Archived News August 2003

 

P4MKI Specifications Uploaded

Specifications of the new EP-P4MKI mainboard have been uploaded. Based upon the VIA P4M266a chipset this solution offers a great board whether building in quantity or small batch at a very competitive price point however retaining the legendary EPoX quality and performance levels that have become expected.



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Posted 10:33, Friday, August 29, 2003

 

New EP-4PCA3+ BIOS

Model: EP-4PCA3+
BIOS: 4PC33819.BIN (9D00)
Date: 08/19/2003
Fixed:
1) Solved Power button canít work when Load Fail-Safe Defaults.
2) Added advance SCSI BBS support for SCSI device boot selectable.
3) Solved the failure of installing Win98SE with some 80GB HDD. (such as, Seagate 80GB or HITACHI 80GB)
4) Improved "Aggressive_Memory_Mode" memory bandwidth when the item set on "MAX".
5) Solved Vcore voltage showed wrong when decreasing the voltage value.

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Posted 8:07, Friday, August 22, 2003

 

New BIOS 20/08/03

Model: EP-4PDA2+
BIOS: 4PD23815.BIN (5800)
Date: 08/15/2003
Fixed:
1) Solved the failure of pressing power button when Load Fail-Safe Defaults.
2) Do not show red mark at Fan item in CMOS setup.

Model: EP-4PEA+
BIOS: 4pea3811_beta.bin
Date: 08/11/2003
Fixed:
1) Solved issue of SCSI boot device selection

Model: EP-4GEA+
BIOS: 4gea3811_beta.bin
Date: 08/11/2003
Fixed:
1) Solved issue of SCSI boot device selection

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Posted 8:59, Wednesday, August 20, 2003

 

New EP-4PGAI BIOS

Model: EP-4PGAI
BIOS: 4PGA3814.BIN (3300)
Date: 08/15/2003
Fixed:
1) Added advance SCSI BBS support for SCSI device boot selectable.
2) Solved the failure of installing Win98SE with some 80GB HDD. (such as, Seagate 80GB or HITACHI 80GB)
3) Improved "Aggressive_Memory_Mode" memory bandwith when the item set on "MAX".
4) Solved Power button canít work when Load Fail-Save Defaults.
5) Solved Vcore voltage showed wrong when decreasing the voltage value.

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Posted 9:05, Tuesday, August 19, 2003

 

New EP-8KMM3I BIOS

Model: EP-8KMM3I
BIOS: 8KM33805.BIN (6600)
Date: 08/05/2003
Fixed:
1) Support IDE DMA Transfer.(To speed up for Ghostpe.exe under DOS)
2) Remove Virus Warning item, because the new IDE interface does not support it.
3) Show Hot_Key working message if pressing DEL or ESC key.
4) Assign SVID & SSID for On_Chipset VGA.
5) Solved AC Loss auto restart function fail.
6) Solved LAN remote boot function fail.
7) Solved CMOS checksum error.
8) Solved Shutdown Temperature function fail.
9) Patch the system is probably unstable if use Athlon 2700+ CPU.
10) Add newly support Magic_Screen function.
11) Solved Windows 2000/XP doesnít respond (system hangs) when shutting down in Windows.

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Posted 9:54, Monday, August 18, 2003

 

New BIOS 07/08/03

Model: EP-8KRA2+
BIOS: KRA23805.BIN (A300)
Date: 08/05/2003
Fixed:
1) Solved Vcore voltage programming error.(The error showing of Vcore voltage)
2) Fixed CMOS checksum error.
3) Remove Modem Use IRQ item.
4) UpdateVT8237 S-ATA to shared INT B according to VIA recommends.
5) Remove Virus Warning item, because the new IDE interface doesnít support it.
6) Update S-ATA 6420 Adapter ROM version to V1.0.
7) Fixed FSB 120Mhz hang at POST FF (h).
8) Patch some power supply caused failure detecting of IDE1 HDD.
9) Support Magic Screen function.

Model: EP-4PDA2+
BIOS: 4PD23805.BIN (B700)
Date: 08/05/2003
Fixed:
1) Added advance SCSI BBS support for SCSI device boot selectable.
2) Solved some 80GB HDD failed to install Win98SE. (eg, Seagate 80GB and HITACHI 80GB.)
3) Improved "Aggressive_Memory_Mode" memory bandwidth when the item sets to "Max."

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Posted 8:47, Thursday, August 7, 2003

 

New NForce 2 IGP BIOS

Model: EP-8RGA
BIOS: 8RG13729.BIN (3100)
Date: 07/29/2003
Fixed:
1) Added new K7 CPU data for showing information. (For Thorton)
2) Add disable Power Button function (SMI/SCI) when update ROMSIP.
3) Solved Adaptec SCSI Array AAC-364 failed at postcode 8B when booting.
4) Solved the Sil3112A data-losing issue when reading or writing large files.
5) Solved coding mistakes for assigning SUBSystemID & SUBVendorID by internal AGP.
6) Add "Auto_Precharge_Selectable" option to patch some DDR are unstable. (i.e. A-DATA DDR400 / TwinMOS DDR 400)
7) Set memory frequency by SPD before BPL.
8) Solved SET_LAN_PME function failed.
9) Disable PS2 KB/MOUSE swap function.
10) Update BPL to 3.11 for 1GP.
11) Solved unreported memory issue.

Model: EP-8RGA+
BIOS: 8RGA3729.BIN (4700)
Date: 07/29/2003
Fixed:
1) Added new K7 CPU data for showing information. (For Thorton)
2) Add disable Power Button function (SMI/SCI) when update ROMSIP.
3) Solved Adaptec SCSI Array AAC-364 failed at postcode 8B when booting.
4) Solved the Sil3112A data-losing issue when reading or writing large files.
5) Solved coding mistakes for assigning SUBSystemID & SUBVendorID by internal AGP.
6) Add "Auto_Precharge_Selectable" option to patch some DDR are unstable. (i.e. A-DATA DDR400 / TwinMOS DDR 400)
7) Set memory frequency by SPD before BPL.
8) Solved SET_LAN_PME function failed.
9) Disable PS2 KB/MOUSE swap function.
10) Update BPL to 3.11 for 1GP.


Model: EP-8RGMI
BIOS: 8RGM3729.BIN (9300)
Date: 07/29/2003
Fixed:
1) Add "Auto_Precharge_Selectable" option to patch some DDR are unstable. (i.e. A-DATA DDR400 / TwinMOS DDR 400)
2) Update BPL to 3.11 for IGP. (Non-Fatal)

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Posted 9:25, Tuesday, August 5, 2003

 

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