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Intel Z690 Chipset for 12th Gen Alder Lake Leaked

Recently, an image of an Intel Z690 chipset was leaked by a member of the Chiphell forums. The Z690 will be the foundation for the next generation of Intel motherboards. It is significantly larger than the current Z590 chipset, but how that will affect its performance remains to be seen. Launch for these next-generation products are expected around November 19th, but that is not set in stone. Read More

Biostar Z590A-Silver
Motherboards

Biostar Announces Z590A-Silver Motherboard

Today, Biostar announced the new Z590A-Silver motherboard designed for 10th and 11th generation Intel Core processors. Advertised as a highly versatile and robust motherboard, the Z590A-Silver features native PCIe 4.0 including M.2 Gen4, up to 128 GB of DDR4 memory,  and a proprietary 14-phase power design. Pricing and availability have not been announced at this time. Please continue reading for additional information and specs from the Biostar press release. Read More

Motherboards

MSI Announces New MEG Z590 ACE Gold Edition

Today, MSI has announced a new flagship Z590 motherboard, the MEG Z590 Ace Gold Edition. Featuring 24K Gold foil the new Gold Edition has a truly stunning look. It is unclear at this time if the new appearance is the only difference from the original MEG Z590 Ace. MSI is also taking this time to make further announcements on the Z590 Unify and Unify X. Availability and pricing for the MEG Z590 Ace Gold Edition are unknown at this time, but here is what we do know. Read More

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MSI and EKWB Announce MSI MPG CARBON Z590 EK X Motherboard

MSI and EKWB have joined forces once again announcing the second generation MSI MPG CARBON Z590 EK X motherboard (We first reported the Z490 version back in June).  The new board, an MPG Carbon Z590) is based on the Z590 chipset supporting PCIe 4.0 natively (with a Rocket Lake based CPU), Wi-Fi 6E, and Bluetooth 5.2. Pricing is listed as $499 and will be available for pre-order on 2/22 from the EK Webshop and MSI’s worldwide retailer network. Below are is the press release showing off several of its features. Read More

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Biostar Announces Two Intel H510 Series Motherboards

Today, Biostar has announced two new motherboards for the upcoming Rocket Lake-S Intel CPUs. The H510MH/E 2.0 and H510MX/E 2.0 motherboards are designed for business and lighter use applications. With so many flagship and gaming boards releasing, it’s good to see Biostar has not forgotten the business and casual sector. While these boards won’t feature extremely high VRM capabilities, they will support newer technologies like PCIe 4.0 and WiFi 6.0. Both boards are micro-ATX for smaller builds and have a pair of DIMM slots capable of up to 64 GB of memory at  2933 MHz. Pricing and release dates have not been announced yet so stay tuned for further updates. Here are Biostar’s official release notes along with complete specs. Read More

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CES 2021: EVGA Releases Z590 Dark and Z590 FTW WIFI Motherboards

EVGA has released two motherboards in preparation for Intel’s upcoming 11th Gen Core processors. The EVGA Z590 Dark is a flagship E-ATX motherboard with 22 VRM phases and has been designed with massive overclocking potential and maximum performance. The EVGA Z590 FTW WIFI features 17 VRM phases and is geared for top enthusiast-level performance. As with all Z590 chipset motherboards, support for PCIe Gen4 graphics cards and NVMe SSDs is right at your fingertips. Below is EVGA’s press release. Read More