Re: First Build is not going well :(
Some motherboards have a feature to update the BIOS without a CPU.
And since the Maximus 6 Hero is a somewhat high end board, i believe that it has this feature.
MOBO: Asus Maximus 6 Hero - GPU: Gigabyte GTX 980ti xtreme - CPU: I7-4770K - PSU: Corsair AX760
RAM: Corsair Vantage 2x4GB - SSD: Samsung 840 Evo 512GB - Case: NZXT H440