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Re: Mobos that power cycle after changing BIOS settings

Fri Jun 11, 2021 11:06 am

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).

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