BIOS updates for AM4 motherboards

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  1. gigaxtreme1

    gigaxtreme1 2[H]4U

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    Let's post BIOS updates here as they are released for the Ryzen processors and the AM4 platform. This may have to move to Mobos. Will edit as required. If you're board is not listed, please let me know of that and any other additions and I will try to get to it.

    Beta BIOSs are not officially supported and are used at your own risk.

    ASRock

    X470 boards

    Asrock X470 Taichi Ultimate
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/X470 Taichi Ultimate/index.asp#BIOS

    Asrock X470 Taichi
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/X470 Taichi/index.asp#BIOS


    Asrock X470 Master SLI/ac
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/X470 Master SLIac/index.asp#BIOS

    Asrock X470 Master SLI
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/X470 Master SLI/index.asp#BIOS

    Asrock Fata1ity X470 gaming K4
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/Fatal1ty X470 Gaming K4/index.asp#BIOS

    Asrock Mini ITX Fata1ity X470 Gaming-ITX/ac

    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/Fatal1ty X470 Gaming-ITXac/index.asp#BIOS


    X300 series boards

    ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Professional Gaming -
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/Fatal1ty X370 Professional Gaming/index.us.asp#BIOS

    ASRock X370 Taichi - http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/X370 Taichi/index.us.asp#BIOS

    ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Gaming -
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/Fatal1ty X370 Gaming K4/index.us.asp#BIOS

    ASRock X370 Killer SLI/ac -
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/X370 Killer SLIac/index.us.asp#BIOS

    ASrock Fatal1ty X370 Gaming-ITX/ac
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/Fatal1ty X370 Gaming-ITXac/index.us.asp#BIOS

    ASRock Fatal1ty AB350 K4 Gaming -
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/Fatal1ty AB350 Gaming K4/index.us.asp#BIOS

    ASRock AB350 Pro4 -
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/AB350 Pro4/index.us.asp#BIOS

    ASRock AB350M Pro4 -
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/AB350M Pro4/index.us.asp#BIOS

    ASRock AB350M -
    http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/AB350M/#BIOS

    Asus

    X470 boards

    Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO
    https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/ROG-CROSSHAIR-VII-HERO/HelpDesk_BIOS/

    Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO WIFI
    https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/ROG-CROSSHAIR-VII-HERO-WI-FI/HelpDesk_Download/

    Asus PRIME X470-PRO
    https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/PRIME-X470-PRO/HelpDesk_Download/

    Asus ROG STRIX X470-I GAMING
    https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/ROG-STRIX-X470-I-GAMING/HelpDesk_Download/

    ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING
    https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/ROG-STRIX-X470-F-GAMING/HelpDesk_Download/

    Asus TUF X470-PLUS GAMING
    https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/TUF-X470-PLUS-GAMING/HelpDesk_Download/

    X300 series boards

    ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Hero- https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/ROG-CROSSHAIR-VI-HERO/HelpDesk_Download/

    Overclock.net has a good thread maintained by an Asus rep.to read as far as compatibility of RAM and overclocking tweaks.
    http://www.overclock.net/t/1624603/rog-crosshair-vi-overclocking-thread

    ASUS Prime X370-Pro - https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/PRIME-X370-PRO/HelpDesk_Download/

    ASUS PRIME B350-PLUS - https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/PRIME-B350-PLUS/HelpDesk_Download/

    ASUS Prime B350M-A/CSM - https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/PRIME-B350M-A/

    Biostar

    X470 boards

    Biostar X470GTN Ver. 5.x
    http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=910#download

    Biostar X470GT8 Ver. 5.x
    http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=909#download

    X300 series boards

    BIOSTAR X370GT7 - http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/...D=874#download

    BIOSTAR X370GT5 - http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/...D=873#download

    BIOSTAR B350GT5 - http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/...D=872#download

    BIOSTAR Racing X370-GTN ( Mini ITX ) -
    http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=879#download

    Gigabyte

    X470 boards

    Gigayte X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING (rev.1.0)
    https://www.gigabyte.com/us/Motherboard/X470-AORUS-ULTRA-GAMING-rev-10#support-dl


    Gigayte X470 AORUS GAMING 7 WIFI (rev.1.0)
    https://www.gigabyte.com/us/Motherboard/X470-AORUS-GAMING-7-WIFI-rev-10#support-dl

    Gigayte X470 AORUS GAMING 5 WIFI (rev.1.0)
    https://www.gigabyte.com/us/Motherboard/X470-AORUS-GAMING-5-WIFI-rev-10#support-dl

    Gigabyte AM4 board beta BIOS thread- (Accidentally deleted and moved)
    http://forum.gigabyte.us/thread/1542/original-am4-beta-bios-thread

    X300 series boards

    Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming K7
    http://www.gigabyte.us/Motherboard/GA-AX370-Gaming-K7-rev-10#support-dl
    DON'T USE BIOS F5-OVERVOLT ISSUES FRY CPUS!

