Asus AM4 TUF Gaming X570-Plus (Wi-Fi)

Model Asus AM4 TUF Gaming X570-Plus (Wi-Fi)
Form Factor ATX
Maximum Memory Speed 5100MHz
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory 128GB
SATA III Ports 8
M.2 Slots 2
Total PCIe Slots 3

I feel extremely good to say that X570 boards have gone from ordinary to interesting since 2019. We added ASUS TUF-Gaming X570-Plus for the beginner level of gamers and having a budget space. While the company updates have improved its compatibility and performance, making the user experience better than before.\ Whenever we talk about the low budget motherboards, models we see are seriously not that much reliable and are not suitable for more powerful processors. This basic version is willing to fulfill all your needs as compared to the high budget motherboard.

\ Now let’s talk about some major features. The motherboard offers an AM4 socket which means that the board is ready for Ryzen 5000 series to 2000 G-series desktop processors. This low-budget X570 motherboard comes with high power solutions having power stages of 12+2 Dr.MOS. Also, it has 6-layer PCB, ProCool sockets, and after that the Military-grade TUF components.

\ If we talk about the VRM then we must say that the VRM is enough good to host any of the Ryzen CPU without any issue. Support of memory is another issue nowadays but with TUF-Gaming X570-Plus stop worrying about that because it offers support of 5100MHz DDR4 memory, two M.2 slots, eight SATA ports, and a gigabit LAN port.

\ The Board has 3 PCIe ports out of which one is PCIe 4.0 and the other two ports are PCIe 3.0 and runs at x4. The rear panel has seven 3.0 USB ports with Type-C support and next-generation connectivity. For audio lovers, the board offers Pristine audio quality with a 108dB signal-to-noise ratio for the stereo line. The most eye-catching feature is the synchronize LED lightning with the vast compatibility of PC gear.

Conclusion

Personally, I do recommend this board for gamers (no overlocking). You can pair it with some high-speed memory and you are set for strong future gaming. This will serve well and also will be a part of the future compatibility of PCIe generation 4. The ASUS TUF Gaming X570-Plus is a perfect choice for new gamers.

Pros
  • Budget Motherboard for gamers
  • Faster processing
  • USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
Cons
  • USB 3.1 Gen2 port is not present on front

MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WIFI

Model MSI MAG X570 Tomahawk WIFI
Form Factor ATX
Maximum Memory Speed 4600 MHz
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory 128 GB
SATA III Ports 6
M.2 Slots 2
Total PCIe Slots 16

Taking a look at another wonderful motherboard that is produced by a leading company known as MSI. It marks the next stop in the X570 redemption tour but at $200, although it’s a mainstream motherboard many of us are interested in.

\ If we talk about the VRM, the X570 Tomahawk used ISL69247 controller for the V core portion of VRM and then doubled using 60A power stage. This board uses a similar heatsink design to Gaming Edge. The X570 looks great and there is no reason not to consider it the best $200 motherboard. Let me tell you that this board is not a full-size ATX, it is slightly smaller, which helps you with the system building.

This MSI board takes advantage by supporting DDR4 speeds up to 4600 MHz. Having a look at its specialties, this motherboard is very easy to install and also manual comes that is easy to read. So if you are new to pc building, read the manual and you can easily build a pc.

\ The new Tomahawk holds multiple PCIe 4.0 x 16 slots, as the described board has two m.2 NVMe bays with heatsinks so you may not face heating issues. Talking about memory, the board comes with 6 SATA ports. Solving the USB port issues, the company manufactured this board with USB 3.1 generation 2 ports and multiple USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports, which surely means this board will play the latest USB devices with the new generation and fast software. It has an Embedded HDMI, as long as your CPU provides support for graphics.

Conclusion

Personally, I saw some changes that are based on my personal preferences. The system fan connectors are located at the bottom of the motherboard. These are difficult to reach and connect when case fans are installed on the roof of the pc case. Also, there are not enough system fan connectors in our opinion.\ Overall, I think the MSI Tomahawk WIFI is a great X570 Motherboard, this a great value for money especially if you are budget-conscious and want to get the most out of your money.

