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Updating the BIOS to Support 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

To update the BIOS on an Intel® 6 Series Chipset Board for 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor support, follow the steps in the Interactive Wizard or the PDF.

Instructions Interactive wizard
PDF (165KB)


Instructions for finding AA#, BIOS version, and Intel® Management Engine Firmware (Intel® ME FW) version

During boot, enter the BIOS setup by pressing F2.

The board’s current BIOS version is shown at the top of the Main menu. Then click System Identification Information.

The board’s AA# and Intel® ME FW firmware version are shown on the System Identification Information screen.

Table 1

Board 3rd Gen-Ready AA#s 3rd Gen-Capable AA#s 3rd Gen-Transition BIOS version 3rd Gen-Ready BIOS version
DZ68DB AAG27985-105 or later All DBZ6810H.86A.0032 DBZ6810H.86A.0040 or later
DZ68BC AAG30742-403 or later All BCZ6810H.86A.0028 BCZ6810H.86A.0035 or later
DZ68ZV AAG41861-302 or later AAG41861-301 BGP6710J.86A.2111 BGP6710J.86A.2161 or later
DP67BG AAG10491-401 or later AAG10491-400 BGP6710J.86A.2111 BGP6710J.86A.2161 or later
DP67DE AAG10217-304 or later AAG10217-301 BAP6710H.86A.0072 BAP6710H.86A.0077 or later
DP67BA AAG10219-304 or later AAG10219-301 BAP6710H.86A.0072 BAP6710H.86A.0077 or later
DH67GD AAG10206-210 or later AAG10206-206 BLH6710H.86A.0132 BLH6710H.86A.0151 or later
DH67CL AAG10212-210 or later AAG10212-206 BLH6710H.86A.0132 BLH6710H.86A.0151 or later
DH67CF AAG10215-207 or later AAG10215-204 BLH6710H.86A.0132 BLH6710H.86A.0151 or later
DH67BL AAG10189-211 or later AAG10189-206 BLH6710H.86A.0132 BLH6710H.86A.0151 or later
DH67BLR AAG44434-201 or later All BLH6710H.86A.0132 BLH6710H.86A.0151 or later
DH61ZE AAG43004-201 or later All BEH6110H.86A.0035 BEH6110H.86A.0041 or later
DH61WW AAG23116-206 or later AAG23116-204 BEH6110H.86A.0035 BEH6110H.86A.0041 or later
LADH61WW AAG39552-206 or later AAG39552-204 BEH6110H.86A.0035 BEH6110H.86A.0041 or later
DH61SA AAG38870-204 or later All BEH6110H.86A.0035 BEH6110H.86A.0041 or later
LADH61SA AAG38871-204 or later All BEH6110H.86A.0035 BEH6110H.86A.0041 or later
LADH61SAR AAG44435-202 or later All BEH6110H.86A.0035 BEH6110H.86A.0041 or later
DH61HO All All N/A All
DH61DL AAG14066-205 or later All BEH6110H.86A.0035 BEH6110H.86A.0041 or later
DH61CR AAG14064-207 or later AAG14064-204 BEH6110H.86A.0035 BEH6110H.86A.0041 or later
DH61BE AAG14062-209 or later AAG14062-206 BEH6110H.86A.0035 BEH6110H.86A.0041 or later
DH61AG AAG23736-503 or later All AGH6110H.86A.0037 AGH6110H.86A.0039 or later

The following Intel® 6 Series Chipset Boards will not be updated to support 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors:

  • DH61KVCH
  • DH61SKCH
  • DB65AL
  • DH67VR
  • DQ67EP
  • DQ67OW
  • DQ67SW
Related topics
Express BIOS Update
iFlash BIOS Update
Recovery BIOS Update
F7 BIOS Flash Update

This applies to:

Intel® Desktop Board DH61AG
Intel® Desktop Board DH61BE
Intel® Desktop Board DH61CR
Intel® Desktop Board DH61DL
Intel® Desktop Board DH61HO
Intel® Desktop Board DH61SA
Intel® Desktop Board DH61WW
Intel® Desktop Board DH61ZE
Intel® Desktop Board DH67BL
Intel® Desktop Board DH67CF
Intel® Desktop Board DH67CL
Intel® Desktop Board DH67GD
Intel® Desktop Board DP67BA
Intel® Desktop Board DP67BG
Intel® Desktop Board DP67DE
Intel® Desktop Board DZ68BC
Intel® Desktop Board DZ68DB
Intel® Desktop Board DZ68ZV

Solution ID: CS-033076
Last Modified: 25-Nov-2014
Date Created: 05-Jan-2012