Where can I find motherboards and cpu's that are HDCP 2.2 compliant?
I am wanting to upgrade my HTPC and I'm currently using a Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 and a i5 Skylake processor.
I haven't found any motherboards that list HDCP 2.2 as a feature.
I believe Intel IGP's started supporting HDCP 2.0 on the 610/620/630 IGP's, Kayblake. One generation above where you are now. If you can find one, you can keep your motherboard so long as you update the BIOS.
Yeah, @TSMikeW is correct here. This was a big deal when Netflix launched their 4K streaming requirement and HDCP 2.2 was one of the big hurdles. Depending on whether your HTPC supports a dGPU or not, you can also look towards buying a cheap GT 1030 GPU as these would support HDCP 2.2: https://www.microcenter.com/product/508643/msi-nvidia-geforce-gt-1030-2gd4-lp-overclocked-single-fan-2gb-gddr4-pcie-30-graphics-card
Finding a Kaby Lake CPU for your motherboard might not be easy as you'd have to gamble on the used market for a processor that wasn't abused with overclocking or delidding (which was pretty common on Kaby Lake due to the lack of IHS soldering).
Thank you folks. Interesting !!
One problem I have with my current Gigabyte motherboard is that it just doesn't fully support Windows 10. Whenever, a windows 10 update occurs, I have to change the audio and video drivers back to 2015 versions that were actually Windows 7 drivers. If I don't do that, I cannot get DTS-HD. Crazy!! And I can't get 3D video.
So, I was hoping to upgrade the motherboard to circumvent that issue as well as get the HDCP 2.2 support.
Sorry for the delay in response. We no longer carry motherboards anymore for the Skylake era unfortunately. It is a few generations old now by Intel standards so they are discontinued. You might be able to find one third party/used online but we don't have a specific recommendation.
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