Gateway® One ZX4300 Series BIOS Update

What is the need to update the BIOS in Gateway® One ZX4300 Series?


The new Gateway® One ZX4300 Series system is equipped with a 20-inch HD widescreen Ultrabright LCD with a resolution of 1600x900 pixels. The system is highly compatible with 64-bit version of Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium. The system uses an AMD Athlon™ II X2 Dual-Core 235e Processor with a speed of 2.7 GHZ and a 2 MB L2 cache. The system allows faster Internet access through new 10/100/1000 Gigabit LAN card, 6 USB 2.0 ports and an integrated 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi. The system uses a 4 GB DDR3 dual channel memory.


The system uses BIOS or Basic Input Output System, which is an integral part of the system that is used to control the data flow in system and peripheral devices. The primary function of BIOS is to load data and start the computer. When you start the system, the BIOS boots up and checks if all the devices are working properly. It loads the operating system into memory from the hard disk. You might need to update the BIOS to get more features. It might be in case your system works slower.


You might need to update BIOS in your Gateway® One ZX4300 Series due to following reasons:




  • System performance

  • New updates

  • Compatibility feature



System performance



You need to update your BIOS so as to increase system performance. The updating of BIOS enhances the system capabilities. With an updated version of BIOS, your system can detect new devices and components. The system can detect bigger hard drives, newer processors etc. The updating of BIOS improves stability of your system. As you update BIOS, your system’s motherboard gets the ability to accept new hardware component.



New updates



The developers of BIOS update are updating the BIOS regularly. If you do not try to update your BIOS, you might not get new advanced features. You might not be able to work with new drives and applications as they require updated BIOS. You can also update your BIOS from the manufacturer’s website.



Compatibility feature


Many hardware devices and software applications are emerging daily. But you might not be able use due to compatibility issues. Many new applications require an updated version of BIOS. You might not be able to work in SLI mode. It is because the SLI video card always requires a BIOS update. So, it is important to update your BIOS for better use.




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