Hey haist, Just be careful if you are going on the assumption that you did something wrong with the first flash. Of course finding another PC with a floppy to burn the bios was also a bitch but I digress The location of the fan-cooled nForce4 chipset is also very close to the PCIe slot, which may hinder cards that have cooling solutions on their top side. Dec 24, Posts: Thu Dec 08, 9: I used Hat Monster’s guide.

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Normally I wouldn’t nfogce4-a939 this, since I flashed the bios, but they sold a dual core combo that does not work unless you flash the bios, so I feel justified. TigerDirect Business is not responsible for typographical or photographic errors. Again, other people have done this successfully, but in my case I ended up with a second dead board. Dec 14, Posts: Regardless of its noise silence or loud racketthe fan still pushes air, so it’s not a genuine hazard yet I agree to terms above and have a “.

Dec 9, Posts: Write your own review. One coupon redeemable per item per customer. After a day of trying everything I nfoorce4-a939 think of I took the board back to Fry’s and got another one. I just read your entire post.


A word to the wise re: ECS nForce4-A boards from Fry’s – Ars Technica OpenForum

The monitor puts itself in sleep mode because it doesn’t get any signal at all. That should solve your problem.

Originally posted by Paul Bartz: Nforce4-a9339 quality at the sort of tolerances needed on a modern motherboard is never a good idea, yet it’s ECS’ business model. I understand and agree to the terms above and am in full knowledge of the product I am purchasing. Before flashing I made sure the protect jumper was set to not protected.

My rattling doesn’t last for very long though. The only assurance I can give is that this WinFlash version worked for me.

ECS NFORCE4-A – motherboard – ATX – Socket – nForce4 Overview – CNET

XP cannot change its HAL hardware abstraction layer to support the second core without registry editing or a reinstall. You’ll probably save time and trouble with a reinstall.

If that’s not enough to convince you, take a look at the BIOS. There are no manual registry changes needed.


This package was lighter than most in terms of accessories: Back last year, I started recording the motherboard maker and a few other things of systems brought to be for repair. Sat Nov 26, 6: Stores Availability Store Hours.


Sat Nov 19, Jul 1, Posts: I get that strange rattling nforc4-a939 too and mine’s less than 2 weeks old! BTW, I’ve flashed the bios of plenty of boards in the past with no problems, and both of these flashes claimed to be successful, so I can only think that the problem is with the bios itself.

Jun 13, Posts: Sep 13, Posts: So I went to the ECS website, downloaded the 1. When I turn on the system I just get a black screen with nothing on it.