I have a new Dell machine with P4 EE processor and chipset 875P. I want to ensure that I am getting the maximum efficiency from the machine.
My current BIOS is the A05 verion supplied by Dell, or in more detail:
"Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A05"
However, on Intel's website the latest (I think) BIOS update is:
EXE" - found at:
Are these BIOS versions the same?
Is the Dell A05 basicly the Intel BIOS, but just re-branded by Dell?
Should I upgrade with the Intel bios update?
Also, for some reason in System Properties, the processor is identified as P4, not P4 EE (does this mean I have incorrect settings somewhere?