The first board that we’ve got our hands on is the Gigabyte X570 AORUS Master, which sits 2nd Gigabyte’s X570 product stack. This board is loaded with features which include a 14 phase VRM, triple PCI-Express 4.0 M.2 slots with heatsinks, 802.11ax WiFi, 2.5 Gigabit LAN, USB 3.1 gen 2, and of course some RGB lighting in there. Is this the board you need for your brand new AMD Ryzen 3000 series processor? Read on to find out…

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AMD X570 Motherboard Overview

Among the biggest additions to AMD’s AM4 platform is the introduction of PCIe 4.0 support, courtesy of the new X570 chipset. X570 marks the first consumer motherboard chipset to feature native PCIe 4.0 – which can double the bandwidth available for everything from SSDs to video cards, offering the opportunity to improve performance when these peripherals get bus-bottlenecked.

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It features the latest PCIe 4.0, USB 3.2 Gen 2, and 2.5Gbps Ethernet (and 1Gbps Ethernet too), so it’s certainly not short on connectivity. Plus, with the latest WiFi 6 thrown in, you’ll have no issues getting connected. It also has their flagship ROG SupremeFX S1220 audio with an ESS ES9023P DAC for high-end audio, plenty of RGB, and other perks that are sure to make it a big hit with enthusiast system builders.

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ASUS has added just enough extra features to give this a premium vibe, without adding more that you don’t need and bumping up the price even further. Of course, being X570 and PCIe 4.0 equipped, it features a more robust PCB than we’re used to seeing. Plus, they’ve got a pretty competent VRM and cooling setup, including the expected active cooling on the new X570 chipset.

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Less “gamer” it may be, but the hardware is still packing some punch. The 12+2 VRM with DrMOS, Pro Cool, Alloy Chokes, and their Durable Capacitors mean business for maxing out the latest Ryzen 9 CPUs. Plus, with an extra-durable PCB, OptiMem, and heatsinks on the M.2 and armour on the PCIe lanes, it not only looks great but is tuned for better performance and reliability.

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