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MSI P55-GD85 should I update bios

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I have a MSI P55-GD85 motherboard with current Bios of 1.3
There are newer Bios updates available at MSI.
The systems runs fine. I have also heard that if I don't have any issues, I should not mess with a bios update.
Just wondering what your thoughts was on this? Thanks
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From the list of updates that the new 1.6 BIOS will bring, I don't think it's worth the "hassle" of updating:

- Update CPU Micro Code.
- Improved memory compatibility.

- Update CPU Micro Code.
- Support 2.2TB HDD.
- Improved VGA compatibility.
- Improved memory compatibility.
- Add buzzer beep warning message with memory unplugged.

- Support HDD over 2.2TB.

Unless you plan on upgrading your HDD to 2.2 TB or more, I'd stick with what you have.

Cheers!
 
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