AMD B450 chipset boards have come into play

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AMD B450 chipset boards have come into play - 5.0 out of 5 udgangspunkt 1 vote

ASUS, ASRock and Gigabyte have already launched their offer.

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The B450 chipset did not bring ground-breaking changes, but this was not necessary because the major advances were made by the first generation of Ryzen at AMD. The new chipset can accordingly be perceived as a kind of fine tuning; Energy efficiency (lower consumption at idle) has also improved, Precision Boost Overdrive, XFR2 Enhanced and StoreMI support are also significant factors. With the former two, the processor can "run" clocks more efficiently, the latter being a special storage management technology that allows you to combine SSD and HDD with a few clicks; the two drives are stapled automatically, StoreMI balancing between data storage without user interaction - basically moving the files to the solid state drive where access time is critically important. For a high system memory, you can pin down 2 GB, which then works as a cache.

As seen below, SLI is not here anymore, but CrossFire does not pretend to be a serious claim. The exact table of the platform is reported in the table below:

  X470 X370 B450 B350 A320
PCIe 3.0 0 0 0 0 0  
PCIe 2.0 8 8 6 6 4  
USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbit / s) 2 2 2 2 1  
USB 3.0 6 6 2 2 2  
USB 2.0 6 6 6 6 6  
SATA 6 Gbit / s 4 4 2 2 2  
SATA or NVME Raid 0 / 1 / 10 0 / 1 / 10 0 / 1 / 10 0 / 1 / 10 0 / 1 / 10  
overindulgence Yes Yes Yes Yes -  
CrossFire / SLI Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes / - Yes / - -  

Prices can only be reported based on foreign webshops, and the numbers are roughly around EUR 70 and 90, which is roughly equivalent to HUF 22-29. The really inexpensive solutions still remain the A320 motherboards, and B450 is rather a kind of gold median.

Source: guru3d.com