue. My PC locked up and I reset it by holding down the power button. It had been overclocked and I received a message that my PC had experienced a boot failure due to voltage issues. ...
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HDMI output on Gigabyte Brix Pro, working on some displays, not others

My office has a Gigabyte Brix Pro that my boss wants to be able to take with him occasionally to work from home on it. The problem is that it has issues (or a monitor with it) with the HDMI output to ...
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Z77-DS3H, I5-3570K system hangs on bios splash screen

My computer setup: Motherboard: Gigabyte Z77-DS3H rev 1.1 CPU: i5-3570K CPU VGA: Gigabyte GTX 650 Ti 2GB Current BIOS version: F10f So yesterday I decided to overclock my CPU. First of all i tried ...
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Motherboard restores corrupt BIOS on a regular basis

I have a pretty new PC and I am having issues with it since the beginning. The components are: Motherboard: Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H OS: Windows 7 64bit When I turn on the PC it runs OK, no problems, ...
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CPU compatibility with GA-78LMT-S2P

I've been considering upgrading my CPU (currently an AMD FX-4100), but I'm a little unsure how I can identify which models will be compatible with my motherboard (GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-S2P, rev 5.0). ...
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Can my Motherboard handle this Graphics card?

I found this mother board online (Gigabyte GA-Z87X-SLI) and this graphics card (Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 4GB PhysX CUDA). The graphics card has 4GB GDDR5 SDRAM. So this is the actual problem: The ...
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Gigabyte GA-P43T-ES3G motherboard doesn't work with Kingston's KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX RAM

Gigabyte GA-P43T-ES3G motherboard doesn't work with Kingston KHX1600C9D3K2/8GX RAM. The PC fans are spinning, but the screen doesn't respond. Any suggestions about what to do?
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Videocard makes strange noise

Few days ago I bought Gigabyte's Nvidia 770GTX videocard. I noticed that it makes some cracky noise. It's not actually loud but I could hear it sitting at least from 40cm from my PC. I made stress ...
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Hyper-V Won't Enable in Windows 8

So, I'm trying to develop an app for WP8, however I can't seem to make the emulator run... Why? Hyper-V won't enable! I'm using a AMD FDX 8350 processor in a 970A-UD3 Gigabyte motherboard. Here ...
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Can I use 3rd generation Intel processor with Gigabyte GA-h61M-S2V-B3 rev 1.1?

Will this processor and this motherboard work together? dual core 2.6 Ghz / 2M cache G1610 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-h61M-S2V-B3 rev 1.1 I tried but I failed, then when I went to the ...
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JSON error that I can't seem to find

Below is my configuration file for my Gigabyte R9 280x Graphic cards, used in a mining rig. For some reason I keep getting an error: [2013-12-25 07:49:10] ./cgminer: --config: JSON decode of file ...
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gigabyte bios - most options greyed out

I logged into my bios (i previously set a password) and most options are greyed out. Ctrl+F1 doesn't work (only thing I can find on other forums). When booting up I only have options to go to bios, ...
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Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H ATX Motherboard No Longer Recognizing USB Devices, Computer Inaccessible

around May I built a new computer with the following parts: Intel Core i7-3770K Quad-Core processor Corsair Vengeance 32GB (4x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz memory MSI Radeon HD 7950 Twin Frozr III 880MHZ 3GB ...
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VGA Graphics card is not guaranteed to operate normally

Recently I updated the BIOS for my GigaByte Motherboard using Q-Flash Utility . The update was successful but under the MB Intelligent Tweaker menu in BIOS , there's a warning says VGA Graphics card ...
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What error code should a GA-Z87X-UD3H motherboard display when no CPU is inserted?

To help me diagnose if my motherboards are defective, could someone please tell me what error code a GA-Z87X-UD3H motherboard should display when no CPU is inserted? Built a new PC which worked for ...
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Gigabyte mainboard: How to enable UEFI graphical bios?

I recently bought a new mainboard (Gigabyte GA-970-DS3). On of the advertised features is Dual UEFI Bios. I have heard of these nice graphical Bios interfaces and thought that I would have one too. ...
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Setup BIOS to network boot to FOG server

I have a FOG server installed on my Ubuntu 12.4 OS. The FOG server is setup and running. On the client machine, I am trying to network boot into my FOG server, but it never connects. I can't figure ...
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Distortion On Microphone (X79-UP4)

My motherboard X79-UP4 Running Windows 8 Enterprise, Has a weird problem when trying to use the microphone port. Not really sure how to describe the sound so have attached a link below. Here is a ...
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How do I tell if motherboard is sending video on hdmi

My motherboard B75M-D3H has VGA/DVI/hdmi output. Monitor 1: dvi + vga Monitor 2(Dell S2340L): hdmi + vga Monitor 2 never shows any display when connected thru hdmi cable but it works fine thru vga. ...
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Gigabyte GV-N680OC-4GD causes Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 not to boot

Building a new system, the mother board is the Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 with F7+ Bios version. The Graphics card is the Gigabyte GV-N680OC-4GD. At power on, the system hangs on the BIOS splash screen, it ...
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What is short beep/click every 5 seconds from pc speaker of the GA-Z77X-D3H rev 1.1 motherboard mean? [closed]

What is short beep/click every 5 seconds from pc speaker of the GA-Z77X-D3H rev 1.1 motherboard mean? The cpu fan is on as well, but apart from the short click/beeps every 5 seconds there are no ...
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What version of bios does GA-Z77X-D3H rev 1.1 motherboard come with? [closed]

What version of bios does GA-Z77X-D3H rev 1.1 motherboard come with? Since different minimum versions of BIOS are required for different CPUs as per their support list, but I cannot find what version ...
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WOL on Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H for Logmein?

