X670(E) boards at Computex: ASRock and Gigabyte show the first boards for Ryzen 7000

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At Computex 2022, the first motherboard manufacturers are showing their first motherboards with the new socket AM5 and the X670(E) chipset for the new desktop processors of the AMD Ryzen 7000 series aka Raphael, via which AMD itself will be talking about in a keynote under the motto “Innovations for PC and Notebook”.

While the manufacturer itself will be giving further details on the Zen- 4 CPUs with an integrated RDNA-2 GPU, the first motherboard manufacturers will have their first motherboards for the new AM5 platform with them and will probably share initial information about the motherboards with the X670, B650 and probably also the X670E chipset.

Gigabyte sets to X670

As the website Wccftech first reported, Gigabyte will present several motherboards for Ryzen 7000 at Computex 2022 and will initially only use the regular X670 chipset.

  • Gigabyte X670 Aorus Xtreme
  • Gigabyte X670 Aorus Master
  • Gigabyte X670 Pro AX
  • Gigabyte X670 Aero D

Gigabyte has meanwhile deleted the following passage from the official press release for its Computex keynote.

Moreover , the latest AMD Socket AM5 motherboards including the gaming series of X670 Aorus Extreme, Master, Pro AX and X670 Aero D for designers will be first exposed in this exhibition as well.

Users can take a sneak peek at the advanced design and extensive features of PCIe 5.0 graphics slot and M.2 Gen5 interface on Gigabyte motherboards.

Gigabyte

During the keynote to follow AMD's May 23rd event, Gigabyte wants a first look at its new motherboards for the upcoming AM5 platform enable.

ASRock already has the X670E on sale

ASRock had already briefly published a video presenting its first two AM5 motherboards on the company's official YouTube account, but took it offline again or made it private.

The website VideoCardz managed to capture both a screenshot from the video and the description text of the video announcing the ASRock Taichi X670E and X670E Taichi Carrara.

ASRock announces the first AM5 mainboards (Image: VideoCardz)

This also confirms the existence of the AMD X670E “Extreme” chipset, which has only appeared in rumors so far. Whether the previously mentioned differences between the X670 and the X670E are factually correct and whether there may be other distinguishing features has not yet been conclusively clarified.

AMD will provide clarity

Explicitly mentioning desktop PC innovations for gamers, Enthusiasts and creatives points to more official information about Ryzen 7000 based on Zen 4 as part of the AMD Computex 2022 keynote.

Last time at CES 2022, AMD had a first look at Ryzen with Zen 4 and 5 GHz+ with an executable “Raphael CPU” in a gaming PC and named the new platform around the AM5 socket.

Last confirmed a new one official roadmap of the new CPUs and APUs of the Ryzen 7000 series for desktop and mobile systems.

Raphael as the basis for Ryzen 7000 in the desktop PC will appear in the second half of this year and make their debut in the desktop in the new socket AM5, the opponent is the 2nd generation of the hybrid Core i series aka Intel Raptor Lake e also already in position for the next-gen CPU duel.