Today marks the launch of AMD's new B450 series motherboards which bring StorMI as well as Precision Boost Overdrive and Ryzen Master software to lower costs systems, as long as your Ryzen supports that feature. This is more than just an announcement as several reviews also appeared, including this one from TechPowerUp. The newest MSI GAMING PRO CARBON AC uses the B450 chipset, along with a variety of of software from MSI to control your RGBs as well as tweaking your clocks. The board showed excellent potential, a Ryzen 5 2600+ easily hit 4.3 GHz at 1.35V with DDR4 stable at 3466MHz. Check the full review for all the details.
"The AMD B450 series chipset is here, with the full-size ATX MSI B450 GAMING PRO CARBON AC. MSI is walking the tightrope of a budget board that still offers a premium experience, for example it has two M.2 slots, full RGB support and WiFi."
Here are some more Motherboard articles from around the web:
- Gigabyte B450 Aorus Pro @ Guru of 3D
- MSI B450 Tomahawk @ Guru of 3D
- MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC & Tomahawk Review @ Neoseeker
- ASRock B450 Gaming-ITX/ac @ TechPowerUp
- AMD B450 chipset preview – X470 features at a lower price @ Kitguru