ASUS updates its 600-series Intel motherboards with next-gen Raptor Lake CPU support

ASUS is now ready for Raptor Lake!

ASUS updates its 600-series Intel motherboards with next-gen Raptor Lake CPU support

ASUS' Z690 motherboards now support Intel's 13th Generation Raptor Lake series processors

Upgrade room is always an important consideration when purchasing a new motherboard, as a clear upgrade path can be a useful way to save money further down the line. Being able to upgrade to a new CPU without the need for a new motherboard is a useful feature, especially if CPU manufacturers can deliver strong generational performance gains with their latest models. 

ASUS has today confirmed that all of their Z690 motherboard now have support for Intel's 13th Generation Raptor Lake series of processors, and with BIOS Flash 3, users of these motherboards can update their boards with a compatible BIOS without needing a processor or a Windows install. Furthermore, ASUS has confirmed that similar BIOS updates are in the works for other ASUS 600 series LGA1700 motherboards. 

ASUS updates its 600-series Intel motherboards with next-gen Raptor Lake CPU support

Press Release - ASUS Announces 600 Series Motherboards Support The Next Gen Intel Processors

ASUS today announced BIOS support and updates readying a range of motherboards for a new wave of Intel CPUs. ASUS provides convenient tools to update the BIOS — BIOS Flashback and EZ Flash. The design of BIOS Flashback allows users to update the BIOS without entering the BIOS screen, and the ASUS EZ Flash 3 program allows them to easily update the BIOS version without entering the Windows operating system. ASUS 600-series motherboards will receive support for these new CPUs according to the chart below.

All UEFI BIOS updates will be available on the respective motherboard support pages, which can be accessed via the ASUS Support website.

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ASUS updates its 600-series Intel motherboards with next-gen Raptor Lake CPU support

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