Model: BIOS Tecra A8-S8514
Category: BIOS Driver
Operating System: Windows XP (Note: might work with other versions of this os.)
ACPI Flash BIOS version 3.40
Change History Version 3.40 04-02-2007 Modified: When the system memory is 1GB or more in Vista up to 256MB can be used as Video RAM. A Display Driver update is also required. Version 3.30 02-16-2007 CPU support added: Optimized heat control during low-temperature operations. This BIOS supports both Windows XP and Windows Vista. Version 3.20 01-22-2007 Modified: Windows Vista capable BIOS also supports Windows XP Added: Intel requirements for Core2 Duo Improved stability when using the Core2 Duo as a Single Core Processor Version 1.60 12-07-2006 Incorporated Intel requirements to improve Chipset stability. Version 1.50 09-12-2006 Made changes for the Napa Refresh Merom CPUs For Canadian French version models French was set as the default language in SETUP Made changes to have two 2 PS Mi-Com microcomputer AC adaptor ratings; Low Yonah / High Merom Made changes to comply with the Intel Core2 Duo Mobile Processor BIOS Writers Guide R0.90 Made changes to comply with the Intel Core Duo Mobile Processor BIOS Writers Guide R1.00 Changed Processor Family Code Enhanced OverHeatTemp Control Version 1.40 08-04-2006 Incorporated Intel requirements to optimize chipset memory performance. Added Tj85 CPU temperature control parameters for EMEA models. Version 1.30 07-18-2006 A change was made to correct System instability when a USB device is plugged in or unplugged while Windows is starting up. Version 1.20 06-21-2006 Changed the temperature control paramete r for EMEA models. Version 1.10 06-20-2006 Initial production BIOS for Tecra A8 PTA83U models.