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  1. ASUS Z-170 PRO -- BIOS missing latest Intel Skylake microcode update

    Intel production microcode revision C6 for Skylake CPUs which addresses L1TF and SSB vulnerabilities has been available since April 17, 2018 even though L1TF was revealed on August 14.

    ASUS Z-170...
  2. I have been told that already and I understand...

    I have been told that already and I understand the logic behind it.

    However, as I said before, I have already created a support ticket on the website once and it has been closed without...
  3. With the latest BIOS for Z87PRO the board still...

    With the latest BIOS for Z87PRO the board still does not boot if a smart card is inserted in a USB smart card reader.

    I reported it here for version 1007 when the board came out in June 2013, I...
  4. @Raja@ASUS: Asus Z87-Pro BIOS 1405 BUG When...

    @Raja@ASUS:

    Asus Z87-Pro BIOS 1405 BUG

    When you have Gemalto USB smart card reader connected to USB port on the board backplate and a Gemalto .NET smart card inserted the system hangs at POST...
  5. Boot is set to boot from Windows Boot Manager...

    Boot is set to boot from Windows Boot Manager (UEFI install), other boot devices are disabled, CSM is enabled but UEFI boot is set to first.
    I have already provided info about reader and card in the...
  6. Asus z87-pro bios bug - board hanging on boot if smart card inserted in usb reader

    Submitted an issue on the website for Z87-Pro BIOS USB smart card reader bug (system hang on boot/POST if you have a smart card inserted, resumes boot once card removed).

    It got closed with a...
  7. If I am not mistaken, MCE was enabled by default...

    If I am not mistaken, MCE was enabled by default in 1007 as well.

    Nice to hear that such an option deserves spending time to release new BIOS while not bothering to fix boot issue with smart card...
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    I am aware that I could de-lid the CPU. However,...

    I am aware that I could de-lid the CPU. However, that action voids the warranty and there is a risk of making a short if using liquid metal as a TIM, not to mention the risk of mechanical damage and...
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    No problem. Of course I do, but...

    No problem.



    Of course I do, but unfortunately I am not at liberty to publish it. That decision is in the hands of the unlucky friend of mine who was "burnt" by the issue so to speak.

    I can...
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    I am not talking about O/C enthusiasts who are...

    I am not talking about O/C enthusiasts who are indeed a minority -- I am talking about regular users who want powerfull CPU and who will build a system with Z87 boards and 4770 or 4770K and run it at...
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    Mr. Francois, I am not sure the users who have...

    Mr. Francois, I am not sure the users who have bought i7-4770K or i7-4770 and Z87 will share your optimism after they realise that stock Intel cooler cannot keep the CPU under 100 degrees Celsius...
  12. @Raja@ASUS: Other board manufacturers...

    @Raja@ASUS:



    Other board manufacturers allow disabling Intel AMT in BIOS.

    Please provide a BIOS option to disable Intel AMT on Z87 boards.

    Such feature doesn't make sense on an...
  13. @Raja@ASUS: Asus Z87-Pro BIOS 1007 BUG When...

    @Raja@ASUS:

    Asus Z87-Pro BIOS 1007 BUG

    When you have Gemalto USB smart card reader connected to USB 3.0 port on the board backplate and a Gemalto .NET smart card inserted the system hangs at...
  14. Well, I am having controller errors on the port...

    Well, I am having controller errors on the port the drive is connected to whenever there is disk activity.

    I hope it is not the board... we will see in one hour.

    If someone wants to install MEI...
  15. With MEI drivers all of the following gets...

    With MEI drivers all of the following gets installed:


    1. Intel? Management Engine Interface
    2. Intel? Dynamic Application Loader
    3. Intel? Identity Protection Technology (Intel? IPT)
    4....
  16. Sorry to bother you then but my local Asus office...

    Sorry to bother you then but my local Asus office can only give out marketing phrases, not support :)

    I am asking you because there is a high probability you know this stuff, Z87 boards and their...
  17. Does ASUS have QVL for SSD? If not, please...

    Does ASUS have QVL for SSD?

    If not, please cosider making one because what we know about new chipsets and new SSDs will always be considerably less than what your engineers know.

    After spending...
  18. Thanks for the quick reply! I already did,...

    Thanks for the quick reply!



    I already did, in an effort to solve the problem.



    I was afraid you are going to say that... I heard about all the problems but I didn't have them on my...
  19. @Raja@Asus: I got Asus Z87-Pro. It came with...

    @Raja@Asus:

    I got Asus Z87-Pro. It came with BIOS revision 0801. According to your website first production version is 1007. Did I get production mainboard or an early review sample?

    I am...
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    Time to use defibrilator on this old thread of...

    Time to use defibrilator on this old thread of mine and bring it back to life.

    A bit more than 2 years ago I wrote an article about AMD video driver quality, issues, and constant regressions.
    ...
  21. I have to raise a few questions here: 1. How...

    I have to raise a few questions here:

    1. How can quality of anything be higher than 100%?
    2. What is the purpose of this number if we cannot see it on the product box when purchasing?
    3. How can...
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    First, C1E is a CPU sleep state, execute disable...

    First, C1E is a CPU sleep state, execute disable is NX.

    Second, even if there is an option, Windows is probably going to complain or work in reduced performance / feature set mode if you set it to...
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    Maybe this will explain some legal issues...

    Maybe this will explain some legal issues surrounding this "security" feature:
    http://www.lightbluetouchpaper.org/2011/09/20/trusted-computing-2-0/
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    H50 is a noisy piece of crap. Box cooler can...

    H50 is a noisy piece of crap.

    Box cooler can stand only 3.9 GHz, anything above that + LinX(AVX) => Tjmax => multiplier throttling.

    Noctua NH-D14 is not only better performing than H50 but also...
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