Motherboards

The mini-ITX form factor is as popular as ever, with a handful of options already available for Intel's new LGA1200 socket. Over the years motherboard vendors have been perfecting their small form factor models designed to offer all of the performance of the larger-sized models, but with a smaller desktop footprint. Of these, two of the most desirable models based on features and pricing from all the mini-ITX models on the Z490 chipset are the GIGABYTE Z490I Aorus Ultra and MSI MEG Z490I Unify. Offering dual PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 slots, 2.5 GbE Ethernet ports, and integrated Wi-Fi 6 radios, both GIGABYTE and MSI's motherboards are designed to address the high end of the market. And with both boards going for the same price...

ASUS TUF Gaming X570-Plus and TUF Gaming X570-Plus Wi-Fi Motherboards

At Computex 2019, ASUS announced two TUF Gaming branded motherboards, the TUF Gaming X570-Plus and TUF Gaming X570-Plus Wi-Fi. Both models are identical in terms of specifications apart from...

7 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/12/2019

GIGABYTE X570 Aorus Pro AM4 Motherboard: Mid Range at $249

Since AMD announced its intention to release the Ryzen 3000 series processors during Computex, GIGABYTE unveiled a number of X570 motherboards to complement its release. The GIGABYTE X570 Aorus...

33 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/7/2019

ASRock X570 Pro4 and X570M Pro4 Motherboards: More For Professionals

ASRock unveiled a number of its X570 models during Computex 2019: a lot of gaming-focused models, and some extremely high-end offerings, but the ATX sized ASRock X570 Pro4 and...

16 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/6/2019

ASUS Prime Utopia Motherboard Tech Demo, with 7-inch OLED Display

One thing that always amazes me is that the PC tech industry rarely does technology demonstrations. In the car world, the likes of Audi, BMW, Porsche, and others, will...

12 by Ian Cutress on 6/6/2019

ASUS Pro WS X570-Ace: A No-Nonsense All-Black Motherboard with x8/x8/x8

During Computex 2019, ASUS unveiled its range of X570 motherboards catering to various market segments. While its ROG branded boards are traditionally targeted at gamers and enthusiasts, the ASUS...

37 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/6/2019

Made For Creators, ASRock X570 Creator With DDR4-4600, Two TB3, 10GbE

During Computex 2019, ASRock announced its range of X570 chipset motherboards for launch on 7/7 alongside the Ryzen 3000 series of processors. The ASRock X570 Creator is focused towards...

23 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/5/2019

ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming X: DDR4-4666, Triple PCIe 4.0 M.2, Wi-Fi 6

ASRock announced a number of X570 motherboards for the AMD Ryzen 3000 series of processors during Computex 2019. One of the most high-end options from its range is the...

16 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/4/2019

GIGABYTE Unveils X570 Mini-ITX Motherboard: X570 I Aorus Pro WiFi

In the midst of all the current AMD announcements such as the Ryzen 3000 series of processors, and the announcement of the new X570 chipset, GIGABYTE has prepared a...

14 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/4/2019

ASRock X570 Aqua: Heaviest AMD Flagship Motherboard Ever (Plus Thunderbolt)

During Computex 2019, ASRock unveiled its latest flagship motherboard for AMD's AM4 socket, the X570 Aqua. Featured is a wide range of high-end components including 10 G LAN, Wi-Fi...

18 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/3/2019

AMD Confirms PCIe 4.0 Not Coming to Older Motherboards (X470, X370, B350, A320)

One of the salient points of the next generation Ryzen 3000 CPUs coming next month was the support around PCIe 4.0. As the successor to PCIe 3.0, offering double...

50 by Ian Cutress on 6/2/2019

ASUS ROG Strix X570-E and ROG Strix X570-F Gaming Motherboards Announced

ASUS has unveiled a number of X570 motherboard at Computex 19 with a range of boards in different price brackets. Also announced is the ROG Strix X570-E Gaming and...

19 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/31/2019

The MSI MPG X570 Gaming Pro Carbon WIFI Motherboard: Two PCIe 4.0 M.2, Wi-Fi 6

MSI revealed its X570 chipset plans with a number of new boards split into three different market segments. The MSI MPG X570 Gaming Pro Carbon WIFI represents its top...

12 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/31/2019

GIGABYTE X570 Aorus Xtreme: 16-Phase Flagship with Passively Cooled Chipset

At Computex 2019, GIGABYTE revealed various motherboard models design on AMD's X570 chipset. Its flagship, the X570 Aorus Xtreme focuses on high-end performance and is targeted at enthusiasts with...

43 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/30/2019

ASRock Unveils New X570 Taichi: Wi-Fi 6 and DDR4-4666 Support

Highly competitive motherboard manufacturer ASRock revealed its X570 motherboard line-up ahead of the Ryzen 3000 series processors launch. Its 13th iteration of the Taichi design, the ASRock X570 Taichi...

26 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/30/2019

The ASUS Prime X299 Edition 30 Motherboard: 30 Years of ASUS, now with OLED

In the midst of all the X570 motherboard reveals at Computex 2019, ASUS has released an updated version of its Prime X299 model, the ASUS Prime X299 Edition 30...

15 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/30/2019

EVGA SR-3 Dark Motherboard: LGA3647 For Intel Xeon W-3175X

At Computex 2019, EVGA displayed an LGA-3647 C621 motherboard designed for the Intel Xeon W-3175X 28-core processor, the EVGA SR-3 Dark. The new EVGA SR-3 Dark follows on the...

16 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/29/2019

MSI Unveils the MEG X570 Ace: Black and Gold For AMD 50

With a theme that fits in with AMD's 50th anniversary, MSI has unveiled the MEG X570 Ace motherboard. With a black and gold design for a more elegant look...

11 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/29/2019

The ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero: With or Without Wi-Fi 6, Both With 2.5G LAN

With the introduction of the new X570 chipset designed for use with the AMD Ryzen 3000 series, ASUS has lifted the lid on its launch day range. The ASUS...

22 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/28/2019

MSI Announces Its MPG X570 Gaming Edge WIFI Motherboard

At Computex 2019, MSI has unveiled its mid-range MPG X570 Gaming Edge WIFI motherboard which includes two PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots, six SATA ports. and two full-length PCIe 4.0...

10 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/28/2019

ASUS Announces its X570 Flagship Motherboard, the Crosshair VIII Formula

During Computex 2019, ASUS has unveiled a series of new AM4 motherboards designed for the impending Ryzen 3000 series processors. The top tier X570 Crosshair VIII Formula model features...

21 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/28/2019

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