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SimpleTech, this is an incredibly invaluable thread... especially the first post with the update history and links to all the driver/BIOS updates for the various flavors of Z68 boards. Thanks so much for this.

Quick question: a visit to the Intel driver update utility showed a single file for RAID to be updated. A visit to the first post in this thread takes me to a page where there are two files to snag:
W0P1A.png

In this list, the Intel updater utility snagged the middle file (iata_cd). The other two came from the link in the OP. Why are they different? What is the purpose of the f6flpy-x64 zip file?

I used the iata_cd file and updated the IRST/RAID files. Is there anything different in the STOR_allOS file and/or the f6flpy file?

I found that a bit confusing.

Edit: this was for a recent build for someone else... not my build as depicted in my sig.
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SimpleTech, this is an incredibly invaluable thread... especially the first post with the update history and links to all the driver/BIOS updates for the various flavors of Z68 boards. Thanks so much for this.

Quick question: a visit to the Intel driver update utility showed a single file for RAID to be updated. A visit to the first post in this thread takes me to a page where there are two files to snag:
W0P1A.png

In this list, the Intel updater utility snagged the middle file (iata_cd). The other two came from the link in the OP. Why are they different? What is the purpose of the f6flpy-x64 zip file?

I used the iata_cd file and updated the IRST/RAID files. Is there anything different in the STOR_allOS file and/or the f6flpy file?

I found that a bit confusing.

Edit: this was for a recent build for someone else... not my build as depicted in my sig.

The floppy one is to either integrate into your OS disk or use before installing the OS (e.g. Windows XP needs this for AHCI mode).

The executables are needed post-OS.
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Thanks for the info.
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Does anyone know if "intel Boot Agent GE" can be disabled or its necessary ? It always shows up before the regular bios post. can't find an answer to this.

"intel pxe oprom" is disabled in the bios but it still shows up during boot unless this is something different?
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Should i just update drivers or also firmware from here http://www.station-drivers.com/page/asus/asus_p8z68_v_gen3.htm ?
And what is best driver download tool which detect driver and download
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Hi there!

I'm getting a Z68 Deluxe Gen3 to replace my MSI card that I just dont like.
However, what I do like about it is how silly easy it is to flash the BIOS, and not to mention safe due to the double BIOS chips.

Anyone care to guide me through my first flash on the Deluxe in easy steps? Assuming I'm going to have to do it so, especially since I intend to keep the card for Ivy Bridge.


Thanks a lot, and happy holidays!
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