ASUS Z170-A Non-K OC BIOS

ASUS Z170-A Non-K OC BIOS

Support for BCLK Overclocking of CPUs like i3-6100, Pentium G4400, i5-6400, i7-6700 and all other non-K CPUs.

Don’t use this for K-series CPUs.
It might damage your hardware, no guarantees provided.

Issues found so far

  • No IGPU
  • No dynamic change of CPU frequency
  • No C-states
  • No Turbo Mode
  • CPU temperature reading is incorrect (use HWiNFO for readout of package temp instead of core temperature)
  • AVX instructions have very low performance
  • Windows XP ACPI not supported

After flashing set the following settings to make it boot into OS with correct CPU speed

AdvancedCPU Configuration
- Boot Performance Mode -> Turbo Performance

AdvancedCPU ConfigurationCPU Power Management Configuration
- Intel(R) SpeedStep(tm) -> Disabled

Check the forum for the OC example with Z170-A and i3-6100:

http://overclocking.guide/overclocking-guide-forum/?view=thread&id=4#postid-6

Detailed ASUS Z170 Non-K OC Guide


NameASUS Z170-A Non-K OC BIOS
Categories,
Version0050
Size8.00 MB
Downloads8740
Total Files1
Create DateDecember 18, 2015
Last UpdatedApril 11, 2016
File
Z170-A-ASUS-0050.zip

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