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post #7 of (permalink) Old 02-10-2019, 11:23 PM
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Quote: Originally Posted by The Pook View Post
You got a Z370 board and a 9th gen? Then yeah, it's the right motherboard, the BIOS just needs to be updated. Grab a cheap G4900 from eBay, flash the BIOS, and sell the G4900. ez.

If the EEPROM is removable you can buy an updated EEPROM for ~$15 on eBay too but some are soldered so just double check first. Fairly sure the vast majority of 1151 are socketed though. My Z170 was socketed and I had to do something similar.
What was the business about extra power pins added to the socket for 9th gen 8-core processors? Isn't that one of the things they added to Z390 boards?

[email protected] (-1 AVX offset) on ASRock Z390 Taichi with Noctua NH-D15 air cooler
CPU offset voltage of -25mv, runs VRVout 1.240-1.313V on full AVX load, 1.225-1.275V on non-AVX load
2x8GB [email protected] at 1.45V, G.Skill F4-3733C17Q-32GTZKK (XMP rated [email protected])
EVGA GTX 1060 6GB OC with Corsair RMx 750W power supply
Samsung 970 EVO 500GB NVMe boot SSD and four other drives all in a Fractal Design R6 Case

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