Updating bios on motherboard

13 Nov

New bio carries latest features, performance enhancement and bug fixes.

It is a crucial update for your overall hardware performance.

Q Flash will then verify that the selected file is compatible, and then write the new BIOS file to the CMOS chip on your board.

After verifying the BIOS once more, you’ll see the ‘Copy BIOS completed – Pass! Once you reboot, you’ll find your PC has returned to ‘Optimized Default’ BIOS settings, so by all means, setup your BIOS as you prefer in terms of Boot Order, Overclocking and device configurations.

To open the file simple double-click on it, inside you’ll find three files (GIGABYTE also bundles some small, useful files to help you update your BIOS in a DOS environment, but we’ll leave that for another day).

The one file we need is named the same as your motherboard, followed by a dot and the BIOS version.

Many motherboards today come with a simple bios utility tool that helps you to run updates in different ways.

In some cases, opening your computer's housing will void your warranty, and you run a significant risk of permanently damaging your computer while doing so.

If you can't access your BIOS, your best course of action is to take the computer into a tech department instead of doing it yourself.

So in the case of the X79-UD3 board, the file we’re looking is simply named X79UD3.

F7 Next we have to copy this BIOS file to a USB thumb drive.