I have a Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H mainboard. I want to wake my computer up using Logmein, however, I could not found any WOL option on BIOS. Any suggestions?
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Should I insert my video card at PCIEX4 or PCIEX16?

I have motherboard GIGABYTE GA-H77-DS3H and video card GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 660Ti. When I place it in PCIEX16 I have no video signal and motherboard makes 1 long and 2 fast beeps (which means video ...
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How do i enable esata hot plug with marvell controllers in a gigabyte z77 mobo?

I have a new gigabyte ga-Z77x-UD3H mobo (http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4441#sp)that is supposed to have: 2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0/SATA3 1) supporting up to 2 SATA ...
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Will this the E3400 CPU run on a GA-945P-S3 motherboard?

Will this CPU: E3400 ,run on my GA-945P-S3 motherboard ? Thank you in advance.
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Can't find the motherboard model number on my hp envy h8-1414?

I have a motherboard inside my HP Envy H8-1414, and written on it is Angelica Rev 1.2 and also the number M3970CM but absolutely no mention of the model number. I've gone to the Gigabyte Website ...
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How do i activate the motherboards monitor slot?

I have a 32 inch plugged into my HDMI, a 40in plugged into my normal monitor slot on my video card, but i want to plug in my 24in to my motherboard for misc. stuff. What do I do? Motherboard: ...
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Interesting Windows install issue with RAID and an SSD

I have been trying for days to solve this issue, so any help would be appreciated. Here is the issue: I have a Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 motherboard. Here is a link to the manual and pages starting at ...
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motherboard takes too long to finish POST (z77x ud5h)

when I press the power button, it takes about 7 seconds to beep and show the gigabyte logo on screen. I have one hdd connected to sata3_0 port, two sticks of ram placed on the recommended slots by the ...
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Secure Boot is not compatible on my PC; will I be able to install Windows 8 on it?

Yesterday, I ran Windows 8 upgrade assistant on my PC, Only problem it gave is that Secure Boot isn't compatible with your PC Your PC's firmware doesn't support Secure Boot so you won't be able to ...
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Graphics card failing - black screen w/ sound

I recently had to do a warranty return on a Gigabyte video card, and they have sent me a replacement. I've installed the replacement, done a complete re-install of Windows 7 x64, installed the latest ...
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Graphic driver not supported in Windows 8

Few days back I installed Windows 8 Pro(32 bit) earlier it was Win7 (32bit). My Desktop configuration is the image I uploaded. The problem is Win8 not detecting my Graphic / Video Card. I didn't ...
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How to update BIOS with efi?

We have a GA-H61M-DS2 rev 2.0 motherboard. It has an "F4" BIOS. We went to the vendors website: http://hu.gigabyte.com/products/page/mb/ga-h61m-ds2rev_20/download/bios and downloaded "F7", the ...
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Will the Gigabyte GT640 run 3 vga monitors?

Spotted one of these going quite cheap: http://uk.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4255 It has two DVI outs, one VGA and a HDMI. I've found it it's locked to 3 simulations outs. Been ...
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Only half of RAM is recognized by BIOS

I got a Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3 motherboard. Some time ago I noticed that Windows only showed 2GB instead of 4GB. I don't know exactly what caused it anyway. I tried putting in each of the 4 x 1GB RAM ...
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System fans connected to a Gigabyte Z77-D3H motherboard do not increase in speed

The motherboard (Gigabyte Z77-D3H) controls my 3-pin CPU fan just fine. My system fans are a 3-pin fan (plugged into SYS_FAN1), and a 4-pin fan plugged into SYS_FAN3. All 3 of the system fan headers ...
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Random lockups with my new build - gigabyte z77x-d3h

Random lockups happens all the time, and it's not related to high loads on CPU. Everything just freezes - no BSOD. My PC specs: gigabyte z77x-d3h (bios - F15) intel i7 3770k (stock cooler) DDR3 ...
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Gigabyte 965 S3 Motherboard POST's too fast to enter BIOS

I never had this problem before putting the HDD's on SATA mode in BIOS (actually, I had them put on AHCI), and didn't really need to enter BIOS after that. But now I need to, and the damn POST goes ...
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Stop the constant random reboots of my GIGABYTE GA-B75M-D3V

I've got some issues with a new system. It's rebooting constantly. The system consists of a: brand new: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3V with F9 BIOS (latest) Intel Core i5-3470 Ivy Bridge 3.2GHz 2x 8GB ...
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Motherboard or CPU failure?

MB: Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P. CPU: Intel E8400 3.0 GHz. All was running 24/7 as a server for 3.5 years. I was going to back up my RAID 5 data to an extra disk, so I shut down the PC and opwned the ...
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Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3 not booting

I recently purchased the following PC components: Gigabyte XKT-1155 Z68AP-D3, along with Intel 3rd Generation Core i5-3570K CPU, Kingston 8GB 1333MHz DDR3 Non-ECC and Asus nVIDIA GeForce 210 Graphics ...
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Computer freezes with Visual Artifacts/Scrambled Screen (even at BIOS)

System Specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31M-S2l (BIOS f8b - stock)1 Processor: Intel Core 2 DUO - stock cooler PSU : CoolerMaster eXtreme Power Plus 460W HDD: 1 x 640 GB SATA, 1 x 320 ...
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USB HDD not detected. Works in other PC's

My USB Seagate external hard drive got pulled out of my desktop the other day when somebody tripped on the cable, and hasn't been detected since by that desktop no matter what port I use. I tested it ...