FUTURE X299 GAMING PRO CARBON NON-AC BIOS UPDATES

charlesstephenstx

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Will there be more bios updates for the X299 GAMING PRO CARBON NON-AC Motherboard this year? It's been a good while since MSI actually did anything to the bios aside from the random Intel micro code updates. From what I can still see. The current bios 7A95v1G lacks stability when a user runs Quad channel memory with G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3200 (PC4 256) This memory has been tested by MSI and is on their preferred vendors list. Yet the bios can not hold stable when I'm running in Quad channel 32GB at 3200MHz OC. This is after I enable XMP Profiler or manually adjust the memory timing and voltage. The bios will fail to run in quad channel at 3200HMz OC. I can confirm that If I enable XMP Profiler in the bios. I can run a dual memory configuration with 16GB of memory OC to 3200MHz. The bios will stay with those settings without a single issue. Anything over that I get failed bios on boot press F1 to reset. This is highly annoying and should of already been resolved by MSI years ago.
 
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charlesstephenstx

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There is no other Intel X series out. I think MSI needs to focus on this big time. The latest bios from MSI I mean Intel is crap. The only companies that puts forth a big effort in this industry more then any other companies is EVGA and ASUS. I will be switching back to one of these brands because their engineering team puts more effort into their bios chips. MSI for the last year has really only added Intel micro code. Which still doesn't fix the memory stability issues. You can't even overclock memory on this weak motherboard.
 

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Knowing how to overclock things to get it stable is different story from quality of CPU's IMC and BIOS itself.
Either way, no one releases BIOS updates if there are no obvious faults with it.
 

charlesstephenstx

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Knowing how to overclock things to get it stable is different story from quality of CPU's IMC and BIOS itself.
Either way, no one releases BIOS updates if there are no obvious faults with it.
I found plenty of issues with this official bios. I even contacted GSKILL Technical support to get the exact manual memory timing and voltage settings for my memory and motherboard. I have the top end Intel processor, power supply, and video card. It’s MSI‘s Quacky bios. When I compare MSI side by side to other tech companies. It seems like MSI bios support is one of the weakest for a tech company. Go look at the history bios change log revisions from EVGA for the Intel X299 MB over the last 12 months. Surely you can see there is far more ingenuity and engineering for improving the entire user experience. The MSI x299 carbon pro can’t over clock memory. I’m not even overclocking my video card or my processor. The MSI X299 gaming pro carbon fails to overclock period. The bios is not stable. I guess MSI doesn’t really care for the late x299 series MB. I bet the next bios update if any will be another round of Intel’s microcode. While that’s very important. It does not resolve other known issues with this motherboard.
 
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