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MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« on: 23-April-09, 07:42:21 »

Hi all, I've made a mod for the MSI P35 Platinum Motherboards (MS-7345), which doesn't have the stupid on-off-on-off-on sequence at boot.

I took a few of MSI's Beta BIOSes & combined them into a nice BIOS.

Added:
Intel Virtualization
Intel C1E Support
FSB/Memory Ratios (for beta BIOS)
New BIOS Boot Screen

Removed:
When you are running DDR800 & are not a fan of overclocking with more than 12.5%, the motherboard will not do the on-off-on-off-on procedure anymore (only when selecting a constant FSB/RAM Ratio, thus not choosing the "Auto" function).

But I have no clue where / how to upload files here... Anyone to help me?

EDIT: Hosted locally.
USE IT AT OWN RISK!
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #1 on: 23-April-09, 07:50:31 »

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But I have no clue where / how to upload files here... Anyone to help me?

You can't. Host it somewhere else.
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #2 on: 23-April-09, 08:41:21 »

Ok I managed to upload the file here:


*USE AT OWN RISK*

In the Readme: Please focus ONLY on the added / removed content & the BIOS itslef, forget about the other loooooong message & screenshots....
Please make sure you have the MS-7345 (MSI P35 Platinum) motherboard. I tested this BIOS on my current system & it's working.

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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #4 on: 23-April-09, 09:34:24 »

Done, file hosted in your 1st reply.
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #5 on: 23-April-09, 09:46:50 »

Oh, yes, I forgot to mention (on this website) that the tRAS = 8 option has also been added to the memory timings, in the BIOS where you can select the Latencies. This is for users which have RAM like the SuperTalent T800UX2GC4, which's latencies is 4-4-3-8 & can OC up to 900Mhz. Let me know how it goes, as soon as anyone tried out this BIOS, but the Main Objective is the user-irritating on-off-on-off-on sequence, which has been removed.
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #6 on: 03-May-09, 17:19:24 »

I'll try this one tomorrow!
The on-off-on procedure is killing my SSD partitioning table!! And it's an OCZ Vertex 120 - not a cheap one!

Thx for your help!
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #7 on: 05-May-09, 09:58:11 »

I'm glad I'm not the only one complaining about the on-off-on procedure. I actually wonder how many people out here are irritated by it. I also do believe i'ts not good for the hard drives, especially the ones which are not SSD. I wonder why they made it like this? Maybe it was 1 guy (BIOS engineer) who thought it would look "fancy", although I don't think it looks fancy. The full reset is required, but 1 time only, not every time you boot up the PC... The reset should take place & then it should store information in the NVRAM on how to boot, whithout going on-off-on. NVRAM is there to be used, why didn't they use it in the first place? Well, never mind... I hope this BIOS solves headaches to other people like me :-)
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #8 on: 24-June-09, 11:08:33 »

Good News, here is a final mod for MSI P35 Platinum (MS-7345):
http://rapidshare.com/files/248168211/MSI_P35_Platinum.zip.html

The new modded BIOS for MSI P35 Platinum (MS-7345):
* REMOVED the doubleboot completely (The motherboard will NOT go ON-OFF-ON).
* Supports Overclocking, up to more than 50%, without ON-OFF-ON.
* Added Memory Command Rate 1T/2T
* Supports FSB:DRAM Ratios while NOT boublebooting & while Overclocking
* Press F4, while you're in the Cell Menu, a "Power Users" item will appear, where you'll be able to adjust memory Drive Strengths, such as ODT, SCOMP & many more!
* Fully Supports Intel Virtualization via Option "Virtualization"
* Supports Enhanced "Core Stepping", Intel C1E
* S3 Standby WILL work now, even when overclocking, the system can now FULLY resume from S3 Stanby, with an FSB of 450 or higher!

As you can see, this BIOS now supports overclocking, whithout the doubleboot & without the S3 Standby issue (https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=120158.msg908210#msg908210).

