Greetings. I'm buying a Gigabyte z***XP SLI motherboard and an i*-****K CPU. I understa...

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Greetings. I'm buying a Gigabyte z***XP SLI motherboard and an i*-****K CPU. I understand the motherboard will need the BIOS updated in order to utilize the CPU* however, I do not have a CPU that the older BIOS will recognize. **- Could I send the motherboard in to Gigabyte for a complimentary BIOS update? *- If you charge for that service, what price should I expect to pay? **Thank you!
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Gigabyte Customer Service says that I should RMA the motherboard via RMA.Gigabyte.us and they'll flash the BIOS for me free of charge* however, the process usually takes *-* days after they receive the motherboard, and additional delays are likely because of the holiday season (future reader: this occurred during Cyber Monday ****).
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Nov 26th, 2018 - 10 mons ago
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Nov 26th, 2018 7:02pm
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