MSI Motherboard AMD X570 vs X670 Chipset: See the Difference?

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AMD introduced the Zen architecture several years ago. No one could have imagined that the AM4 platform would become legendary, however, Socket AM4 already supports 5 CPU architectures and more than 125 processors in its lifetime.

Today it’s time to welcome AMD’s latest addition to the Zen lineup – the Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” processor (available September 27, 2022) with the latest socket and platform!

New Socket AM5!

AMD brings technology to bring new kinds of computing to your computer. What’s more, it promises Socket AM5 longevity. Supported at least until 2025!

“Like AM4, we are committed to supporting the AM5 platform with new technologies and the latest architecture at least through 2025.” – David McAfee (CVP and GM, Desktop PC)

The Ryzen 7000 series CPUs will be the first desktop processors to use TSMC’s state-of-the-art 5nm FinFET process for production. These new CPUs are packed with state-of-the-art features such as PCIe5.0, DDR5 support and more, making them ideal for those looking for the future.

We will cover all chipsets released on the AM5 platform. First, let’s look at how the AM5 has changed.

AM5 with AM4: haveWhat has changed and what has remained the same??

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The AMD Ryzen 7000 series comes with a new Socket design, which means that AM4 CPUs cannot fit in Socket AM5 and AM5 processors cannot fit in Socket AM4.

If you are familiar with Ryzen CPUs on the AM4 platform, you will notice that the (PGA) pins are located on the processor. But on the AM5 platform, pins are now on the Motherboard Socket (LGA) The main change is the change from the PGA socket to the LGA socket.

support DDR5

Using the latest memory technology allows you to unlock new levels of performance in memory-intensive workloads. With Ryzen 7000 support for DDR5, you’ll enjoy next-generation DDR5 support on all AM5 motherboards for Ryzen 7000 processors.

Accompany with CPU cooler used on older AM4

Even with the change from PGA to LGA, AMD was able to keep the CPU size close to that of the previous Ryzen CPU. It also kept the AM4 module to support the older CPU cooler, maintaining compatibility with existing AM4 CPU cooling solutions on the market

Compatibility may vary by motherboard. It depends on many factors such as height, gap and size of radiator, but oh

Mounting view, the AM5 platform has the same mounting mechanism and dimensions as the AM4.

That said, AMD guarantees compatibility with AMD Wraith Coolers to make things Easier for those upgrading to the AM5 platform. Your favorite line of AM4 compatible MSI Liquid Cooling AIOs will also work with the newest AM5 motherboards!

Understanding Chipset AM5: X670 a B650

what is a chipset?

The chipset is the part of the motherboard that controls the flow of data between the CPU and other devices. These define the features that the motherboard can take advantage of and/or support.

Chips like X570, B550, B450, etc. have been known to the composer in the last few years, now the AM5 platform brings the latest generation of chipsets to your new motherboards. Fully supports the power of AMD Ryzen 7000 processors!

– X670 and B650

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X570S vs X670E: A Quick Comparison

While the X570 motherboards have been top of the line for a few years in the AM4 era, the X670E motherboards do the same for the AM5, but go a step further.

X670E vs X670

Although the X670E and X670 support PCIe 5.0 connectivity and DDR5 memory, the X670E motherboards use the new PCIe 5.0 standard for M.2 slots and PCIe slots. On the other hand, there is only one of two PCIe 5.0 slots by X670 motherboards: PCIe or M.2

However, memory is another matter. All AM5 chipsets support DDR5 (as of August 2022), which means that the X670E, X670 and B650 can take advantage of DDR5 without restrictions.

PCIe 5.0 and DDR5

The X570 chipset was born in the PCIe 4.0 era, enabling it to take full advantage of PCIe 4.0 storage and fast graphics cards. Now, the X670 series chipset continues this trend, bringing PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 to those who want the best.

Better power design

MSI’s X570S motherboards feature an improved power design that makes it easy to handle high-end Ryzen CPUs. They can offer up to Direct 16+2 phase 90A.

However, MSI is moving towards X670E motherboards, you will see 24 + 2 + 1 Stage 105A Smart Power Stage! You can rest assured that your latest AMD Ryzen 7000 is running at peak performance.

Server level PCB with up to 10 layers

While the X570S motherboard has a premium PCB design with a 2oz copper server grade PCB and up to 6 layers, the MSI X670E motherboard goes above and beyond to ensure PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 connectivity, you will find the PCB Up to 10 layers of 2oz copper server level in MSI X670E motherboards.

Better cooling design

MSI X570S motherboards have no problem with heat dissipation. Thanks to its excellent thermal design, however, with incredibly fast PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 speeds, we had to be even more creative.

