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Updating system bios

"Flashing" the BIOS is synonymous with updating the motherboard's BIOS to the latest version.

It’s important to get the full name as there are ususally subtly different versions.

Plus, you should note down the revision number – for example REV 1.03G as it may require a different BIOS file to previous revisions.

If you are not comfortable in performing the steps indicated by your motherboard's manual, please contact your motherboard manufacturer or system assembler for assistance.

It is important to keep the components on your motherboard in good working order, not just for playing games but for general system performance.

This guide is intended to assist you in locating BIOS updates and chipset drivers to ensure that your system is in top working order.

The primary function of your system's BIOS is to recognize and initiate all of your system's hardware so it is ready to be used.

Similarly, creating a backup of your BIOS is also a good idea.

Sometimes this will be done automatically as part of the updating process, but if it requires you to do it manually, be sure not to skip this step.

This file is over 12GB , so it can take several hours to download depending upon your internet connection speed. ZIP archive to a folder on your local computer before reading the included instruction files and using the included USB key creation utility file.

You will also need a blank USB memory stick with a capacity of 14GB or larger.

Please visit your motherboard manufacturer's website for instructions on how to check your BIOS version and for tools you can use to safely update your BIOS.