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

11 Oct 2012

Last Updated

04 Nov 2016


Available formats

File Format:Update Package for Microsoft® Windows®
File Name:Network_Firmware_THCKX_WN_7.4.8.EXE
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 16 MB
Format Description:Dell 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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7.2.14,A00 14 May 20121:51:59 PM
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7.0.47,A00 06 Mar 20121:25:49 PM
Supported Operating Systems
Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
Windows Server 2008 x64
Suse Linux ES 10
Windows Server 2012
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Ent Linux 5
Red Hat Ent Linux 5.1
Novell SuSE Linux ES 10
Windows Server 2008 x86
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 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
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
Installation instructions
Download the DUP file to your hard drive and execute the file.

Reboot will be required
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).