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Driver Details

Broadcom Network Adapter Firmware, version 7.4.8 for use with the 17.4.0 drivers.

Firmware Dell Update Package for Broadcom 7.4.x Family of Firmware for use with the 17.4.0 driver set update as of Aug 2011.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Support for Windows Server 2012.
- Bugfixes


Version 7.4.8, 7.4.8

Release date

29 Apr 2013

Last Updated

30 Apr 2013



Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Network_Firmware_THCKX_WN_7.4.8.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 16MB
Format DescriptionDell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 32bit format have been designed to run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. Dell Update Packages (DUP) in Microsoft Windows 64bit format will only run on Microsoft Windows 64bit Operating Systems. When selecting a device driver update be sure to select the one that is appropriate for your operating system.
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Other versions

7.2.14,A00 13 Aug 201210:33:45 AM
7.0.48,A00 21 May 20123:50:28 PM
7.0.47,A00 16 Apr 20125:03:24 PM

Supported Operating Systems

Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
MS Windows 2008 x64
Suse Linux ES 10
MS Windows Server 2012
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Ent Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.1
Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
MS Windows 2008 x86
MS Windows Server 2003
MS Windows 2008 R2
MS Windows 2003 x64

Applies to

11G Dual Port 1Gig 5709 NDC
5719 QP 1G Mezz
5720 QP rNDC 1G BASE-T
BCM5709C Dual Port NIC without iSCSI Offload
BCM5709C Dual Port Rack Mezzanine Card
BCM5709S Dual Port SERDES Mezzanine Card for Blade Systems
BCM5709S Quad Port SERDES Noble MC
BCM57710 10GBase-T Dual Port Rack Mezzanine Card
BCM57710 10GBase-T Single Port NIC
BCM57710 Dual Port KX4 Blade Mezzanine Card
BCM57711 Dual Port KX4 Noble MC
BCM95709 iSCSI Offload Dual Port NIC
BCM95709C 10/100/1000BASET Quad Port NIC
BCM957711 10G SFP+ Dual Port NIC
Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Network Adapter
Dual Port 10Gb Ethernet (BCM57810S) LOM
M710HD Dual Port 10Gig 57712 NDC
M710HD Quad Port 1Gig 5709 NDC
QLogic 57800S Quad Port 2, 1GB x 2, 10Gb rNDC Base-T
QLogic 57800S Quad Port 2, 1GB x 2, 10Gb rNDC SFP+/DA
QLogic 57810S Dual 10GE PCIe Standup Base-T CNA
QLogic 57810S Dual 10GE PCIe Standup SFP+/DA CNA
QLogic 57810S-k Dual Port 10Gb bMezz KR CNA
QLogic 57810S-K Dual Port 10Gb bNDC KR CNA
QLogic Gigabit Network Adapter (PowerVault)

Installation instructions

Download the DUP file to your hard drive and execute the file.

Important Information

Update from FW 6.2.x using USC/LC to this version of firmware is not available. The upgrade of any 57712-k adapter with 6.2.x fw is ONLY supported from a Windows or Linux OS.
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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).