Intel® Core™ X-series Processors Microcode (BIOS) Update


Product Information & Documentation



Intel has released a microcode update to our motherboard partners for voltage-based overclocking functionality on our new Intel® Core™ X-series processors.

Affected Products

  • Intel® Core™ i9-10980XE
  • Intel® Core™ i9-10940X
  • Intel® Core™ i9-10920X
  • Intel® Core™ i9-10900X


If you intend to overclock, Intel recommends that users of the affected products contact their motherboard manufacturer to obtain the latest microcode update.

To identify the microcode version on your system follow the steps provided.

Refer to your motherboard manufacturer’s support page, some of which are listed below, to determine if a microcode (BIOS) update is needed.

Motherboard manufacturer support pages

If you need further assistance, contact Intel Customer Support.