Enjoy this one, it's a really nice BIOS, with lots of new features.
http://rapidshare.com/files/248168211/MSI_P35_Platinum.zip.html

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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #9 on: 08-August-09, 04:11:27 »

which bios version is the base for this modification?
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #10 on: 20-August-09, 03:45:06 »

quite interesting ... by chance you don't plan to mod P45 Platinum , Neo2 bioses too right ? :)

oh btw. i fully support the removal of on-off-on procedure especially if there is no real purpose for it in normal operation cycles (no BIOS/hw changes)

i was always wondering why it can't be avoided in 'normal correct operations'
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #11 on: 29-August-09, 05:41:14 »

The base BIOS version, was V1.0B6, "A7345ICI.106".

The ON-OFF-ON procedure can be avoided in normal operation, it depends on how much the Manufacturer engineered on the BIOS. The ON-OFF-ON is not directly caused by the P35 chiset, nor the P965. The manufacturers don't want to program the BIOS with a lot of instructions, such as "IF", "OR" statements in their programming language. In other words, it's a huge job programming the BIOS not to do this on-off-on procedure. Avoiding this procedure is a good idea, since it will expand the life of certain components. Just imaging if our cars also worked this way, Start -> Stop -> Start -> Stop -> Start... Anyhow, it's not Intel's fault the the Motherbaords goes on-off-on using P35 or similar chipsets. This Doubleboot is directly affected on how the BIOS is programmed.

This is what happens:
You switch on the system, & it checks the current BIOS settings. Then, it'll detect wheter a new CPU is present & if it is capable of runnig at the specified frequency. Then it'll check the RAM timings & speed. Then after all required information is gathered, it'll turn off, prepare the settings & turn back on. This is very, very, very unefficient BIOS Programming, because it's unnecessary. The BIOS should be programmed to check these information ONLY ONCE & the save this info to the CMOS's NVRAM (which is battery powered) so that next time the system turns on, it doesn't need to do the whoooooooooooooooooole procedure. It saves a heck a lot of time & frustration. It all depends on how much the manufacturer is willing to do.
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #12 on: 23-September-09, 10:59:53 »

coul you upload this bios, latest version?

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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #13 on: 23-September-09, 11:04:00 »

reeven,

Its found a few replies up. Or click here if you can't see it: https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=126547.msg964158#msg964158
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #14 on: 08-February-10, 04:32:54 »

Good News, here is a final mod for MSI P35 Platinum (MS-7345):
http://rapidshare.com/files/248168211/MSI_P35_Platinum.zip.html

Link is broken - plz upload/host here in forum! THX!
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« Reply #15 on: 23-February-10, 12:10:26 »

Do not bump Sushimaster.  I removed your second post. >>Please read and comply with the Forum Rules.<<
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #16 on: 23-February-10, 12:13:19 »

@Sushimaster:  Write Carel an E-Mail.  He modded the BIOS, if he still has it, he will probably send it to you.
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« Reply #17 on: 23-February-10, 15:05:50 »

@Sushimaster:  Write Carel an E-Mail.  He modded the BIOS, if he still has it, he will probably send it to you.

It's not allowed for me to write him a mail :(
This is why I'm asking! =)
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« Reply #18 on: 23-February-10, 15:06:51 »

When you click on this profile, do you see his e-mail adress?
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« Reply #19 on: 23-February-10, 15:26:04 »

When you click on this profile, do you see his e-mail adress?

Nop, I get: "Many apologies, but you can't view just any profile. " :(
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« Reply #20 on: 23-February-10, 15:29:46 »

Sushimaster doesn't have enough posts to see profiles.  He needs 10 countable posts to access that feature.  He can't even see the email icon below the user's name.  This restriction is to protect the users here from spam.


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« Reply #21 on: 23-February-10, 15:37:10 »

Sushimaster, I emailed carel on your behalf.
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #22 on: 23-February-10, 15:39:41 »

Sushimaster, I emailed carel on your behalf.

