Archived News December 2002

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Merry Christmas to all EPoX UK mainboard users !!

From all of the staff at EPoX UK, we would like to wish all EPoX mainboard users and site visitors a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope that you have enjoyed 2002 with an EPoX mainboard and will have a great 2003 with one too!

Important Notice

EPoX UK will be on vacation from 20/12/02 to 06/01/03 inclusive. E-mail technical support services will resume as normal 06/01/03. 

Posted 15:08, Friday, December 20, 2002

 

EP-8RDA BIOS

Model: EP-8RDA
BIOS: 8RD12C16.BIN (C500)
Fixed:
1.) Solved ratio adjusts fail.
2.) Easy Boot support.
3.) Hot Key flash support.

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Posted 12:24, Friday, December 20, 2002

 

New EP-8KMM+ BIOS

Model: EP-8KMM+
BIOS: 8KMM2C11.BIN (0F00)
Fixed:
1.) Support Athlon 2400+ & 2600+ (FSB266).
2.) Change DCLKI DCLKO item value description.
3.) Fill AC97 Sub Vender Sub Device ID.
4.) Change AC97 item name.
5.) Solved Win98 can’t shutdown in APM mode.
6.) System hang when in 'setup is starting Windows 2000' screen when install windows 2000 and use ASUS v8420 + Promise TX2000 + Tekram DC395U.
7.) Turn off KB LED after Power OFF.
8.) Fix fan sensor to make system crash issue if the FAN speed result overflow.
9.) Update AWDFLASH.EXE version to V8.22A.
10.) Improved KM266 chipset DRAM compatibility.
11.) Update Clock Control Setting for AMD recommend.
12.) Support boot from USB flash device.

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Posted 10:36, Monday, December 16, 2002

 

New EP-8RDA+ BIOS

Model: EP-8RDA+
BIOS: 8RDA2C10.BIN (0C00)
Fixed:
1.)“FDD_3_Mode” support.
2.)“Assign IRQ for VGA” support.
3.) Fixed 1394 can't control ( En/Dis ) by Setup.
4.) Added 'AC97 Speaker At POST' function.
5.) Added Athlon XP 2600+ support (166*12.5).
6.) Added Athlon XP 2400+ support (166*12).
7.) Turn off keyboard LED before system into S3/S4/S5.
8.) Added support TURBO mode for performance BIOS.
9.) Support Kingmax module compatible issue.
1.KingmaxMPXB62D68KX3MAA
2.KingmaxMPXB62D68KX3MBA
3.KingmaxMPMA82D68KX3MAA
4.KingmaxMPMA82D68KX3MBA
10.) Enable PCI_LATENCY_SELECTABLE and PCI_IRQ_SELECTABLE item.
11.) Patch “System temperature” and “Chassis Fan ” and “Power Fan” declaration error.
12.) Patch CPU ratio adjusts failed for the some 0.13u Athlon XP CPU.
13.) Added code for Athlon Model 10(Barton) support.
14.) Fix USB 2.0 enable failed.
Desk: USB2.0 item -> Disabled -> Enabled -> Usb2.0 enabled fail.
15.) Added "Auto" mode for Memory Clock.
16.) OPEN FSB 250MHZ selectable.
17.) PCI_LATENCY_SELECTABLE support.
18.) PCI_IRQ_SELECTABLE support.
19.) Easy Boot support.
20.) Hot Key flash support.

Download the BIOS here 

Posted 9:36, Thursday, December 12, 2002

 

EP-SPD-650 Available

The long awaited EP-SPD-650 is now available in the UK at the EPoX UK Online store.

Buy your SPD 650 here 

Posted 16:43, Tuesday, December 10, 2002

 

New BIOS 10/12/02

Model: EP-4GEAE, 4GEAEI
BIOS: 4GEE2C06.BIN (9500)
Fixed:
1.) Added code to show message of Hyper Threading CPU (INTEL regulation).
2.) Added "APIC_4S_14" (MPS Version Control for OS) force Ver1.4.
3.) Solve NVin lose "-".
4.) Control APIC Function by Hyper Threading Function.
H.T Function Enable then APIC Enable and item shaded.
H.T Function Disable then APIC can select En/Disable.
5.) Define "PciLanROM_Control_by_chipset" for solve LAN control.
Bootrom disabled but PCI slot same device LAN will boot from LAN.
6.) Added "PCILANROM_ItemName" for deference PCI LAN.
7.) To solve the Vcore show Voltage departure.
8.) To solve 5VSB value is not correct at define.
9.) To solve system will hang up at POST "AA"(h) after exit from BIOS setup menu by press F10. If FSB:400 and DDR 200 at the last boot.
10.) PM meeting to decide Enabled USB20 before 2003/01/01.
11.) To solve USB mouse can’t enabled.
12.) To solve plug USB 5 in 1 card reader hang up at POST.
13.) Modify show DDR memory speed. To solved show not agreement.
14.) Add "Support_StopGrant" for default not support StopGrant. Because StopGrant will be wakeup by IRQ, Some condition can’t into DOS mode suspend.

