MSI’s Z68/H61 series motherboard supports Ivy Bridge CPUs

By on February 23, 2012
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MSI’s latest supports Intel’s next-gen 22nm processors


Press Release:

MSI announces today that MSI’s Z68 (G3)/H61 (G3) series of motherboards offers official support of Intel’s next-generation CPU based on the 22nm manufacturing process. Users can download the corresponding BIOS listed below at no charge to upgrade their existing MSI Intel Z68/H61 motherboard, allowing a full experience of superior performance and powerful features found on the next-generation 22nm Intel CPU. MSI G3 motherboards also fully support the latest PCI Express Gen 3 specification, reaching twice the current bandwidth and maximizing performance from next-generation PCI Express Gen 3 video cards. Via MSI’s unique intelligent update tool – Live Update – your computer will automatically download and update the latest BIOS for next-generation CPU compatibility, providing an immediate upgrade without spending extra money on a new motherboard purchase!

MSI motherboard features several models that allows usage of Intel’s next-generation 22nm processor. Additionally, MSI’s Intel Z68 (G3)/H61 (G3) series of motherboards fully complies with next-generation PCI Express Gen 3 design specifications. All that is required by the user is a simple update to the newest BIOS via MSI’s proprietary Live Update tool, and next-generation 22nm CPU support is instantly available. Additionally, up to 32GB/s of amazing bandwidth and support for next-generation PCI Express Gen 3 graphics cards is unlocked, enhancing the enthusiast’s ultimate performance experience.

MSI motherboard models that supports Intel’s new generation 22nm processor:
Models Chipset Update BIOS to support 22nm CPU
Z68A-GD80 (G3) – Coming Soon!
Z68A-GD65 (G3) – A7681ims.P01
Z68A-GD55 (G3) – Coming Soon!
Z68A-G45 (G3) – Coming Soon!
Z68A-G43 (G3) – Coming Soon!
Z68S-G43 (G3) – Coming Soon!
Z68MA-G45 (G3) – Coming Soon!
Z68MA-G43 (G3) – Coming Soon!

MSI H61 mainboards with support for Intel’s Next-generation 22nm Processors:
H61M-G35 (G3) H61M-P31 (G3) H61M-P20 (G3) H61M-E23 (G3)
H61M-P25(G3) H61M-P35 (G3) H61M-P23 (G3)


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