Driver Details

Intel 5500/5520 Chipset Software Installation Utility

This file provides the chipset driver for Intel 5500/5520-based 11G PowerEdge, PowerVault, and Equallogic systems running supported Microsoft Windows OS.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixed inf filtering issue on device with empty previous installed driver.


Version, A03



Release date

24 Feb 2012

Last Updated

28 May 2013



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Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x86
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64

Applies to

Installation instructions


1. Click 'Download Now' to download the file.
2. Save the driver package to a local location.


1. Run the executable.
2. Follow the on-screen commands and extract the contents to a desired location (the default is C:\Dell\Drivers\71C5X\).
3. Once the extraction is complete, navigate to the extraction folder and run Setup.exe if the Intel install utility does not autorun.
4. Follow the onscreen directions to install the drivers and restart afterward if prompted.
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