Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 16 of 20

Thread: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

  1. #1
    HEXUS.admin
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    25,256
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1,365 times in 514 posts

    AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Plenty of motherboards on the way from the likes of ASRock, Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI.
    Read more.

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Posts
    221
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    20 times in 18 posts

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    I see the marketroids have gotten to the naming system.

    Intel high end chipset = Z270
    AMD high end chipset = X370

    Therefore, AMD better because higher number!
    i7 4770K / Asus Maximus Gene VI / 16GB Corsair Vengeance / Asus Strix Advanced GTX1080 / Dell U2713HM / 500G Samsung 840 EVO SSD / Ubuntu 16.10-x64 / W10

  3. #3
    Senior Member MrNeil's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Here
    Posts
    534
    Thanks
    23
    Thanked
    53 times in 34 posts
    • MrNeil's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P
      • CPU:
      • AMD FX-6300 under a Seidon 120M
      • Memory:
      • 8GB 1866MHz (Kit of 2) HyperX Fury Black Series
      • Storage:
      • Kingston 240GB HyperX SSDWD + 500GB Caviar Blue Hard and 1 250gig seagate
      • Graphics card(s):
      • PowerColor RX480 8g
      • PSU:
      • Evga 750 B2
      • Case:
      • NZXT With blue glow leds
      • Operating System:
      • Window 10 64bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • AOC G2770PF 144Hz
      • Internet:
      • TalkyTalk 38mb (Running at 37.5)

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Nice eye candy boards ! I might even buy a new windowed tower

  4. #4
    Now 100% Apple free cheesemp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Near the New forest
    Posts
    1,982
    Thanks
    110
    Thanked
    114 times in 76 posts
    • cheesemp's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Z77-D3H
      • CPU:
      • Intel i5 3570k @ 4.2
      • Memory:
      • 16gb Crucial Ballastix Elite DDR3 @1866
      • Storage:
      • 64Gb M4 + 240Gb arc100 + 500Gb HDD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • RX 480 8Gb Nitro+ OC
      • PSU:
      • Antec 650W Semi modular
      • Case:
      • Antec 300
      • Operating System:
      • Win 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • 23" Samsung LED
      • Internet:
      • FTTC ~30Mb

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by iworrall View Post
    I see the marketroids have gotten to the naming system.

    Intel high end chipset = Z270
    AMD high end chipset = X370

    Therefore, AMD better because higher number!
    Unfortunately they have too... I wonder how many people bought a 1060 GPU because its a higher number than a 480? Its sad but so many people buy based on numbers and brand but zero research.
    Trust

    Laptop : Lenovo G505s A8-5550m 8Gb 240Gb SSD Radeon HD 8550G + Radeon HD 8570M dual graphics

  5. #5
    Registered+
    Join Date
    Sep 2016
    Location
    Merseyside
    Posts
    99
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    7 times in 6 posts
    • EvilCycle's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS ROG MAXIMUS IX HERO
      • CPU:
      • Intel I7 7700K (OC to 4.8GHz on Corsair H100i V2)
      • Memory:
      • 16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR4 @ 3000MHz
      • Storage:
      • Samsung 840 evo 120GB SSD + 3 x 500GB 72000rpm HDD's
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Zotac GTX1070 AMP! EXTREME
      • PSU:
      • DEEPCOOL DQ 750st
      • Case:
      • Corsair Obsidian Series 750D Airflow Edition
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media 200Mb (Fibre Optic)

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Is that cpu mounting bracket the same as AM3+? It looks it to me but I can't tell if the size/spacing is exactly the same. I am basically wondering if the likes of the corsair AIO coolers can simply be tightened onto that plastic mount as we could with AM3+?

  6. #6
    Gentoo Ricer
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Galway
    Posts
    10,543
    Thanks
    914
    Thanked
    887 times in 660 posts
    • aidanjt's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus Maximus VII Gene
      • CPU:
      • Intel i7-4771
      • Memory:
      • 2x8GB Corsiar LP 1866MHz C10
      • Storage:
      • 250GB Samsung 850 EVO
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0
      • PSU:
      • Corsair RM550
      • Case:
      • Fractal Design Define Mini
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Asus MK241
      • Internet:
      • 240mbps UPC Cable

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by EvilCycle View Post
    Is that cpu mounting bracket the same as AM3+? It looks it to me but I can't tell if the size/spacing is exactly the same. I am basically wondering if the likes of the corsair AIO coolers can simply be tightened onto that plastic mount as we could with AM3+?
    Looks similar. Only way to be sure is to get a Noctua HSF. They're terrific with after sales socket support.
    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

