Asus Z-170P and TPM

clam1952

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Clearly as my setup has an i7-6700K it's failed on the processor, however it should have TPM2.

Blank space on board labelled TPM where presumably the TPM header is on other Z170 boards, however the 6700K should have it built in however no sign of the PCH-FW option in the bios, odd as it's in Youtube video of a Z170H motherboard with a 6700K.
OK as my AMD setup required Secure boot enabling before the fTPM appeared, have a look and see what wasn't enabled in the Z-170P.

Nothing that I could see and I run secure boot anyway, other than maybe Intel Virtualisation Technology which I wasn't using, enabled it anyway on the off chance and the PCH-FW option has now appeared under Advanced and I could enable Intel Platform Trust Technology, somewhat of a lucky guess.

Anyway TPM2 now enabled, if MS do allow 7th Gen processors may give me or anyone else with a Z-170P a cheaper upgrade option from a 6th to a 7th gen as it does support 7th generation CPUs.
 

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Thanks for posting this - that's yet another 'pre-requisite" for fTPM / PTT to show in settings.

This will definitely be helpful for those with your and similar mobos, for sure.
 

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Great news, maybe it`ll give my Z170 a chance :)
 

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I really wanted my G46VW to run 11 but that's not going to happen. It's a laptop that I only use to travel and once in a blue moon at home. Oh well, I think that my next one is going to be a surface pro. I like the build. :D
 

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