While AMD’s enticing Ryzen 7 processors battle Intel’s Extreme Edition chips for a fraction of the price, the AM4 motherboard platform is still in its infancy, as early adopters can attest.
Ryzen motherboard BIOSes rely on the AMD Generic Encapsulated Software Architecture, and AMD’s Rob Hallock says AMD’s pushing an AGESA update to its motherboard partners soon.
Its tweaks are expected to appear in AM4 motherboard BIOS updates in early April.
Here’s what you’ll find in the update, verbatim from Hallock’s post:
“We have reduced DRAM latency by approximately 6ns.
We resolved a condition where an unusual FMA3 code sequence could cause a system hang.