Looking for some MSI Z97 gaming series users.

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i recently bought a MSI Z97 Gaming 5 mainboard.

On the first boot, with the factory BIOS (1.50) all was fine.

And when i've updated the BIOS with the new 1.60 the boot sequence was stuck on a black screen with the 9c error (USB init)


The boot sequence works fine when i unplug my CM Storm Reaper. It works fine too with my logitech G500 and an old HP mini ball mouse.

I tried all the USB ports and the problem was still there.


For now i've just downgraded the BIOS to 1.50 but it's not the right solution in my opinion. i probably will resell the mainboard if the problem can't be fixed


So i'm looking for Reaper users who have a Z97 gaming series mainboard and who don't have any trouble.



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Pclinde    197

Thank you for letting us know. :) I hope you will be able to fix it soon (with the help of others).

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