Pros
  • Supports Modern Ryzen processors
  • Faster gaming experience
  • Great value for money
Cons
  • None

MSI MEG X570 Unify

Model MSI MEG X570 UNIFY
Form Factor ATX
Maximum Memory Speed 5000MHz
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory 128 GB
SATA III Ports 4
M.2 Slots 3
Total PCIe Slots 5

If I say the name is describing half of its story itself, I am not wrong. Unify your power and join the ultimate world of pro gamers with MSI MEG X570 Unify. What is a quality motherboard in your views? I must say that a motherboard which we can call a good one must have something special, so let me show you another masterpiece from MSI.\ The mid-range motherboards include many in the category but if I have to choose the best for overlocking, I will surely choose MSI MEG UNIFY because of its high VRM along with the features such as POST code, debug LEDs and power/reset BIOS flashback, and CMOS buttons that can be found on the rear panel. Having a look at audio, the audio system is extremely good with the Realtek ALC1220 codec.

Now let’s talk about the capacity of memory and the other important things the board offer, unify offers support for up to 5000MHz DDR4, three PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots, four SATA 3 ports. The interesting thing, I noticed that the board comes with a WIFI 6 chip along with Bluetooth 5.1, which means you will be able to make Bluetooth connectivity.

PCIe port section is pretty good as well, it offers PCIE 4.0 x 16 ports by which two of which work on x16 mode and one working on x4 mode. It also includes a PCIe x1 slot as the support of Crossfire

Conclusion

Aside from this board has preinstalled I/o shielding it means that the board has better EMI protection and more convenience for installation. Board has Frozr Heatsink Design, it is designed with the patented fan and double ball bearings to provide the best experience for enthusiast gamers. For gamers it provides MIMO and BSS color technology, delivering the best online gaming experience.

Pros
  • Nice aesthetics
  • Faster overclocking
  • Value for money
Cons
  • Bit pricier

Asrock X570 Taichi

Model Asrock X570 Taichi
Form Factor ATX
Maximum Memory Speed 4666 MHz
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory 128 GB
SATA III Ports 8
M.2 Slots 3
Total PCIe Slots 5

AsRock is always known for its success, having most of the latest feature set when paired with Ryzen 3000 series processor. There are still some key features that are not addressed properly, most of the boards come with UBS 3x ports and are of Gen 1 when the chipset support Gen 2.

\ Although a good board in mid-range series. New Taichi has in common with its X470 processor design. Most of the old features have been upgraded to the latest board such as intel’s module. The I/O panel has a firmware update, PCIe slot gets added metal reinforcement. One of the newer features are the fourteen chokes, for which circuitry leads to 50A. Despite this, the lower phase count, that means Asrock picked quality over quantity.

We found that the X570 Taichi supports three M.2 drives rather than its ancestors two. The PC fan is like a factory run at full speed, and even though the 6000 RPM makes the PC sound like a Geforce 2 is installed and running in it.\ It supports 10 Gbps transfers while the remainder has only 5Gbps. PS/2, HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet remains. About the audio connection that is produced with the help of i211AT controller.

Conclusion

The board has a perfectly designed WIFI antenna with an adhesive base, a 2mm socket screwdriver Board comes with 3 years warranty, the rest of the support kit includes hardware and software manuals, a driver, and an application DVD.

Pros
  • Impressive Performance
  • Great at overclocking
  • Value for money
Cons
  • Fan might sound noisy

X570 AORUS ULTRA

Model X570 Aorus Ultra
Form Factor ATX
Maximum Memory Speed 3200 MHz
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory 128GB
SATA III Ports 6
M.2 Slots 3
Total PCIe Slots 5

The GIGABYTE X570 Aorus Ultra strikes a balance between the most needed features and reasonable pricing. It includes things like 2.5G Ethernet, focusing instead on solid audio, three PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots, and a full array of SATA and USB ports. It is also one of the best Budget X570 Motherboard.

\ Furthermore, it solidly lands in the mid-range segment of boards for its chipset. The X570 Aorus Ultra board also has solid VRMs, three PCIe 4.0 X4, M.2 slots theme agnostic styling, Wi-Fi 6, premium Realtek audio, and six SATA ports on a full-ATX form factor.\ Gigabyte’s Aorus boards are the gaming and enthusiast lineup, it includes features like RGB LEDs, metal amour on PCIe slots, it also has electrostatic discharge (ESD) guards, with more of the focus on styling

\ Gigabyte X570 Aorus Ultra price lands it on the lower end of X570 mid-range boards. It directly competes with the boards like ASRock Phantom Gaming X, the Asus Rog Crosshair VIII Hero. As tested the overall experience of X570 Aorus Ultra was positive. It smoothly runs through stock testing and overlocking without a hitch. Hence, the X570 Aorus Ultra supports both RYZEN 2000 and RYZEN 3000 series processors.

