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Its_Crisis

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Ok so here is the deal, i did a lot of research and needed a new graphics card to run a good amount of games, so i placed an order for the EVGA GTX 960 4GB made for micro ATX motherboards,

i have just read that it apparently dont work with a legacy bios, this is a big problem as the order is past cancellation and i just spent $300 CAD on this card, is there anyway to make this workout?? i am in need of some desperate help and you guys have always pulled through for me.

 

Motherboard Intel DQ67SW_

Processor: i5-2500

Bios version:    SWQ6710H.86A.0053.2011.0615.1535, 6/15/2011

Card i ordered: https://www.amazon.c...rds=gtx 960 4gb

 

Any suggestions on how i can make what i got work when i receive the card in a few days?


Edited by Its_Crisis, 17 June 2016 - 11:19 PM.

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iammykyl

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Gday.

Please supply a link to where you read about a legacy bios Issue.

 

Though not extensive, hardwaretested on that board includes the GTX 480, so can't see a problem with the 960.

http://www.intel.com.../000008074.html

Board specs > http://www.cnet.com/...7-series/specs/


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Gday.

Please supply a link to where you read about a legacy bios Issue.

 

Though not extensive, hardwaretested on that board includes the GTX 480, so can't see a problem with the 960.

http://www.intel.com.../000008074.html

Board specs > http://www.cnet.com/...7-series/specs/

I originally discovered it on the product review on amazons page https://gyazo.com/89...51d9d673f46a104

and then i looked into it and am getting a lot of mixed answers, the best thing to do is to is for me to wait, it should be here by thursday, and its worth noting unless i just really messed up i tried to get my bios to work in uefi and really messed up my PC lol i fixed it now but it took about an hour to fix, i attempted to change my HDD from MBR to GPT without losing files and when i would boot my error message was literally "Error!"

so i reverted it to an MBR then downloaded an iso of win 7 on my laptop put it on a usb and used windows repair to repair my Boot.mgr

either way unless you know for sure id say we can wait until i get it before jumping to conclusions, do you know if my bios supports uefi mode tho? there is an option in my bios to "Boot from uefi" but it never actually works. thanks for taking the time to answer me. hopefully we figure this out if there ends up being a problem


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We must ensure the board is set to Defaults, Also need to remove all existing video drivers before instaling the new card. 

View the Technical User Manual, (includes Bios Info.   Looks like Legacy Mode Only.). Caution, Advice you read through and post back before attempting working on the build.

> https://downloadmirror.intel.com/19707/eng/DQ67SW_TechProdSpec02.pdf  

View your MB simple User Manual, (no BIOS info) > https://downloadmirr...e01_English.pdf

Use this Intel page to Auto download updates for your board, > https://downloadcenter.intel.com/

MB Main page, > http://www.intel.com...ard-dq67sw.html


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Gday.

Not heard back from youfor a while.   Did you manage to get the BIOS and boot solved?   How did the upgrade go?

If you no longer need help, please let us know.your solution and update your Topic, click on a  Mark Solved box, for best answer.

 
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