This wiki article details the minimum supported BIOS version needed on different Dell server platforms to support Microsoft Windows Server 2012.

The tables below will also detail the minimum firmware versions / driver versions for the iDRAC and storage controllers. 

For more information about Dell and Windows, visit our Windows Server 2012 wiki page.

Dell PowerEdge Servers

Minimum BIOS that Supports WS2012

Minimum BMC or iDRAC Version 

 PE1900

2.7.0

2.36, A10

 PE1950

2.7.0

2.37, A12

PE1955MC

1.4.4

2.37, A12 

 PE2900

2.7.0

2.36, A10

 PE2950

2.7.0

2.37, A13 

 PE2970

4.2.1 

2.37, A13

 PE6950

1.4.6 

2.22, A09

 SC1435

2.2.5 

2.22, A09

 R200

1.4.3 

1.92, A00 

 R210

1.9.2 

1.92, A00

 R210 II

 2.0.5

1.92, A00 

 R300

1.5.2

 1.23.23, A00

 R310

1.9.2

1.92, A00

R320

1.2.4

1.23.23, A00

R410

1.10.2

 1.23.23, A00

R415 

1.10.0

1.23.23, A00

 R420

1.2.4

 1.23.23, A00

 R510

1.10.2

1.92, A00 

 R515

1.10.0

1.92, A00 

 R520

1.2.4 

1.23.23, A00

 R610

6.2.3

1.92, A00

 R620

1.2.6

1.23.23, A00

 R710

6.2.3

1.92, A00

R715

2.9.0

1.92, A00

 R720

1.3.4 

1.23.23, A00

 R720xd

 1.3.4

1.23.23, A00 

 R805v

4.2.1

1.23.23, A00

 R810

2.7.4

1.92, A00 

R815

 2.9.0

1.92, A00 

 R820

1.2.4

1.23.23, A00 

R900

 1.2.0

1.92, A00 

 R905

 4.2.1

1.92, A00

R910

2.7.5

1.92, A00 

 T100

1.4.1 

1.92, A00

T105

1.4.4 

1.06, A00

 T110

1.9.2 

1.06, A00

T110 II

2.0.5

1.06, A00 

T300 

 1.5.2

1.06, A00 

T310

1.10.0

1.06, A00 

T320

1.0.1

1.23.23, A00

T410

 1.10.2

1.92, A00

T420

1.0.1

1.23.23, A00 

T605

3.1.2 

1.92, A00

T610

6.2.3

1.92, A00

T620

1.2.6

1.23.23, A00

T710

6.2.3

1.92, A00

M420

1.3.4

1.23.23, A00

M520

1.2.4

1.23.23, A00 

M600

2.4.0

 3.42, A00

M605

5.4.1

3.42, A00 

M610

6.2.3

3.42, A00 

M610X

6.2.3

3.42, A00 

M620

1.2.6

1.23.23, A00 

M710

6.2.3

1.65, A00

 M710HD

6.0.3

1.65, A00 

M805

2.3.3

1.65, A00

M820

1.0.3

1.23.23, A00 

M905 

2.3.3

1.65, A00 

M910

2.7.6

 3.42, A00

 M915

 2.11.0

 3.42, A00