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AMD AGESA BIOS Firmware Detailed, MSI Updates X570 Lineup

Last week, we saw the first public rollout of AMD’s latest AGESA microcode for AM4 boards which adds improved compatibility and support for Ryzen based systems. The AGESA was delivered by MSI first on its MAX series (A320, B450, X470) motherboards but now, MSI is rolling out the BIOS update for its entire X570 lineup including a few new additions.

MSI X570 AM4 Motherboards Recieve AMD AGESA Firmware BIOS – Improved DDR4 Support & Optimized PCIe Firmware

As expected, the AMD AGESA BIOS firmware BIOS landing on MSI’s X570 motherboards is a BETA version while the 300/400 series motherboards are releasing a final version BIOS. MSI will be releasing the BETA BIOS for 9 X570 motherboards, which is in addition to the 13 X470, B450 & A320 motherboards that have already received it.

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The following are the motherboards for which you can download the BIOS right now through the links provided.

X570 Beta

300/400 MP BIOS

AMD has also provided official information for the AGESA BIOS firmware over in the official AMD subreddit which will be rolled out by motherboard manufacturers and OEMs throughout May.

Change log for AMD AGESA 1005

AMD AGESA BIOS Firmware Rolls Out With Improved DDR4 DRAM Compatibility & System Reliability

  • Rollup of 1004a, ab, abb, abba patches into a single release

  • Fixed a PCIe lane configuration issue on the AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2100GE

  • Resolved an intermittent virtual memory error with Realtek onboard LAN

  • Improved POST with select Micron DDR4-3200 memory ICs

  • Optimized PCIe firmware to improve stability and interoperability

The BIOS definitely seems to offer improved stability and optimizations in regards to DDR4 DRAM compatibility and also generation PCIe stability and interoperability. Those who are still running an older BIOS should definitely try out the new BIOS but if you are not facing any issues with the ones you already have, then it’s better to stick with it. If your motherboards aren’t made by MSI, then don’t worry since as mentioned above, motherboard manufacturers will be releasing new BIOS for their own specific lineups this month. We will keep you posted as more motherboards receive the AMD AGESA update.

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