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    BIOS
    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 3001
    Version 3001
    9.17 MB
    2024/05/09

    "1.This update includes the patch for the LogoFAIL vulnerabilities.
    2.Improve system stability.

    Before BIOS update, please download Intel ME update tool from ASUS support site, and update ME firmware to Version 14.1.70.2228v4 to ensure optimized system settings.
    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (SZ490A.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 2801
    Version 2801
    9.16 MB
    2023/12/01

    "Improve system performance and security.


    “Before BIOS update, please download Intel ME update tool from ASUS support site, and update ME firmware to Version 14.1.70.2228v4 to ensure optimized system settings.”"

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 2701
    Version 2701
    9.17 MB
    2023/03/21

    "1. Improve system stability

    “Before BIOS update, please download Intel ME update tool from ASUS support site, and update ME firmware to Version 14.1.53.1649V1.1 to ensure optimized system settings.”"

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 2601
    Version 2601
    9.17 MB
    2022/06/10

    "1. Improve system performance
    2. Improve DRAM compatibility"

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 2403
    Version 2403
    9.18 MB
    2022/01/21

    "1. improve system performance and compatibility
    2. improve system stability
    3. improve DRAM compatibility"

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 2301
    Version 2301
    9.18 MB
    2021/08/03

    Support Windows 11 by default, no settings changes required in the UEFI BIOS.

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 2201
    Version 2201
    9.37 MB
    2021/06/25

    Improved device compatibility

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 2103
    Version 2103
    9.17 MB
    2021/04/28

    "-The latest UEFI BIOS updates enable Intel ABT for 11th Gen Intel Core i9-11900K and i9-11900KF processors.
    -Support 11th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
    - improve ReSizable BAR compatibility for NVIDIA RTX30 series graphics cards
    - Improve System Performance
    - improve DRAM performance
    - Support intel ABT function
    - improve System stability
    - update AURA firmware
    - improve DRAM compatibility"

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 1003
    Version 1003
    6.72 MB
    2020/12/23

    1. Add a Re-Size BAR Support option to enhance GPU performance
    2. Improve system performance

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 0901
    Version 0901
    6.7 MB
    2020/11/18

    1. Update Intel Microcode
    2. Improve system performance
    3. Update AURA Firmware

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 0804
    Version 0804
    6.7 MB
    2020/11/12

    "- Update ME firmware to 14.0.45
    - Improve system stability and performance
    - Improve DRAM compatibility
    - Improve Intel thunderbolt device compatibility."

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 0707
    Version 0707
    6.6 MB
    2020/08/28

    "1.Improve system performance
    2.Update Intel Microcode
    3.Improve AI Overclocking function for new CPU"

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 0607
    Version 0607
    6.62 MB
    2020/06/11

    1.Improve system performance and stability 2.Improve compatibility with the Intel H10 Optane Module 3.Enhance AI Cooling mechanism

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    PRIME Z490-A BIOS 0403
    Version 0403
    6.48 MB
    2020/04/08

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    Intel ME
    MEUpdateTool
    Version 14.1.72.2287
    3.54 MB
    2024/04/17

    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 14.1.72.2287 simultaneously.
    Please download the file and check the MD5 code first.
    MD5: 48ef6b6bb689fc5e07858504468e45a7

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    MEUpdateTool
    Version 14.1.70.2228v4
    3.53 MB
    2023/11/15

    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 14.1.70.2228v4 simultaneously.
    Please download the file and check the MD5 code first.
    MD5: 7c19699ec0d3c535ffb0eb6d2b39b135

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    MEUpdateTool
    Version 14.1.53.1649V1.1
    4.97 MB
    2021/06/10

    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 14.1.53.1649V1.1 simultaneously.
    Please download the file and check the MD5 code first.
    MD5: f962fbb33231ad96ecc8b10f742c6402

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    MEUpdateTool
    Version 14.1.51.1528
    4.96 MB
    2021/01/08

    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 14.1.51.1528 simultaneously.
    Please download the file and check the MD5 code first.
    MD5: d7345284aa753ca04203f3c0fc06dba3

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    MEUpdateTool
    Version 14.0.45.1389V2.1
    4.93 MB
    2020/10/29

    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 14.0.45.1389V2.1 simultaneously.
    Please download the file and check the MD5 code first.
    MD5: a326d4ad928cc054d970924b50e7b6d6

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