yea, i'd prefer not to pay for a new bios chip if i can help it. i guess my only choice is to RMA. sdfglishgfdjksdghsjfdkgjkh i'm so annoyed right now!?!rjfgbnvsfvkjfdkj
it'd be nice if i could just send DFI the bios chip and they could send me another so i don't have to pull everything out of the case again. i checked on the DFI website, and it doesn't look like they'd be able to do that.
my last RMA experienced sucked, i hope this one goes better.
i went ahead and ordered a new bios chip from badflash.com. $25 bucks, free shipping. i can spare that. i'd rather pay that then wait 2 weeks (if i'm lucky) for newegg to get the replacement motherboard back to me.
it sucks, but sometimes you gotta pay for convenience.