What does updating the bios do
Please visit your motherboard manufacturer's website for instructions on how to check your BIOS version and for tools you can use to safely update your BIOS.
Chipset drivers are responsible for controlling communication between various components in your system: the processor, the video card, the hard drives, PCI devices and system memory.
Keeping these drivers up to date is important - especially if you are experiencing generally sluggish system performance.
Please visit your motherboard manufacturer's website to determine what type of chipset your motherboard has and where you can find the most recent drivers for it.
You can find a BIOS Wizard that will check your BIOS at BIOS Upgrades.
If you are not comfortable in performing the steps indicated by your motherboard's manual, please contact your motherboard manufacturer or system assembler for assistance.
It is important to keep the components on your motherboard in good working order, not just for playing games but for general system performance.
Sometimes the utility and update are combined in a single file to download.
Copy the program, along with the BIOS update, onto a floppy disk.The best way to accomplish this is to keep your motherboard's BIOS and chipset drivers up to date.