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Posted 10:15, Tuesday, December 10, 2002

 

New BIOS 09/12/02

Model: EP-8RDA
BIOS: 8RD12C06.BIN (5A00)
Fixed:
1.) Patch Athlon XP 2400+ (166*12) main processor information shows incorrect at boot screen.
2.) Patch CPU ratio adjusts failed for the some 0.13u Athlon XP CPU.
3.) Added code for Athlon Model 10(Barton) support.
4.) Patch PS2 mouse crazy on the Win98SE resume for 8RDA.
5.) Fix USB 2.0 enable failed.
6.) Change Optimized/Setup default DIMM voltage to 2.77v for Kingmax module.
7.) Added "Auto" mode for Memory Clock follower BPL 2.73.
8.) OPEN FSB 250MHZ Selectable.
9.) Patch Flash Write Protect Init fail.
10.) Enhance FAN detectable range.

Model: EP-4GEA, 4GEA+
BIOS: 4GEA2C04.BIN (0700)
Fixed:
1.) To solve always show PC3200 at POST.

Model: EP-4PEA, 4PEA+
BIOS: 4PEA2C04.BIN (3C00)
Fixed:
1.) To solve always show PC3200 at POST.

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Posted 9:34, Monday, December 9, 2002

 

New BIOS 03/12/02

Model: EP-4GEA, 4GEA+
BIOS: 4GEA2C02.BIN (C400)
Fixed:
1.) Added code to show message of Hyper Threading CPU (INTEL regulation).
2.) Added "APIC_4S_14" (MPS Version Control for OS) force Ver1.4.
3.) Solve NVin lose "-".
4.) Control APIC Function by Hyper Threading Function.
H.T Function Enable then APIC Enable and item shaded.
H.T Function Disable then APIC can select En/Disable. (No-Fault)
5.) Define "PciLanROM_Control_by_chipset" for solve LAN control. Bootrom disabled but PCI slot same device LAN will boot from LAN.
6.) Added "PCILANROM_ItemName" for deference PCI LAN.
7.) To support 3:4 and 4:5 at any time.
8.) To solve the Vcore show Voltage departure.
9.) To solve 5VSB value is not correct at define.
10.) To solve system will hang up at POST "AA"(h) after exit from BIOS setup menu by press F10. If FSB:400 and DDR 200 at the last boot.
11.) Modify default to enabled USB2.0 controller.
12.) To solve USB mouse can’t enabled.
13.) To solve plug USB 5 in 1 card reader hang up at POST.

Model: EP-4PEA, 4PEA+
BIOS: 4PEA2C02.BIN (4B00)
Fixed:
1.) Added code to show message of Hyper Threading CPU (INTEL regulation).
2.) Added "APIC_4S_14" (MPS Version Control for OS) force Ver1.4.
3.) Solve NVin lose "-".
4.) Control APIC Function by Hyper Threading Function.
H.T Function Enable then APIC Enable and item shaded.
H.T Function Disable then APIC can select En/Disable. (No-Fault)
5.) Define "PciLanROM_Control_by_chipset" for solve LAN control. Bootrom disabled but PCI slot same device LAN will boot from LAN.
6.) Added "PCILANROM_ItemName" for deference PCI LAN.
7.) To support 3:4 and 4:5 at any time.
8.) To solve the Vcore show Voltage departure.
9.) To solve 5VSB value is not correct at define.
10.) To solve system will hang up at POST "AA"(h) after exit from BIOS setup menu by press F10. If FSB:400 and DDR 200 at the last boot.
11.) Modify default to enabled USB2.0 controller.
12.) To solve USB mouse can’t enabled.
13.) To solve plug USB 5 in 1 card reader hang up at POST.

Download the BIOS here 

Posted 10:04, Tuesday, December 3, 2002

 

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