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ASRock Takes Intel Ivy Bridge CPUs to Z68, P67 and H67 Series Motherboards

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World's top 3 motherboard manufacturer ASRock today announced that its entire line of Intel P67, H67 and Z68 series motherboards will support Intel Ivy Bridge CPUs by updating the latest P version BIOS & Drivers! Via an Intel® Ivy Bridge CPU, ASRock P67, H67 and Z68 series motherboards are resurrected. Users may expect more powerful processing speed yet lower power consumption by the world's first 22 nm 3-D Transistors.

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Good to know although there's no need or justification to replace my SB with IB. Haswell could be an option next year but that's a different story. I see an option for those with an SB i3 to upgrade to a superior Ivy chip.
 
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sweet! Times comes that I will have to check those ivies... but a generation further :pimp:


Edit: Of course, CrappyDad! :)
 

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Good to know although there's no need or justification to replace my SB with IB. Haswell could be an option next year but that's a different story. I see an option for those with an SB i3 to upgrade to a superior Ivy chip.
Haswell will be an entire new socket (1150).
 
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Beta BIOSes already supported this since lauch day, nice to see its official now :D
 

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Just finished updating mine. ;)
 
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Haswell will be an entire new socket (1150).
I know, that's why I said for those with the 2500k/2600k/2700k this BIOS update is not so important because Ivy is not bringing much to the table (except for heat... when overclocked at certain freq.) My opinion.
 
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ECS proclaimed similar sometime ago, almost 2 months ago, yet still waiting. I have no need for IB but hoping some other changes/tweaks/fixes are there.
 
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I like how they photoshopped an AMD processor on the "promotion" page with all the BIOS links. Besides that, I'll probably upgrade my Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 tonight.
 
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I like how they photoshopped an AMD processor on the "promotion" page with all the BIOS links. Besides that, I'll probably upgrade my Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 tonight.
haha u are right!
 
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Does this mean my P67 Extreme4 Gen3 will also update its 3 pci-e lanes x16 to 3.0?
 
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In one year with the P67 the only BSOD I have had have been when installing Asrock XTU utility. That is twice :) Uninstalled of course.
 
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In one year with the P67 the only BSOD I have had have been when installing Asrock XTU utility. That is twice :) Uninstalled of course.
QFT :laugh:
BSOD BSOD BSOD BSOD BSOD..

and also they had bios bugs (P67 bios ver 2.0) :laugh: