ASRock Unveil their B650/B650E Motherboards
Mike Sanders / 1 year ago
ASRock has officially announced the launch of its AMD B650E/B650 motherboard series. These motherboards are targeted at the mainstream AM5 segment featuring various exciting new products such as our flagship B650E Taichi, the high-end B650E Steel Legend Wi-Fi for the high-end market, B650E PG Riptide Wi-Fi and B650 PRO RS for mainstream users, and B650 PG Lightning a new SKU joining the Phantom Gaming family targeted the entry-level market. ASRock also offers the new B650E PG-ITX WiFi for small form factor enthusiasts.
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 series, providing users with the most powerful AM5 platform it can offer ready to unlock maximum CPU performance. The flagship 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-Fi
Designed 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 improve 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.
PG Lightning series
ASRock 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+1 105 A, 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 & 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.
Lastly, to achieve maximum performance with far less effort, Blazing OC Tuner is available for every ASRock AM5 motherboard, this APP allows the CPU to switch between OC mode and Precision Boost Overdrive mode based on CPU current as well as temperature, it’s an easy to use APP that makes optimizing system performance ease.
Where Can I Learn More?
Set to be hitting retailers imminently, the only moderate downside is that ASRock has yet to confirm any prices for these new B650/B650E motherboard releases. – Should you wish, however, to learn more about this and other ASRock products, you can check out their official website via the link here!
What do you think? Are you planning to be an early adopter of AMD Ryzen 7000? If so, which chipset and motherboard is currently most interesting you? – Let us know in the comments!