simple questio skylake support on 8.1?

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by zalazin, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. zalazin

    zalazin [H]ard|Gawd

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    Am building a budget system for my new RX480 is just ordered. Have to keep price down going with I3, 16gb ram and micros atx Asus board. 2 choices skylake or Haswell 5 buck difference. Will the oem 8.1 support skylake out of box?
     
  2. jmilcher

    jmilcher 2[H]4U

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    Yes skylake has full support.
     
  3. bigdogchris

    bigdogchris [H]ard as it Gets

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    8.1 does support Skylake, however, it won't support Skylake "out of the box" because the chip set came out after 8.1 You can install the Chipset Device Software download to install hardware that may get missed by the 8.1 installer.