ASRock Fatal1ty H370 Performance

Intel’s new H370 chipset targets a more mainstream segment than Z370 sacrificing CPU overclocking ability, among other things, in return for a lower price. Motherboard vendors are therefore able to bring to market gaming-oriented products, like this ASRock Fatal1ty H370 Performance, with lower price points than Z370 equivalents.

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Well, I published our first X470 review and I finished testing other boards including the Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming 7 WiFi that I’m going to take a look at today. We already know that the difference between X370 and X470 isn’t huge but I am curious to see what some of the companies have changed in the year gap between the chipsets.

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Today we take another look at a well-known motherboard, the Crosshair VI Hero from ASUS . The board we used already last year to you the bring AM4 platform closer . In this context, we have already discussed the layout and the overclocking options in detail. What was missing was a benchmark comparison with other mainboards.

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MSI X470 Gaming M7 AC

One of the big improvements over X370 boards that X470 models have introduced is improved power circuitry to better deal with AMD’s Ryzen CPUs and to cater for the higher TDPs of certain new 2nd Gen Ryzen models such as the Ryzen 7 2700X. Nowhere is this more evident than the MSI X470 Gaming M7 AC, which in power circuitry terms appears to be an entirely different beast to its predecessor.

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Our second X470 review is of ASUS’s Crosshair VII Hero, and it’s one loaded motherboard. At the original Ryzen launch ASUS also launched a Crosshair motherboard, which is part of their top tier ROG brand for AMD. ASUS typically has provided excellent support for AMD systems, and today we look at their best and brightest star, the Crosshair VII Hero.

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AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD’s Ryzen 5 2600X is faster than the previous-gen models in nearly every respect. The addition of lower cache and memory latencies, along with more sophisticated multi-core boosts, takes AMD’s gaming performance to the next level. The extra threads are helpful for everyday productivity, and the bundled storage software and cooler add even more value.

Read more @ Tom’s Hardware

ASRock X299M Extreme4

With support for the entire Intel X-Series 2066 processor range, it’s obviously built for the enthusiast market. For those building extreme gaming systems or a workstation, it has a lot to offer. It will support multiple GPUs, blazing fast M.2 storage, 4266+ (OC) DDR4 memory, and much more. Of course, added perks like the XXL Aluminium Alloy Heatsink design, RGB lighting and Realtek ALC1220 audio are very welcome additions also.

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