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Old February 6, 2016, 12:50 PM
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I am surprised that it wasn't locked even quicker. And skylakes seems to have a few actual bugs that get fixed with a bios update. It will be good fun OCing for those that do keep the boards running older bios.
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Old February 6, 2016, 04:07 PM
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Any good OC team should have already made copies of this bios.

Reminds me of the hacked bios on P45 board's made them infinitely better at most things OC.

If HWC wants more traffic they should host these bios in a DL thread :P.
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Old February 6, 2016, 04:45 PM
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You can download the bclk overclockable bioses here. Well everyone except for Supermicro.

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Old February 6, 2016, 05:45 PM
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This isn't surprising especially considering the time frame between their release of the bios and the retraction of this bios. I am just surprised it wasn't done sooner enough. However ASRock should not have to succumb to such pressure from Intel. Considering the various Skylake errata and issues (errata, ihs etc..) it's no surprise that their top mainstream platform has alot of coverage already both negative and positive.
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Old February 6, 2016, 06:00 PM
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and considering how popular asrock is lately. intel should have just bowed down to their ingenuity and understanding of their platform past reference.
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Old February 6, 2016, 07:04 PM
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This move makes Intel look even more hardhearted IMO. They own the market and yet need to squash a few people that wanna play with non k cpus. lame
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You can download the bclk overclockable bioses here. Well everyone except for Supermicro.

Intel Skylake Non-K Overclocking BIOS-List | Overclocking.Guide
This. It's linked in the article.
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Old February 6, 2016, 07:59 PM
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If HWC wants more traffic they should host these bios in a DL thread :P.
We have the server resources finally.....and between MAC and I we have about 70 BIOses ready to roll.
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Old February 6, 2016, 08:19 PM
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Intel paid off the manufacturers and threatened the vendors I bet.
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Old February 7, 2016, 08:47 AM
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If anything, this(and the G3258) should show Intel that it could probably do really well with an i3-K. After the success of the G325, I was really surprised that there wasn't a Skylake i3-K.
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