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Should I update BIOS??

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my card is MSI GTX 570, im not getting decent temps but the card works and all. I just checked the MSI site and they got a BIOS update for my card: http://www.msi.com/product/vga/N570G...tml#/?div=BIOS


Am I supposed to new update it?
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You don't have to... normally its only minor fixes or changes.
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I only ever update bios if my card is having a problem. If you card is having cooling issues, updating bios might help a tiny bit. However, I would try improving cooling in your case first. There are slight risks to updating bios so I would stay away from it unless it is necessary.
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what does "Improved GPU stability" mean? I wish they had included a readme file or something to explain what problem the update solves.
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Hi dioxholster. As the other two have already said, you don't really have to unless you are having issues which the BIOS update has been made to fix. I think your best bet here is to actually contact the manufacturer as they may be able to provide you with more information about the BIOS update itself, and what it fixes.

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I would say this.

If you know how to do it, and done it before, or know the risks, go for it.
Sometimes updating the bios, if it fix any issues, can be a good thing.

But if you don't know how, and don't have any problems with your card, leave it as it is.
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Hi dioxholster. As the other two have already said, you don't really have to unless you are having issues which the BIOS update has been made to fix. I think your best bet here is to actually contact the manufacturer as they may be able to provide you with more information about the BIOS update itself, and what it fixes.

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thanks, I will try and ask in the msi site and see what they say. if the update was a big deal they probably wouldve said something.
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