Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from the power source while updating the BIOS as this could harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you may briefly see a black screen.

Before updating, please read the installation instructions and important information noted below.

Dell Precision T3500 System BIOS

This package provides the Dell System BIOS Update and is supported on Dell Precision T3500 for Windows and DOS Operating Systems.
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Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes
- Not Applicable.

Enhancements
- Updated PSA-Diag from A4521 to A4527.
- Enhanced Broadcom onboard NIC 5761 support.
- Enhanced CCTK support for Turbo Boost setting.
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Version

A17, A17

Release date

07 Jun 2013

Download Type

System BIOS

Category

BIOS

Importance

Recommended
Dell Technologies recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains changes to maintain overall system health. It ensures that the system software remains current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers, and software) and may include other new features.
Available formats

File Format: CPG BIOS Executable for Windows/DOS
File Name: T3500A17.exe
File Size: 1.17 MB
Format Description:
This file format consists of a BIOS executable file. The Universal (Windows/MS DOS) format can be used to install from any Windows or MS DOS environment.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
ba140860f22fbc2aff9accb0e5ec7512
SHA1:
1c6512e8b888b219e965a36dd7e09803f8265ed7
SHA-256:
ce966632540b13b0cce25e684d2bc330899a0788a84e037db1611436da98c363

File Format: CPG BIOS Executable for Linux
File Name: T3500A17.bin
File Size: 912.76 KB
Format Description:
This file format consists of a BIOS executable file. This format can be used to install from Linux.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
MD5:
6dbef1d1d3e2e6d4ef83b9c4cbd2438a
SHA1:
f3b8e1f141c03722d8cda9e760e1d10497e4e60d
SHA-256:
886daa23a191dd42bc3c942423afe5a0307b308d0f539e3a185425ddddfa0567

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PRECISION T3500 SYSTEM BIOS
BIOS Update Executable for Windows/DOS

Download
1. Click Download File, to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable DOS USB key.
2. Power on the system, then Press F12 key and Select "USB Storage Device" and Boot to DOS prompt.
3. Run the file by typing copied file name where the executable is located.
4. After BIOS update finished, system will auto reboot to take effect.

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Note 1: You will need to provide a bootable DOS USB key. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
Note 2: Please make sure you suspend BitLocker encryption before updating BIOS on a BitLocker enabled system.
If you don't enable BitLocker on your system you can ignore it.

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