Thank you very much!
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« Reply #23 on: 25-February-10, 13:13:18 »

I sent you a PM and email.  I'm not willing to post the link openly unless Carel does so or states that it is fine to do.
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #24 on: 25-February-10, 14:25:19 »

Hi everyone, sorry about the link that expired. Rapidshare only allows 10 downloads, but I made a new link that will never expire. You can download the BIOS here: http://www.mediafire.com/file/ytmmlnjooty/MSI_P35_Platinum_(MS-7345).zip
This one has a fix for 1TB hard drives too. A 1TB hard drive is detected as 100GB when using the mobo's RAID in AHCI mode. Of course, it has all the previous fixes too, such as the S3 Standby issue & the Resetting issues. See the Readme that's included in the .zip file.

Once again:
1.) Remember to set the PCI-E controller's speed to 4X & NOT Auto (I've made it the default option anyways, just don't set it back to Auto).
2.) Select the DRAM:FSB Ratio manually, not Auto.

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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #25 on: 26-February-10, 07:51:40 »

Carel, I attached the file to your post so that it is hosted here permanently.  Could you write a short not that informs users which BIOS Version you mod is based on and an overview of all the changes?
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« Reply #26 on: 27-February-10, 07:45:04 »

The BIOS is based on BIOS A7345ICI.107 (V1.0B7)

The list of changes:
1.) Removed the on-off-on-off-on sequence at POST. This will significantly speed up the POST Process & significantly reduce the user's frustration.
2.) Added Intel C1E Support (Enhanced Halt State), this will dramatically cool down the CPU when it is idle & it will save power, the option will only be available if supported by your CPU.
3.) Added Intel VT-x Support (HAV - Hardware Assisted Virtualization), , the option will only be available if supported by your CPU.
4.) Permanently Shows The Power Users Menu ("Signal Drive & Termination"). DDR On-Die Termination option can be found here.
5.) Added "DDR Command Rate" (1T/2T), under "Advance DRAM Configuration".
6.) Support For 1TB Hard Drive in RAID / AHCI Mode, there was a bug where 1TB hard drives are detected as 100GB.
7.) Fixed NB Voltage, on previous versions this option didn't really work, now it does.
    NB Vltage 1.250V --> FSB 1333 (333), SB I/O 1.5V.
    NB Vltage 1.350V --> FSB 1600 (400), SB I/O 1.6V.
    NB Vltage 1.400V --> FSB 1800 (450), SB I/O 1.7V.
8.) Updated Intel(R) RAID for SATA to v8.5.0 (was v7.5.0).
9.) Updated Realtek PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller Series to v2.26.
10.) Fixed a bug where the System would NOT wake up from S3 Standby in much cases, especially when overclocking! This is a Critical bug!
11.) Added New Bootscreen, fixed Spelling & Typing errors in the original BIOS. Changed the Label names.
12.) Added Memory Latency option in the tRAS list (tRAS = 8). In the previous BIOSes, this option was limited to tRAS = 9, so people using DDR800 that supports tRAS = 8, can now use this item.
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #27 on: 27-February-10, 11:23:23 »

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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #28 on: 26-August-10, 09:03:46 »

dont use this bios!

it didnt work for me: couldnt boot / post, etc., usual methods didnt result in bootable system.

had to flash back with floppy disk and blank screen.

how to recover:
1. download a bios of your choice
2. format a floppy disk (bootable format not necessary)
3. put the bios file on the floppy disk and name it: AMIBOOT.Rom
4. power the fail-pc off
5. insert the floppy disk you prepared
6. power the fail-pc on
7. wait for system to work on floppy
8. when floppy is working, let it work until you have a signal & fonts on your blank screen again
9. let it work until its finished flashing
10. follow instructions on screen
11. you probably need to flash again later manually with a bootable floppy to enable bios setting saving coz it fails to save after initial recovery & reboot
12. never try a modded bios again
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #29 on: 26-August-10, 09:50:51 »

Well, "use at own risk" should be noticed ...
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #30 on: 31-August-10, 03:53:26 »

A lot of users have flashed this release without any problems whatsoever.  In any case, there is a sticky topic in this forum section called "README BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING IN HERE!" and in it the following warning appears:

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Hi there,

In this section of the forum you can find user modified BIOS'ses.
If you decide to flash one of those, and it does go wrong, don't blame anybody but yourself.

