Difference between revisions of "Board:gigabyte/m57sli"

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There is a version with a PLCC socket for the BIOS chip ([http://www.motherboards.org/imageview.html?i=/images/reviews/motherboards/1628_p6_6.jpg socketed BIOS]), but this might be a pre-production board since nobody has so far (2007/03) confirmed the purchase of a GA-M57SLI-S4 board with socketed BIOS. The mobo photo on the backside of the M57 box shows a rom socket too.
There is a version with a PLCC socket for the BIOS chip ([http://www.motherboards.org/imageview.html?i=/images/reviews/motherboards/1628_p6_6.jpg socketed BIOS]), but this might be a pre-production board since nobody has so far (2007/03) confirmed the purchase of a GA-M57SLI-S4 board with socketed BIOS. The mobo photo on the backside of the M57 box shows a rom socket too.


There are 4 volume revisions, 2 with plcc32 (v1.0, v1.1) ([http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Products_Overview.aspx?ProductID=2287&ModelName=GA-M57SLI-S4 soldered BIOS]) and another 2 with single 8 pin SPI. All 4 have unpopulated secondary pads. For the plcc32 versions, the procedure outlined below can be used to add a rom socket.
There are 4 volume revisions, 2 with plcc32 (v1.0, v1.1) ([http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Products_Overview.aspx?ProductID=2287&ModelName=GA-M57SLI-S4 soldered BIOS]) and another 2 with single 8 pin SOIC (SPI). All 4 have unpopulated secondary pads. For the plcc32 versions, the procedure outlined below can be used to add a rom socket.


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