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latest bios update for asus z97-a motherboard Questions

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    latest bios update for asus z97-a motherboard Questions


    Has anyone with this board tried this bios update? I believe the version # is 2205. Is it mainly important just for upgrading to the new 5th. Gen. processors or, is there benefits for the 4th. Gen. i7 4790k also? Thanks!

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    Windows 8.1


    I own the Asus Z97-A motherboard and my instruction manual says not to upgrade the BIOS if my system is running smoothly. The manual clearly states to upgrade BIOS only when you have to, thus I have never upgraded my BIOS.
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    Windows 8.1


    Here is a little article about it Should I Update My BIOS? | PCWorld
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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    I've probably updated BIOS 20-30 times over the years on different computers, never had a problem. Maybe just lucky.

    Always used the manufacturer's update utility.
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    Windows 8.1


    You're a brave person. I'm not going to update my motherboard's BIOS. Call me a baby.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Baby.

    Only my experience, not trying to convince anyone. Usually the reason I did it was to add some feature or there was a bug fix. I wouldn't do it if just just for a CPU that I'm not even using.
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