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Outdated bios for cpu help!

Okay, after i took my pc to a pc repair shop to see why my pc isnt working and they said it becuase your bios is outdated and your cpu is not compatible for that version of bios, there is no way i can access bios, the monitor says "no signal" so i cant update it manually so is there anyway i can update the bios without getting a new cpu?

Specs
Gigabyte ax 370
Ryzen 5 1600x
Gtx 950

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Clarification Request
Which ax 370?

In reply to: Outdated bios for cpu help!

I see a 1.0, 1.1, maybe others. In a pinch I've had to buy a CPU that works with all versions of the BIOS then upgrade the BIOS and then install the better CPU. I no longer do that. A new motherboard is same price or less.

So yes, they issued a new BIOS on 2019/01/16 (F25) but let's look at the CPU list.
The 1600x appears to have been supported since F2 so how did you get a motherboard with the F1 BIOS?

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Gaming 5 motherboard

In reply to: Which ax 370?

I have the gaming 5 motherboard, i cant actually access the bios what so ever as i dont get any signal to my monitor, i suppose i coulf buy another cpu that supports all bios veriosn but this can be costly, are there any cheaper alternatives?

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I take this PC never ran with this CPU.

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In that case it's a warranty issue. They must provide a board with at least BIOS F2.

Shop fees here run more than a new motherboard (about 150USD minimum) so maybe you left out parts of the story but hey, let's go with the above. To fix it you replace the motherboard with a BIOS that supports your CPU. Cheapest exit I can see here.

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Thanks

In reply to: I take this PC never ran with this CPU.

Thank you for your help, much appreciated.

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The Gaming 5 has a few revisions.

In reply to: Gaming 5 motherboard

That's why I asked.

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