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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 2202
    Version 2202
    13.43 MB
    2024/04/19

    "The update introduces the Intel Baseline Profile option, allowing users to revert to Intel factory default settings for basic functionality, lower power limits, and improving stability in certain games.

    Updating this BIOS will simultaneously update the corresponding intel ME to version 16.1.30.2307.
    Please note after you update this BIOS, the ME version remains the updated one even if you roll back to an older BIOS later.
    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 2201
    Version 2201
    13.43 MB
    2024/03/28

    Improved device compatibility

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 2102
    Version 2102
    13.43 MB
    2024/03/19

    1. Improved DDR5 compatibility
    2. Further optimized CEP settings when disabled

    Updating this BIOS will simultaneously update the corresponding intel ME to version 16.1.30.2307.
    Please note after you update this BIOS, the ME version remains the updated one even if you roll back to an older BIOS later.
    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer.

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 2002
    Version 2002
    13.43 MB
    2024/02/23

    "• Update the Intel microcode to version 0x123, allowing for disabling CEP for improved performance on Intel 14th Gen non-K series processors*
    • Disabling CEP for performance enhancement may lead to increased power consumption and temperature. Ensure adequate CPU cooling or use a higher-spec cooling solution.
    *Intel CEP function varies by the CPU model. Check your CPU's specifications or reach out to its technical support for more information.

    Updating this BIOS will simultaneously update the corresponding intel ME to version 16.1.30.2307. Please note after you update this BIOS, the ME version remains the updated one even if you roll back to an older BIOS later.
    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 1904
    Version 1904
    13.42 MB
    2024/02/16

    "• Improved system performance.
    • Enhanced compatibility with 256GB memory.

    Updating this BIOS will simultaneously update the corresponding intel ME to version 16.1.30.2307. Please note after you update this BIOS, the ME version remains the updated one even if you roll back to an older BIOS later.
    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 1801
    Version 1801
    13.42 MB
    2023/12/22

    "1. Improved system performance.
    2. Patched LogoFail vulnerabilities.
    3. Updated default setting for PCIe bandwidth bifurcation configuration.

    Updating this BIOS will simultaneously update the corresponding intel ME to version 16.1.30.2307. Please note after you update this BIOS, the ME version remains the updated one even if you roll back to an older BIOS later.
    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 1501
    Version 1501
    13.39 MB
    2023/10/26

    "Improve System Performance

    Updating this BIOS will simultaneously update the corresponding intel ME to version 16.1.30.2264. Please note after you update this BIOS, the ME version remains the updated one even if you roll back to an older BIOS later.
    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 1402
    Version 1402
    13.39 MB
    2023/10/06

    "1. Update Microcode for Intel® Core™ 14th gen processors
    2. Update ME to version 16.1.30.2264 for Intel® Core™ 14th gen processors
    3. Improve system stability

    Updating this BIOS will simultaneously update the corresponding intel ME to version 16.1.30.2264. Please note after you update this BIOS, the ME version remains the updated one even if you roll back to an older BIOS later.

    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 1303
    Version 1303
    13.38 MB
    2023/08/25

    "1. Recommended for vital update to mitigate the potential security vulnerabilities
    2. Improve system performance

    Updating this BIOS will simultaneously update the corresponding intel ME to version16.1.27.2176. Please note after you update this BIOS, the ME version remains the updated one even if you roll back to an older BIOS later.


    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 1203
    Version 1203
    11.57 MB
    2023/06/16

    "“Before BIOS update, please download Intel ME update tool from ASUS support site, and update ME firmware to Version 16.1.27.2176 to ensure optimized system settings.”
    1. Improve system stability and compatibility for the Intel® Core™ 14th gen processors
    2. Fix the compatibility and instability issues when configuring RAID for high-capacity storage
    3. Do update the intel ME to version 16.1.27.2176

    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 0904
    Version 0904
    11.59 MB
    2023/05/09

    "1. Update with ME Firmware 16.1.25.2124
    2. Support GSKILL DDR5-7200 48GB(24GBx2) memory kit
    3. Improve system performance

    “Before BIOS update, please download Intel ME update tool from ASUS support site, and update ME firmware to Version 16.1.25.2124 to ensure optimized system settings.”

