ASRock X570S PG Riptide – TechPowerUp

While the ASRock X570S PG Riptide isn’t something I would personally buy because it simply does not meet my needs, it is something to consider for gamers on a tight budget. It ticks off all the basic necessities for someone who is all about the plug and play mentality—someone who doesn’t want to play around with memory or CPU settings and rather just lets all the auto-features and CPU boosting do what it is designed for. I think this ASRock X570S PG Riptide will be right on the line for many; some will see it as a horrible product, while others may see it for what it is: a motherboard for a gaming-oriented PC if on a limited budget.

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ASRock Z590 Steel Legend – OC Club

The days when choosing a motherboard should be approached carefully are long gone. The great three of platemakers offer ± the same for ± the same money, flaunting something like that, either in the top-fat segment or among the mainstream compact formats. Among ordinary ATX-standard motherboards, something that stands out sharply from the galaxy of others is extremely rare. And it’s curious what stands out for both the good and the bad. ASRock is trying to contradict the market a little, pressing with prices and sometimes tricky technical solutions.

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ASRock Z690 Motherboards Pictured @ Videocardz

The Z690 Taichi, Extreme, and Steel Legend represent the upper-tier in the lineup, although the company is also working on Aqua series featuring pre-installed monoblock. After the departure of the Fatal1ty series, ASRock initially focused on the Phantom Gaming series, but those appear to be going lower in the lineup with each generation.

Furthermore, the lack of H670/B660 and H610 boards here suggests those are not launching at the same time as the Z690 series.

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ASRock X570S PG Riptide – FunkyKit

Today we will be taking a look at the ASRock X570S PG Riptide motherboard, which is designed for gamers and users who wants great performance at an affordable price. It features the latest X570S chipset, a fanless version of the orginal X570. It’s compatible with all of the AMD Ryzen 3000, 4000 G-Series and 5000 series of desktop processors, and supports memory speeds of up to DDR4 5000+ (OC).

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ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 – ThinkComputers

Each year when we see new mini-ITX motherboards I always talk about how the mini-ITX industry keeps on getting more popular.  I think this past year more than ever we’ve seen the mini-ITX market explode.  This is due in part to traditional manufacturers offering some pretty amazing mini-ITX cases and of course those really awesome kit cases from the lesser-known brands.  For Z590 ASRock has their Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 which has quite the feature set including Thunderbolt 4, a 10-phase VRM, WiFi 6, 2.5G LAN, and even some RGB lighting.  If you are looking to build a small form factor system on the Z590 platform this board might be for you! Read on as we take a look…

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ASRock B550 PG Riptide – Guru3D

Meet the Asrock B550 PG RIPTIDE motherboard. It’s a mid-tier ATX product from the Phantom Gaming series. According to Asrock – Riptide is named after a specific kind of water current with strong waves in the ocean, representing the philosophy of the sea’s double-side, calm and unlimited strength. Built around powerful gaming-related features, the Riptide has given a powerful smash and immerse users in the sense of stability. This is a 30.5 x 24.4 cm ATX-factor product equipped with a B550 chipset, and it offers such features as a 10-phase power design (Dr. MOS) and 1x 2.5 Gigabit ethernet (Killer Ethernet E3100). The design is rather attractive, with a consistent black-and-grey theme. MSRP is at about 160 USD, so it’s reasonably priced.

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ASRock Z590 OC Formula – AnandTech

Looking at performance, the Z590 OC Formula performed respectably in our stock performance test suite, including compute, gaming, and our system-focused tests. We saw a higher power draw in both long idle and idle power states than other Z590 models tested, but the OC Formula did well at full-load. The ASRock breezed through our non-UEFI POST time testing and DPC latency with solid results in both of these tests. Sometimes an overclocking focused motherboard rejects having a good baseline performance mode, but the OC Formula ticks the box that means that even without tweaking, it can work for everyone.

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ASRock X570S PG Riptide – GinjFo

We have a solid platform for gamers. It perfectly meets the needs of the latest titles without worrying about the level of graphics settings. With everything at maximum, the framerate in 1440p is between 95 and 163 frames per second which is perfect. We consider 90 frames per second to be the upper limit for high end hardware. The switch to 4K has consequences since the number of images per second drops. We have a framerate between 62 and 112.2 fps. The results are still positive, we remain above 60 images per second.

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ASRock B550 PG Riptide – FunkyKit

It comes with 1 x PCIe 4.0 x16 Slot for graphics card, 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 Slots, 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1 Slot, as well as 1 x M.2 Key-E for WiFi. For storage, there’s a total of 6 x SATA ports, 1 x Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4), 1 x Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3) for SSDs. And for connectivity, you get 3 x USB 3.2 Gen2 (Front Type-C, Rear Type-A+C), 10 x USB 3.2 Gen1 (4 Front, 6 Rear), 8 x USB 2.0 (6 Front, 2 Rear), and finally the Killer E3100X 2.5GB LAN.

Of course, not to mention ASRock’s unique features which includes the 10 Phase, Digi Power, Dr. MOS, and of course, the 7.1 CH HD Nahimic Audio, as well as ASRock’s PolyChrome Sync.

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ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 – TweakTown

Internal connectivity includes three SATA 6Gb/s ports alongside one Ultra M.2 (Gen3) and one Hyper M.2(Gen4). Networking consists of the full complement from Killer with the AX1675x WiFi6e module and E3100G 2.5Gbe controller.

Rear I/O has a solid complement of USB 3.2 ports next to the Thunderbolt 4 port that is also fully compliant with USB 4.0 at 40Gbps. We also have dual display outputs with HDMI and DP alongside RJ45 2.5Gbe and WiFi6e antennas. Audio is handled by the extremely popular Realtek ALC1220 with a complete set of 3.5mm input/outputs at the bottom.

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