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ASRock Adds 9th Gen Core Compatibility Across Intel 300-series Chipset Lineup


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ASRock's 300 series motherboards now support the new support Intel Core 9000 series processor family. via new BIOS update. With the outstanding and no compromise CPU VRM design of every ASRock motherboards, current ASRock Z370, H370, B360 and H310 series motherboards users can now experience the extreme performance of the new processor with only a few clicks. For every ASRock motherboard we're currently selling that supports this new CPU will have a "8Core CPU Support" sticker on the product box, it may adopt the new CPU right out of box.

Visit this page for links to your motherboard's BIOS update.

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At least they include a disclaimer for the base models with shitty VRM's.
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At least they include a disclaimer for the base models with shitty VRM's.
"*The performance under heavy load may be compromise due to the higher power consumption of intel 9000 series processor" , at the bottom, very small, applies to all the H310 boards, and the cheapest B360 board. Good catch, I almost didn't see this.
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At least they include a disclaimer for the base models with shitty VRM's.
Let's hope other motherboard manufactures follow this strategy.