It includes six SATA ports, four DIMM slots capable of supporting up to 128 GB of DDR4 RAM. The Board also has the latest Realtek ALC1220-VB chip for good quality audio.

\ The Aorus Ultra comes with basics accessories which include the installation guides, SATA cables, Wi-Fi antenna, screws, temperature sensor, and more. Aside from this, Ultra includes a small PCB that plugs. Into the front panel header for power and reset button functionality, instead of using the buttons on boards, that small PCB is used.

Conclusion

The board is black with silver color highlights. The heats sink on the VRM are both black and mostly covered by shrouds. Chipset heat sinks support a small fan which keeps the chipset cool while running, although its aluminum finish provides a nice contrast.

Pros
  • Three high speed M.2 slots
  • Debug Functionality LEDs
  • Front and Rear USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port/header
Cons
  • None

GIGABYTE X570 AORUS Master

Model GIGABYTE X570 AORUS Master
Form Factor ATX
Maximum Memory Speed 4400 MHz
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory 128 GB
SATA III Ports 6
M.2 Slots 3
Total PCIe Slots 3

Let’s discuss the features of another popular motherboard and low budget X570 motherboard that is GIGABYTE X570 AORUS Master. It is designed to supports AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen/ 2nd Gen Ryzen/ 2nd Gen Ryzen/ with Radeon Vega Graphics. It includes dual-channel ECC/ non-ECC unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs.

Another interesting feature of this board is the direct 14 phases Infineon digital VRM solution with a 50A power stage. It is designed with an advanced thermal fins-array heat sink that works to cool the system. It is the triple ultra-fast NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 M.2 with triple thermal guards. Moreover, it also has the ability of a USB turbocharger for mobile device fast charge support. The fact is that it is the second highest-end motherboard that Aorus offers.

\ In addition, Installation is also very easy. It has a built-in debug display as well as a power button on the motherboard, which is handy for users who keep changing settings/replacing parts. It also has the ability to update the BIOS without a CPU in, which might come a handy when Ryzen 4000 comes out. Interestingly, it has a real 14 phase VRM, which is very impressive. Sometimes may not manually overclocking, but the board seems very stable at this low price.

\ Further, Wi-Fi reception is also very good, this is the first desktop board that can get >400Mbps in a speed test. It supports WiFi 6. However, according to my personal thinking, it is missed some basic things. Such as quick boot doesn’t work. This may be a problem with XMP profiles, but the quick boot is extremely unstable.

Another is boot takes a long time. UEFI’s settings get reset very easily. But if your overclock settings are too ambitious, it won’t make you wait forever. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth drop connection sometimes. But you actually can solve this by changing their power settings in the device manager.

\ Overall, it is suggested as a pretty good board, and I managed to get it to work properly, but it took me some time. I want to give two major suggestions about this motherboard:\ First is being sure to update the bios version and go to the gigabyte website and update the Realtek LAN driver. It will fix your problem from time to time.

\ After that everything will be stable and running. All M2 slots are populated well. Here is another important thing to notice that the chipset is in a bad spot to be cooled if you have a large graphics card. For this problem, you can use a PCIe slot fan unit and pointed it directly at the chipset and the temps dropped to 60C.

Conclusion

\ It is no doubt an overkill motherboard for those who feel the need to try to keep ahead of the never-ending change with technology. However, having this motherboard would be a very good investment with high-quality components that will absolutely give you comfort that you’ve bought something with great sound and effective voltage control on a low budget.

Pros
  • Dual Ethernet with one 2.5GbE
  • All three long PCIe and M.2 slots are simultaneously enabled
  • Great value for money
Cons
  • None

Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite WIFI

Model Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite WIFI
Foam Factor ATX
Max Memory Speed 4000 MHz
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory 128GB
SATA III Ports 6
M.2 Slots 2
Total PCIe slots 4

Let’s introduce you to another masterpiece and low budget X570 motherboard. Gigabyte X570 Aorus Elite WIFI supports AMD Ryzen 5000 series 2nd Gen Ryzen/ 3rd Gen Ryzen. It includes dual-channel with high-quality graphics. Advance heat sink program to remove the heat consistently.\ Moreover, GIGABYTE X570 motherboards based on the AMD X570 Chipset provide full support for the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Processors. The new design is a testament to GIGABYTE dedication to design high quality. These latest designed motherboards offer great features such as support for refined audio, USB Type-C interfaces on select boards, the latest standard of Wi-Fi design, and high speed of Ethernet, that will fulfill users’ performance, audio, and data transfer needs.

