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hey all i have a dh55hc mobo

by Breaking123456 / April 17, 2018 8:07 AM PDT

hey guys so i want to get a new processor xeon 3460 , the question is how can i know if my bios is up to date? i went to system info and the bios date is 27/7/2010 i dont know if it already up to date , and im really afraid to update the bios , and dont how to update it acutally, so i really need help guys

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Clarification Request
Why do this?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 17, 2018 9:06 AM PDT

I've seen folk dump dollars into old gear and gain so little.

Why do this?

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How I find out.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 17, 2018 8:10 AM PDT

1. https://www.google.com/search?q=dh55hc
2. The second link is the downloads for the board.
3. Intel shows the latest is Version: 0048 (Latest) Date: 12/6/2011

Hope this helps you know how to find this. As to how to update, I never tell how. I always follow the maker's instructions and NEVER remove power on update. I have never lost a board in over two decades.

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i download it but cant open it
by Breaking123456 / April 17, 2018 9:11 AM PDT
In reply to: How I find out.

i download the bios , the file name is bio file, but i cant open this please help

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Did you use the motherboard manual to find out how?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 17, 2018 10:05 AM PDT

I think you are trying to avoid the usual work here. Remember, as a rule I never write how to update a BIOS outside of "use the maker's instructions."

Also, you didn't reveal why you want to do this. That is, I do advise getting the BIOS up to date when you can. But if your current CPU is say 2.0GHz and the new is 2.2GHz it won't give you more than 1 frame per second payback. Let's hear what the old CPU is here so we can guess what increase you may get.

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sorry but u didnt know what meant
by Breaking123456 / April 17, 2018 2:10 PM PDT

my current cpu is 3.20 ghz and the new one is 2.80 ghz so

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Sounds slower.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 17, 2018 3:27 PM PDT

If you had shared the old model I could compare it to the xeon 3460. The 3460 looks to be on the compatible list but I'd check out comparisons to see if the old Xeon is better.

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Well , my current cpu is core i5 650
by Breaking123456 / April 18, 2018 3:24 AM PDT
In reply to: Sounds slower.

Current cpu id i5 650 and i do a comparison between those the i5 659 and the xeon and its really big difference between the two , well probably its better than the i5 659

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Sorry for bad keyboard
by Breaking123456 / April 18, 2018 3:25 AM PDT

I meant i5 650 vs xeon 3460

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It will be better.....if
by Bob__B / April 18, 2018 5:44 AM PDT

Your running stuff that can take advantage of the extra threads.

Only you know if that's the case.

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My reading
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 18, 2018 6:12 AM PDT
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