New Abit NF7-S beta BIOS fixes Data Corruption

By on May 15, 2003, 12:42 AM
Abit has released a [URL=http://fae.abit.com.tw/download/beta/nf7/]new beta BIOS[/url] that should solve Serial ATA data corruption problems in NF7-S motherboards. Its compile date is 5/13/2003 so be extra careful and only give it a try if you are affected by this issue, if something goes wrong our most recent article about [URL=http://www.techspot.com/reviews/hardware/bios_saviour/index.shtml]IOSS' Bios Saviour[/URL] will definitely come handy.

[COLOR=royalblue]0. Please use AWDFLASH 8.23D or later to update NF7 series BIOS. With incorrect AWDFLASH version, the GUID will be erased, and leads to IEEE1394 peer to peer function failed. AWDFLASH 8.23K is included in this BIOS package.
1. Fixed CPU temperature too high issue.
2. Raised highest CPU FSB up to 300 MHz for "user define mode" in SoftMenu.
[COLOR=red]3. .Fixed SATA RAID-0 data corruption issue by adding a new option "EXT-P2P's Discard Time" in "integrated Peripherals". The default setting is "3.8 us". Please change it to "30 us"; which is recommended by NVidia. In case the problem is still there, try "1 ms" please.[/COLOR]
4. BIOS Compile Date: 5/13/2003[/COLOR]

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