asus p8h61 m lx r2.0 and i5 3470 i5 3570 will it work
Hello,I want to ask if i5 3470 or i5 3570 will work with this motherboard asus p8h61 m lx r2.0. I currently have intel i3 2120t which is 0304 bios,i5 3470 and i5 3570 need 0308,but when I check via msinfo its saying my bios is 0802 so how to know will work?
On the motherboards BIOS page the earliest BIOS is 'P8H61-M LX R2.0 BIOS 0304'.
To run the newer Ivy Bridge processors you will need to update the BIOS to at least 'P8H61-M LX R2.0 BIOS 0308'.
Bios 0308 is quite an old BIOS and there are much newer BIOS versions on the page.
I suggest upgrading the newest stable BIOS 'P8H61-M LX R2.0 BIOS 1204' if you want to use the 3570/3470.
Be aware though that flashing to a new BIOS is generally safe; however if performed incorrectly can end up bricking the board.
Make sure you flash the BIOS as described on the ASUS support page with a USB in the motherboard BIOS.
To find your current BIOS I suggest downloading CPU-Z and clicking on the mainboard tab.