Ryu Connor wrote:Lithium CR2032 3.3v battery on our motherboards provides a power feed to the PCH (southbridge) to maintain the BIOS settings and the time/date.
Old thread, but...
I'm pretty sure settings are stored on the BIOS flash, and it's not battery-backed.
An Asus BIOS I checked had the settings stored in a section called NVRAM.
I can't be sure it's only and always like that, but it makes sense nowadays (or 10 years ago).