Re: amibios update for pci p54c tr5 system board

Re: amibios update for pci p54c tr5 system board


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Posted by Henry on January 05, 2002 at 17:19:16:

In Reply to: amibios update for pci p54c tr5 system board posted by dizzard on January 04, 2002 at 16:06:38:

: i need an updated bios due to a hard drive upgrade.
: the computer cant handle large drives and a utility from western digital proved it.the bios no is 51-0604-001169-00111111-071595-82430vx-h

: please help or the goldfish will get it !

: ta


It appears that your mainboard was made by microstar at:
http://www.msi.com.tw
and:
http://www.msicomputer.com

You need to know your mainboard maker (probably Microstar), Mainboard Model and sometimes Mainboard Version. If you need to figure out what you have, just follow the motherboard ID article at:
http://www.pcnineoneone.com

You didn't mention HDD capacity you want to support. It is UNLIKELY that you will find a BIOS update that will support HDDs larger than 32 GB, but TRY anyway if you need to. If you don't find a BIOS update just use an ATA/66 card (about $20 USD) - it will support HDDs up to about 128 GB and it will be plenty fast unless your IDE HDD has a sustained data transfer rate a lot more than 66 MB/sec (it doesn't).

Good Luck,
Henry


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