When updating bios

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Just because there is an update for your BIOS does not mean that you should necessarily install it.It’s a myth that BIOS updates somehow make your computer faster or run better.Here's everything you need to know about how to update a PC BIOS, whether traditional or the newer UEFI standard.See also: How to install Windows 7 Before you start, heed this warning: if something goes wrong during the BIOS update, your computer could be rendered useless.If there's a power cut, or the computer gets turned off while updating, it could mean that it's unable to boot at all.

Hi, yet in your overclocking guide you say : Before overclocking your Maximus V Formula it’s a good idea to update it to the latest version of the BIOS. what is the best option , should i get the newest version ?Read the release notes of the latest version (and each version back to the one currently installed) to see whether it will add the features you need or fix a problem you're having.If not, there may be little point in taking the risk by updating.It is the first code that is executed at start-up and defines the way your motherboard will communicate with the system hardware components.The decision to flash your BIOS should not be taken lightly.It's good to have a spare copy of all important files from your PC before you start.

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