ASUS reveals which motherboards support Broadwell-E

Posted on Thursday, Apr 14 2016 @ 18:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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ASUS informs us which of its X99 motherboards support Intel's upcoming Broadwell-E processors and the required BIOS version.
ASUS today announced support for the upcoming Intel® Core™ i7 X-Series processors and Intel Xeon™ processors[1], with UEFI BIOS updates available immediately for all ASUS X99 Series motherboards.

With a choice of easy-to-use ways to update the UEFI BIOS supported by comprehensive and detailed online tutorials, owners of ASUS X99 series motherboards can benefit immediately from quick, safe and smooth upgrades without any worries — allowing them to unleash the great performance of the latest high-performance Intel Core i7 X-Series processors in just a few simple steps.

Easy BIOS updates with ASUS USB BIOS Flashback and EZ Flash 2
ASUS X99 Series motherboards include the renowned ASUS USB BIOS Flashback feature, which enables users to apply UEFI BIOS updates with incredible ease. This innovative tool downloads the latest BIOS to a USB flash drive, enabling users to update the award-winning ASUS UEFI BIOS quickly and easily. The motherboard does not even need to have a CPU or DRAM modules in place: users can simply connect the power supply, plug in their USB drive, press the USB BIOS Flashback or ROG Connect button and then sit back and wait — there’s nothing else to do.

Alternatively, users can apply the necessary UEFI BIOS update with the easy-to-use EZ Flash 2 utility — which is built into the UEFI BIOS — using a flash disk.

Users keen to take advantage of the power of Intel Core i7 X-Series processors and Intel Xeon processors can visit the ASUS website (http://www.asus.com) and download the relevant UEFI BIOS version today. A list of compatible X99 Series motherboards is included below, and is also available online at http://www.asus.com/Microsite/mb/intel-core-i7-x-series-cpu-ready
ASUS BroadwellE support


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