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Hey guys, am looking for BIOS for maximus ix extreme, which have intel 8/9gen microcode added? Have you someone some bios please? 

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On 4/25/2020 at 12:35 PM, jjxaker said:

Was wondering easiest way to upgrade bios if I have an older 2003 Dsanke bios release? Can I update with ME tools? Or do I still have to override protections once again?

 

Also trying to fix a certain frequency (3600 mhz lets say) and disabled speedstep and C-States to lock it in but despite over riding voltage to like 1.30 volts CoreTemp and HWInfo both say that the VID is much lower at like 0.9 volts!  How do you get your VID to match?

 

Thanks

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So just updated to 2301 Dsanke bios from one of his older releases. Wasn’t sure how but Dsanke helped me out and pointed me in right direction. Basically all you got to do is use Fptw64 to just flash the bios region. Didn’t need flashback or anything complicated.
 

First had to unlock the Asus bios lock using an Efi shell. Full instructions can be found here: https://www.win-raid.com/t3908f16-GUIDE-Grub-Fix-Intel-FPT-Error-or-BIOS-Lock-Asus-Other-Mod-BIOS-Flash.html.


Also to save you time the bios lock is located at 0x939. Hopefully next release will have bios lock unlocked.

 

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Just updated the microcode on the Apex IX Dsanke 2301 rom for 906-EC to version D6 from version CA. Sorry I only updated one microcode for my 9700K but I think it should work on the 9900K as well. Also may have removed the Asus Bios-Lock. Just flashed and can confirm its a working rom:

http://www.mediafire.com/file/0ydhw2ruesg7y6q/ROG-MAXIMUS-IX-APEX-ASUS-2301-D6-Unlock.7z/file

 

d6mc.jpg?raw=1

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for 7700k,  bios mod is needed to flash modded bios , but is pcie mod (nuvoton chip) needed to boot like for the 8 and 9 gen cpus?  OR both needed for modded bios to work correctly even for 7700k ?

also, ok to flash modded bios to 2nd bios chip and leave original bios using bios switch?

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10 hours ago, mulitpass said:

for 7700k,  bios mod is needed to flash modded bios , but is pcie mod (nuvoton chip) needed to boot like for the 8 and 9 gen cpus?  OR both needed for modded bios to work correctly even for 7700k ?

also, ok to flash modded bios to 2nd bios chip and leave original bios using bios switch?

You only need the BIOS flashed to use a 7700K. And it's okay to leave the other BIOS original. I did this myself in the past.

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Hi,

coffee mod Apex IX to Apex X was successful. Now running with 9700K

I would like to mod HERO IX to HERO X. Has someone tried it already?

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8 hours ago, ShervinGreen said:

Hi,

coffee mod Apex IX to Apex X was successful. Now running with 9700K

I would like to mod HERO IX to HERO X. Has someone tried it already?

I also have Apex IX + 9700K. Wonder how are your vid voltages and luck with over clicking?

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4 hours ago, davidm71_2 said:

I also have Apex IX + 9700K. Wonder how are your vid voltages and luck with over clicking?

Pretested 9700K works fine at 5,0 GHz without AVX offset, 1,35v Vcore.

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8 hours ago, ShervinGreen said:

Pretested 9700K works fine at 5,0 GHz without AVX offset, 1,35v Vcore.

What about adaptive mode? What bios version build are you using?

 

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So, if I will use USB Flashback method for my IX APEX, what exactly it's filename should be?

creative.rom (from 1st page here), M9A.CAP (as asus.com says), M10A.CAP (as BRenamerl did it)?

Will ROG-MAXIMUS-IX-APEX-ASUS-2203.ROM work with SRG15 CPU (9700K R0 Revision)?

MC Extractor says 2203 has:

5  │ 906ED │   22 (1,5)   │    B8    │ 2019-03-17 │ PRD  │ 0x17C00 │ 0xBD3470

and for 2301:


5  │ 906ED │   22 (1,5)   │    CC    │ 2019-12-12 │ PRD  │ 0x18800 │ 0xBD3C70

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On 3/6/2019 at 5:59 PM, Moonman said:

Maximus VIII Impact running with 9900K, should be no issue with 8700K/8086K.

CPU Pad Mod I just made.

2 pins isolated as per attached image.

Flashed with programmer.

If you need bios, let me know.

 

Maximus VIII Impact CPU Pad Mod for CFL.jpg

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Hi Moonman,

Can I have the Bios for my Maximus VIII Impact to work with an i9-9900K R0 Stepping? 

I have followed video instructions by Luumi on YouTube and came here to get all the required tools. However there seems to be a problem with the latest CoffeeLake MOD tool, as well as a problem with dragging the bios file to the SyncAllCoreRatio program.

Many thanks!

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Anyone has a bios to let my Maximus VIII Impact to work with an i9-9900k R0 Stepping?

Thanks in advance!

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On 6/24/2020 at 5:23 PM, davidm71_2 said:

What about adaptive mode? What bios version build are you using?

 

Thanks

also no problem. It runs for a few days without any issues. 

Bios Version is 2203 from dsanke

2301 works too

 

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