AMD formally releases its newest mainstream platform CPU lineup, the second-generation AMD Ryzen processors which are already available for pre-orders, to be released on its full launch at April 19th. With that being said, AMD also releases the new AMD X470 chipset to go along with the new AMD Ryzen processors.
AMD X470 Chipset
The AMD X470 chipset supports the new Pinnacle Ridge processors which are the second-generation Ryzen processors. It also offers support for the first-generation Ryzen processors, Ryzen with Radeon Graphics APUs, and 7th generation A-Series/Athlon X4 Processor. The X470 chipset also supports higher DDR4 frequencies compared to the previous-generation X370 chipset.
AMD X470 Chipset-Based Motherboards
AMD’s partner brands have already teased some of their X470 motherboard offerings. Check them out on the list below.
There are five (5) pre-released ASUS X470 motherboards with one sporting the compact mini-ITX form factor, the ROG STRIX X470-I GAMING motherboard, the rest are in ATX form factor.
ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO (WI-FI)
ASUS ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING
ASUS ROG STRIX X470-I GAMING
ASUS TUF X470-PLUS GAMING
ASUS PRIME X470-PRO
ASRock also pre-releases six (6) ASRock X470 chipset-based motherboards, five in ATX form factor and a mini-ITX X470 motherboards – the Fatal1ty X470 Gaming-ITX/ac.
ASRock X470 Taichi Ultimate
ASRock X470 Taichi
ASRock X470 Master SLI/ac
ASRock X470 Master SLI
ASRock Fatal1ty X470 Gaming K4
ASRock Fatal1ty X470 Gaming-ITX/ac
There are two BIOSTAR X470 motherboards pre-released as of this writing; one ATX and one mini-ITX X470 motherboard.
GIGABYTE releases three X470 motherboards under its AORUS gaming branding, all of which sports the ATX form factor.
GIGABYTE X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING
GIGABYTE X470 AORUS GAMING 5 WIFI
GIGABYTE X470 AORUS GAMING 7 WIFI
Lastly, MSI pre-released four AMD X470 motherboards as of this writing, all of which features an ATX form factor.
MSI X470 GAMING PRO CARBON AC
MSI X470 GAMING PRO CARBON
MSI X470 GAMING PLUS
MSI X470 GAMING M7 AC
The partner brands will likely add more X470 motherboard models on the official launch this coming April 19th.