MSI OR THE FORUM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THESE BIOS, YOU ARE YOURSELF!

We cannot make any clearer.

One last question:  Cometa, you are definately using a P35 Platinum (MS-7345) and not some other (somewhat similar) board (P35D3 Platinum)?
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #31 on: 24-June-11, 15:50:29 »

Wow, awesome work.  Sorry to bring this up from the last.  Any chance you can make these amazing changes to the newest official release bios, the 1.C and include the newest working Intel SATA AHCi and RAID Bioses that work with the P35??
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #32 on: 30-June-11, 18:42:00 »

Hi, I can't remember when was the last time I have visited this forums, but I haven't bothered to make any BIOS mods since the last ones. University is taking all my time now, but I suppose I can make a mod or two again. My Motherboard and Graphics card now both have sockets for quickly unplugging the SPI EEPROM and plugging in a new preprogrammed one in case something goes wrong with the flashing - as quick as unplugging a USB memory stick. Anyhow, I see in your signature you have the "MSI P35-Neo2". Can you maybe post a link to that motherboard on MSI's website because I couldn't found it there, maybe it's in the archives?

Just remember that even though I do test the BIOSes myself by flashing them to a motherboard, I would still recommend that you create a bootable USB memory stick with AMI's ROM BIOS pogramming tool and the original BIOS on it. If possible, create a bootable Floppy with the original, unmofied BIOS on it. Make sure the BIOS file is named "amiboot.rom". Rather safe than sorry, unless you have a hot air station and are able to professionally remove the SPI and reprogram it with a programmer that supports SMDs. The MSI JSPI only works when the motherboard is completely dead... :-)
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #33 on: 30-June-11, 18:45:54 »

Oh, yes if you have any nice bootscreen picture - Post it!
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #35 on: 04-August-11, 16:17:57 »

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Anyhow, I see in your signature you have the "MSI P35-Neo2". Can you maybe post a link to that motherboard on MSI's website because I couldn't found it there, maybe it's in the archives?

Carel, the P35 Neo2 uses the same BIOS Releases as the P35 Platinum.  Both board variants are based on the exact same PCB Version. 

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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #36 on: 21-August-11, 05:26:46 »

Hey, thanks for the great bios mod. It finally solved the annoying on/off cycles. What bothers me, however, is that I can´t seem to switch off the Marvell SATA controller. No matter if I turn it off or on in bios, it still boots and makes the POST process take painfully longer. Also I can´t get wake on lan to work but haven´t tried that before so the problem might lie elsewhere. Anyone having similar problems with this release? Thanks

Mobo: P35 NEO2 Fir
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #37 on: 28-September-11, 09:19:31 »

Any updates Carel?  I am willing to assist in any way I can by tracking down updated ROMS and such.
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #38 on: 31-October-11, 13:28:48 »

would be to awasome if carel would bring the fixed 1.c. but it seems he disappeared like he did the last time. would be great to see him back.
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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #39 on: 11-November-11, 09:12:34 »

would be to awasome if carel would bring the fixed 1.c. but it seems he disappeared like he did the last time. would be great to see him back.

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Re: MSI P35 Platinum BIOS Mod
« Reply #40 on: 23-November-11, 06:31:10 »

i need this mod too for latest bios on p35-neo2-fr or p35 platinum.
latest bios is this:

A7345IMS.1D2

http://www.mediafire.com/?fzw5oozrw89of49

it's from 20/07/2010.

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