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ASUS Motherboards Microcode Update for Speculative Execution and Indirect Branch Prediction Side Channel Analysis Method

2018/01/05
Important Information about Meltdown and Spectre

ASUS is aware that current Intel® and AMD microcode versions might be subject to recently identified security vulnerabilities, commonly known as Meltdown and Spectre. We are working diligently to update ASUS motherboards that support 6th, 7th or 8th Generation Intel Core™ processors or Intel Core X-Series processors for X99 and X299 platforms*, and also all AMD AM4 / TR4 processors for X399 / X470 / X370 / B350 / A320 platforms. We recommend customers update their systems by downloading and applying the latest BIOS, as soon as the relevant revision becomes available. We also encourage customers to review relevant security information from Intel and AMD, paying particular attention to the appropriate identification and mitigation measures.

For detailed information about the security issues, please visit the Intel Security Center page or AMD Processor Security page.

*Intel will not release microcode updates for some processors based on the X79/X58/P45 platforms. For details, please see the Intel Microcode Revision Guidance document at: https://newsroom.intel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2018/04/microcode-update-guidance.pdf.

Resolution:

  • Step 1: Check below to see if your motherboard is listed.
  • Step 2: Download and install the latest BIOS to update affected platforms.
Intel
Chipset
Model Name
BIOS Version
X299 ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME 1301
ROG RAMPAGE VI APEX 1301
ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING 1301
ROG STRIX X299-XE GAMING 1301
PRIME X299-DELUXE 1301
PRIME X299-A 1301
TUF X299 Mark 1 1301
TUF X299 Mark 2 1301
Z370 ROG MAXIMUS X FORMULA 1101
ROG MAXIMUS X APEX 1101
ROG MAXIMUS X CODE 1101
ROG MAXIMUS X HERO (WI-FI AC) 1101
ROG MAXIMUS X HERO 1101
ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING 0612
ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING 0612
ROG STRIX Z370-I GAMING 0612
ROG STRIX Z370-H GAMING 1101
ROG STRIX Z370-G GAMING (WI-FI AC) 0612
ROG STRIX Z370-G GAMING 0612
PRIME Z370-A 0613
PRIME Z370-P 0612
Z370-DRAGON 0612
TUF Z370-PRO GAMING 1101
TUF Z370-PLUS GAMING 0612
Z270 MAXIMUS IX EXTREME 1301
MAXIMUS IX FORMULA 1301
MAXIMUS IX APEX 1301
MAXIMUS IX CODE 1301
MAXIMUS IX HERO 1301
STRIX Z270E GAMING 1302
STRIX Z270F GAMING 1301
STRIX Z270G GAMING 1301
STRIX Z270H GAMING 1301
STRIX Z270H GAMING/K1 1301
STRIX Z270I GAMING 1006
PRIME Z270-A 1302
PRIME Z270-AR 1301
PRIME Z270-K 1006
PRIME Z270-P 1006
PRIME Z270M-PLUS 1006
PRIME Z270M-PLUS/BR 1006
Z270-DRAGON 1006
TUF Z270 Mark 1 1301
TUF Z270 Mark 2 1301
Z170 MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME 3801
MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA 3801
MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA 3801
MAXIMUS VIII HERO 3802
MAXIMUS VIII RANGER 3802
MAXIMUS VIII GENE 3801
MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT 3801
Z170-PREMIUM 3801
Z170-DELUXE 3801
Z170-PRO 3801
Z170-A 3802
Z170-AR 3801
Z170-E 3801
Z170M-E D3 2604
Z170M-PLUS/BR 3606
Z170-K 3606
Z170M-PLUS 3606
Z170 PRO GAMING 3606
Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA 3606
Z170-P 3606
Z170-P D3 2604
Z170I PRO GAMING 3607
SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 3801
SABERTOOTH Z170 S 3801
B150 B150M-A/M.2 3606
B150M-C 3606
B150M-C D3/BR 2604
B150M-C/BR 3606
B150 PRO GAMING 3606
B150 PRO GAMING D3 2604
B150 PRO GAMING/AURA 3606
B150M-A 3606
B150M-D 3606
B150M-D D3 2604
B150-A 3606
B150M-ET 3606
B150M-ET D3 2604
B150M-ET M2 3606
B150M-PLUS 3606
B150M-PLUS D3 2604
B150M-K 3606
B150M-K D3 2604
B150-PLUS 3606
B150-PLUS D3 2604
B150-PRO 3606
B150-PRO D3 2604
B150M-F PLUS 3606
EX-B150M-V 3606
EX-B150M-V3 3606
EX-B150M-V5 3606
