ASUS Announces Support for New 4th-Generation Intel Core Processors in all 8 Series Motherboards



    ASUS today announced that all 8 Series motherboards offer support for new 4th-generation Intel® Core™ processors, assuring a quick, safe, and smooth upgrade — immediately. A simple BIOS update is all that’s required to enable users to enjoy the great performance of the latest CPUs.

    Just one click for instant compatibility with new 4th-generation Intel Core Processors


    All ASUS 8 series Intel motherboards support new 4th-generation Intel Core Processors, and the necessary BIOS update takes just one click in an easy-to-use application, which can be downloaded from the ASUS website. Users keen to take advantage of the power of the latest CPUs can visit the ASUS website, at
    www.asus.com, and download the relevant BIOS version — today!


    With the renowned ASUS USB BIOS Flashback feature , users are able to apply BIOS updates with incredible ease. This innovative tool lets users update an 8 Series motherboard’s BIOS with just a USB flash drive containing the appropriate BIOS file. The motherboard does even need to have a CPU or DRAMmodules in place: users can simply connect the power supply, plug in their USB drive, press the BIOS Flashback or Reset button and then sit back and wait – there’s nothing else to do!

    The following ASUS 8 Series motherboards can be updated for compatibility with the latest Intel CPUs:

    Chipset

    Model Name

    BIOS Version

    Z87

    Z87-DELUXE/QUAD

    1707

    Z87-DELUXE/DUAL

    1707

    Z87-DELUXE

    1707

    Z87-EXPERT

    1707

    Z87-PRO

    1707

    Z87-PLUS

    1707

    Z87-A

    1707

    Z87-C

    1707

    Z87-K

    1103

    SABERTOOTH Z87

    1707

    GRYPHON Z87

    1707

    Z87M-PLUS

    1003

    Z87I-DELUXE

    1007

    Z87I-PRO

    0903

    MAXIMUS VI EXTREME

    1203

    MAXIMUS VI FORMULA

    1203

    MAXIMUS VI GENE

    1203

    MAXIMUS VI IMPACT

    1203

    MAXIMUS VI HERO

    1203

    H87

    H87-PRO

    1005

    H87-PLUS

    0805

    H87M-PRO

    1305

    H87M-PLUS

    0804

    H87M-E

    0904

    H87I-PLUS

    1005

    B85

    B85-PLUS

    1105

    B85-PRO

    0803

    B85-A

    0503

    VANGUARD B85

    1707

    B85M-E

    0805

    B85M-G

    0904

    B85M-K

    0603

    H81

    H81-PLUS

    0906

    H81-A

    0701

    H81M-PLUS

    0804

    H81M2

    0604

    H81M-A

    0909

    H81M-D PLUS

    0505

    H81M-D

    0505

    H81M-E

    0808

    H81I-PLUS

    0803

    H81T

    0503

    H81M-C

    0705

    H81M-K

    0703

    [1]Users should check their ASUS 8 Series motherboard model for feature availability. Visit www.asus.com for more information.