Many computer owners are rarely askedthe question of how to update the BIOS of the motherboard, adhering to the principle of "works - and okay." And in vain! Because of this, the potential of the computer system is not fully realized. And he is often huge.
What the update provides
The functionality of this program depends on theversion. For example, if there is a malfunction in the computer, then, quite possibly, the reason for this is that the microcode BIOS incorrectly determines the installed model of the CPU and, accordingly, incorrectly configures it. Hence the error. Having figured out how to update BIOS, this problem can be solved. Moreover, there is nothing complicated in this.
Roll up your sleeves ...
That our article does not seem unfounded, weconsider in detail how to update BIOS. We point out possible pitfalls and give the order of actions. We will not specify how to update the BIOS Gigabyte, Asus or Asrock, as the general principle for all motherboards is the same.
First you need to define the model exactlymain computer board. It is indicated on the box or in the accompanying instruction booklet. Alternative solution - using the diagnostic programs Aida64 or Sandra. Next, you need to define the revision. To do this, you need to inspect the motherboard. This can be, for example, "Rev 1.0". After that, it remains to find the current version of BIOS. For example, in Aida64, you need to follow the path "Motherboard - BIOS".
You can not use BIOS files designed forfor different board revisions. If the computer frequently hangs, it is not recommended to perform the flashing, since a hang during this operation can lead to the system being completely inoperable. You must first eliminate the cause of unstable work. It is recommended to take care of the backup power supply (in case of voltage problems).