Colorful B660I Gaming (Frozen): Mini-ITX motherboard for Intel Core-i-12000 in two colors

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With the B660I Gaming V20 and the B660I Gaming Frozen V20, Colorful has introduced two more Mini-ITX motherboards for the hybrid Core i 12000 series (test) aka Intel Alder Lake. The two mainboards for the LGA1700 socket, which are particularly compact at 170 × 170 mm, not only differ in terms of color.

Just almost twins in black and White

Almost all specifications of the boards, which are both white and black, read the same, the only difference being the wired network connectivity. Because while both mainboards rely on an Intel AX201 for Wi-Fi 6, the respective network connection is connected with 1 Gbit/s and with 2.5 Gbit/s.

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The Colorful B660I Gaming V20 and B660I Gaming Frozen V20 for Intel Alder Lake

Network components from Intel and Realtek

The B660I Gaming V20 relies on Intel I219V type gigabit LAN, while the B660I Gaming Frozen V20 uses a Realtek 2.5 Gbps NIC.

Colorful B660I Gaming V20 and B660I Gaming Frozen V20

  • CVN series cooling armor
  • PCI-E slot custom metal armor
  • Intel 1.0 Gbps LAN (B660I Gaming V20)
  • Realtek 2.5 Gbps LAN (B660I Gaming Frozen V20)
  • AX201 WiFi 6 wireless network card, support Bluetooth 5.1
  • Rear USB
    • 2× USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1× USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C, 4× USB 2.0
  • Front USB
    • 2× USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1× USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C, 2× USB 2.0
  • 2× M.2 SSD
  • HDMI+DP display interface
  • 1× CPU fan header, 1× system fan header, 1× water-pump header
  • 1× 5V 3-pin ARGB header
  • Six protection technologies, the product runs more stably
  • 200 procedures are strictly tested, and the quality is guaranteed;
  • Fully upgraded PCB atomization process

Specifications

The two motherboards with Intel's mainstream B660 chipset each support up to 64 GB DDR4-4600 (OC) via two DIMM slots and offer a PCIe 5.0 x16 slot for graphics cards. Mass storage can be connected via four SATA ports and two M.2 slots. In addition, 6-channel audio is offered.

An 8+1-phase design with high-quality DrMOS power stages should ensure stable voltage modulation.

Colorful B660I Gaming (Frozen) V20 (image: Colorful)

While the B660I Gaming V20 has an MRSP of $154 (excluding tax), the B660I Gaming Frozen V20 is only marginally more expensive at $159. The two Mini-ITX mainboards should be available in stores soon.

The manufacturer's two product pages provide further information.