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winxp sees udma 100 as udma66 in 6vtxe gigabyte mainboard

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mawdryn solved this problem by obtaining a beta bios from gigabyte support for 6vtxe i cant find it where can i download it?
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by:crissand
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Here are the BIOS-es for that board:

http://www.giga-byte.com/Motherboard/Support/BIOS/BIOS_GA-6VTXE.htm

But you must install the chipset drivers, from here:

http://www.giga-byte.com/Motherboard/Support/Driver/Driver_GA-6VTXE.htm
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by:harrem
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its not there latest is f9 and it has the same problem mawdryn told that gigabyte support mailed him a beta bios that fixed problem i mailed them too but they say no beta bios for this board is available now
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by:crissand
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There are more than 1 board GA-6VTE, like VTE-A, maybe there are bioses for these boards. But from the MB manual the ATA 100 is supported, but for Windows XP you need drivers. Anyway, how can you tell there is udma66 and not udma 100? Maybe you have another disks on the same controller that limits the udma mode.
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by:harrem
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beta.experts-exchange.com/Storage/Q_20778619.html
check this thread my problem is the same. my board is 6vtxe and harddisk is samsung 80gb 7200.
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by:harrem
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i have a mail from gigabyte tech support with an attached beta bios that fixed my problem thanks for the help
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