MSI MAG Tomahawk X570 Motherboard Details Are Revealed

/ 2 years ago
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Earlier this week, MSI announced two new upcoming motherboard releases for AMD consumers. Namely, the Creator TRX40 (for the 3rd-generation Threadripper processors) and the MAG X570 Tomahawk (for the 3rd-generation Ryzen platform).

While images of the Creator TRX40 were readily available at the time, there wasn’t any (or even many details) surrounding the Tomahawk. Well, in a report via TechPowerUp, we have our first look at the motherboard and an idea of what features it will pack.

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MSI Tomahawk X570 Motherboard

When MSI initially announced their X570 motherboard line-up, it was rather conspicuously missing the ‘Tomahawk’ design. A line that has been consistent with MSI for many years now.

With build-in WI-FI, the Tomahawk is expected to be in a tier above the MPG X570 Gaming Plus, but slightly below the MPG X570 Gaming Edge and the X570 Gaming Pro Carbon.

Some of the confirmed specifications/features include:

  • 2.5 GbE wired Ethernet and 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
  • Two M.2 PCI-Express gen 4.0 slots with heatsinks on both
  • Premium ALC1220-based onboard audio solution
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When is it Out and How Much Will it Cost?

Expected to release at some point in the next month, the MSI Tomahawk X570 will retail for a price in the region of $180.

This is perhaps a little more expensive than many would’ve hoped. Then again it does sit about right in terms of the X570 range as a whole. One thing, however, is clear. A lot of consumers love the MSI Tomahawk products (I have one in my system right now) and this will undoubtedly be a very popular motherboard throughout 2020.

What do you think? – Let us know in the comments!

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