replacing phoenix bios chip, what is the correct orientation?

I had to replace the BIOS chip on my ABIT NF-7. How do I determine the correct orientation? Or does it really matter?
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First of all it is important.
The simplest way is to insert it in the same position as the previous chip was sitting.
I think you have PLCC socket for your BIOS chip, something like this:

The idea is to put it correctly, so that pin No. 1 of the chip will go to pin No. 1 of the socket.

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There's usually a nick at one end and this is the end (99%) that pin 1 is located at.

Not really in tune with your Q - But I think this site may interest you, wandered across it and wished my mobo had an enthusiast like this:

Info on rom chip price etc

the nick at the corner may also be a [white] dot or a 1...  There might also be some drawings right underneath the chip seat thingy that can direct you.
I don't suppose you can make a record of the current orientation b4 removing (put your own dot on it if needs be).
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