ASUS Clarifies X470/B450 Ryzen 5000 Series Support

“To clarify, Asus will follow AMD’s support plan to release a new BIOS on X470, B450 and B450 II motherboards and all those available in the market at present will also be compatible with that BIOS upgrade. Beta BIOS support, following AMD guidelines and timelines means this will be ready to roll out around Jan 2021,” Asus added.

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ASUS Not Supporting Ryzen 5000 Series on X470?

While AMD noted that the 5000 Series processors should be supported by the legacy X470 chipset, it would appear ASUS may not be on board. There are a few articles floating around where a customer reached out and was informed by ASUS that they would not be supporting the 5000 Series on X470, and of course, told the customer to purchase a new board. One can hope this customer last approach is corrected, but only time will tell.

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The black and silver cooling plate that covers the southbridge extends over the two M.2 slots, providing cooling and protection for your SSDs. The first of these uses the CPU’s PCIe 3.0 x4 connection, while the second is routed through the motherboard chipset, and is actually a PCIe 2.0 x4 connection.

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The MSI X470 GAMING Pro is part of MSI’s performance gaming line which is underneath “Enthusiast” and above its “Arsenal” gaming line. Like I said, this doesn’t really make much sense without looking into the hierarchy of MSI’s product stack via its website. 

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ASRock Fatal1ty X470 Gaming K4

We have tested and overclocked the AMD Socket AM4 motherboard with an AMD Ryzen 5 2400G processor equipped with an integrated AMD Radeon Vega GPU. In the following AMD AM4 motherboard test we explain the features of the ASRock X470 Gaming K4 Fatal1ty motherboard, show a 360 degree view and give some UEFI tips.

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MSI designed the X470 Gaming Pro Carbon as a midrange solution with some overclocking features to help you get the most out of your hardware. The board features an eight-phase power design with heatsinks to help keep the MOFSETs from overheating. It also has two eight-pin CPU power connectors, which can help to ensure a stable supply of power.

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If you didn’t catch the sensual tale happening there, the MSI X470 Gaming Plus is a truly good-looking motherboard. The ATX form factor board offers an AM4 socket, which houses any AMD Ryzen chip (including 1st gen), but was mainly built to house the X-series Ryzen chips, due the overclocking support the board provides. 

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But let’s get serious—this is the Aorus Gaming 7 Wi-Fi, Gigabyte’s finest X470 flagship. Aside from the glorious fins lining the VRMs, it comes packing absolutely everything the Taiwanese company could pitch at a board. We’re talking twin M.2 heatsinks, copious RGB connectivity and lighting, a premium DAC solution, dual eight-pin and four-pin EPS power, a 10+2 CPU power phase setup, eight PWM fan headers, a reinforced backplate, a whole host of internal USB headers, wireless A/C, and enough rear I/O to keep even the most avid USB enthusiast happy.

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