  7. #7
    Not a good person scaryjim's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Manchester
    Posts
    13,498
    Thanks
    1,067
    Thanked
    1,907 times in 1,602 posts
    • scaryjim's system
      • Motherboard:
      • HP Pavilion
      • CPU:
      • A10 4600M
      • Memory:
      • 2x 4GB DDR3-1600 SODIMM
      • Storage:
      • 1TB HDD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Radeon HD7660G (IGP)
      • PSU:
      • Battery/HP 19v brick
      • Case:
      • HP Pavilion G6
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • 15" 1366x768 laptop panel

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by EvilCycle View Post
    Is that cpu mounting bracket the same as AM3+? ...
    I'm pretty sure I read something about them maintaining cooler compatibility with the retention clips, although the hole spacing may have changed so bolt-through type coolers might not be compatible. That said if there's one thing AMD have been amazingly good at recently it's maintaining cooler compatibility: they've had the same retention clip design since the s939/754 days, and the same through-board hole spacing since AM2...

  8. Received thanks from:

    EvilCycle (05-01-2017)

  9. #8
    Senior Member AETAaAS's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    Warrington
    Posts
    558
    Thanks
    67
    Thanked
    125 times in 111 posts
    • AETAaAS's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus Z97I Plus
      • CPU:
      • i7 4790k
      • Memory:
      • 16GB Vengeance 1866
      • Storage:
      • Crucial MX300 750GB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • inno3D GTX970 OC
      • PSU:
      • EVGA 500W
      • Case:
      • EVGA Hadron Air
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • HP Envy 32

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by cheesemp View Post
    Unfortunately they have too... I wonder how many people bought a 1060 GPU because its a higher number than a 480? Its sad but so many people buy based on numbers and brand but zero research.
    Where are these people? I've got X1800XT to sell them. It must be around a hundred times as good!

  10. #9
    Oh Crumbs.... Biscuit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    N. Yorkshire
    Posts
    10,335
    Thanks
    1,179
    Thanked
    896 times in 707 posts
    • Biscuit's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASRock Z77 Pro4-M
      • CPU:
      • Intel i5 3570 (Be Quiet! Dark Rock 3)
      • Memory:
      • 16GB Crucial DDR3 1866MHz
      • Storage:
      • 240GB Crucial M4, 480GB Crucial M500, 2TB Seagate SSHD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X
      • PSU:
      • XFX 650W
      • Case:
      • Lian Li PC-V359
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2913WM & Philips E-line 234EL2SB
      • Internet:
      • BT Infinity 80/20

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by AETAaAS View Post
    Where are these people? I've got X1800XT to sell them. It must be around a hundred times as good!
    The "X"s are additional value too!

  11. #10
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    Wilmslow
    Posts
    414
    Thanks
    162
    Thanked
    74 times in 53 posts
    • mtyson's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core i7 4790T
      • Memory:
      • 8GB
      • Storage:
      • Sandisk 128GB SSD + Seagate 750GB HDD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Gigabyte Windforce GTX 660OC
      • PSU:
      • Corsair 400W
      • Case:
      • Zalman Z9 Plus
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • Acer IPS 24-inch 1080p
      • Internet:
      • 6Mb Sky broadband

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    be quiet! is giving away free AM4 upgrade kits for its:

    Dark Rock Pro 3
    Dark Rock 3
    Dark Rock TF
    Shadow Rock 2
    Shadow Rock Slim
    Silent Loop series

  12. Received thanks from:

    Biscuit (05-01-2017),EvilCycle (05-01-2017)

  13. #11
    Not a good person scaryjim's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Manchester
    Posts
    13,498
    Thanks
    1,067
    Thanked
    1,907 times in 1,602 posts
    • scaryjim's system
      • Motherboard:
      • HP Pavilion
      • CPU:
      • A10 4600M
      • Memory:
      • 2x 4GB DDR3-1600 SODIMM
      • Storage:
      • 1TB HDD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Radeon HD7660G (IGP)
      • PSU:
      • Battery/HP 19v brick
      • Case:
      • HP Pavilion G6
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • 15" 1366x768 laptop panel

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by mtyson View Post
    be quiet! is giving away free AM4 upgrade kits ...
    So the hole spacing is different ... intriguing...

