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What is flashing motherboard and bios?

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Hey im fairly new at all this and want to get rolling on doing lot of tweakings...What is motherboard flashing and bio flashing?

Is there any pros and cons on doing this?
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Hi.

Flashing the BIOS is updating it to a newer version.

Some benefits that may be had are new and added functionality, processor compatibility with the motherboard and more control functions.

The single biggest caveat is that it is possible to ruin the BIOS if the flashing process is not done correctly, or is interrupted for some reason, but that seems to rarely happen.
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Awesome thanks that was a noob question lol
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