ASRock announces its mid-tier AMD B650E and AMD B650 motherboards for the AMD Ryzen 7000 Series processors. These motherboards are targeted at the mainstream AM5 segment featuring various exciting new products such as the ASRock B650E Taichi motherboard, the first Taichi motherboard with a mid-tier chipset. The ASRock B650E Series also includes the B650E Steel Legend Wi-Fi and B650E PG Riptide Wi-Fi. ASRock's B650 Series motherboards include the B650 PRO RS for mainstream users and B650 PG Lightning under the Phantom Gaming family targeting the entry-level gaming PC builders. ASRock also presents the new ASRock B650E PG-ITX WiFi for small form factor enthusiasts.
ASRock B650E Taichi
ASRock went all-out on its VRM design by creating a 24+2+1 phase Smart Power Stage (SPS) Dr.MOS on the B650E Taichi motherboard, providing users with the most powerful AM5 platform it can offer ready to unlock maximum CPU performance. The ASRock B650E Taichi motherboards are equipped with many exciting features and technologies such as PCIe 5.0 technology for graphics cards and M.2 SSDs, an incredible IO that includes the latest USB4 offering a fast and simple level of connection for work or home.
ASRock B650E Steel Legend WiFi & B650E PG Riptide Wi-FiDesigned for enthusiasts, the ASRock B650E Steel Legend Wi-Fi & PG Riptide Wi-Fi motherboards are designed using the 8-layer PCBs as well as 14+2+1 Smart Power Stage VRMs that improves OC capability to help keep the motherboard cool when partnered with any AMD Ryzen 7000 Series processor. Besides performance, Dragon 2.5G Ethernet and 2T2R Wi-Fi 6E connectivity are also available on both models to maximize the capability for every possible task.
The New PG Lightning seriesASRock is pleased to introduce its new Lightning Series into the Phantom Gaming lineup, and the new B650 PG Lightning brings a new contender to the new entry-level market. It is packed with multiple M.2 slots including PCIe 5.0, M.2 SSD, Dragon 2.5G Ethernet, convenient integrated IO shield and offers a premium 8-layer PCB design with 14+2+1 SPS power phases, targeting the best mix of high quality and great features at an affordable price, B650 PG Lightning is the best choice for building a powerful yet affordable entry gaming system.
ASRock B650E PG-ITX Wi-Fi
Accommodating the growing small form factor enthusiast market, the B650E PG-ITX Wi-Fi is designed to deliver the best functionality, connectivity, and performance in the minimum amount of space. The motherboard includes 10+2+1 105A, SPS VRMs, and a 10-layer PCB design for enhanced performance. Both PCI-Express 5.0 GPU and M.2 slots are available, plus M.2 heatsink. Connectivity includes super-fast E3100 2.5G and AX1675 Wi-Fi 6E Killer networking gear for maximum gaming performance.
What makes the ASRock B650E PG-ITX WiFi truly unique is the availability of an eDP connector. This whole new concept of customization allows an additional monitor to be mounted on the chassis itself – such as integrated into the side panel, folding out, or behind a window – enabling exciting new possibilities for personalizing small form factor designs.
ASRock did not reveal information regarding the pricing and availability of their B650E and B650 Series motherboards as of this writing.