Motherboards

MSI MPG Z790 EDGE TI MAX WIFI motherboard review: combining Core i5-14600K and GeForce RTX 4070 Ti

The recent update of Intel’s desktop platform with the introduction of 14th-generation Core processors brought minimal accentuated improvements without any tangible overall progress in CPU performance. However, the manufacturer’s top chips already demonstrate decent performance in various disciplines. Current motherboards with the LGA1700 socket are suitable for using the brand ... Read more

ASUS ROG STRIX Z790-E GAMING WIFI II motherboard review: timely reinforcement

Intel has recently introduced a new line of 14th generation Core desktop processors. The updated series of chips codenamed Raptor Lake Refresh is designed for the existing LGA1700 platform and works with motherboards based on Intel 600/700 chipsets. However, the new enthusiast models with unlocked multipliers have a considerable power ... Read more

ASUS Pro A620M-C-CSM – a motherboard with a PCI slot. Needed in 2023?

ASUS is updating its range of motherboards, expanding its fleet of models for the AMD Socket AM5 platform. Among the expected functional devices is the relatively modest ASUS Pro A620M-C-CSM on the AMD A620 chipset. The feature of this board is the presence of a PCI slot. In the middle ... Read more

AMD fixed the issue with Ryzen 7000. BIOS update will help

Some time ago, reports of Ryzen 7000 family processor failures began to appear online, and most of them related to Ryzen 7000X3D chips with an additional 3D V-Cache buffer. As it turned out later, the cause of such cases was a significant increase in the supply voltage of the SoC ... Read more

MSI MAG B760 TOMAHAWK WIFI motherboard review: base for victory

Simultaneously with the expansion of the line of desktop Core 13th generation processors, the Intel company offered updated chipsets for the LGA1700 platform. Intel B760 replaces the popular Intel B660. Although there are not many fundamental differences from the predecessor this time, motherboard manufacturers are willing to offer their versions ... Read more

MSI MAG B650M MORTAR WIFI motherboard review: compact platform for Ryzen 7000

After the expansion of the line and reduction in the cost of Ryzen 7000 chips, as well as a certain reduction in the price of motherboards and DDR5 RAM modules, the progressive Socket AM5 platform is finally starting to interest users who are used to rational purchases. Motherboards based on ... Read more

ASUS TUF GAMING B650-PLUS WIFI motherboard review: is it time for Socket AM5?

The appearance of the new Socket AM5 platform with Ryzen 7000 processors is a unique event in the segment of desktop solutions. For AMD, this is a long-awaited opportunity to radically update the overall functionality and make its offer more interesting for demanding users. Support for PCI Express 5.0 and ... Read more

MSI MPG Z790 EDGE WIFI DDR4 motherboard review: nuances in the details

Along with the 13th generation Core processors to update the desktop platform, Intel also introduced the Intel Z790 chipset, and motherboard manufacturers immediately offered new devices based on it. Today we are reviewing an interesting MSI MPG Z790 EDGE WIFI DDR4 model based on a top PCH with support for ... Read more

AMD introduced Ryzen 7000 processors and the Socket AM5 platform

AMD officially presented the new Socket AM5 desktop platform and Ryzen 7000 series processors with Zen 4 architecture. AMD Ryzen 7000 processors The starting lineup includes four models: Ryzen 9 7950X, Ryzen 9 7900X, Ryzen 7 7700X and Ryzen 5 7600X. The cost of the new CPUs varies from $299 ... Read more