Cross-flash Dell R510 - NX3100 BIOS?

Looks like I have to replace a Dell NX3100 motherboard but the supplier only has a Dell R510 motherboard available. Can I download the NX3100 firmware from Dell's website and cross-flash it onto the new R510 mobo?
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andyalderSaggar maker's framemakerAsked:
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
probably not
in my experience, if you try to flash a bios for a system board that doesn't match, the bios update fails
get the R510 bios

Dell Server BIOS PowerEdge R510 Version 1.12.0

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andyalderSaggar maker's framemakerAuthor Commented:
In general that's true but if you look at the NX3100 BIOS you'll see it's always released about 3 days after the R510 - someone has to tweak the server name that's displayed during POST. The boards seem to be identical although I do not have access to read the part numbers.
andyalderSaggar maker's framemakerAuthor Commented:
Probably not is correct. Don't know if it did cross-flash or not as we threw it back to Dell as they fitted the spare part.
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