rh1972
1 Copper

AO3 To AO5 update

Hello, will updating my pc bios from ao3 to ao5 work better with dual sli GTX 660's as they seem to crash my alienware r4 alx  Thanks

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DELL-Kiran K
4 Germanium

Re: AO3 To AO5 update

Hi rh1972,

I request you to provide the complete system model.  I can check the enhancements available for the latest BIOS in this system and let you know.

Thanks and Regards,
Kiran Kumar
Dell Social Media and Community Professional
Order Status : http://dell.to/1fgKSTr
Download Drivers : http://dell.to/1hcxG98

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rh1972
1 Copper

Re: AO3 To AO5 update

hi Kiran

Thanks for getting in touch my system model is   Alienware Aurora R4

Processor: Intel Core i7-3820 (3.60GHz, Four Core, 10MB Cache)

Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium

8 GB Memory (4x2GB) 1600MHz DDR3 Quad Channel

Graphics : Dual 1.5 GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660

Optical Drive : 8X Blu-Ray RW (Blu-Ray, DVD, CD read & write)

English Genuine Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium (64Bit OS)

ALX Matte Black 875W Chassis

Software : Datasafe Local 2.3 Basic

Wireless: 802.11n WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1 EDR USB Combo Adapter

Thermal Heat sink

AlienFX Colour : Terra Green

MOD,SW,LTG,DELL-DOWNLOAD-FLAG

Documentation

2 TB SATA III Hard Drive (7200RPM)

MOD,SW,PC-RESTORE,TLOB

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DELL-Kiran K
4 Germanium

Re: AO3 To AO5 update

Hi rh1972,

I checked with the Alienware Aurora R4 system, A07 BIOS is latest version available on Dell support site which enhances PCIe margins which may improve the performance and stability of certain third-party graphics cards.

You may want to use the below link for A07 BIOS:

http://dell.to/QRfo0s  

Thanks and Regards,
Kiran Kumar
Dell Social Media and Community Professional
Order Status : http://dell.to/1fgKSTr
Download Drivers : http://dell.to/1hcxG98

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rh1972
1 Copper

Re: AO3 To AO5 update

Thanks kiran i'll give it a go

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rh1972
1 Copper

Re: AO3 To AO5 update

Kiran one more thing, can i go from a03 straight to a07

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DELL-Kiran K
4 Germanium

Re: AO3 To AO5 update

Hi rh1972,

Yes you can update BIOS version from A03 to A07.

Thanks and Regards,
Kiran Kumar
Dell Social Media and Community Professional
Order Status : http://dell.to/1fgKSTr
Download Drivers : http://dell.to/1hcxG98

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rh1972
1 Copper

Re: AO3 To AO5 update

Hi kiran

This seems to have fixed my problems I updated to a05 and my pc hasn't crashed since so ill leave it as it is,

so thanks

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DELL-Kiran K
4 Germanium

Re: AO3 To AO5 update

Hi rh1972,

Yes you can do that but in future any updated BIOS version gets released in the Dell support site you can use them.

Thanks and Regards,
Kiran Kumar
Dell Social Media and Community Professional
Order Status : http://dell.to/1fgKSTr
Download Drivers : http://dell.to/1hcxG98

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andy308
1 Copper

RE: AO3 To AO5 update

Tried to update to latest BIOS A07 but driver says that I need to update to BIOS A05 first.

Any idea where I find that update?

Thanks

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