looking for help/advice on how to update my GA-X79-UD5 microcode for ivy-e

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by Wobble, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. Wobble

    Wobble MDL Novice

    Apr 24, 2008
    title says it all, currently the bios from the GA-X79-UP4 has been updated for ivy-e

    UP4 bios download.gigabyte.us/FileList/BIOS/mb_bios_ga-x79-up4_f4.zip

    UD5 bios download.gigabyte.us/FileList/BIOS/mb_bios_x79-ud5_f13p.exe


  2. acyuta

    acyuta MDL Expert

    Mar 8, 2010
    I have no comments about the advisability of upgrading BIOS so as to support IVB-E. I have a i7-3930k which is SNB-E. I have no intention of buying IVB-E. Asus has however updated their X79 BIOS to support IVB-E. However, I have found that some of their recent BIOS updates have not been so great. On p9x79 deluxe, I had updated to 4302 (Sep 2013, supporting IVB-E) but a few days back downgraded to 3501 (Mar 2013) through ASUS BIOS Flashback. Gigabyte must also have this feature especially on a mid-to high range MB like UD5.

    ASUS BIOS updates have however no problems in stability for me. It is just that for some reason I preferred a downgrade.
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