Intel C600/X79 Series Chipset

This release provides the driver for the Intel C600/X79 Series Chipset and is supported on all 12G PowerEdge systems running Windows Server 2008.

Fixes & Enhancements

Unnecessary files were removed from the previous release.


Version, B00



Release date

14 May 2012

Last Updated

04 Nov 2016


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:Intel_C600_X79_Series_Chipset_B00_ZPE.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 2 MB
Format Description:This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2008 R2
Applies to
PowerEdge M420 Chipset
PowerEdge M820 Chipset
PowerEdge R320 Chipset
PowerEdge R420 Chipset
PowerEdge R520 Chipset
PowerEdge R620 Chipset
PowerEdge R720 Chipset
PowerEdge T320 Chipset
PowerEdge T420 Chipset
PowerEdge T620 Chipset
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\DP9RC\).
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.
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

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).