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ASRock X99 Motherboards Now Broadwell-E Ready

Intel’s Broadwell-E HEDT CPU is definitely arriving soon and not just the stuff of rumours as evident with the another motherboard manufacturer announcing BIOS updates that will enable compatibility with current X99 motherboards. First MSI announced two weeks ago that updates are now available to enable the feature and ASRock has officially acknowledged the impending release as well via press release.

ASRock Broadwell-E

The new flagship Core i7-6950X is expected to be a 10-core monster with 25MB of L3 cache. ASRock also confirms in the press release that the BIOS update includes support for the other upcoming Broadwell-E CPU family i7-6900K, i7-6850K and i7-6800K.

ASRock currently has 20 different X99 motherboards listed in various form factors, including mini-ITX and mATX. The Broadwell-E BIOS update can be found on each of their respoective product pages here:

Motherboard list:

X99 OC Formula/3.1X99 OC FormulaFatal1ty X99 Professional/3.1
Fatal1ty X99 ProfessionalFatal1ty X99X Killer/3.1Fatal1ty X99X Killer
Fatal1ty X99M Killer/3.1Fatal1ty X99M KillerX99 WS-E/10G
X99 WS-EX99 WSX99 Extreme11
X99 Extreme6/3.1X99 Extreme6/acX99 Extreme6
X99 Extreme4/3.1X99 Extreme4X99M Extreme4
X99 Extreme3X99E-ITX/ac

source: Press Release

Ron Perillo

Ron is a non-binary tech writer that presently identifies as a reviewer but is currently transitioning toward modding.
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