In preparation for AMD's Ryzen 7000 series processors, which will launch on September 27th, ASRock has announced that it has developed a new BIOS for its AM5 motherboards. ASRock states that its new firmware has been built to decrease booting times on its motherboards. With every new platform, chipset, and processor launch, firmware is one of the focal points surrounding motherboards. Over the last couple of years, leading vendors such as ASUS, GIGABYTE, and MSI have kept their firmware consistent, regardless of whether the board is designed for AMD or Intel. ASRock has announced that it has developed a new BIOS specifically for its AM5 motherboards, which are designed to support the upcoming AMD Ryzen 7000 series Zen 4 processors based on TSMC's 5 nm...
GIGABYTE AM4 Motherboards: PCIe 4.0 Ready for Ryzen 3000
In preparation for the launch of AMD's next generation of Ryzen processors, GIGABYTE has released a wave of firmware updates for its X470 and B450 AM4 socket motherboards. The...32 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/21/2019
EFI Update Brings Lion Recovery to iMacs
Apple has released a new firmware update for the Sandy Bridge iMacs that enables Lion Internet Recovery, allowing customers to connect to Apple's servers in the event that they...10 by Andrew Cunningham on 10/27/2011
Intel SSD 320 Firmware Posted, Addresses Bad Context 13x Error
How about that for turnaround time? Just two days ago Intel announced that it had found the root cause of the power cycle bug that could leave your SSD...14 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/17/2011
Intel Testing Firmware Fix for SSD 320 8MB Power Bug
Not too long ago Intel officially recognized that its SSD 320 is impacted by a bug that results in the drive's capacity being limited to 8MB. Today Intel announced...14 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/15/2011
Kingston Releases New V100 Firmware to Address Data Loss Bug
While I was at CTIA last week I ran into a friend from Kingston who let me know about an issue with the JMicron JMF618 based SSDNow V100 SSDs...20 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/28/2011
Crucial RealSSD C300 Firmware, Part III
Poor Crucial. Although it started its C300 campaign on the right foot, posting some very impressive sequential read speeds thanks to 6Gbps SATA and ONFI 2.0 NAND, things haven't...25 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/6/2010
Crucial Releases RealSSD C300 Firmware Fix, Bricks More Drives?
Back in March I posted an update on my experiences with Crucial's RealSSD C300. In it I pointed out that not only had my review sample apparently bricked itself...21 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/4/2010