Tweets by momomo_us have revealed that ASRock and BIOSTAR Z490 motherboards will support Intel Rocket Lake-S processors (LGA 1200) after a BIOS update. Interestingly, the W480 Creator and H470 Steel Legend both made the list.
ASRock Z490/W480/H470 mobo— 188号 (@momomo_us) December 26, 2020
Supports 10th Gen Intel Core Processors and 11th Gen Intel Core Processors (LGA1200)*
*Updated BIOS is required for compatibility. pic.twitter.com/XDYhJikWB5
BIOSTAR has also released a promotional banner confirming support for 11th gen Rocket Lake-S Core processors on Z490 Series motherboards.
Biostar Z490 mobo— 188号 (@momomo_us) December 26, 2020
Supports 10th/ 11th Generation Intel Core Processor pic.twitter.com/xlSsrN8flX
Early rumblings have hinted at a spring release for Intel’s new processors, the production of which might begin next month. Z490 motherboard owners are unlikely to take advantage of all of Rocket Lake-S’s features, such as PCIe 4.0, but they can look forward to its other benefits.