Haswell Refresh Processor BIOS update

※ Be sure to update BIOS with OLD CPU, then you can use your new Haswell Refresh CPU successfully.
※ Once update the BIOS below, you could upgrade the latest version only. Please DO NOT flash the old version.

Please refer to following steps to complete BIOS update(EVO BIOS) now.

STEP1
Please download the BIOS & CPU EVO Package from chipset column.
Please note each file name of the BIOS & CPU EVO Package below is followed by the model name.

Z87

   Model Name       EVO Package    ROM BIOS 
                     ( Read * First)

* Please check your BIOS version date is after EVO BIOS released date.
 Then, you could flash ROM BIOS. .

Z87 EVO BIOS 

H87

   Model Name       EVO Package    ROM BIOS 
                     ( Read * First)

* Please check your BIOS version date is after EVO BIOS released date. Then, you could flash ROM BIOS. .

H87 EVO BIOS 

Q87

   Model Name       EVO Package    ROM BIOS 
                     ( Read * First)

  •    N/A
* Please check your BIOS version date is after EVO BIOS released date. Then, you could flash ROM BIOS. .

Q87 EVO BIOS 

STEP2
Reboot your PC and Press "Delete" to enter ECS BIOS interface-ECS EZ BIOS (left screenshot below).
Select "Advanced" mode to continue updating BIOS (right screenshot below).
STEP3
Set "ME Control" to be DISABLE.
Chipset > ME Configuration
ME Control > Enabled
EXIT > Save Changes and Reset
 

You can choose to update BIOS under DOS or Windows OS. We provide two operating procedures for your reference. Make sure you've downloaded CPU EVO 2 Package at STEP 1 before continue the next step.

STEP4 BIOS update under DOS
 
Chipset > ME Configuration asdasd
ME Control > Enabled
EXIT > Save Changes and Reset
STEP4 BIOS update under DOS
 
Click AP file (Cpuevo.exe) to continue updating BIOS.
Make sure all other applications are closed or saved, then press "Upgrade" button.
Do not abort the upgrade process or turn off the power while processing. System will automatically shutdown after flashing the BIOS.
STEP 5
Reboot your PC , press F2 or DEL to enter BIOS setting page.
Restore BIOS to its default settings ( EZ Mode or Advanced Mode).
1. Restoring Default Setting in "EZ Mode".
Default > Yes
2. Restoring Default Setting in "Advanced Mode" .
EXIT > Restore Defaults > Yes
STEP 6
Reboot your PC and enter ECS BIOS interface-ECS EZ BIOS again.
Make sure the "Build Date" is updated.
DONE
BIOS Update Successfully.
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