ASUS X58-based motherboards ready to support 32nm processor via BIOS upgrade

asus_logoASUS today announced that it is ready to support the upcoming 32nm processor based on the LGA1366 socket and the Intel® X58 chipset. This next-generation 32nm infrastructure, supporting six multi-cores, will deliver maximum performance to ASUS X58-based motherboards via a comprehensive BIOS upgrade.

Chie-Wei Lin, General Manager of ASUS Motherboard Business said, “This new processor architecture accommodates up to six cores and significantly improves CPU performance. By enabling the architecture in our award-winning X58-based motherboards, we can deliver one of the fastest personal computing platforms in history and we are very excited about it.”

Advanced CPU Performance and Enhanced Graphics Processing

ASUS’ entire range of X58-based motherboards is ready for the new 32nm processor. For maximum CPU performance and advanced graphics processing enabled by the six cores, users simply need to update the BIOS of their existing X58-based motherboards.

BIOS Upgrade Required for Different Models
Model BIOS Version
P6X58D Premium 0222
P6TD Deluxe 0209
P6T Deluxe V2 0704
P6T Deluxe 1804
P6T SE 0608
P6T 0904
Rampage II Extreme 1639
Rampage II GENE 1033

Source: Asus

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