The advanced and effective power and thermal design make users unleash the performance on AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Processors, making the GIGABYTE X570 motherboards perfect for users looking to build the best AMD platform gaming system.

\ It will also maximize your PC’s potential with AMD StoreMI technology. Actually, StoreMI accelerates storage devices are used to reduce boot times as well as enhance the overall user experience. This easy-to-use facility with the speed of SSDs and the high capacity of HDDs into a single drive, enhances the read & write speeds of the device to match the performance of SSDs for outstanding value, and transforms the everyday PC into a performance-driven system. Here is my recommendation for this outstanding low budget X570 motherboard.

Conclusion

\ It makes the PC experience fast, smooth, and easy. Also optimized your computer responsiveness from system boot to application launch. At an affordable cost, It offers the best SSD performance with HDD capacity.

Pros
  • Best price range
  • Integrated I/O plate
  • Primary M.2 slot has heatsink on it
Cons
  • No Type-C port on the rear IO

ASRock X570 Steel Legend WIFI AX

Model ASRock X570 Steel Legend WIFI
Foam Factor ATX
Max Memory Speed 4666 MHz.
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory 128 GB
SATA III Ports 8
M.2 Slots 2
Total PCIe Ports 5

Now let's talk about the new Wi-Fi standard, low budget X570 motherboard ‘ASRock’s’ that is equipped with next-generation Intel Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax adapter. The speed of working will be up to 2.4Gbps, and it will also natively operate with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz at the same time. Another attractive feature of this motherboard is its significant improvement in bi-directional MU-MIMO support.

\ Error-correcting code is basically a method of detecting and correcting single-bit memory errors. Its main mission is to lower the errors in data mostly for the server business and data centers. This low budget X570 motherboard normally supports DDR4 ECC memory modules to give a server-class performance and solid durability for high-end computing systems, such as financial or scientific computers.

\ ASRock X570 Steel Legend WIFI also able to support the next generation PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSDs, and the ability to perform double the speed as compared to previous 3rd generation, offering a lightning-fast data transferring experience.

\ ASRock motherboards give a stunning performance to rule your own colorful lighting way. It provides you with comprehensive control to the built-in or connected to RGB LEDs, coolers, CPU fans, chassis, and any RGB devices smoothly. So devices can also be synchronized across the polychrome RGB Sync-certified accessories.

It’s not like the other so-called pre-mounted I/O shield that is only use decorated with fancy color schemes. It is mainly designed on the base of higher tolerance space and allows the IO shield to be adjustable when installing, thus fitting the chassis properly without any mechanical issue.

Conclusion

Moreover, other useful features are; sturdy components and completely smooth power delivery to the CPU. Additionally, it offers the capability of unique overclocking and also increases the performance with the lowest temperature for advanced gamers as well.

Pros
  • Comes with a Mid-sized voltage regulator on a budget board
  • Impressive overall performance
  • Efficient working capacity board
Cons
  • One-piece M.2/PCH cover

ASUS ROG crosshair viii hero

Model Asus Rog crosshair VIII Hero
Foam Factor ATX
Max Memory Speed 4800 MHz
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory 128 GB
SATA III Ports 8
M.2 Slots 2
Total PCIe Ports 4

This best budget X570 motherboard has a Comprehensive thermal design, to active PCH heatsink, M. 2 aluminum heatsink, and ROG cooling zone. It has the abili9ty to provide high-performance networking: integrated 2. This amazing featured motherboard has 5-Way Optimization, including automated system-wide tuning, providing overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailor-made for your rig.

It has a friendly design, remounted I/O shield, ASUS safe slot, BIOS Flashback, and premium components for maximum endurance. My recommendation about using this board is to ensure your BIOS is up to date if installing a compatible Ryzen 5000 series CPU. You can visit the ASUS site anytime, just search by motherboard model name, click on the “Support” tab, Drivers and Tools, then BIOS & Firmware to download the latest BIOS.

\ As for functionality, it is a product of very high quality and great functionality. The update was very simple, but it took a few minutes to finish. The options for the configuration of the card are quite wide, which will take a while to investigate each of them.

The speed of the RAM, it was necessary to modify the profile from the Bios, since it came in stock and only recognized 2333mhz when activating the profile, were already recognized the 36mhz of the model. The number of fan connections is wide, allowing you to set up for all needs and tastes.

Conclusion

The motherboard is an absolute beast when it comes to power delivery, number of features, number of ports and slots, which is why a regular gamer might not be able to saturate the usages of this motherboard.

