On October 8, AMD officially launched the Zen3-based Ryzen 5000 Series processor, which represents a significant performance boost over the previous generation of 7nm Ryzen 3000 Series processors. The X570 series and B550 series motherboards on the market can fully support Ryzen 5000 series processors as long as they are upgraded to the latest version “AGESA COMBO PI V2 18.104.22.168” so that gamers can enjoy the perfect performance of PCI-E 4.0.
MSI said that the new BIOS “AGESA COMBO PI V2 22.214.171.124” optimizes the compatibility of AMD Ryzen 3000 Series CPUs, 4000G Series desktop APUs and future AM4 interface processors, solves some specific overclocking problems, improves the performance of AMD Ryzen 3000 Series CPUs, and enhances the performance of AMD Ryzen 5000 Series CPUs. Overclocking performance of DDR4 memory and more.
For 400 series motherboards, AMD will also support Ryzen 5000 series processors, which will be released in January 2021.
MSI’s 400 series motherboards, including X470, B450, MAX, or non-MAX products, will also support BIOS updates for Ryzen 5000 processors at a later date to be announced on MSI’s official website or the MSI Gaming Fan Base.
AMD currently does not support the older 300 series chipsets, including the X370, B350, and A320 chipsets.
More information about the latest “AGESA COMBO PI V2 126.96.36.199” version of the MSI X570 series and B550 series motherboards can be found on the official page.