Updating bios in gigabyte ga 970a d3
Unless things have changed dramatically tapping the DEL key repeatedly as soon as you power up should get you to the setup screen.
Has worked with every gigabyte board I've used previously.
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About 5 months ago I built my Phenom II x4 system with a GA-970A-D3 Gigabyte motherboard. Updating the BIOS (I believe it will update both chips) might remove any bug that is causing this problem.
If the posting screen still flashes by too fast to read you can usually hit the PAUSE key to freeze the screen Tapping the Delete key should get you into your BIOS set up (If yes, jump down to 'reset defaults' below).
If not, you will need to reset your CMOS (see manual) using Jumper (power must be disconnected and jumper returned to idle location before power is restored).
The old chestnut about reading the manual might also shed some light on the matter.
On the other hand, a re-flash of the system might also turn it into a paperweight, as there is a possibility of a bad BIOS chip. I'm going to contact Gigabyte support on Monday before I potentially void my warranty by re-flashing the BIOS.NEVER plug or unplug anything while the system is running (except for USB devices)."As for clearing CMOS it seems like a risky process"Not at all.Just unplug the power cord, remove the side panel from the case, move the clear CMOS jumper cap from it's normal position to the clear position, wait a few seconds, then move it back again.I just got a new Gigabyte H61M-S2P motherboard and found that when the computer starts there is no POST screen that tells me how to enter BIOS and all. But it all happened today, I left my computer on and went to do something and when I came back I found a message saying there is no storage device and when I pressed OK it went to the BIOS menu by itself.I know what the whole no-storage-device thing was, I just adjusted the hard disk cables and it worked, but let's go back 5 minutes before that.