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Quote: Originally Posted by MonarchX View Post
Anyone know what was updated in ASUS Hero X 2004 BIOS? It says "Performance improvements". I wonder if it's just another performance improvement related Melton or whichever security flaw.
I don't have the Hero, I have the Code X, but I think the BIOS updates are essentially the same.

I don't think there was any performance improvements or security fixes IMHO. ASUS neglected to include the latest CPU microcode and Intel Management Engine firmware, which both have significant security vulnerability fixes. Any other changes in the BIOS besides these two would not involve security fixes and I see no evidence for performance improvements.

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