ASRock B660 Steel Legend – CowcotLand

ASRock B6Now that we’ve tested several motherboards based on the Z690 chipset, let’s tackle the B660 chipset. A chipset which will have fewer features than the Z690 but which will satisfy the vast majority of users. And above all, for a more affordable price. And the first B660 in this test series is the ASRock B660 Steel Legend. A board with white heatsinks on a PCB with a military print. A pretty card that will appeal to those who want to set up a white setup. The B660 Steel Legend is designed to work with DDR4 memory, which should reduce the bill.

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MSI MAG B660M MORTAR WIFI – Overclockers Russia

Now DDR4 is preferable, but in the future, in my opinion, motherboards with DDR5 support will be more relevant and in demand when it finally becomes mass-produced. I have already encountered this when moving from DDR2 to DDR3 and from DDR3 to DDR4. At MSI, usually the most affordable models belong to the MAG (MSI Arsenal Gaming) line. They are in the greatest demand because they combine high quality workmanship and element base, as well as excellent appearance, good functionality and a nice price.

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If you want to use a large supercooler like the Noctua NH-D15 in your build, be prepared for it to cover all the DIMM slots as well as the M.2 socket closest to the CPU socket.

Four DIMM slots are great. Let me remind you that Alder Lake chips support up to 128 GB of DDR4 RAM. The maximum effective frequency of the modules is 4800 MHz – as indicated in the characteristics of the “Mortar”. True, the work of RAM is accompanied by a number of nuances, which will be discussed later. more @ 3DNews (Russian)


Asus ProArt B660-Creator D4 can be well suited for building relatively inexpensive PCs designed for work needs (content creation, design, modeling, etc.). The board has 16 USB ports, including 1 USB 3.2 Gen2 and 1 USB 3.2 Gen2×2, plus 6 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports, PCIe x16, PCIe x4 and PCIe x1 slots, 3 M.2 slots, 4 SATA ports and 7 fan connectors. Networking capabilities include two wired controllers: 1 Gbps and 2.5 Gbps.

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ASUS ProArt B660-CREATOR D4 – Overclockers Russia

These are not corporate devices, but equipment for private use, with an increased level of reliability, extended warranty and support. Also, the goal is to simplify the deployment of the software and hardware complex. Nevertheless, Creator boards are not unusual for many, although flagship devices are equipped with the most advanced interfaces like Ethernet 10G or Thunderbolt 4. Later it became clear that not everyone needs them and not everyone is ready to overpay for them, and therefore mid-range boards appeared .

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We will be covering the Gigabyte B660 Gaming X AX DDR4 motherboard in this review. When you upgrade to the latest and greatest you are looking for something to utilize that new tech without breaking the bank. And it usually seems that when you search cheap sometimes those results can be hilarious or disappointing. But sometimes you can find that item that fits what you need and has great quality. Maybe today we will be showcasing one of those motherboards you can pick up for a very affordable price that has plenty of specs to get your rolling while not sacrificing any performance.

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At $239.99, the Asus ROG Strix B660-A Gaming is designed for budget-conscious builders who don’t overclock their processors. It’s a well-rounded board with above-average audio for the price. Performance is good, and although the Strix is expensive among its peers, it’s a worthwhile option to build your Alder Lake-based system around.

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ASUS ROG STRIX B660-F GAMING WIFI – Overclockers Russia

A medium-sized box and a handle for transportation are not required here. The exterior design is very attractive. High-quality printing, thick cardboard, and all the information on the box is explanatory. There is nothing superfluous. The background is predominantly black on the front and back, and red on the two sidewalls, which corresponds to the style of ROG. They removed the pink insert, but this does not mean that cyberpunk is gone, just a little tired of it already and I want something more calm.

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MSI B660 Roundup – Allround-PC

Before we go into the individual models, we would like to briefly mention a few common properties. We compared the MSI MAG B660 Tomahawk WiFi DDR4, MSI MAG B660M Mortar DDR4, MSI MAG B660M Bazooka DDR4 and MSI Pro B660M-A DDR4.

Thanks to the LGA1700 socket, they all support the Alder Lake processors up to the Intel Core i9. The four mainboards each have four DIMM slots for up to 128 gigabytes of DDR4 memory. According to MSI, the main memory can be overclocked to a maximum of 4,800 megahertz (one module). All offer two PCIe x16 slots, the primary of which supports PCIe 4.0, and one PCIe x1 slot. HDMI 2.1, DisplayPort 1.4 and 2.5 Gigabit/s Ethernet are always available .

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