Some of the MEG X670E motherboards have the top end of all VRM heatsink upgrades, with an aluminum heatsink design. and cross-type heat pipes, along with the fin heatsink, will help to be more efficient. The wavy construction of this stacked heatsink fin increases the surface area to greatly improve heat dissipation. At the same time, cross-type heat pipes can move heat more efficiently.

connection Latest USB

Although the X570S motherboard has a USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 port, it is a very fast USB port, but it does not supply enough power.

The MEG X670E motherboard has a more advanced USB, and the board has a front USB Type-C port that supports up to 60W of power supply and a rear USB Type-C that can support Display Port 1.4 HBR3 (High Bit Rate 3), now you can charge various devices using the USB-C port in front of you. And enjoy one connection at up to 8K 60Hz output via your rear USB-C!

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recommend motherboard MSI X670 for CPU Ryzen 7000

We present three X670E motherboards and one X670 motherboard to give you an idea of ​​what MSI offers for the AM5 platform.

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MEG X670E GOD

It is no coincidence that GODLIKE motherboards are often named in world records! The GODLIKE series is tied for the best performance of the line. They are built to push their potential to the limit and have been doing it for years.

MEG X670E GODLIKE motherboard features 24 + 2 + 1 phases with 105A Smart Power Phase. The design not only handles the best Ryzen 7000 processors, it also offers the best performance for a Ryzen 7000 processor. But it can also easily push overclocking to the GODLIKE level.

In addition to new technologies such as PCIe 5.0 and DDR5, motherboards also bring a host of cutting-edge features to your computer.

One of the unique features you will immediately notice is the beautiful M-Vision Dashboard. A 4.5” IPS LCD touchscreen takes you to the next level of diagnostics and system personalization. Can display everything from statistics. check hardware all the way to debug code

Dual LAN support (10G and 2.5G) and Wi-Fi 6E to handle all your networking needs Tool-less M.2 slot, M.2 heatsink clicks into place and locks SSD in place. It’s like just counting 1-2-3!

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MEG X670E ACE

While the X670E ACE isn’t as good as GODLIKE, it’s still a top-tier beast that can squeeze every ounce of performance out of your newest Ryzen CPU.

It comes with a 90A Duet Rail 22 + 2 + 1 phase power system to help you push your hardware to the limit. Sophisticated fin series heatsinks are located on the power distribution components to ensure efficient heat dissipation. And the heatsink does not need a chipset fan for larger chipsets.

The ACE also supports DDR5 and PCIe 5.0 The three PCIe x16 slots on the MEG X670E ACE are PCIe 5.0 There are also four M.2 slots, one of which supports PCIe 5.0 x4 speeds, while the other supports PCIe speeds 5.0×4. Supporting PCIe 4.0 x4 speeds and beyond, the ACE comes with a TWO M.2 XPANDER-Z GEN5 expansion card that will allow you to add two more PCIe 5.0 x4 slots on your computer!

Wi-Fi 6E and 10G LAN will ensure that the network will not be a bottleneck. Even if you use very fast internet

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MPG X670E CARBON WIFI

While GODLIKE and ACE are built for those who want the best in every aspect, the MPG X670E CARBON WIFI takes a harmonious approach. Try to find a balance between efficiency and value.

Although the 18 + 2 + 1 phase 90A VRM does not match the top-end MSI X670E motherboards, the WIFI CARBON X670E can easily handle the best Ryzen 7000 processors around. The larger PCH heatsink helps us avoid fans.

moreover PCIe bandwidth distribution takes a different approach, with PCIe 5.0 on the top two PCIe x16 slots, while the third slot has PCIe 4.0 x 4. However, two of the four slots have M.2 speed PCIe 5.0 x4 and more. Two slots support PCIe Speed ​​4.0 x4 and essential in AM5 motherboards, you’ll enjoy excellent DDR5 support to take your performance to the next level.

Support 2.5G LAN and Wi-Fi 6E, support high-speed wired and wireless connections.

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PRO X670-P WIFI

PRO X670-P WIFI works with AMD’s best Ryzen 7000 CPUs without problem, comes with 14 + 2 + 1 Duet Rail and 80A Smart Power Stage to handle any problem.

Although the PCIe x16 slots on the PRO X670-P WIFI are all PCIe 4.0, you’ll find PCIe 5.0 x4 speed on the top M.2 slot, and the other three M.2 slots use PCIe 4.0 x4, ensure you have plenty of storage space High speed data is more than enough.

PRO X670-P WIFI retains the networking capabilities of the X670E motherboard with support for 2.5G LAN and Wi-Fi 6E.

For more information about the MIS X670 motherboard, please visit the landing page for more information: https://en.msi.com/Landing/amd-am5-x670-b650-motherboard.

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