BIOS Updates for Intel® 400 Series Chipset and 11th Gen Intel® Core™ Desktop Processor-Based System Builds

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04/06/2021

What are you seeing?

Intel® Z490 and H470 chipset-based motherboards may not boot with the 11th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors.


Environment:

The Intel® 400 Series Chipset is a scalable chipset designed for motherboards that support the 10th Gen and 11th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors. The motherboard BIOS is a key component to maintaining this broad compatibility while enabling processor innovations on the platform.


How to fix it:

Intel® Z490 and H470 chipset-based motherboards may require a BIOS update to boot the 11th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors. Intel recommends that you update the BIOS on your Intel® 400 Series Chipset-based systems for compatibility with the 11th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors.

Note

Motherboards based on Intel® B460 or H410 chipsets are not supported with 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors.


Cause & More Information:

Refer to the links below or contact your motherboard manufacturer directly for BIOS updates and further information.

ASRock

ASUS

Biostar

Colorful

EVGA

Gigabyte

MSI

NZXT

Shangke (Maxsun / SOYO)

 

This list does not include all motherboard manufacturers. If you do not see your motherboard manufacturer listed here, contact them directly.


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