    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 0816
    Version 0816
    11.56 MB
    2023/02/24

    "-Support high-capacity DDR5 memory kits

    “Before BIOS update, please download Intel ME update tool from ASUS support site, and update ME firmware to Version 16.1.25.2020 to ensure optimized system settings.”

    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    PROART Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 0814
    Version 0814
    11.56 MB
    2023/01/18

    "1. improve single 24/48GB memory module compatibility

    2. Improve system stability

    “Before BIOS update, please download Intel ME update tool from ASUS support site, and update ME firmware to Version 16.1.25.2020 to ensure optimized system settings.”

    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    ProArt Z790-CREATOR WIFI BIOS 0704
    Version 0704
    11.39 MB
    2022/11/17

    "1. Improve system performance
    2. Fix the driver compatibility issue with NVIDIA RTX40 series cards
    3. We suggest updating the ME firmware to the latest version 16.1.25.2020

    “Before BIOS update, please download Intel ME update tool from ASUS support site, and update ME firmware to Version 16.1.25.2020 to ensure optimized system settings.”

    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (PAZ790CW.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    Firmware
    Thunderbolt Downgrade NVM31 Solution for Thunderbolt 2 devices
    Version 1.4
    232.45 KB
    2024/04/25

    Step 1: Download the downgrade FW update tool
    First, download the FW update tool specifically designed for Thunderbolt Downgrade NVM31.
    Step 2.1: (For onboard TBT) Enable Thunderbolt function
    Access the BIOS setup and ensure that the Advanced > Thunderbolt(TM) Configuration > Discrete Thunderbolt(TM) Support option is enabled.
    Step 2.2: (For THUNDERBOLTEX_4 card) Enable Thunderbolt function
    Make sure the THUNDERBOLTEX_4 card is connected to the motherboard.
    Access the BIOS setup and ensure that the Advanced > Thunderbolt(TM) Configuration > Discrete Thunderbolt(TM) Support option is enabled.
    Step 3: Run the FW update tool
    1. Extract the XXX_TBT_FW_31_V1.4 file and copy Shell.efi to a USB drive.
    2. Insert the USB drive into the motherboard.
    3. Press the [Power key] and then hold [F2] to enter the BIOS setup menu.
    4. If the BIOS setup is in [EZ mode], press [F7] to switch to [Advanced mode].
    5. Select [Exit] and choose [Launch EFI Shell from USB drive] to enter the shell mode for the update process.
    Step 4: Downgrade to TBT NVM31
    Follow the instructions provided by the tool. Please note that the downgrade process may take some time, so be patient until it is completed.
    Step 5: Check for compatibility issues
    After the FW downgrade is completed, restart your system and reconnect your Thunderbolt devices. Keep in mind that downgrading to an older FW version may result in known compatibility issues.
    Please be aware that downgrading FW carries certain risks and may cause other issues or limit functionality. Prior to proceeding with the downgrade, ensure that you understand and accept these risks.

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    PD firmware Update Tool V016
    Version 016
    2.97 MB
    2024/01/16

    Improved compatibility and added CDC mode support.

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    Intel ME
    MEUpdateTool
    Version 16.1.27.2176
    5.39 MB
    2023/07/05

    Intel has identified security issue that could potentially place impacted platform at risk.
    Use ME Update tool to update your ME.
    *We suggest you update ME Driver to the latest Version 16.1.27.2176 simultaneously.
    Please download the file and check the MD5 code first.
    MD5: 37b600de79c6bb0d7ccb4bdccc6923ee

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    MEUpdateTool
    Version 16.1.25.2020
    7.25 MB
    2023/04/18

    Intel has identified security issue that could potentially place impacted platform at risk.
    Use ME Update tool to update your ME.
    *We suggest you update ME Driver to the latest Version 16.1.25.2020 simultaneously.
    Please download the file and check the MD5 code first.
    MD5: ecd87413879e004cf40cdd1f88295c87

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    MEUpdateTool
    Version 16.1.25.2124
    5.4 MB
    2023/04/17

    Intel has identified security issue that could potentially place impacted platform at risk.
    Use ME Update tool to update your ME.
    *We suggest you update ME Driver to the latest Version 16.1.25.2124 simultaneously.
    Please download the file and check the MD5 code first.
    MD5: 101426ccb0bada9e99064a38aa080af4

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