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nVidia Quadro FX3450, v., A04
Nvidia FX3450 video BIOS for improved accoustics.
Certified Drivers
Release Date 10/23/2007
Importance: Recommended

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Nvidia FX3450 video BIOS for improved accoustics.

Level of Importance:Recommended

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).

Important Information

This video BIOS update applies only for the A03 hardware revision of the Nvidia Quadro FX3450 graphics adapter and will not install on earlier revision graphics cards. The message "ERROR: Board ID mismatch" will appear if this update does not apply to your video card. The A03 hardware revision to which this update is recommended began shipping after July 25th, 2007 in new systems from Dell.


Precision 390
Precision 490 Desktop
Precision 690
Operating Systems
MS Windows Vista 32-bit
MS Windows XP
MS Windows XP x64

Applies to

  • Quadro FX3450

Fixes & Enhancements

This video BIOS provides for improved accoustics on some Nvidia FX3450 graphcis adapters with updated fans. This update does not contain a graphics driver.

Installation instructions

Custom Instructions for BIOSA04.iso: 

NOTE: In order to use this file, you need a CD-R or CD-RW and appropriate software to create a CD from the downloaded image 


1. Click the Download Now link to download the file. 
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive. 


1. Follow your CD writing software vendor's instructions to create a CD from the downloaded .ISO file. 

2. Reboot the system and hit F12.  Select the onboard CDROM/DVD to boot to the CD.

3. Reboot and the flash will take place automatically

Custom Instructions for BR169757.exe: 

1. Double click the BR169757.exe file.

2. Insert a floppy disk in the floppy drive A: and press the Continue button and let the operation complete.

3. Reboot the system with the floppy drive inserted and hit F12.  On the boot menu select the onboard or builtin floppy disk option.

4. Reboot and the flash will take place automatically            


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