derFunkenstein wrote:Well, AB350 Gaming 3 ordered. $100 plus a 30-day Newegg Premier trial, and hopefully it'll be here Friday. If not, Monday.
The AMD Ryzen™ processor does not offer memory dividers for DDR4-3000 or DDR4-3400.
Redocbew wrote:If I was buying a board now Gigabyte is probably who I'd go with also. The Asus boards are probably pretty good, but the story of them getting bricked during bios updates is a bit disconcerting.
derFunkenstein wrote:I'm all for using the latest Windows but that's some bull **** right there.
LostCat wrote:derFunkenstein wrote:I'm all for using the latest Windows but that's some bull **** right there.
Shrug, they wanted to do the same with Skylake you'll recall. It's not really a surprise.
I have to assume they have a good reason, as it is a little strange.
just brew it! wrote:Any time the CPU architecture adds new register state (as happened with the introduction of AVX) the OS kernel needs to be modified to save the additional state during context switches. I'm not aware of any new register state introduced in Skylake or Ryzen though. (Not that I've looked, I haven't done x86 assembly programming in a while so I haven't really had the need to dig into stuff at that level of detail.)
DancinJack wrote:Meh, i'm glad they're doing it. They told people from the get-go that's how it would be.
People should stop using old OS's, end of story.
just brew it! wrote:You'd think being able to update a BIOS/UEFI without bricking the board would be a solved problem these days.
derFunkenstein wrote:Gigabyte has long advertised its "Dual BIOS" thing (Here it is on a Socket A motherboard). MSI might do it, too, but GIgabyte is the one I remember.