If you’ve been waiting anxiously for weeks to drop AMD’s new Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 into your 500-series motherboard, the time is nearly upon us.You will have to do a few things to prepare your 500-series motherboard first, though. AMD official said for any 500-series motherboard to boot a new Zen 3 chip, it’ll have to have a UEFI/BIOS featuring an AMD AGESA BIOS numbered 1.0.8.0 or higher.You can head over to your motherboard maker’s website and search the support section for the BIOS for your board. For example, for this Asus Prime X570P, we found that Asus currently has a BIOS/UEFI version of 2606 on its website that was released in August of 2019. The descriptions for the BIOS/UEFI show that it incorporates AMD AGESA version 1.0.8.0. To install it, we’d download the file, decompress the file onto a USB stick, and then reboot into the BIOS.To read this article in full, please click here
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