Intel 11th Gen Rocket Lake desktop CPU in early 2021

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    Thanks, yeah I red this a while ago and whole bunch of other articles, mostly technical, about the lack of asus pci-e 4.0 support for most of their Z490 boards bar the top two iirc. However they don't distinctly say their other boards don't support it, so I'm confused as to whether they are non committal because they want to sell more boards or they think a bios upgrade will enable it for newer cpu's....or...? It's just really hard to find info. I ask about Asus specifically because that's what I have currently in the Z490 variety. Technical websites say they are fairly certain their (Asus) boards don't physically support pcie 4.0 thus definitely won't do it. But other websites are more certain they don't. I haven't searched in a while, maybe there is more up to date info around now. At close to $500 a motherboard I'm bit more circumspect about simply just ditching one board and buying another these days. I would like my currently board to have pci-e 4.0 support so I don't have to buy another board. If it definitely doesn't then so be it I'll be forced to buy another board, I'd just like to know with some certainly.
     
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    What kind of RAM would I be looking at in order to be 11 gen i9 compatible?
     
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    These chips will be compatible with the LGA 1200 socket on both 400-series & also 500-series motherboards. Both on DDR4 memory controller.
    Increased memory speeds up DDR4-3200 on the newer chip's memory controller.

    Will see...
     
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    Note: 400-series motherboards have to comply with the 'Advanced Deployment' power design (VCC & VDD) to properly support newer chips, let alone the BIOS update. Ah what a mess.
     
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    That's why I went asrock instead of rog recently... Though gigabyte also claiming they are ready.
     
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    Asus have just released their firmware update on the Strix Z490-E gaming that supports Intel 11th gen Rocket Lake. Presume all the other eligible boards have a firmware update available also.
     
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    Yeah. Most of them support PCIe 4.0 on the primary "top" x16 GPU slot.

    Are you guys worried and more talking about the m.2 ?
     
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    I this gets a bit into the technical architecture stuff, but aren't they either all pci-e 4.0 or not?
     
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    Asus already shipped the 11th gen bios support...

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    ROG STRIX Z490-H GAMING BIOS 2002
    "Support 11th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
    
    Before running the USB BIOS Flashback tool, please rename the BIOS file (SZ490H.CAP) using BIOSRenamer."
    
    
     
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    I want one asap cos we can always use faster gaming CPU..

    too bad it's still 14+++++++nm.. meh
     
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    I really want to buy performance that was available in 2017 from team blue from team red in 2021.
     
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    Really curious on 11900K/11700K pricing structure. Thought the 11700K was going to have fewer threads but it seems not, likely just a slightly poorer binned one.
     
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    Probably ~AU$150 price difference between 11900K/11700K judging by the specs imo.
     
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    Time of ryzen hype almost over ;)

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    100A power stages lol
     
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