If you have a Gigabyte motherboard and plan to upgrade to the latest series of AMD Ryzen XT processors, you need to update your BIOS for compatibility and stability.
If you plan to purchase an AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT or Ryzen 5 3600XT processors, you need to update your BIOS. AMD provided the AGESA ComboV2 220.127.116.11 BIOS for X570 motherboards and AGESA ComboV1 18.104.22.168 BIOS for X470, B450, X370, B350 and A320 motherboards.
Although you can still pair a 3rd Gen Ryzen XT series processor to a Gigabyte motherboard, the BIOS update will provide you a better experience. You can find the updated BIOS on the official website for download. You can update to the latest BIOS in a multiple of ways such as Gigabyte Q-Flash. The Q-Flash Plus on X570 and B550 motherboards can install an updated BIOS even without a processor, memory GPU or any peripheral disconnected, except for the PSU, of course, to take advantage of the 3rd Gen Ryzen XT processors’ full potential immediately.
The latest BIOS of Gigabyte AMD X570, B550 motherboards are available on Gigabyte website, others will be continually uploaded to the official website, users can download to optimize their systems. Please follow Gigabyte official website for the latest BIOS update.
AMD Platform Motherboard BIOS List：
*Note: Please update BIOS to F3 version on B550 Aorus Master and B450M Aorus Elite motherboards, and update to F2 version on the B450M H motherboard. For more BIOS support information, please check the CPU support list of the official Gigabyte website.