#GamingPCBuild using MSI MPG X570
AMD 2nd & 3rd Gen Ryzen Supported Board
Supports Supports 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ / Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics Desktop Processors for AM4 socket
Supports DDR4 Memory
Lightning Fast Game experience: PCIe 4.0, Lightning Gen4 x4 M.2 with M.2 Shield Frozr, StoreMI, AMD Turbo USB 3.2 GEN2.
Frozr Heatsink Design: Designed with the patented fan and double ball bearings to provide the best performance for enthusiast gamers and prosumers.
Set Core Power Free: Extended Heatsink Design, Core Boost, Digital PWM IC, 8+4 pin CPU power connector, Game Boost, DDR4 Boost.
MYSTIC LIGHT: 16.8 million colors / 29 effects controlled in one click. MYSTIC LIGHT EXTENSION supports both RGB and RAINBOW LED strip.
AUDIO BOOST 4 with NAHIMIC 3: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
Dragon Center: A brand new software which integrates all MSI tools like GAME MODE, VOICE BOOST, LIVE UPDATE, AMBIENT LINK with user friendly user interface.
#GamingPCBuild - The motherboard Unboxing
Unboxing this board felt good the packaging is secure and comes in two parts, a tray for the motherboard which lifts out easily and then a divided tray underneath with all the additional items. These include;
- Quick start guide, instructions manual.
- warranty information 2 Sata cables
- a mystic light extension cable
- a bag of screws with cable ties
- a sticker for the front of your case
- wifi antenna
- a labelling systems to put round your sata cables to remind you which drive is which
- and finally the motherboard itself.
Then onboard cooling heatsinks are sturdy and feel cool to the touch with a good looking reflective/matt black surface.
There are two M.2 connectors on the board, one which is Gen 4 which on is under a heatsink cover and one Gen3 below the second 16x PCIe port.
There are 5 PCIe ports, two Gen 4 PCIe 16x which supports two way crossfire Technology and three Gen 3 1x.
The input/output backplate.
- Flash Bios button
- USB2.0 / PS2 port
- Dual Wifi Antenna connectors
- USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C / USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A
- USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A x2 / 1GBs LAN
- S/PIDF-OUT / Audio Ports
Socket AM4, 8+4 pin CPU Power Connector
Dual Channel DDR4-4400(oc)
#GamingPCBuild – The Motherboard
#GamingPCBuild using MSI MPG X570 – Cost for this board is RRP £189 and based on reviews this is a reasonable cost for performance and value for money. I will be putting the board through performance test in later posts. For previous unboxing posts see. Unboxing Samsung 980 Pro #GameingPCBuild – The Storage and Unboxing Nivida RTX3060 #GamingPCBuild – The Graphics