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 ChipsetModel NameBIOS Version
Z170MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME2202
Z170MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA2202
Z170MAXIMUS VIII HERO ALPHA2202
Z170MAXIMUS VIII HERO2202
Z170MAXIMUS VIII RANGER2202
Z170MAXIMUS VIII GENE2202
Z170MAXIMUS VIII IMPACT2202
Z170Z170 PRO GAMING/AURA2003
Z170Z170 PRO GAMING2003
Z170Z170I PRO GAMING2003
Z170Z170-PREMIUM2202
Z170Z170-DELUXE2202
Z170Z170-PRO2202
Z170Z170-A2202
Z170Z170-AR2202
Z170Z170-E2202
Z170Z170-K2003
Z170Z170-P D32002
Z170Z170-P2003
Z170Z170M-PLUS2002
Z170Z170M-E D32001
Z170SABERTOOTH Z170 S2202
Z170SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 12202
Q170Q170T2002
Q170Q170S12001
Q170Q170M-C2003
Q170Q170M22001
Q170Q170I-PLUS2002
H170H170 PRO GAMING2003
H170H170-PRO/USB 3.12002
H170H170-PRO2003
H170H170-PLUS D32002
H170H170M-PLUS2002
H170H170M-E D32001
H170H170I-PRO2002
H110H170I-PLUS D32001
B150B150 PRO GAMING/AURA2003
B150B150 PRO GAMING D32001
B150B150 PRO GAMING2003
B150B150-A2001
B150B150-PRO D32001
B150B150-PRO2002
B150B150-PLUS D32001
B150B150-PLUS2002
B150B150M-PLUS D32001
B150B150M-PLUS2003
B150B150M-A/M.22003
B150B150M-A2001
B150B150M-C D32001
B150B150M-C2003
B150B150M-D D32001
B150B150M-D2002
B150B150M-V PLUS2002
B150B150M-K D32001
B150B150M-K2003
B150B150M-F PLUS2002
B150B150M-ET M22002
B150B150M-ET D32001
B150B150M-ET2001
B150PIO-B150M2002
B150EX-B150M-V5 D32001
B150EX-B150M-V52002
B150EX-B150M-V32003
H110H110-PLUS2002
H110H110M-R2002
H110H110M-PLUS D32001
H110H110M-PLUS2002
H110H110M-A/M.22003
H110H110M-A/DP2002
H110H110M-A D32001
H110H110M-A2001
H110H110M-C D32001
H110H110M-D D32001
H110H110M-D2002
H110H110M-ET2001
H110H110M-E/M.22002
H110H110M-E D32001
H110H110M-E2002
H110H110M-K D32001
H110H110M-K2003
H110H110I-PLUS2002
H110H110T2002
H110H110S12002
C232E3-PRO V52002
C232E3M-PLUS V52003
C232E3M-ET V52001
C232E3 PRO Gaming V52002

 

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