ASRock Beta BIOS AGESA Patch A

1 : Anonymous2021/04/01 14:00 ID: mhvx1m

I was making the rounds this morning and noticed that ASRock (via JZ Electronic's blog, naturally) has posted some beta BIOS revisions marked as being built upon AGESA Patch A, and new as of April 1st in some cases.

"Improve USB Compatibility" is listed as the only notable change, but it's possible there may be some other minor changes rolled in. I have not updated my own X570 Taichi yet, but have also not personally experienced any USB problems. YMMV, etc.

JZ Electronic ASRock Beta BIOS List

(this link is dynamic, and may expire at some point in the future - they can be reached again from the Blog / portion of the website)

The listed board updates for Patch A are:

X570 Phantom Gaming X - BetaBIOS L4.15 - JZ Vorab
X570 Taichi Razer - BetaBIOS L1.42
X570 PG Velocita - BetaBIOS L1.64
X570 Steel Legend - BetaBIOS L3.63
B550M Pro4 - BetaBIOS L1.82 - JZ Vorab

X570 Taichi - BetaBIOS L4.15
X570 Pro4 - BetaBIOS L3.92

B550 PG Velocita - BetaBIOS L1.92

B550 Taichi Razer - BetaBIOS L1.42
B550 Taichi - BetaBIOS L1.82
B550 Phantom Gaming 4/ac - BetaBIOS L1.82
B550 Phantom Gaming 4 - BetaBIOS L1.82
DeskMini X300 - BetaBIOS L1.58

Update AMD AGESA ComboAM4v2 Patch A
Improve USB compatibility

"JZ Vorab" just designates that it is an advance hosted file, ahead of ASRock's primary website being updated. It's an ASRock thing. I've honestly stopped asking why at this point.

These usually make their way onto the official ASRock support pages for each model within a few days or so if that's the preferred route for obtaining them.

2 : Anonymous2021/04/01 14:32 ID: gt198wt

"Vorab" is a german word and in this context should mean preview/beta release.

ID: gt1c39f

Right, I was just saving some trouble for anyone wondering. ;P

ID: gt1jd1i

Yeah I know but isn't Asrock a Taiwanese company?

ID: gt1jpph

JZ Electronics, the company from whose website the UEFI is loaded, is a german computer hardware vendor.

3 : Anonymous2021/04/01 19:00 ID: gt28o6c

hmm.. i wonder when MSI will come out with theirs..

4 : Anonymous2021/04/01 15:34 ID: gt1hcpo

ASRock should skip AGESA and just go directly to since that's a much more important patch as it supposedly fixes the USB/port issues with Ryzen 5000 CPUs

I can't even use my Arduino on my desktop because of the USB instability

ID: gt1juml

The USB fix in particular has been backported to, to speed up the rollout.

ID: gt1knb4

I didn't know that, I'll be updating to it as soon as it's released

5 : Anonymous2021/04/01 14:59 ID: gt1cnvh

The last x470 Taichi bios was 8th December 2020 agesa

Support is awful and has been through out the boards life.

Which is why I'll never touch an Asrock board again.

ID: gt1l5ou

Indeed, as a X470 Taichi owner, never, never again another Asrock motherboard. The last BIOS is pure shit and can't even handle my RAMs at 3200mhz.

ID: gt1uuob

This is strange considering out of literally every branded board... the asrock boards are the only ones to not only work out of the box flawlessly every time, but the only ones even when the first generation ryzens launched, to actually post and run flawlessly with 3200mhz or greater.

Though frankly i don't understand why people insist on getting the most expensive boards from any of the brands as they are most likely to have the greatest problems, Why do people do this? There is no benefit.

ID: gt2e4x4

I have an X470 Taichi Ultimate and have no trouble. Ram at 3600 CL14 (OC from CL16), Resizable Bar works beautifully. I still wish I could get new stuff.

6 : Anonymous2021/04/01 14:41 ID: gt1ad54

Good to see. My B550 Taichi hasn't had USB issues either, so I'll wait until it's stable.

7 : Anonymous2021/04/01 14:47 ID: gt1b5lj

ill probably try this. i have the x570 pgx and ive not been able to get ram xmp working on any bios since 3.40

8 : Anonymous2021/04/01 19:44 ID: gt2ednv

Great now can you fix the onboard debug led on the x470 bios to actually read the temp

9 : Anonymous2021/04/01 19:53 ID: gt2fjjf

Waiting for this to be released for B450


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