Home • PC Game Hardware • 4 Above board Katharine Castle Hardware Editor 11th May 2018 / 6:00PM If you’re considering buying one of AMD’s new Ryzen+ CPUs like the Ryzen 5 2600 or Ryzen 7 2700X, then you may also want to think about getting a new X470-based AM4 motherboard to go with it. It’s not strictly necessary – all of AMD’s 2nd gen Ryzen processors will work with existing AM4 motherboards, whether you’ve got one with a high-end X370 chipset or the more entry-level A320 or B350 chipsets – but upgrading to X470 brings with it a number of advantages, such as Ryzen+ support straight out of the box as well as AMD’s shiny super-fast StoreMI acceleration tech as standard. To kick things off in the X470 department, I’ve got the Asus ROG Strix X470-F Gaming motherboard on test today, with more boards following shortly. Let’s see whether this one from Asus is any good.£185 / $215, the ATX-sized Asus ROG Strix X470-F Gaming definitely edges toward the upper end of the motherboard market, but it won’t set you back quite as much as Asus’ ROG Crosshair VII-Hero (Wi-Fi) X470 board or MSI’s X470 Gaming M7 AC. Still, you can definitely see where… Read full this story
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