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Asus m4a79xtd evo, never flashed my BIOS, should I?

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I just looked and saw that there are like 5 new BIOS revisions (I have 0704).

Should I do it? I'm not really noticing any weird problems or anything? Do I need to update them in sequential order or just the newest one?
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what do the update bios do?
 
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Just used the FAQ regarding updating BIOS via ASUS UPDATE utility via internet file...

Worked Perfectly! Quick and fast! Thanks all~!
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Just used the FAQ regarding updating BIOS via ASUS UPDATE utility via internet file...

Worked Perfectly! Quick and fast! Thanks all~!
The thing about updated BIOS's is that the engineers are always tweeking things to make them faster, more compatible and more stable. Even if you update to get support for the latest CPU's it's still a good idea to keep the most current version on your board. I've done it lots of times and only screwed up badly once. That was a long time ago when BIOS chips plugged into the mobo and I actually had to send the chip back to Abit to get a replacement before I could use my PC again.
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