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And AMD CPU will run perfectly fine in a reasonably priced board like a € 87 MSI B450 Tomahawk Max II. Want PCIe 4 - you can e.g. get an MSI B450 A Pro for € 80 right now, so even cheaper. That‘s the advantage of needing less power.Running 11700 on asus b560-I rog without issues. Always boosts ti 4.8-4.9 Ghz depending on the core while power limit is set to 150 (never broke 100 in real-life gaming workload).
If one pairs a **** board with terrible vrm - it’ll throttle, so why is this a shocker? You said yourselves that even on these it is within specs. Don’t pretend that if you put an amd cpu in terrible cheap board it’ll run great. The article is full of bias.
Over the past week we've been testing AMD B550 motherboard VRMs and today we'll look at MSI Tomahawk motherboards from the past few generations comparing B350, B450...