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MSI Intel next-gen CPU support

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22nm CPU support for MSI Z68 (G3) and H61 (G3)

MSI announces today that its MSI's Z68 (G3)/H61 (G3) series of mainboards 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 mainboard, allowing a full experience of superior performance and powerful features found on the next-generation 22nm Intel CPU. MSI G3 mainboards 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 mainboard! 

Next-gen technology support

MSI mainboards features several models that allows usage of Intel's next-generation 22nm processor. Additionally, MSI's Intel Z68 (G3)/H61 (G3) series of mainboards 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 performance experience.

22nm CPU supporting mainboards

Mainboard Support BIOS
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
H61M-G35 (G3) Supported
H61M-P35 (G3) Supported
H61M-P31 (G3) Supported
H61M-P25(G3) Supported
H61M-E23 (G3) Supported
H61M-P23 (G3) Supported
H61M-P20 (G3) Supported

About MSI

MSI is proud of its more than 20 years experience in designing and manufacturing high performance IT products. The product lines of MSI are motherboards, graphic cards, notebooks, consumer electronics, barebones, networking and server products, and fully integrated add-on peripherals. With its ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 qualified facilities, MSI products provide the best performance, reliability and value-increasing productivity. We distribute our products through offices located in The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Turkey, Czech Republic, Poland, Serbia, Ukraine, Russia, United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Brazil, Taiwan, Japan, China, Korea, India and Australia. MSI markets its products to distributors, computer system manufacturers, and system integrators. For more information about the company go to www.msi.com