KEY POINTS

  • BIOS update enables support for next-gen Intel processors on compatible ASUS, ROG, Pro Gaming, Signature or TUF Z170, H170, B150 or H110 motherboards
  • Update involves a simple one-touch operation with either a USB flash drive or a Windows-based app
  • BIOS updates for all compatible motherboards are available from the relevant product support page, via www.asus.com 

Taipei, Taiwan (4th October, 2016) — ASUS today announced that all 100-series motherboards will now support next-generation Intel® Core processors. A quick and easy UEFI BIOS update unleashes the full potential of the next-generation high-performance CPUs for socket LGA 1151, reaffirming ASUS as the BEST leading motherboard brand — Best Selling, Easy to Use, Stable and Trusted.

Owners of ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG), Pro Gaming, Signature and TUF Z170, H170, B150 and H110 motherboards are able to take advantage of the easy upgrade to the award-winning ASUS UEFI BIOS, which is available today via the relevant ASUS Support web page.

Instant compatibility with next-generation Intel Core processors

All ASUS 100-series motherboards that include the ASUS USB BIOS Flashback feature allow users to apply UEFI BIOS updates with ease. For other ASUS 100-series motherboards the necessary UEFI BIOS update takes just one click in an easy-to-use Windows-based BIOS updater application, ASUS EZ Update, which is available to download from the ASUS website.

Users keen to take advantage of the power of the next generation of LGA1151 Intel Core processors should visit product support page via www.asus.com and download the relevant UEFI BIOS version today. The following ASUS 100-series motherboards can be updated[1] for compatibility with the latest Intel CPUs:

List of supported models:

Intel Chipset Model Name BIOS Version
Z170 MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME 2202
Z170 MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA 2202
Z170 MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA 2202
Z170 MAXIMUS VIII HERO 2202
Z170 MAXIMUS VIII RANGER 2202
Z170 MAXIMUS VIII GENE 2202
Z170 MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT 2202
Z170 Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA 2003
Z170 Z170 PRO GAMING 2003
Z170 Z170I PRO GAMING 2003
Z170 Z170-PREMIUM 2202
Z170 Z170-DELUXE 2202
Z170 Z170-PRO 2202
Z170 Z170-A 2202
Z170 Z170-AR 2202
Z170 Z170-E 2202
Z170 Z170-K 2003
Z170 Z170-P D3 2002
Z170 Z170-P 2003
Z170 Z170M-PLUS 2002
Z170 Z170M-E D3 2001
Z170 SABERTOOTH Z170 S 2202
Z170 SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 2202
Q170 Q170T 2002
Q170 Q170S1 2001
Q170 Q170M-C 2003
Q170 Q170M2 2001
Q170 Q170I-PLUS 2002
H170 H170 PRO GAMING 2003
H170 H170-PRO/USB 3.1 2002
H170 H170-PRO 2003
H170 H170-PLUS D3 2002
H170 H170M-PLUS 2002
H170 H170M-E D3 2001
H170 H170I-PRO 2002
H110 H170I-PLUS D3 2001
B150 B150 PRO GAMING/AURA 2003
B150 B150 PRO GAMING D3 2001
B150 B150 PRO GAMING 2003
B150 B150-A 2001
B150 B150-PRO D3 2001
B150 B150-PRO 2002
B150 B150-PLUS D3 2001
B150 B150-PLUS 2002
B150 B150M-PLUS D3 2001
B150 B150M-PLUS 2003
B150 B150M-A/M.2 2003
B150 B150M-A 2001
B150 B150M-C D3 2001
B150 B150M-C 2003
B150 B150M-D D3 2001
B150 B150M-D 2002
B150 B150M-V PLUS 2002
B150 B150M-K D3 2001
B150 B150M-K 2003
B150 B150M-F PLUS 2002
B150 B150M-ET M2 2002
B150 B150M-ET D3 2001
B150 B150M-ET 2001
B150 PIO-B150M 2002
B150 EX-B150M-V5 D3 2001
B150 EX-B150M-V5 2002
B150 EX-B150M-V3 2003
H110 H110-PLUS 2002
H110 H110M-R 2002
H110 H110M-PLUS D3 2001
H110 H110M-PLUS 2002
H110 H110M-A/M.2 2003
H110 H110M-A/DP 2002
H110 H110M-A D3 2001
H110 H110M-A 2001
H110 H110M-C D3 2001
H110 H110M-D D3 2001
H110 H110M-D 2002
H110 H110M-ET 2001
H110 H110M-E/M.2 2002
H110 H110M-E D3 2001
H110 H110M-E 2002
H110 H110M-K D3 2001
H110 H110M-K 2003
H110 H110I-PLUS 2002
H110 H110T 2002
H110 H110S1 2002
C232 E3-PRO V5 2002
C232 E3M-PLUS V5 2003
C232 E3M-ET V5 2001
C232 E3 PRO Gaming V5 2002

 

[1] A future BIOS update will further improve performance and functionality.

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