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Will I need a bios update?

I plan on getting the msi z390 Meg godlike mobo, accompanied by the i7 8700k, 32gigs of G.Skill's Trident Z RGB ram, and a couple of nvme m.2s for storage.

 

I'm fairly new to building and wasn't sure if flashing the bios right from the get go (before installing the OS) will be necessary. 

 

A friend informed me that he had the same set up, except he was using the i9 9900k and ran into RAM frequency issues, so he had to update his bios.

 

Might anyone know if I'll have to do the same? If so, can you direct me to good guide on how to do so? It would be my first time attempting to update bios. 

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You shouldn't have to. 

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Nope. The only time you need the bios update when getting different motherboard and cpu generations is when you buy a newer gen cpu with an older motherboard (like an i7 9700k with a z370 motherboard).

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5 minutes ago, mxk. said:

Nope. The only time you need the bios update when getting different motherboard and cpu generations is when you buy a newer gen cpu with an older motherboard (like an i7 9700k with a z370 motherboard).

Although its always good to be on the latest bios for stable oc

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3 minutes ago, Mephi00 said:

Although its always good to be on the latest bios for stable oc

yupppp, unless the older bios was better (which I doubt happens that much)

8086k

aorus pro z390

noctua nh-d15s chromax w black cover

evga 3070 ultra

samsung 128gb, adata swordfish 1tb, wd blue 1tb

seasonic 620w dogballs psu

 

 

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