    Gigabyte GA-AX370-GAMING 5 - http://www.gigabyte.us/Motherboard/G...-10#support-dl
    DON'T USE BIOS F7-OVERVOLT ISUES FRY CPUS!

    Gigabyte GA-AB350-GAMING 3 (rev. 1.0) - http://www.gigabyte.us/Motherboard/G...-10#support-dl

    Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming
    http://www.gigabyte.us/Motherboard/GA-AB350-Gaming-rev-10#support-dl

    Gigabyte GA-AB350M-Gaming 3 (rev. 1.0) -
    http://www.gigabyte.us/Motherboard/G...-10#support-dl

    Gigabyte GA-AB350N-Gaming WIFI (ITX)
    http://www.gigabyte.us/Motherboard/GA-AB350N-Gaming-WIFI-rev-10#support-dl

    MSI

    X470 boards

    MSI X470 GAMING M7 AC
    https://us.msi.com/Motherboard/support/X470-GAMING-M7-AC#down-bios

    MSI X470 GAMING PRO CARBON
    https://us.msi.com/Motherboard/support/X470-GAMING-PRO-CARBON

    MSI X470 GAMING PLUS
    https://us.msi.com/Motherboard/support/X470-GAMING-PLUS

    MSI beta BIOS page https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=283344.0

    X300 series boards

    MSI X370 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM - https://us.msi.com/Motherboard/suppo...n-driver&Win10

    MSI X370 GAMING PRO CARBON - https://us.msi.com/Motherboard/suppo...ml#down-driver

    MSI B350 TOMAHAWK - https://us.msi.com/Motherboard/suppo...ml#down-driver

    MSI B350M Gaming PRO - https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/B350...eature-section -
     
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  2. dook43

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    I'd like to get a board in hand whose bios I can actually update
     
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  3. CAD4466HK

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    I will delete my post to keep this short and sweet ;)
     
  4. FrameBuffer

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    The MSI Titanium is not an update. Its the bios that was delivered with the boards, dated Feb 22, 2017 version 1.11
    [​IMG]
     
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  5. Riptide_NVN

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    Same thing for the Tomahawk.
     
  6. gigaxtreme1

    gigaxtreme1 2[H]4U

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    Links provided. Check on your particular model occasionally.
     
  7. n00by

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    I got this board in yesterday, but it shipped with bios version F4. It's dated 20/02/2017.
    Curious if anything is changed or when they are planning on releasing a new bios. So far I can't seem to clock my memory higher than 2133MHz but I haven't tried extensively due to lack of time.
     
  8. gigaxtreme1

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    Looks like experimentals to new release as of yet.
    Edit- Indeed that is the newest BIOS. Nothing new , in fact older are posted for download.
     
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  9. dook43

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    Egg charged my payment method for the CH6.
     
  10. os2wiz

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    Asus now has a eta bios 5803 that improves memory stability and speeds . Try it is soecifically for ROG Crosshair VI Hero board. Go to rog.asus.com click on community, then motherboards then Crosshair VI thread there is a hotlink to that bio in one of the threads. It is a major improvement. I is a beta bios, but better than anything else they have out.



     
  11. NKD

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    Looks like you all should have quiet a few updates in the coming months. Probably more and more improving latency and memory speeds. AMD seems to have just not focused on it much and just focused on CPU side of things for IPC for launch. There should be some improvements for you guys it seems. Get faster memory speed and eventually the boards will support it. Looks like 1080p gaming gets a big boost with memory speed, probably gives the interconnect between modules big bandwidth boost.
     
