There’s also a fix for a Realtek LAN card, but only if you disable it.
Lastly, it has some VBIOS and GOP driver updates, which Intel says you only need to update if you are having graphics issues.
It’s a myth that BIOS updates somehow make your computer faster or run better.
In some rare instances, a BIOS update can fix a motherboard issue that might make your computer perform better, but it’s usually not related to speed.
Search for your particular computer model and you should see a section called Drivers and Downloads or something similar. Always read the release notes or details to see what is actually being updated.
You can click View details on Dell’s website to see this information.
Note that the PC manufacturer remedies some of these problems for you.
For example, a BIOS update from Dell will be packaged into an executable file that will not only check to make sure the version of the BIOS you are installing is compatible with your system, but will also go ahead flash the BIOS without you having to manually do it.
The first thing you’ll need to do is check the current version of your BIOS, which I have already explained previously in the linked article.
Improved memory compatibility means the motherboard simply supports more RAM chips from different manufacturers.
If your memory is fine, then that’s not a reason to upgrade.
Probably not, but in this article I’ll walk you through the process of determining whether or not there is an update for your BIOS or UEFI firmware and whether or not you need to install it.
Just because there is an update for your BIOS does not mean that you should necessarily install it.