UEFI BIOS updates available immediately for all 9 Series motherboards to enable compatibility with latest Intel Core processors

Intel’s Broadwell micro-architecture for the desktop parts are almost ready for launch, and ASUS is the first motherboard vendor to step up and immediate launch their BIOS / UEFI updates for the said processors.

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Currently, ASUS’ 9 Series motherboards are the only products to receive BIOS updates, which requires a simple one touch procedure via a USB drive or an app from ASUS’ end. Check out the list of products below whose compatible with the Iris-Pro enabled Broadwell based micro-processors.

Manila, Philippines (11th March, 2015) — ASUS today 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[1] 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[2], 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:

Model nameBIOS
version
Z97Z97-Deluxe(NFC & WLC)2205
Z97-Deluxe/USB 3.10401
Z97-Deluxe2205
Z97-Pro(Wi-Fi ac)/USB 3.12302
Z97-Pro(Wi-Fi ac)2205
Z97-Pro2205
Z97-A/USB 3.10501
Z97-A2205
Z97-AR2205
Sabertooth Z97 Mark 1/USB 3.10401
Sabertooth Z97 Mark 12205
Sabertooth Z97 Mark 22205
Sabertooth Z97 Mark S2205
Gryphon Z97 Armor Edition2205
Gryphon Z972205
Maximus VII Formula2304
Maximus VII Hero2304
Maximus VII Ranger2304
Maximus VII Gene2304
Maximus VII Impact2304
Z97-Pro Gamer2002
Z97I-PLUS2502
Z97M-PLUS2604
Z97-K2502
Z97-C2401
Z97-E0602
Z97-P2702
Z97-K R2.00702
H97H97-Pro Gamer2402
H97I-Plus2502
H97M-Plus2402
H97-Plus2402
H97-Pro2703
H97M-E2302

About ASUS

ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,326 awards in 2014 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 13,600 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 4,500 engineers. Company revenue for 2014 was approximately US$14.5 billion.

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