The 13th generation Intel Core (Raptor Lake-S) processors for the LGA1700 platform will go on sale this fall. It will be possible to use new CPUs in conjunction with motherboards based on chipsets of both the 700th and 600th series. In the second case, you will need to update the UEFI firmware, and ASRock motherboard owners can prepare for the upgrade right now.
The latest firmware for LGA1700 motherboards with Intel Z690, H670, B660 and H610 chipsets is available on the ASRock official website. Their main innovation is “support for the next generation of Intel processors.” Of course, we are talking about the 13th generation Core chips, samples of which were demonstrated by the chipmaker at the beginning of the year. You can download the latest UEFI version for ASRock LGA1700 boards from link.