Details of BIOS on Gateway® FX

Process of setting up BIOS on Gateway FX series desktops

Gateway FX series desktops are very efficient PCs that fulfill the needs of intense gamers and cutting edge creative designers. Gateway FX6803 is equipped with an Intel Core i7-930 processor and supported by Windows 7 Home Premium Operating System. this desktop comes with a 9GB DDR3 memory and 1.5TB hard drive. It also offers an ATI Radeon HD 5850 with 1GB, and a power supply of 750W. Gateway FX6831 series comes with an Intel Core i7-860 and Windows 7 Home Premium Operating System. This desktop comes with an 8GB DDR3 memory and a 1.5TB hard drive. It also comes with an ATI Radeon HD 5850 with 1GB and 750W power supply. Gateway FX6840 series is equipped with an Intel Core i7-870 and Windows 7 Home Premium Operating System. It also offers 8GB DDR3 memory and a 1TB hard drive. The desktop comes with an ATI Radeon HD 5770 and 750W power supply. It also offers a Blu-ray drive option.

Details about BIOS and tips to setup BIOS in Gateway FX series desktops:

  • BIOS

  • Identify the key

  • Proper updation of BIOS


BIOS stand for Basic Input and Output System. It is a small program that is built into the systems motherboard and executes at the time of boot up. BIOS makes sure that the hard drive, CPU and all the other chips and ports function together in your system. BIOS is the basic output or input software that is stored inside the ROM memory of your systems motherboard.

Identify the key

Accessing the BIOS setup utility will be essential for managing memory settings and also to configure a new hard drive. You also need to access BIOS while changing the boot order and resetting the BIOS password. To enter BIOS, you need to find a key or a combination of keys on your keyboard to press them to access BIOS. BIOS is essential for a system to operate successfully.

Proper updation of BIOS

When updation of BIOS is not done properly, your system may face negative results and this may affect the BIOS setup. You need to download Express BIOS update, and save it to a temporary directory on your computer update BIOS. By clicking '.exe' file, Express BIOS update starts running. After the process is completed, click 'Finish'. Windows starts the process of updating the BIOS. You need not turn off the computer for few minutes. After updating BIOS, the computer will be booted into Windows then you can restart Windows.

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