BIOS Update [DNKBLi30]



This download record contains options for updating the BIOS of Intel® NUC Kit NUC7i3DNHE, NUC7i3DNKE, NUC7i3DNHNC, NUC7i3DNKTC, and Intel® NUC Board NUC7i3DNBE.

Available Downloads

  • OS Independent
  • Size: 8.8 MB
  • SHA1: D637C216E1DAC95D357DC0CA40FC1D65A2E08005
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 7.4 MB
  • SHA1: 38DDA2B8A5D3D3EDB84286909F64C853BBB17B2E
  • OS Independent
  • Size: 7.3 MB
  • SHA1: ECFEF4D16AE7BDD295494F259ED0EE2084EB9A62

Detailed Description

This download record provides options for updating the BIOS of Intel® NUC Kit NUC7i3DNHE, NUC7i3DNKE, NUC7i3DNHNC, NUC7i3DNKTC, and Intel® NUC Board NUC7i3DNBE. You only need to download one.

Which file should I choose?

  • Recovery BIOS update [] - A .BIO file to be used for F7 BIOS Update method or a BIOS recovery process. In the unlikely event that a BIOS update is interrupted, it's possible the BIOS may be left in an unusable state. Use the recovery BIOS update to recover from this condition. It requires a USB flash device or CD.
  • iFlash BIOS update [] - A DOS-based utility to update the BIOS regardless of operating system. It requires a USB flash device or CD.
  • UEFI BIOS update [] - Allows updating of the BIOS from the EFI shell. It requires a USB flash device.

What's new in this release?

  • Initial units of NUC7i5DNxE with the SA# -502 and -503 need to be updated to BIOS release 0031 or later in order for Intel Unite® to work.
  • See the release notes for additional fixes and new features in this BIOS version. 


  • The readme file includes BIOS update instructions for advanced users. If you need complete step-by-step instructions on how to use each of these BIOS update methods, refer to BIOS update instructions.
  • When beginning a BIOS update process, it can take up to 30 seconds for messages to appear on the screen. Once the update process has started, do not power down your system before the update is complete. The update process will take up to 3 minutes.
  • Downgrading the BIOS to an earlier version isn't recommended and might not be supported.
  • To fix the m.2 NVMe speed issue, the BIOS must be installed using the jumper recovery method.

Not sure if this is the right BIOS for your Intel NUC?
Run Intel® Driver and Support Assistant to automatically detect driver or software updates.

Related topic
Troubleshooting BIOS Issues