Alienware 15R3/17R4 BIOS 1.5.0

Discussion in '2015+ Alienware 13 / 15 / 17' started by VICKYGAMEBOY, Oct 25, 2018.

  1. VICKYGAMEBOY

    VICKYGAMEBOY Notebook Deity

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    New Bios is out for 15R3/17R4,

    https://dell.to/2JhAqD5

    Fixes & Enhancements
    Fixes:
    - Not applicable.

    Enhancements:
    - Enhance BIOS ROM update reliability.
    - Support nVIDIA 20x0 series graphics cards for Alienware Graphics Amplifier.
    - Update Intel ME Firmware to address security advisories INTEL-SA-00125 (CVE-2018-3655) & Intel-SA-00131 (CVE-2018-3643 CVE-2018-3644)

    :D
     
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  2. Mofoist

    Mofoist Notebook Enthusiast

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    Installing praying it will bring ME back online after trying everything else.

    Edit: Ah nvm appears it's not for the 17R3
     
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  3. MogRules

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    Installed on mine and have not noticed any issues or concerns. Temps and benchmark scores remain unchanged.
     
  4. ZBIGPL

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    Updated from Dell assistant :) all installed fine <goodie>
     
  5. Game7a1

    Game7a1 ?

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    Have had this BIOS for a few days now (I think they either re-posted it or something). All's well on my end.
     
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    Wasn't this actually released 2 months or so ago?
     
  7. VICKYGAMEBOY

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    the last published bios for KBL/SKL is 1.3.0 on June 28th of 2018, according to published FTP site.. im not sure about 1.5.0, it just popped up on my feed.. so i posted here..
     
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  8. CptXabaras

    CptXabaras Overclocked, Overvolted, Liquid Cooled

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    Updated my R4, so far so good. No evident changes as far as i can tell though
     
  9. rinneh

    rinneh Notebook Prophet

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    Updated as well, dont notice any differences. TOo bad the change log is always so meager, not very detailed in what they actually changed.
     
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  10. cruisin5268d

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    This irritates me to no end


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