Asus recently announced support for 5th-generation Intel Core processors. UEFI BIOS updates are now available for the Asus 9 series motherboards making the motherboards compatible with the latest 5th Gen Intel Core Broadwell processors. The update will only require one-touch operation with a USB flash drive or via Windows-based app. A full list of Asus motherboard compatible with the latest 5th Gen processors can be read from the official press release below.
Asus 9 Series Motherboards Now Supports 5th-Gen Intel Broadwell Processors
ASUS announced that all 9 Series motherboards offer support for 5th-generation Intel® Core™ processors, assuring a quick, safe, and smooth upgrade — immediately. The easy-to-use ASUS USB BIOS Flashback or BIOS Updater tools enable users to update the UEFI BIOS quickly, unleashing the great performance of the latest high-performance CPUs.
Easy update for instant compatibility with new 5th-generation Intel Core processors
ASUS 9 Series motherboards that include the renowned ASUS USB BIOS Flashback feature enable 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 Reset button and then sit back and wait — there’s nothing else to do.
For other ASUS 9 Series motherboards the necessary UEFI BIOS update takes just one click in an easy-to-use Windows-based BIOS updater application , which can be downloaded free of charge from the ASUS website.
Users keen to take advantage of the power of the latest 5th-generation Intel Core processors can visit the ASUS website, at www.asus.com, and download the relevant UEFI BIOS version today. The following ASUS 9 Series motherboards can be updated for compatibility with the latest Intel CPUs:
|Z97||Z97-Deluxe(NFC & WLC)||2205|
|Z97-Pro(Wi-Fi ac)/USB 3.1||2302|
|Sabertooth Z97 Mark 1/USB 3.1||0401|
|Sabertooth Z97 Mark 1||2205|
|Sabertooth Z97 Mark 2||2205|
|Sabertooth Z97 Mark S||2205|
|Gryphon Z97 Armor Edition||2205|
|Maximus VII Formula||2304|
|Maximus VII Hero||2304|
|Maximus VII Ranger||2304|
|Maximus VII Gene||2304|
|Maximus VII Impact||2304|