NZXT N7 Z490 (Black)

Even if this is not the first motherboard launched by the NZXT brand, it will be for us a first evaluation of this type of product. Indeed, we are more used to testing boxes or cooling systems like the excellent NZXT Kraken X53 as well as the NZXT Kraken X73 . Today, we are therefore going to share with you our impressions of the NZXT N7 Z490 motherboard in black version .

Read more @ Overclocking (French)


The MSI MEG Z490 Unify could be described as the simpler and above all cheaper MSI MEG Z490 ACE . In a direct comparison, it is not only visual similarities that are noticeable, but also technical ones. The two boards use exactly the same layout and are equipped almost identically. Differences? Yes, of course there are.

Read more @ Hardware Journal (German)


In light of the release of the next generation AMD Ryzen processors, motherboards based on the AMD B550 chipset are gaining popularity. This is a good reason to talk about the ASUS ROG Strix B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi) , which we managed to get for testing. This board is very similar to the top-end ASUS ROG Strix B550-E Gaming recently reviewed by us , but has a number of distinctive features. 

Read more @ i2Hard (Russian)

MSI Creator X299

The MSI Creator X299 will certainly speak up directly when it comes to “full hut”. The HEDT mainboards are generally not badly equipped, but the Creator actually goes one better and makes use of the innovations that the new CPUs have brought with them. This means USB 3.2 Gen2x2, WiFi 6, 10G LAN and Thunderbolt 3.

Read more @ Hardware Journal (German)


In this review, we will review one of the new Colorful panels, which is the Colorful CVN Z490 Gaming Pro, which comes at a price of $ 180. Simply the board is in a medium price range for the Z490 chipset, and it is the only chip that provides overclocking support with K processors and overclocking memory as well, so it is one of your options if you are going overclocking for sure.

Read more @ HDR247 (Arabic)


The recommended $ 230 is more, and decent, than the average “ward temperature” of the Z490 motherboard market. And this is immediately a strong ideological blow to Prime. Yes, there are still little things to throw, finishing up to $ 240, and there are several ASUS ROG models at once, not to mention powerful offers in the assortment of MSI, Gigabyte and ASRock, and more exotic motherboard manufacturers.

Read more @ OC Club (Russian)


In keeping with its name, the XPower Gaming Titanium is titanium-colored. The cooler and the PCB are designed in this color. Together with the black components such as the processor base and the memory slots, the result is a very harmonious color concept. Openwork is the optics only by the red OC button, and the inside of the USB -3.1 front connector.

Read more @ Planet 3DNow! (German)

ASRock X370 Taichi

What both have in common is the typical Taichi look, but apart from that they also share some other similarities. This includes, for example, the integrated WLAN controller, which makes it the only AM4 mainboard in our test with this technology. ASRock also installs the same audio controller in both boards.

Read more @ Planet 3DNow! (German)