If you own any ASUS, ROG or TUF Z87, H87, B85 or H81 motherboard there will soon be BIOS updates for upcoming new 4th Gen Intel Core CPUs. Most boards feature ASUS' exclusive USB BIOS Flashback that can update the BIOS with only the ATX power connector attached - no CPU or memory required.
When the new CPUs arrive, your ASUS board will be ready with the update from the support pages. Hit the PR button below for the full list of motherboards and upcoming minimum BIOS version that provides new support.
ASUS Announces Support for New 4th-Generation Intel Core Processors in all 8 Series Motherboards
BIOS updates available for all models enable compatibility with latest Intel CPUs
Taipei, Taiwan (21st February, 2014) — ASUS today announced that all 8 Series motherboards offer support for new 4th-generation Intel® Core™ processors, assuring a quick, safe, and smooth upgrade — immediately. A simple BIOS update is all that’s required to enable users to enjoy the great performance of the latest CPUs.
Just one click for instant compatibility with new 4th-generation Intel Core Processors
All ASUS 8 series Intel motherboards support new 4th-generation Intel Core Processors, and the necessary BIOS update takes just one click in an easy-to-use application, which can be downloaded from the ASUS website. Users keen to take advantage of the power of the latest CPUs can visit the ASUS website, at www.asus.com, and download the relevant BIOS version — today!
With the renowned ASUS USB BIOS Flashback feature, users are able to apply BIOS updates with incredible ease. This innovative tool lets users update an 8 Series motherboard’s BIOS with just a USB flash drive containing the appropriate BIOS file. The motherboard does even need to have a CPU or DRAM modules in place: users can simply connect the power supply, plug in their USB drive, press the BIOS Flashback or Reset button and then sit back and wait – there’s nothing else to do!
The following ASUS 8 Series motherboards can be updated for compatibility with the latest Intel CPUs:
 Users should check their ASUS 8 Series motherboard model for feature availability. Visit www.asus.com for more information.
ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,256 awards in 2013 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2012 was approximately US$14 billion.