EVGA X570 FTW WIFI
Motherboards

EVGA Announced X570 FTW WIFI ATX Motherboard

Yesterday, EVGA announced the X570 FTW WIFI ATX motherboard. Designed around AMD’s AM4 socket, the X570 WIFI is waiting for a compatible Ryzen CPU. Power delivery is managed via the 15-phase digital VRM power section. Other features include Native PCIe 4.0 and M.2 Gen 4.0, four slots of DDR4 4600+, Intel AX1600 WiFi6, Bluetooth 5.2, and much more. Listed for $499 on the EVGA website, the X570 FTW WIFI is one of the more expensive motherboards on the market, though its big brother, the X570 Dark, is even more. For complete details continue reading EVGA’s press release below.

EVGA X570 DARK
Motherboards

EVGA launches X570 Dark Motherboard for AMD Ryzen

Yesterday, EVGA launched the X570 Dark E-ATX motherboard for AMD’s Ryzen CPUs. This marks EVGA’s first AMD motherboard since the Athlon 64 era (yes, it really HAS been that long!). The EVGA website lists the board for $689.99. While this is a high price point, we feel there will be more than a few enthusiasts willing to pay for this rare overclocking beast.  The X570 Dark incorporates unique features such as a rotated socket and DIMM slots as well as  90° connectors for the ATX, EPS, and SATA connectors which helps with cable management. It also features two-way SLI capability (rare on AMD platforms), dual Intel 2.5 Gigabit NICs, and eight fan headers (2x 3A Pump, 2x CPU PWM, & 4x PWM/DC). For more details please continue reading EVGA’s official press release below.

ASUS ROG X570 Crosshair VIII Extreme
Motherboards

ASUS Unveils X570 ROG Crosshair VIII Extreme Motherboard

In a surprise turn of events on Friday, ASUS revealed the ROG X570 Crosshair VIII Extreme E-ATX motherboard. For Asus, this marks a return to the Extreme designator for AMD boards and is the latest flagship supplanting the Formula series. The ROG X570 Crosshair VIII Extreme supports all modern Ryzen CPUs (2000 series and newer) and APUs (2000 G Series and newer) and features an 18+2 phase VRM design with 90A power stages, microfine alloy chokes, and 10K Japanese-made black metallic capacitors. Pricing and availability have not been released at this time, but we’ll keep you posted. Below are additional specifications taken from the ASUS website.

EVGA-DARK-AMD-motherboard
Motherboards

EVGA Teases AMD X570S Motherboards – Yes, AMD

On June 29th, EVGA posted a teaser video confirming its plans to build an AMD Ryzen based Dark series motherboard. We have since learned of a second X570S AMD Ryzen board from EVGA in the FTW series. These two new boards will be the first AMD motherboards from EVGA since the days of Athlon 64.

Gaming

Gigabyte Reveals AMD Ryzen Powered Gaming Laptops

Gigabyte has recently unveiled two mid-grade gaming laptops equipped with AMD’s Ryzen 5000-series mobile CPUs and Nvidia’s 30-series mobile GPUs. They have been named A5 and A7 and the latter features a Ryzen 9 5900HX mobile processor and RTX 3070 laptop GPU.  Specifications on the A5 are still unknown but should be available soon. More information and specs can be found below in Gigabyte’s press release as well as the link to the Gigabyte website.