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ASUS Z690 Motherboard BIOS Upgrade: Supports 13th Generation Core, Up to 24 Cores and 32 Threads

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ASUS Z690 Motherboard BIOS Upgrade: Supports 13th Generation Core, Up to 24 Cores and 32 Threads

Intel’s 13th generation Core is getting closer and closer, a few days ago ASRock announced that its 600 series motherboards were upgraded their BIOS to support a new generation of Core, the 13th generation Core Raptor Lake series, and now ASUS’s Z690 series motherboards have also upgraded their BIOS to include the same 13th generation Core support.

ASUS Z690 Series motherboards cover ROG, ROG Strix, ProArt, Prime, and TUF Gaming series, a total of 23 models, version number mostly 1601, part of the 1603 version, you can refer to the table created by the VC website.

But ASUS mentioned here is mainly Z690 series motherboards, no 600 series other models, such as H670, B660, H610, etc., theoretically, they can also support the 13 generation Core, may continue to follow the new wave.

13 generation Core Raptor Lake is an improved version of the 12th generation Core Alder Lake, Intel 7 process remains unchanged, the large core upgraded to Raptor Cove, the small core or Gracemont Atom, but the number doubled, a total of 8 + 16 cores, 24 cores and 32 threads, the cache capacity has also been increased to 68MB.

According to the previous news, the flagship i9-13900K now has a single-core Raid frequency of up to 5.5GHz, which is already on par with the i9-12900KS, while the full-core Raid frequency is also 5.3GHz.

The ES version of the CPU-Z scores more than 880 single-core, compared to the i9-12900K, sharp 9 5950X were about 6%, 16%, multi-core more than 15,000, compared to about 31%, 16%, respectively.