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Newest BIOS, then Windows 10 Re-install

7 hours ago, DeaconFrost said:

If a BIOS update is causing you to reinstall the OS, it likely means some of your settings were changed back to the default, especially if you chose to load the defaults, as many guides suggest.

I didn't have the issue at all - I was just wondering if what I've seen/read is true about the BIOS being saved on the Motherboard itself or if it's actually saved on the Hard Drive, so I would have to re-install the updated BIOS (UEFI).  I re-installed my OS to fix my issue I was havin w/a faulty EVGA RTX 2080 FTW3 Ultra Gaming 8gb (back to my EVGA GTX 1070 TI FTW2 8gb) and the issues have gone away an the BIOS is still on the updated version; thanks for the help!

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Posted · Original PosterOP

If I were to re-install Windows 10 after updating to the newest BIOS: would I need to update the BIOS to the newest version again or would the latest version still be installed w/out requiring another update?


OS:      Windows 10 - Professional (64-bit)

CPU:    i7-8700K 3.7-4.7GHz (8th gen)

GPU:    EVGA GTX 1070ti FTW2 8gb

MB:      ASUS RoG Maximus X Hero Z-370 (ATX)

RAM:    32gb (4x8) DDR4-3200MHz G.Skill TridentZ RGB (CL16)

HD:      2TB Crucial MX500 (SSD)

            2TB Seagate FireCuda (SSHD)

E-HD:   12TB WD

PSU:     EVGA 750w B3, 80+ Bronze (modular)

UPS:     900w CyberPower

Display: BenQ 27" 1440p 144Hz 1ms (XL2730)

Mouse:  SendowTek V30 (500/800/1000/1500/2000/3000/4000/5000/10,000)

KeyB:    Sharkoon Skiller (wired)

Case:    Cougar Panzer-S

Other:   9 Corsair LL120mm LED/RGB Fans

            XB-1 Wireless Adapter w/Controller

            XB360 Wireless Adapter w/Controller

            NPET H01 Gaming Mouse Bungee Cord Holder w/4 USB Ports

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Is there a reason you are updating the bios

becuase chances are if you didnt know the bios is installed on the hardware , then you most likely do not know why you are updating it

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@Taintedmind BIOS is independent of your Windows installation. You can update the bios without impacting windows and the opposite is true as well. The only time you shouldn’t is if you have bit locker enabled on your drive.

 

Just putting this this out there, you don’t have to reinstall Windows to update BIOS. I figure you must have another reason to reinstall Windows, but just thought I’d verify you knew that,

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1 minute ago, Giiman95 said:

@Taintedmind BIOS is independent of your Windows installation. You can update the bios without impacting windows and the opposite is true as well. The only time you shouldn’t is if you have bit locker enabled on your drive.

 

Just putting this this out there, you don’t have to reinstall Windows to update BIOS. I figure you must have another reason to reinstall Windows, but just thought I’d verify you knew that,


I was having issues w/my EVGA RTX 2080 FTW 3, so I went back to my EVGA GTX 1070 ti FTW2 and I was thinking about re-installing Windows 10 to get rid of the small issues that're still present from when my system kept crashing from the RTX.  I didn't have the issues prior to the install and I was just wondering if I would have to re-update the BIOS if I were to do so.


OS:      Windows 10 - Professional (64-bit)

CPU:    i7-8700K 3.7-4.7GHz (8th gen)

GPU:    EVGA GTX 1070ti FTW2 8gb

MB:      ASUS RoG Maximus X Hero Z-370 (ATX)

RAM:    32gb (4x8) DDR4-3200MHz G.Skill TridentZ RGB (CL16)

HD:      2TB Crucial MX500 (SSD)

            2TB Seagate FireCuda (SSHD)

E-HD:   12TB WD

PSU:     EVGA 750w B3, 80+ Bronze (modular)

UPS:     900w CyberPower

Display: BenQ 27" 1440p 144Hz 1ms (XL2730)

Mouse:  SendowTek V30 (500/800/1000/1500/2000/3000/4000/5000/10,000)

KeyB:    Sharkoon Skiller (wired)

Case:    Cougar Panzer-S

Other:   9 Corsair LL120mm LED/RGB Fans

            XB-1 Wireless Adapter w/Controller

            XB360 Wireless Adapter w/Controller

            NPET H01 Gaming Mouse Bungee Cord Holder w/4 USB Ports

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Posted · Original PosterOP
8 minutes ago, emosun said:

Is there a reason you are updating the bios

becuase chances are if you didnt know the bios is installed on the hardware , then you most likely do not know why you are updating it

 

I know it's installed onto the motherboard, but I wanted to double-check and verify the information - I'd prefer not to assume and be incorrect, not that it would hurt anything.  I would just update the BIOS, if I decide to re-installed Windows 10 and start over again.


