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11 gen on a Z490?

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Hi! Before i knew that intel was going to release their 11 gen in march this year i bought the motherboard MSI MPG Z490 Gaming Edge WIFI since i got it for a very good price and because my original plan was to roll with an i5 10600k. But after i got this information i've put the 10600k on hold since the next gen will be compatible with the Z490 boards, but i wonder, is it in any way suboptimal to run a new gen on a previous gen chipset? Like many do with the ryzen 500 series och B550 boards? Also, do you guys think that there will be a big performance difference in gaming between the 10600k and 11600k? Looking at the recent passmark the new i7 and i9 look promising.

https://www.thetechstreetnow.com/te...mark/9188836911624770190/9188836911624770190/
 
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Unsure about Intel but I am currently using a AMD 3600 in an B350M gigabyte board and all it needed was a bios update to work.

As long as the bios supports the processor then it shouldn't an issue.
 
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As long as the bios supports the processor then it shouldn't an issue.

It does, the problem is that it doesn't have a bios flashback and i don't have any old processor compatible with that socket/chipset to upgrade it >_<
 
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Get 10400f and then upgrade if needed at £140 its stonking value for a 6 core cpu, The 10600kf can be had £185 .

New gen cpu will demand a premium price.
 
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It does, the problem is that it doesn't have a bios flashback and i don't have any old processor compatible with that socket/chipset to upgrade it >_<
That's a pain, your going to need to "borrow" or "buy" a supported CPU first before you can update the bios.

I guess thats 1 good thing about AMD, they do a boot kit where if this happens you can request a supported CPU which they send and then you update the bios and send it back without the cooler.
 
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New gen cpu will demand a premium price.

They're actually not that expensive if the leaked prices are accurate, the 11600k will only be around 18$ higher than the 10600k here in Sweden.


That's a pain, your going to need to "borrow" or "buy" a supported CPU first before you can update the bios.

I guess thats 1 good thing about AMD, they do a boot kit where if this happens you can request a supported CPU which they send and then you update the bios and send it back without the cooler.

Yea, that really is a big plus with AMD, also that many of the supported boards have BIOS flashback.
 
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