AMD partners presented motherboards based on the “popular” B650 and B650E chipset for AMD Ryzen 7000 processors. ASUS, MSI and ASRock spoke about their lineup. Among the features of the new system logic is support for PCIe 5.0 and works exclusively with DDR5 memory.
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ASUS ROG Strix, TUF Gaming, ProArt and Prime
ROG Strix B650E-E Gaming Wi-Fi and ROG Strix B650E-I Gaming Wi-Fi premium motherboards offer the ultimate gaming experience, out-of-the-box wireless connectivity and advanced design. Network Connectivity – Wi-Fi 6E and 2.5 Gbit Ethernet. The sound quality will be provided by the ALC4080 codec and the Savitech SV3H712 amplifier. Among other things, the boards are equipped with Thunderbolt 4, which is unusual for an AMD platform.
A more democratic gaming series, TUF Gaming, is designed to build affordable and no less productive PCs. Wi-Fi 6 and 2.5 Gbit Ethernet are present here. The boards are released in a stricter design with smaller heatsinks.
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The ProArt series is designed for digital content creators. A full-featured PCIe 5.0 port lets you connect fast NVMe drives for better productivity. Two PCIe 4.0 x16 slots can work in x8/x8 configuration. The USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Type-C port provides Quick Charge 4+ charging. The DisplayPort 1.4 connector will allow you to connect a display with a frequency of up to 8K / 60 Hz.
ASUS Prime boards are equipped with a basic platform set and have a minimalistic design. However, they are equipped with a 2.5 Gbit network connection and Wi-Fi.
MSI MPG, MAG and PRO Series
The MPG B650 CARBON WI-FI and MPG B650 EDGE WI-FI cards support up to 4 M.2 slots (PCIe 5.0 x4) and 6 SATA ports for connecting multiple drives. There is a Wi-Fi 6E and 2.5G LAN module on board.
MAG B650 TOMAHAWK WIFI and MAG B650M MORTAR WIFI feature VRM’s 80A Smart Power Stage, dual 8-pin CPU power connectors, 2x M.2 Shield Frozrs, and Audio Boost 5 technology.
The PRO series is designed for corporate and office use. PRO B650-P WIFI and PRO B650M-A WIFI feature larger heatsinks, M.2 Shield Frozr and Flash BIOS button. The boards have 2 PCIe 4.0 slots and M.2 connectors.
ASRock Taichi, Steel Legend and more
ASRock B650E Taichi features Dr.MO 24 + 2 + 1 Smart Power Stage (SPS) power supply scheme to keep the processors running at their best. The premium design board supports most of the technologies available on the AM5 platform.
ASRock B650E Steel Legend Wi-Fi and PG Riptide Wi-Fi are designed with 8-layer PCBs and 14+2+1 VRM Smart Power Stage power scheme. Dragon 2.5G Ethernet and 2T2R Wi-Fi 6E adapters are available for communication.
B650E PG-ITX Wi-Fi motherboard with 10-layer design delivers 10+2+1 105A power and is equipped with E3100 2.5G and AX1675 Wi-Fi 6E Killer. The eDP connection allows you to install an additional display on the chassis itself, opening up new possibilities for personalization.
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