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AMD Motherboard Makers Removing Support For Older CPU Models

Many motherboard makers are reporting that they might drop support for Bristol Ridge in future motherboard releases. The reason for this is that the BIOS has to support all processors by included the microcode for them. Supporting so many CPU models makes the size of the BIOS beyond 128 megabits (16 MB), which would exceed the capacity of the BIOS flash chips used by most motherboard manufacturers.

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Posted by amiller in All News, AMD, BIOS, Blog, Bristol Ridge, Hardware News, Motherboards

ASUS Announces Support for AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors with Radeon Vega

ASUS today announced that its complete lineup of AM4-socket-based motherboards now offer support for the first Zen architecture-based AMD Ryzen desktop processors with Radeon Vega graphics Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), via a BIOS update that’s available immediately.

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Posted by amiller in All News, AMD, ASUS, BIOS, Blog, Hardware News, Motherboards, Press Releases, Raven Ridge, RYZEN