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Need someone to confirm this

Just need need someone to confirm that a z370 motherboard with a 9th gen Intel cup won't even post until the bios is updated, requiring an 8th gen cup.

Thanks in advanced 

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Yup, you have it right.

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If you're buying now, there might be some boards that already have up-to-date BIOS... if not then yes you'll need to update it and to do so you need a compatible CPU.

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13 minutes ago, Princess Cadence said:

If you're buying now, there might be some boards that already have up-to-date BIOS... if not then yes you'll need to update it and to do so you need a compatible CPU.

This, it's quite likely most major manufacturers are selling boards with compatible bioses by now. The best advice would be to ask the retailer if that's the case or not.

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27 minutes ago, DrunkenBear said:

Just need need someone to confirm that a z370 motherboard with a 9th gen Intel cup won't even post until the bios is updated, requiring an 8th gen cup.

 Thanks in advanced 

That is incorrect, my z370 worked perfectly fine with my 9600k, and I built it about a week after the 9th gen chips released

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Just now, lmeneses said:

That is incorrect, my z370 worked perfectly fine with my 9600k

It all depends on when the board was manufactured or got its bios updated.

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1 minute ago, CustomEnchants said:

It all depends on when the board was manufactured or got its bios updated.

I know, but OP was suggesting it does not work at all, so I was providing an example of it working

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