For its AM4 motherboard lineup
Asus has announced that it has released BIOS updates for its entire AM4 motherboard lineup which bring support for AMD's Raven Ridge APUs, also known as Ryzen 2000 series CPUs with Radeon Vega graphics.
BIOS updates for the entire AM4 lineup
MSI has released BIOS updates for its entire AM4 motherboard lineup, bringing both support for the upcoming Raven Ridge APUs as well as providing some other improvements.
Only UEFI support
Intel is planning to end "legacy BIOS" support in its new platforms by 2020 and will insist on UEFI Class 3 or higher.
Better support for future CPUs
According to the latest report, it appears that AMD is hard at work on its new AGESA 188.8.131.52 update which should pave the way for upcoming AM4 processors, like the Raven Ridge APUs and the Pinnacle Ridge CPUs.
Might work on some graphics cards
Several AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics cards have been successfully BIOS flashed to Radeon RX 580, allowing them to run at higher GPU clock speeds.
With a simple BIOS flash
It appears that some reference retail/e-tail Radeon RX 480 4GB graphics cards are actually shipping with 8GB of VRAM that can be unlocked using a simple BIOS flash.
Business laptop BIOS to be better locked down
Grey tin box shifter Dell wants to beef up security on its business laptops and PCs by introducing a new tool which helps to protect the BIOS from malware.
v1.07 BIOS updates now available
Following the rest of motherboard manufacturers, EVGA has now released new Z170 motherboard BIOS updates that bring BCLK overclocking for Intel non-K Skylake CPUs on Z170 Express chipset based motherboards.
Calls it Sky OC technology
Asrock has decided to join in on the fun of non-K Skylake CPU overclocking by releasing new BIOS updates that include the so called Sky OC technology feature and allow BCLK overclocking for non-K series Skylake CPUs on Asrock Z170 Express chipset based motherboards.