BIOSTAR Z590I VALKYRIE – Hardware-Journal

With the Biostar Z590I Valkyrie , the manufacturer is not only introducing a new series of mainboards, but has also been offering a mini-ITX mainboard with an Intel socket for a long time. When it comes to equipment, you go a slightly different way than usual and actually rely on newer connections and standards. In some points, however, you notice the austerity course a little. The following test clarifies where this shows and what the small board can do.

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ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 – TechPowerUp

The ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 features a robust 10-phase VRM with top of the line power stages and a substantial VRM cooling solution. The ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 also offers great connectivity with WiFi 6, 2.5 Gb/s Ethernet, and Thunderbolt 4, and the Phantom Gaming ITX line has a history of offering great performance, so let’s see how this latest entry into the family stacks up!

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The primary M.2 has a decent, chunky heatsink and is connected to the CPU’s lanes, meaning there’s PCIe 4.0 x4 connectivity for 11th Gen Core chips. A second, uncooled, resides on the back and interfaces with the chipset at PCIe 3.0 x4 speeds. We find it unnecessary to have four SATA ports on a mini-ITX board; two ought to be sacrificed for a third M.2.

Moving on around, it’s a shame that MSI uses the older ALC897 audio codec. Rival Asus ROG Strix B560-I Gaming includes ALC1220 and 20Gbps USB on its price-comparable board.

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ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 – FunkyKit

For a compact mini-ITX motherboard, it’s comes packed with some exciting features including … the Killer E3100G 2.5G LAN, Intel Gigabit LAN, Killer AX1675x 802.11ax(WiFi 6E) + BT 5.2, as well as Intel Thunderbolt 4 (Type-C). For storage, it comes with 3 x SATA3 ports, 1 x Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4) and 1 x Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3). Other features include the PCIe 4.0 x16 Steel slot, USB 3.2 Gen2 ports (5 rear and 2 front), ASRock Super Alloy, 7.1 CH HD Nahimic Audio and of course ASRock’s Polychrome Sync.

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The ASUS ROG STRIX Z590-I Gaming WiFi is a compact power house featuring a robust 10-phase VRM with top of the line power stages and a substantial VRM cooling solution. BIOS flashback has also been included, as well as ASUS’s excellent BIOS designed to provide an optimal, stress-free overclocking experience. The ASUS ROG STRIX Z590-I Gaming WiFi also offers great connectivity with WiFi 6, 2.5 Gb/s Ethernet, and Thunderbolt 4. All of this performance is packed into an ITX form factor with some clever engineering to make it all fit.

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Intel 11th generation processors required motherboard manufacturers to implement a little more functionality and change the power subsystem in their solutions. For full-size motherboards, this is not a problem, but interest is attracted by the most compact motherboards on the market – in the mini-ITX format, the available space for the flight of engineering thought is very limited. In this article, we will get acquainted with the variant from ASUS of the ROG STRIX series – Z590-I Gaming WiFi.

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ASRock Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 – HKEPC

ASROCK launched the Z590 Phantom Gaming-ITX/TB4 Mini-ITX motherboard, using 10-phase 90A Dr.MOS power supply, with a giant aluminum alloy radiator and active cooling fan, even 11900K Full Load can withstand it, although the board is small but has With Killer E3100G 2.5Gbps Ethernet, Killer AX1675x Wi-Fi 6E dual gaming network, Nahimic Audio audio technology, Thunderbolt 4 high-speed connection and 27W PD 2.0 charging capability, it creates the strongest Z590 ITX gaming demon board.

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ASUS launches the new ROG STRIX Z590-I GAMING WIFI high-end Z590 Mini-ITX motherboard, using 8 + 2 Power Stages 90A DrMOS power supply design, with active large extended heat sink, can provide strong and stable high-performance output, support up to DDR4 -5333+ OC, equipped with the latest PCIe 4.0 transmission interface, equipped with 802.11ax WiFi 6E wireless module, 2.5G LAN network module, Thunderbolt 4 interface, has a very rich peripheral connectivity, novel and stylish design more ROG power Competitive belief in aesthetic style.

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The living environment in Hong Kong is small, and many people love to assemble the “detailed and detailed” ITX gaming console. MSI launched the new MPG B560I GAMING EDGE WIFI motherboard, equipped with 6 + 2 phase processor power supply module, 8 Layer PCB design and Lighting Gen 4 M.2 SSD interface, and the current generation of Intel has decentralized memory overclocking to the mainstream B560 chipset, supporting up to DDR4-5200 memory overclocking capabilities, with Intel Wi-Fi 6E and 2.5 GbE LAN, 1500 Mosquitoes are looking for real hard to play.

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Coming in at around the £200 mark, this high-end B550 offering features an actively cooled 8+2 power stage design, dual M.2 sockets, plentiful quantities of 10Gbps USB on the rear and internally, and high-speed wired and wireless networking connectivity. ASUS also included a unique feature in its USB Type-C audio connector.

£200 is steep for a B550 motherboard, even in the typically more expensive Mini-ITX form factor. And with tough competition from the similarly priced ASRock B550 Phantom Gaming-ITX/AX motherboard in particular, can ASUS’ ROG STRIX B550-I Gaming prove its worth? Let’s take a look.

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