JRosenfeld
5 Iridium

Re: XPS 630 General Hardware Discussion thread

Thanks for the info. We'll just have to wait until it appears on the download page.

Precision Tower 5810, Quadcore Intel Xeon E5-1630 v3, 3700 MHz
RAM:16 GB PC6400 DDR4 SDRAM 1066MHz
HDD: 2x ATA  ST500DM002-1BD14 500GB SATA non RAID
DVD:HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GTA0N SCSI and PLDS DVD+-RW DH-16AES SCSI
Video: nVIDIA Quadro K4200 PCIe 4GB
Audio: Recon3D PCIe, Altec Lansing ADA995 5.1 speakers
Monitor: Dell E2011H

7.1 pro sp1 64 bit

RChris
3 Zinc

Re: XPS 630 General Hardware Discussion thread

FYI: New BIOS 1.0.12 is now available for the XPS 630i on the Drivers & Downloads page.  I just made the update successfuly... have no idea what it changed.  The update page just says "improved stability."

 

JRosenfeld
5 Iridium

Re: XPS 630 General Hardware Discussion thread

FYI: New BIOS 1.0.12 is now available for the XPS 630i on the Drivers & Downloads page.  I just made the update successfuly... have no idea what it changed.  The update page just says "improved stability."

 

 

 

 

thanks. Odd that they've jumped from 8 to 12.

 

THIRD ATTEMPT TO POST THIS

Precision Tower 5810, Quadcore Intel Xeon E5-1630 v3, 3700 MHz
RAM:16 GB PC6400 DDR4 SDRAM 1066MHz
HDD: 2x ATA  ST500DM002-1BD14 500GB SATA non RAID
DVD:HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GTA0N SCSI and PLDS DVD+-RW DH-16AES SCSI
Video: nVIDIA Quadro K4200 PCIe 4GB
Audio: Recon3D PCIe, Altec Lansing ADA995 5.1 speakers
Monitor: Dell E2011H

7.1 pro sp1 64 bit

kevink37
3 Argentum

Re: XPS 630 General Hardware Discussion thread

Apologies, they never give us the correct release dates. I can tell you what 1.0.9 did -

* Enhanced NVPerformance

* Report Memory is changed during POST and in DMI event log if memory is changed

 

This is what 1.0.9 did.  What did .10 .11 and .12 do Chris?  Thanks.

 

Kevin

dwebber
3 Silver

Re: XPS 630 General Hardware Discussion thread

if someone gives an answer to a question and i do not visit this forum for a few days and many more questions are asked and then some gives an answer is the answer posted at the end of the list???? to suggest an answer does nothing but delete the (suggest an answer) words. should the suggest an answer post an answer in the same post as it is clicked in thus keeping it with the question if so then if i am away from my computer for a few days will i have to go through the many pages to find it again?

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kevink37
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Re: XPS 630 General Hardware Discussion thread

if someone gives an answer to a question and i do not visit this forum for a few days and many more questions are asked and then some gives an answer is the answer posted at the end of the list???? to suggest an answer does nothing but delete the (suggest an answer) words. should the suggest an answer post an answer in the same post as it is clicked in thus keeping it with the question if so then if i am away from my computer for a few days will i have to go through the many pages to find it again?

 

Huh?  Wow, those are three long sentences.

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Chris_Mixon
3 Argentum

Re: XPS 630 General Hardware Discussion thread

1.0.10 - XPS630i-010010.EXE
* Enhance QX9650 CPU support
* Implement BIOS WAR for windows flash issue
* Fix: The value of CPU N/2 ratio & multiplier item is incorrect after clear CMOS
* Fix: Sometimes CMOS reset with QX9650 when doing warm boot cycle
* Fix: BSOD issue with QX9650

1.0.11 - XPS630i-010011.EXE
* Fix: BSOD issue with Yorkfield CPUs
* Set all Yorkfield CPUs GTLREF1 voltage from 740mv to 770mV
* Set C0 stepping QX9650's GTLREF1 voltage from 740mv to 750mV

1.0.12 - XPS630i-010012.EXE
* Enhance System stability
* Fix: Set Serial-ATA Controller item to hide
* SBIOS workaround for memory timing parameter violation on S3 entry. (OBSD version: 5.084.02)
* Fix: System will hang up when run S3/S4 cycle
* Fix: Show wrong RAID string information for 1TB HDD in both PopUp menu and Setup

mark729
2 Bronze

Re: XPS 630 General Hardware Discussion thread

Hi Chris.

I uninstalled factory dell ati driver came with factory recovery then installed latest Dell ati hd4850 driver which is realesed 11.14.2008.

Oh I already updated bios to latest version.

During the dell ati hd4850 installation, it says error message.

I reinstalled couple of times but still got same error message. could you check that driver?

and I also need dell ati hd4850 driver come with factory recovery. I can't find that driver at dell driver site.

I'm gonna do factory recovery again. it'll be the 4th time since I got my 630 1 week ago.

I want it to be done.....no more crossfire issue, no more driver issue, no more annoying problem from 630.

Thanks.

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RChris
3 Zinc

Re: XPS 630 General Hardware Discussion thread

1.0.10 - XPS630i-010010.EXE
* Enhance QX9650 CPU support
* Implement BIOS WAR for windows flash issue
* Fix: The value of CPU N/2 ratio & multiplier item is incorrect after clear CMOS
* Fix: Sometimes CMOS reset with QX9650 when doing warm boot cycle
* Fix: BSOD issue with QX9650

1.0.11 - XPS630i-010011.EXE
* Fix: BSOD issue with Yorkfield CPUs
* Set all Yorkfield CPUs GTLREF1 voltage from 740mv to 770mV
* Set C0 stepping QX9650's GTLREF1 voltage from 740mv to 750mV

1.0.12 - XPS630i-010012.EXE
* Enhance System stability
* Fix: Set Serial-ATA Controller item to hide
* SBIOS workaround for memory timing parameter violation on S3 entry. (OBSD version: 5.084.02)
* Fix: System will hang up when run S3/S4 cycle
* Fix: Show wrong RAID string information for 1TB HDD in both PopUp menu and Setup

 

Chris-Mixon,

Thank you very much for the more detailed BIOS updates information.

I don't understand why Dell doesn't publish this kind of info on the support page with the new updated drivers and BIOS files.

Justin_Palmisan
3 Argentum

Re: XPS 630 General Hardware Discussion thread

This "XPS 630 General Hardware Discussion thread" is no substitute for the old dedicated XPS forum.  I know it's a work-around and it's well-intentioned.  Still, I see fewer XPS posts on the whole community forum.  Dell needs to seriously rethink this revision.  You're driving up your own support costs.  People who might have gotten an answer from the old forum through long-time contributors will give up with this new forum and simply call Dell Tech Support in India six times.

Regards.