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If i get the latest update do i need to install the ones that lead up to that one first?
post #2 of 7
no the latest BIOS update contain all updates from release
TL;DR use the latest update
post #3 of 7
no but its not a good idea to skip more than 4 bios updates in 1 shot
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i had about 6 to do but it auto installed the latest one, i noticed HUGE improvements.
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Originally Posted by travesty View Post
no but its not a good idea to skip more than 4 bios updates in 1 shot
why? I would say the oppisite is true try and do as few flashes as possible as every flash contains the risk of failing and bricking your board
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sorry i was basing that off of something i read on the gigabyte forums a while ago. something about the new bios "addressing memory differently" and causing the computer to have problems booting after the flash. wish i could find that link. anyway i do agree every flash is risky and doing as few as possible is best.
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Each new bios update addresses bug fixes and compatibility issues. The bios doesn't update or change your hardware. If you're worried about stability issues with a current windows install, make sure you update your chipset drivers before flashing the bios.
Definitely update the bios in the fewest steps possible to minimize the chance of getting a bad flash.
Most of the better boards offer a dual bios, so if your update fails, you can reload the previous bios, but you'll want to check your manual first.
     
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