  12. ecmaster76

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    Looks like you have the GIGABYTE GA-AB350-Gaming 3 listed twice and are missing two other boards:

    GA-AB350-Gaming
    http://www.gigabyte.us/Motherboard/GA-AB350-Gaming-rev-10#support-dl
    GA-AX370-Gaming K7
    http://www.gigabyte.us/Motherboard/GA-AX370-Gaming-K7-rev-10#support-dl

    Interestingly Gigabyte seems to have pulled older BIOS revisions and now the F2/F3 versions the boards likely shipped with are listed as "First Releas"
     
  13. gigaxtreme1

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    Listed others. Let us know if there is anything new.
     
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    I flashed the new F5c bios on my AX370 Gaming 5, but it made no difference for me. It still won't post above 2133MHz no matter voltage/timings.

    Edit: According to the BIOS the CPU runs much cooler than before, it used to idle at about 53-55C in the BIOS but now it idles at around 25-30C. Possibly better temperature detection? Because of this the fan is now also way quieter because it doesn't spin up as much anymore.

    This is with a Noctua NH-U14S.
     
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  16. Elory Besus

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    Thanks for this! Will definitely try to update my BIOS as soon as I get home.
     
  17. luke51087

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    ASRock X370 Killer SLI/ac - http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/X370%20...c/index.us.asp - 1.20 , 2/24/2017 , First released - 1.50 , Support CPU Frequency Multiplier function.

    Looks like they have a 1.6 that is not done in the EFI shell like the 1.2 >1.5
    Windows and dos version

    1.Add Instant flash function.
    2.Add "CPU Frequency Multiplier Change" item.

    Really wish they would tell you more of what is changed with bios updates.

    Same update for the Non AC version and tachi, i believe aall of the x370 are up a version from today 3/7.
     
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    GIGABYTE GA-AB350-GAMING 3 (rev. 1.0) - http://www.gigabyte.us/Motherboard/G...-10#
    F5
    2017/02/24
    Improve system capability :facepalm:


    Flash failed for me. Gets to the start of erasing/writing and gives up. After three tries I decided I'd tempted fate enough
     
  19. ecmaster76

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    Since I hate myself I went ahead and tried again using qflash instead of Bios and managed to get it loaded

    DDR4 2400 still crashes hella fast which isn't surprising given the build date. Oh well
     
  20. gigaxtreme1

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    Somebody got DDR4 3200 working.
     
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    scuttlebutt is that you can do it via bclock instead of memory multiplier

    drop pcie to gen2 for more headroom
     
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    People on the MSI forum are talking about a 1.23 beta BIOS for the MSI X370 Titanium. However, I can't find this file anywhere. Anyone have a link?
     
  24. cybereality

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    The 1.23 beta BIOS for the MSI X370 Titanium is in this post (scroll down to Svet at the end):
    https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=282959.0

    I've installed it and it doesn't seem to have any issue but it also didn't seem like any improvement.

    EDIT: I ran into some performance issues w/ CrossFire (slower than 1 card performance and random shut-downs mid-game) and I'm not sure if the beta BIOS was to blame. I flashed back to stock and did the DDU driver reinstall and then things were working again.
     
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  25. DedEmbryonicCe11

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    At least some of the ASRock MB's are up to 1.54 beta but users on oc.net are saying the improved XMP support didn't help them yet.
     
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    Just set up my Asrock X370 Killer SLI/ac last night with my 1700x. and this memory https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820232485

    cant seem to get it to turn on with anything more than 2133 speeds :( i did not try the beta bios(1.62) but it came with 1.3 and i took it to 1.6 no luck there. I will wait a few weeks until more bios fixes come out.
     
  28. Riptide_NVN

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    Basically same stuff I'm running on this B350 tomahawk.

    When I first built the system and turned it on it would not POST. Only thing that got it to work was to clear CMOS not once but TWICE. Both memory modules are working now at 1.35v set in the BIOS but I am afraid to try for more than 2400mhz. Last thing I want to do is brick the motherboard while I can't get a replacement. Going to leave it alone and wait a few months and an update or two before I try.
     
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    I was looking on the MSI forums (re: my X370) and the mod there said this:
    https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=282923.7

    Reading between the lines it makes me feel we may have to get new AM4 tuned RAM to hit the speeds we want. The high-speed Flare X sticks from G.Skill coming later this month I believe will be that.
     
