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New BIOS (A04) for the Alienware 17 is available on the Dell driver site.

Seems from now on we will see systems that come with the new chipset stepping (no more USB sleep bug).

Grab the update here: Driver Details | Dell US

Fixes & enhancements:

1. Support Intel PCH C2 chipset.

2. Update ePSA 4228A12(4228.19).

3. Modify SMBIOS Type 1 information.

4. Update Microcode 306C3h Rev.12h.

5. Enhance WOL function under Sleep status.

6. Modify hardware reserved memory.

7. Enhance graphic performance for Nvidia Optimus.

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i keep on checking dell website for new gpu driver, then i bumped onto new bios. wonder when will they come out with latest gpu driver as i dun noe how to use mod driver..

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i keep on checking dell website for new gpu driver, then i bumped onto new bios. wonder when will they come out with latest gpu driver as i dun noe how to use mod driver..
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You could just install the 326.41 beta on NVIDIA's website, it's compatible with the AW17 without any modding.

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