PIO-B150M 3606
B150M-A D3 2604
B150M-C D3 2604
B150M-V PLUS 3606
EX-B150M-V5 D3 2604
EX-B150-V7 3606
B150M PRO GAMING 1006
B150I PRO GAMING/AURA 2606
B150I PRO GAMING/WIFI/AURA 2606
TROOPER B150 D3 1006
B250 STRIX B250F GAMING 1006
STRIX B250G GAMING 1006
STRIX B250H GAMING 1006
STRIX B250I GAMING 1006
PRIME B250-A 1006
PRIME B250M-D 1006
PRIME B250M-J 1006
PRIME B250M-K 1006
PRIME B250M-PLUS 1006
PRIME B250M-PLUS/BR 1006
PRIME B250-PLUS 1006
PRIME B250-PRO 1006
PRIME B250M-A 1006
PRIME B250M-C 1006
B250M-F PLUS 1006
B250 MINING EXPERT 1006
B250M-BASALT 1006
B250M-C PRO 1006
B250M-D3V/M.2 1006
B250M-D5H/SMB 1006
B250M-DRAGON 1006
B250-PRO GAMING 1006
B250-MR 1001
B250-S 0819
EX-B250M-V 1006
EX-B250M-V3 1006
EX-B250M-V5 1006
EX-B250-V7 1006
PIO-B250I 1006
STRIX B250F GAMING 1006
H270 PRIME H270-PRO 1006
PRIME H270-PLUS 1006
ROG STRIX H270I GAMING 1006
ROG STRIX H270F GAMING 1006
PRIME H270M-PLUS 1006
H170 H170 PRO GAMING 3606
H170I-PLUS D3 2604
H170I-PRO 3606
H170M-E D3 2604
H170M-PLUS 3606
H170-PLUS D3 2604
H170-PRO/USB 3.1 3606
H170M-PLUS/BR 3606
H170-PRO 3606
H110 H110-4S REV2.0 0805
H110I-PLUS 3606
H110M-A/M.2 3606
H110M-C/HDMI 3606
H110M-C2 3606
H110M-KS 3202
H110M-KS R1 3201
H110M-P/DVI 3606
H110S1 3606
H110T-A 3606
H110I-PLUS D3 2604
H110M-A 3606
H110M-A D3 2604
H110M-C D3 2604
H110M-ET 3606
H110M-HS 0028
H110M-PLUS 3606
EX-H110M-V 3606
EX-H110M-V3 3606
H110-4S 0609
H110I-CM-AA 2801
H110I-PLUS D3/MS 2606
H110M-A/DP 3606
H110M-C 3606
H110M-C D3/BR 2606
H110M-C/BR 3606
H110M-C/PS 3606
H110M-C2/TF 0403
H110M-CS 3606
H110M-CS X 3606
H110M-CS/BR 3606
H110M-D 3606
H110M-D D3 2604
H110M-D/Exper/SI 3606
H110M-D3H/M.2 3606
H110M-D3V 3606
H110M-E 3606
H110M-E D3 2604
H110M-E/M.2 3606
H110M-F 3606
H110M-K 3606
H110M-K D3 2604
H110M-K X 3606
H110M-PLUS D3 2604
H110M-R 3606
H110M-TS 0606
H110-PLUS 3606
H110S2 3606
H110T 3606
PRIME H110M2 3606
PRIME H110M2/FPT 3606
TROOPER H110 D3 1006
PRIME H110M-P 3606
Q170 Q170I-PLUS 2606
Q170M2/CDM/SI 3606
Q170M2/CDM/SI R2.0 3606
Q170-4S 0613
Q170M2 3606
Q170M-C 3606
Q170M-CM-B 3606
Q170S1 3606
Q170T 3606
Q170T V2 3606
Q270 PRIME Q270M-C 1006
Q270-S 0817
POS-AIQ270DX 0229
Q270M-CM-A 1006
X99 X99-DELUXE 3902
X99-S 3902
X99-PRO 3902
X99-A 3902
RAMPAGE V EXTREME 3902
X99-PRO/USB 3.1 3902
X99-A/USB 3.1 3902
SABERTOOTH X99 3902
RAMPAGE V EDITION 10 1902
STRIX X99 GAMING 1902
X99-A II 1902
X99-E 1902
X99-DELUXE II 1902
Z97 Z97-PRO 3503
Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac) 3503
Z97-DELUXE 3503
Z97-AR 3503
Z97-A 3503
SABERTOOTH-Z97-MARK-2 3503
SABERTOOTH-Z97-MARK-1 3503
SABERTOOTH-Z97-MARK-S 3503
GRYPHON-Z97-ARMOR-EDITION 3503
GRYPHON-Z97 3503
MAXIMUS-VII-RANGER 3503
MAXIMUS-VII-HERO 3503
MAXIMUS-VII-GENE 3503
MAXIMUS-VII-IMPACT 3503
MAXIMUS-VII-FORMULA 3503
SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1 3503
SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1 3503
Z97-A/USB 3.1 3503
Z97-PRO(Wi-Fi ac)/USB 3.1 3503
Z97-DELUXE/USB 3.1 3502


AMD
Chipset
Model Name
BIOS Version
X399 ROG ZENITH EXTREME 1003
ROG STRIX X399-E GAMING WW18
PRIME X399-A WW18
X470 ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO 0509
ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO (WI-FI) 0509
ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING 4008
ROG STRIX X470-I GAMING 0403
PRIME X470-PRO 4008
TUF X470-PLUS GAMING 4008
X370 ROG CROSSHAIR VI EXTREME 6004
ROG CROSSHAIR VI HERO (Wi-Fi AC) 6004
ROG CROSSHAIR VI HERO 6004
ROG STRIX X370-F GAMING 4009
PRIME X370-PRO 4008
PRIME X370-A 4008
ROG STRIX X370-I GAMING 4009
B350 ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING 4009
PRIME B350-PLUS 4008
ROG STRIX B350-I GAMING 4009
TUF B350M-PLUS GAMING 4009
PRIME B350M-A 4008
PRIME B350M-E 4008
PRIME B350M-K 4008
B350M-DRAGON 4008
A320 EX-A320M-GAMING 4008
PRIME A320M-A 4008
PRIME A320M-E 4008
PRIME A320M-K 4008
PRIME A320M-C R2.0 4008
PRIME A320M-R 4008


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