ASRock announces support for the newly released AMD Ryzen 5 processors through a newly released BIOS update for the ASRock AM4 motherboards. ASRock also announces a strategic and rather interesting partnership with a well-known AMD graphics card maker Sapphire Technology.
AMD Ryzen 5 Supporting BIOS
ASRock releases BIOS updates for the AMD AM4 X370, B350 and A320 motherboards to support the new AMD Ryzen 5 processors. All the ASRock AM4 Taichi, Fatal1ty Gaming and PRO series motherboard users can simply enable the UEFI BIOS Updates with ease and allow the application to update the BIOS for you. After which, the latest BIOS version will fully support any of the Ryzen 5 processors. Users can also manually download the new BIOS version at the motherboard model’s product page and use the Flash Utility found at the BIOS page. Check the new BIOS Versions below that support the new AMD Ryzen 5 processors. Look for your motherboard model here
ASRock Partners with SAPPHIRE Technology
ASRock makes a strategic partnership with a popular AMD graphics card maker SAPPHIRE Technology. Both companies are globally known with a proven track record in providing quality PC components for gamers, overclocking enthusiasts and other users in between, with ASRock on motherboards and SAPPHIRE on AMD-brand graphics cards.
"We are excited about the strategic partnership with SAPPHIRE to deliver the cutting edge features on the motherboard. The partnership can offer a straightforward solution for customers to increase the PC performance." - James Lee, ASRock Vice President, Sales and Marketing Division
"Our mission is to provide an outstanding user experience to all of our customers. This partnership with our colleagues at ASRock will strengthen our ability to deliver the fast and exciting components our customers deserve." - Adrian Thompson, SAPPHIRE VP Global Marketing
The partnership is said to aim strengthen the demand of both brand’s products as ASRock and SAPPHIRE focuses on what gamers demand today. Both will collaborate and work together in launching a top-of-the-line motherboard, CPU and graphics card configuration that will meet the demands of gamers today while delivering a superior price/performance value.