MSI adds support for the recently released limited edition Intel Core i7-8086K processor. MSI might be the first brand to release BIOS updates to support the new i7-8086K processor which includes the MSI Z370, H370, B360 and H310 motherboards. With this, owners of MSI Intel 300 Series motherboards can grab the limited-edition processor and experience the most powerful 8th generation Intel Core processor available.
MSI adds the CORE BOOST function to its Z370, H370, B360 and H310 motherboards which combines the premium layout with optimized power design. With CORE BOOST, the MSI motherboards deliver faster and undistorted power to the processor with pin-point decision that helps support multi-core processors. To update your MSI motherboard’s BIOS version, visit the corresponding product page to download the updated BIOS. See the list below for more details.
MSI Z370 Motherboards
MSI H370 Motherboards
MSI B360 Motherboards
MSI H310 Motherboards
The Intel Core i7-8086K Processor
Intel launched the i7-8086K processor in celebration of Intel’s 40th anniversary since the launch of the first 8086 processor. The i7-8086K sports 6 cores and 12 threads with a base clock of 4.0GHz and maximum turbo boost clock of 5.0GHz. World-renowned overclocker, der8bauer, delidded and overclocked one of the i7-8086K to 7244MHz as well as confirming that the said processor is also the i7-8700K. It is basically a binned i7-8700K processor.