  14. #12
    Senior Member AGTDenton's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Bracknell
    Posts
    1,023
    Thanks
    182
    Thanked
    109 times in 79 posts
    • AGTDenton's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS P6T7 WS Supercomputer
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core i7 980
      • Memory:
      • 24GB Corsair Dominator GT
      • Storage:
      • OCZ Vector + HDDs
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Inno3D GTX 980 iChill Herculez X4 Air Boss Ultra
      • PSU:
      • Seasonic X-850W
      • Case:
      • Fractal Design Define XL
      • Operating System:
      • 10 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • BenQ
      • Internet:
      • 70MB using BT line

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    I'd like to see Zen in use not just inside a chassis...
    If it's to be released on 17th Jan, why is there still nothing to wet ones appetite


    Rigs:
    Main: ASUS P6T7 WS Supercomputer, i7 980, 24GB Corsair Dominator GT, OCZ Vectors + HDDs, Inno3D GTX 980 iChill Herculez X4 Air Boss Ultra, Seasonic X-850W, Fractal Design Define XL, 10 x64 Pro, Noctua DH14 + stock chassis fans

  15. #13
    Oh Crumbs.... Biscuit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    N. Yorkshire
    Posts
    10,335
    Thanks
    1,179
    Thanked
    896 times in 707 posts
    • Biscuit's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASRock Z77 Pro4-M
      • CPU:
      • Intel i5 3570 (Be Quiet! Dark Rock 3)
      • Memory:
      • 16GB Crucial DDR3 1866MHz
      • Storage:
      • 240GB Crucial M4, 480GB Crucial M500, 2TB Seagate SSHD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X
      • PSU:
      • XFX 650W
      • Case:
      • Lian Li PC-V359
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2913WM & Philips E-line 234EL2SB
      • Internet:
      • BT Infinity 80/20

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by mtyson View Post
    be quiet! is giving away free AM4 upgrade kits for its:

    Dark Rock Pro 3
    Dark Rock 3
    Dark Rock TF
    Shadow Rock 2
    Shadow Rock Slim
    Silent Loop series
    Form isnt live yet though?

    I have DR3 and would like to get the kit now just incase it vanishes in the future.

  16. #14
    Registered+
    Join Date
    Sep 2016
    Location
    Merseyside
    Posts
    99
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked
    7 times in 6 posts
    • EvilCycle's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS ROG MAXIMUS IX HERO
      • CPU:
      • Intel I7 7700K (OC to 4.8GHz on Corsair H100i V2)
      • Memory:
      • 16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR4 @ 3000MHz
      • Storage:
      • Samsung 840 evo 120GB SSD + 3 x 500GB 72000rpm HDD's
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Zotac GTX1070 AMP! EXTREME
      • PSU:
      • DEEPCOOL DQ 750st
      • Case:
      • Corsair Obsidian Series 750D Airflow Edition
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media 200Mb (Fibre Optic)

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    I'm pretty sure I read something about them maintaining cooler compatibility with the retention clips, although the hole spacing may have changed so bolt-through type coolers might not be compatible.
    So up to now it looks like coolers that use clips such as the corsair H60 will go right onto it as before, but something similar to the stock AM3+ wraith cooler and the be quiet! ones mentioned above, will need a different bolt providing one is available.

    Thanks guys, it is definitely an important issue for those who have recently invested in (and don't want to have to replace) high end coolers that are predominantly designed for the previous gen!

  17. #15
    Registered+
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    62
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    2 times in 2 posts

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by AGTDenton View Post
    I'd like to see Zen in use not just inside a chassis...
    If it's to be released on 17th Jan, why is there still nothing to wet ones appetite
    It seems like their manufacturing process was improving pretty significantly over the last month so they're probably waiting for it to stabilise a bit more before releasing more info.

  18. #16
    I'm special azrael-'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    Aarhus, Denmark
    Posts
    607
    Thanks
    38
    Thanked
    45 times in 41 posts
    • azrael-'s system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS P8C-WS
      • CPU:
      • Intel Xeon E3-1245v2 3.4 GHz
      • Memory:
      • 16 GB ECC DDR3 1333 MHz
      • Storage:
      • 256 GB Samsung 830 SSD + 7 TB WD HDDs
      • Graphics card(s):
      • eVGA GTX670 2 GB
      • PSU:
      • Seasonic X-Series 560W
      • Case:
      • Corsair Obsidian 550D
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell 2209WA
      • Internet:
      • VDSL 55/12 Mbit/s

    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    I guess there's still no word on ECC capability?

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •