AM4 Motherboards at CES MSI, ASRock etc

Look at those beauties. Maybe they'll be for sale eventually. OCAholic thinks end of Februari for NDA.

VORTEZ has also posted a short post with the images.

Edit: More official news today. PCPer has a post with more images:


AMD's press-release lists some:

New Chipsets and Motherboards
AMD and its motherboard partners today debuted a wide array of new motherboards from ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI, all built upon two upcoming desktop chipsets for AMD Ryzen processors: the X370 and X300. X370 chipset-based motherboards are designed for those who need the most performance, cutting-edge features, and superior I/O connectivity from their PCs including support for overclocking1, and dual graphics. For users looking for performance in a more compact size, the X300 chipset also features an AMD Ryzen-ready AM4 socket while utilizing the mini-ITX size ideal for small form factor PCs. Both chipsets take full advantage of innovative technology features including:

  • Dual-channel DDR4 memory
  • NVMe
  • M.2 SATA devices
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 and Gen 2
  • PCIe® 3.0 capability2

AM4 chipsets provide dedicated PCIe lanes for USB, graphics, data and other I/O, providing a powerful, scalable and reliable computing experience and bringing the benefit of future-ready technologies. Motherboards on display at CES 2017 include:

  • ASRock X370 Taichi, ASRock X370 Gaming K4, ASRock AB350 Gaming K4 & ASRock A320M Pro4
  • Asus B350M-C
  • Biostar X370GT7, Biostar X350GT5 & Biostar X350GT3
  • Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming K5, Gigabyte GA-AX370-Gaming 5, Gigabyte AB350-Gaming 3 & Gigabyte A320M-HD3
  • MSI A320M Pro-VD, MSI X370 Xpower Gaming Titanium, MSI B350 Tomahawk & MSI B350M Mortar

Anandtech has a gallery with (all but the MSI motherboards) pics:

TechReport have a post about the chipsets:

Looks like the X370 chipset is the only one that supports Crossfire/SLI and only 2x8. 8 lanes of PCIe 2.0 from the chipset, 32 total with 16 from the CPU, ah. Not 32 from the CPU, 32 total with the best chipset. So very much like Intel.


Bottom board



And a VGA port on the back. I wonder if there is any high-end APU planned.

Looks like VGA, DVI and HDMI. I smell APUs on the hoRyzen....

ffs this pun is overused...


Cool, I can use my really shitty PCI 802.11/g WiFi card in this motherboard.


I have a Riva TNT I could use :3333333


Why do all these chipsets have to have similar naming schemes?

I mean did AMD really have to use B- and X- to identify their parts? Why not use any of the other 20 letters of the alphabet that aren't already in use by Intel? I can just see somebody trying to stick an i5 into one of these boards.

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VGA! LOL! I laugh but I can say that my son's monitor actually has VGA on it and so I guess if the HDMI broke at least it is there allowing him and I to use the monitor til we could truly afford to buy a replacement monitor. Still though I find it hilarious that VGA would still be included.

In regards to MSI motherboards I have seen enough complaints about them and the most complaints about them as compared to any other manufacturer of motherboards and so I will definitely stay away from their products. Also why would I go to what they offer when Gigabyte has never done me wrong?

They're going to launch with Bristol Ridge APUs, costco already has some systems

about mid 2017 we should see Ryzen APUs, hopefully with at least one chip having HBM2 on package, at least for laptops

You're either one in a million or I only know people who had an awful experience with GBT hardware / support.

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I still need VGA for my CRT


X for eXtreme. Not kidding, marketing seems to think that we are all perpetually fourteen years old. Besides Intel already uses Z in their "enthusiast" chipset.

That may be true but it does seem to be working or they'd stop doing it, so maybe we are all perpetually fourteen.

This month's Intel lineup is

  • B250
  • C422
  • H270
  • Q250/Q270
  • X299
  • Z270

AMD is at

  • A320
  • B350
  • X370

So 2/3 of AMD's chipsets have the same letters, and unless Intel changes their B-series style, we may see two chipsets on the market at the same time with the same name.

Quite annoying.

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Does a happy dance ahhh but its msi :(

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Quality video made up of stills

Ya :(

MSI currently has about the best budget 1151 boards

no display port ?

You gotta pay extra for the DP

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