OS:      Windows 10 - Professional (64-bit)

CPU:    i7-8700K 3.7-4.7GHz (8th gen)

GPU:    EVGA GTX 1070ti FTW2 8gb

MB:      ASUS RoG Maximus X Hero Z-370 (ATX)

RAM:    32gb (4x8) DDR4-3200MHz G.Skill TridentZ RGB (CL16)

HD:      2TB Crucial MX500 (SSD)

            2TB Seagate FireCuda (SSHD)

E-HD:   12TB WD

PSU:     EVGA 750w B3, 80+ Bronze (modular)

UPS:     900w CyberPower

Display: BenQ 27" 1440p 144Hz 1ms (XL2730)

Mouse:  SendowTek V30 (500/800/1000/1500/2000/3000/4000/5000/10,000)

KeyB:    Sharkoon Skiller (wired)

Case:    Cougar Panzer-S

Other:   9 Corsair LL120mm LED/RGB Fans

            XB-1 Wireless Adapter w/Controller

            XB360 Wireless Adapter w/Controller

            NPET H01 Gaming Mouse Bungee Cord Holder w/4 USB Ports

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I updated bios 3 times, and every single time i had to re-install Windows.....

 


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1 hour ago, Constantin said:

I updated bios 3 times, and every single time i had to re-install Windows.....

 

I did it 10 times and had issues with Windows, Linux, BSD, this is just something that will happen. But updating BIOS is a great idea and to most, prolly worth it (to clarify it was on 10 different PCs not all even mine lmao)

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13 hours ago, Taintedmind said:


I was having issues w/my EVGA RTX 2080 FTW 3, so I went back to my EVGA GTX 1070 ti FTW2 and I was thinking about re-installing Windows 10 to get rid of the small issues that're still present from when my system kept crashing from the RTX.  I didn't have the issues prior to the install and I was just wondering if I would have to re-update the BIOS if I were to do so.

Instead of reinstalling Windows, I’d use a program like DDU to completely remove any drivers from the RTX card. Then try either card again.

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Windows and BIOS are unrelated. BIOS is essentially firmware for mobo and interacts with OS by drivers. If you need to reinstall Windows after BIOS update, there's something else wrong.

 

I've installed Windows 3 times after my BIOS was updated to its latest version back in 2015.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
On 5/7/2019 at 1:35 PM, Giiman95 said:

Instead of reinstalling Windows, I’d use a program like DDU to completely remove any drivers from the RTX card. Then try either card again.

I did the DDU and all of that, but the hard drive was still throttling and jittery/laggy here and there, so I just decided to do a clean install.  All of the issues I had prior are now gone, so it was worth it.  I have my data backed up on an external HD, so it didn't take long to get everything up to speed (less than a day); thanks!


OS:      Windows 10 - Professional (64-bit)

CPU:    i7-8700K 3.7-4.7GHz (8th gen)

GPU:    EVGA GTX 1070ti FTW2 8gb

MB:      ASUS RoG Maximus X Hero Z-370 (ATX)

RAM:    32gb (4x8) DDR4-3200MHz G.Skill TridentZ RGB (CL16)

HD:      2TB Crucial MX500 (SSD)

            2TB Seagate FireCuda (SSHD)

E-HD:   12TB WD

PSU:     EVGA 750w B3, 80+ Bronze (modular)

UPS:     900w CyberPower

Display: BenQ 27" 1440p 144Hz 1ms (XL2730)

Mouse:  SendowTek V30 (500/800/1000/1500/2000/3000/4000/5000/10,000)

KeyB:    Sharkoon Skiller (wired)

Case:    Cougar Panzer-S

Other:   9 Corsair LL120mm LED/RGB Fans

            XB-1 Wireless Adapter w/Controller

            XB360 Wireless Adapter w/Controller

            NPET H01 Gaming Mouse Bungee Cord Holder w/4 USB Ports

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If a BIOS update is causing you to reinstall the OS, it likely means some of your settings were changed back to the default, especially if you chose to load the defaults, as many guides suggest.

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7 hours ago, DeaconFrost said:

If a BIOS update is causing you to reinstall the OS, it likely means some of your settings were changed back to the default, especially if you chose to load the defaults, as many guides suggest.

I didn't have the issue at all - I was just wondering if what I've seen/read is true about the BIOS being saved on the Motherboard itself or if it's actually saved on the Hard Drive, so I would have to re-install the updated BIOS (UEFI).  I re-installed my OS to fix my issue I was havin w/a faulty EVGA RTX 2080 FTW3 Ultra Gaming 8gb (back to my EVGA GTX 1070 TI FTW2 8gb) and the issues have gone away an the BIOS is still on the updated version; thanks for the help!


OS:      Windows 10 - Professional (64-bit)

CPU:    i7-8700K 3.7-4.7GHz (8th gen)

GPU:    EVGA GTX 1070ti FTW2 8gb

MB:      ASUS RoG Maximus X Hero Z-370 (ATX)

RAM:    32gb (4x8) DDR4-3200MHz G.Skill TridentZ RGB (CL16)

HD:      2TB Crucial MX500 (SSD)

            2TB Seagate FireCuda (SSHD)

E-HD:   12TB WD

PSU:     EVGA 750w B3, 80+ Bronze (modular)

UPS:     900w CyberPower

Display: BenQ 27" 1440p 144Hz 1ms (XL2730)

Mouse:  SendowTek V30 (500/800/1000/1500/2000/3000/4000/5000/10,000)

KeyB:    Sharkoon Skiller (wired)

Case:    Cougar Panzer-S

Other:   9 Corsair LL120mm LED/RGB Fans

            XB-1 Wireless Adapter w/Controller

            XB360 Wireless Adapter w/Controller

            NPET H01 Gaming Mouse Bungee Cord Holder w/4 USB Ports

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