Pros
  • The board has onboard power/reset buttons
  • The board has Q-Code LED display
  • 12 USB ports on the rear IO
Cons
  • A little pricier than other models

ASRock X570M Pro 4

Model ASRock X570M Pro 4
Foam Factor Micro ATX
Max Memory Speed 3200 MHz
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory 128 GB
SATA III Ports 8
M.2 Slots 1
Total PCIe Ports 3

At last, here is ASRock X570 pro 4, which has great performance for gaming. One of the best choices for the players who loved to play games. It has provided with a Micro-ATX form factor in the new chipset. The full width of the ASRock X570M Pro4 is 9.6 inches. It has a black PCB which called ‘Sapphire Black’. It is itself made of 2oz copper layered but doesn’t feel much heavy like some premium boards.

\ It also includes the VRM heatsink and the first M.2 slot that have bright aluminum heatsinks, and the X570 chipset is actively cooled by a 40 mm fan. The VRM heatsink is designed like a piece of aluminum with a few grooves. The function seems to have taken a backseat to form on this, as ASRock X570 apparently wanted a certain appearance, and for it to double as the rear I/O cover.

\ It supports the next-generation PCI Express 4.0 M.2 SSDs. Also capable of performing twice the speed compared to the previous 3rd generation by giving fast data transferring experience. ASRock is the best budget X570 motherboard that has an exclusive Steel Slot with extra anchor points that are revolutionary added to ensure signal stability and also make sure graphics cards to be properly installed in the PCI-E slot.

\ This amazing low budget X570 motherboard has a pair of onboard Type-A and Type-C USB 3.2 Gen2 ports built on the rear i/o for supporting next-generation USB 3.2 Gen2 devices.

Conclusion

A very important feature of this low-budget X570 motherboard is the tiny fan, grill, and heatsink design made it the best choice for gamers. However, before the profiles go active at system boot, this fan spins up to 5800 rpm and release a pretty shrill, intense, whine until the profile loads, then it becomes ok. Once the profile is active, and under even intense usage, there is no heat noticed.

Pros
  • Has a nice UEFI
  • One of the cheapest X570 options available
  • Better idle and load power draw
Cons
  • Rear IO backplate isn’t attached

GIGABYTE X570 Gaming X

Model GIGABYTE X570 Gaming X
Foam Factor ATX
Max Memory Speed 4000 MHz
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory 128 GB
SATA III Ports 6
M.2 Slots 2
Total PCIe Ports 3

Now let’s talk about GIGABYTE X570 gaming X comes with a well-made design that isn’t too challenging. This low budget X570 motherboard even has a better arrangement compared to the MSI boards known to have fan headers in awkward positions.

\ The GIGABYTE X570 has the ATX form-factor and utilizes the AMD X570 chipset. It has dual-channel memory that is supported with a total of 4 slots and 128 GB. Additionally, if we talk about its sound features, that is built-in with an 8-channel Realtek ALC-887 for it.

\ Moreover, it supports networking, as well as two M.2 PCIe 4.0 x4 64Gbps / 6Gbps SATA ports that reach 22,110. Plus, it comes with 8x USB 3.0, 6x USB 2.0, plus 1x LAN audio out | line-in mic. The board measures 305 x 225 millimeters.

\ This GIGABYTE X570 Gaming X motherboard is designed with impressive features such as high-speed Ethernet, PCIe 4.0 support, and refined audio. These characteristics are required to meet every user’s needs and very demanded in terms of sound, performance, and data transfer.

\ The new thermal design and cutting-edge power of the GIGABYTE X570 board allow you to maximize the AMD Ryzen 3rd Gen processors performance. Because of that, the X570 Gaming X motherboards have become perfect for those who are planning to build an ideal AMD-based gaming system.

\ Smart Fan provides a variety of three operating modes, such as silent, balanced, and performance to reduce noise and increase the fan’s lifespan. Select the appropriate mode in any situation. The X570 Gaming X motherboard also designed to use a ball-bearing fan, which gives a total of 60,000 operating hour’s guarantees.

Conclusion

Interestingly, with AMD StoreMI Technology, you can enjoy faster, smoother, PC performance with ease. Besides this, it also provides SSD performance and HDD capacity. It automatically understands the behavior of a computer to access vital files quickly. This is the good news for all gamers that they can get all of these benefits at a really affordable price.

Pros
  • Great value for money
  • Affordable price range
  • Packed with efficiency
Cons
  • None