  30. luke51087

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    Hopefully the updates will at least make it so i can use 2933 :/
     
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  31. LurkerLito

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    It's that RAM issue that really is holding me back from purchasing a new Ryzen system. The plan was to use all 4 dimm slots but if there is that speed penalty for using it I'll just have to wait because I don''t want to buy a board then find out later that it needs a new motherboard revision or it can't be fixed.
     
  32. luke51087

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    yeah i was really hoping to at least be able to use 2933 or even 2667 at this point 2133 sucks
     
  33. Formula.350

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    :cry: Nathan Kirsch, in his Why AM4 Motherboards Are Missing [from the market] article, really broke my heart when he mentioned that MSI Titanium doesn't physically have the ability to make finer adjustments to the BClk :shifty:
    "but we just found out that the board lacks a CLKGEN (clock generator) on it to adjust the bus frequency for fine tuned overclocking. We were hopeful that was something MSI would enable with a UEFI update, but the board is lacking the physical components to enable it."

    I'm still going to keep my order on the board, but what kind further irked me was when I read...
    "The good news is that MSI has a new model coming out with this feature to compete with ASUS and Gigabyte, but it is lacking on their current flagship model."

    That's... not really "good news" :( heh That's more unfortunate news. They could've at least made provisions for it to accept a tiny daughter-card component that adds the external CLKGEN. However, I'm also hoping that maybe they have the circuit designed into the Titanium but is simply lacking the SMD components (hopefully, though admittedly very unlikely, it'll just need a clock crystal soldered on).

    I'm also rather surprised that they [AM4 boards] don't have native support for AMP and XMP memory profiles like in the past. I know a couple have it currently, but it hasn't helped much/any on those boards.
    Memory on AM4, period, is a mess, and I'm not even referring to the support problems. The complete lack of subtimings is quite absurd, which by my understanding, is currently AMD holding that back while they try to iron out the general memory compatibility teething issues. Nevertheless, I guess I'm more caught off guard by the lack of timing options, having not experienced that since... geeze... Like 1998 to 2002 era of computing? heh I can't recall if most higher-end DDR-based boards were limited like that, though. Most of my A64 memory tuning I admit was done through Windows with A64Info.exe (best. program. evar!) which DID have all the subtiming options, and BClk, and HyperTransport multi! So I rarely had to even touch the BIOS :p Dear god, please PLEASE someone make the Ryzen equivalent of that program! lol (Ryzen Master program would be great, if they added the subtiming control like OverDrive had)
     
  34. gigaxtreme1

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    From what I can tell, best ram performance is in dual channel/ 2sticks and reducing PCIE to gen. 2 for higher memory timing until updates. Any other tweaks?
     
  35. Imhotep

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    Nathan Kirsch is a little monkey that pretends that he knows something that the rest of us don't. Its straight forward : New platform, their excuse is perfectly legit. Its a new platform. The bioses seem like they are in alpha stage basically working.
    That is ok. Its just a matter of a few weeks. You get what you pay for is a fucking poor excuse for being an idiot shopper at least in the case we are presented with. Excuse my terrible honesty , but pc gamer is also a bunch of fucking women or is it low testosterone men lol. What a fucking creep show.
     
  36. Formula.350

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    Well then... that became misogynistic rather suddenly, which was obviously uncalled for, nevermind the fact it clearly contributed absolutely nothing to the discussion. :rolleyes:
    Prior to that? A little childish at times, but at least it kept itself relevant :\

    On a lighter not, one can't help but appreciate that it follows giga's post, which his sig says:
    Posters on these boards should consider exercising patience and tolerance. As with all excercise, it builds strength in these positive character attributes. It's never too late for self inprovement.

    Quite fitting lol
     
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  37. gigaxtreme1

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    Heh, had to change that to "improvement". Guess it's true.
     
  38. Imhotep

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    Right you are, its hard to be objective when so called jurnalists have no objectivity. I'm not interested in their poor opinions, but objectivity that simply is not there. Did I contribute to the discussion. most likely not, but I'm happy we can find humor in it.
    Aside from the opinions thrown. Does anyone know if or when can we get the Biostar GT3. Or should I just grab the MSI Titanium. I think that 1800X in a small form factor along with Vega would make a sexy little PC.
     
  39. gigaxtreme1

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    Apparently Mobos were shipped by slow boat. Another Intel channel sabotage feat. Next week the big shipments come in.