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ASUS Announces Support for 5th-Generation Intel Core Processors

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ASUS recently announced that all 9 Series motherboards now offer support for 5th-generation Intel Core processors, assuring a quick, safe, and smooth upgrade. So if you have an ASUS motherboard, head on over to your ASUS USB BIOS Flashback or BIOS Updater tools to update the UEFI BIOS to improve the performance of your high performance CPUs.

[PR] ASUS Announces Support for 5th-Generation Intel Core Processors

Easy update for instant compatibility with new 5th-generation Intel Core processors

ASUS 9 Series motherboards that include the ASUS USB BIOS Flashback feature enable users to easily apply the UEFI BIOS updates. The tool downloads the latest BIOS to a USB flash drive, enabling you to update the ASUS UEFI BIOS quickly and safely. The motherboard does not even need to have a CPU or DRAM modules in place; you can just connect the power supply, plug in the USB drive, press the USB BIOS Flashback or Reset button and then sit back and wait for it to finish.

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 for free from the ASUS website.

The following ASUS 9 Series motherboards can be updated for compatibility with the latest Intel CPUs:

Model name

BIOS
version

Z97Z97-Deluxe(NFC & WLC)

2205

Z97-Deluxe/USB 3.1

0401

Z97-Deluxe

2205

Z97-Pro(Wi-Fi ac)/USB 3.1

2302

Z97-Pro(Wi-Fi ac)

2205

Z97-Pro

2205

Z97-A/USB 3.1

0501

Z97-A

2205

Z97-AR

2205

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

Gryphon Z97

2205

Maximus VII Formula

2304

Maximus VII Hero

2304

Maximus VII Ranger

2304

Maximus VII Gene

2304

Maximus VII Impact

2304

Z97-ProGamer

2002

Z97I-PLUS

2502

Z97M-PLUS

2604

Z97-K

2502

Z97-C

2401

Z97-E

0602

Z97-P

2702

Z97-K R2.0

0702

H97H97-ProGamer

2402

H97I-Plus

2502

H97M-Plus

2402

H97-Plus

2402

H97-Pro

2703

H97M-E

2302

Bryan is a tech and gadget enthusiast who spends his day blogging, writing fiction, and watching NBA clips on YouTube.

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