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I was referring to those reviews by Techspot, and they seem to disagree with your assessment:The heck are you talking about? Most of the b560 boards can run the 11400f with power limits off, and even a 100€ mobo can run the 11600k with plimits off. Considering the 11600k is actually ~50-60€ cheaper than the 5600x AND has an iGPU, I'm not really sure what point you are trying to raise exactly. Ryzen's have bad value, even with cheaper motherboards.
Recently I found testing Intel B560 boards so frustrating that I had to stop to warn readers of the possible pitfalls when buying one such board. Our...
After a long testing process, we're ready to show our Intel B560 motherboard VRM thermal data. We've tested a dozen B560 motherboards priced between $80 and $150...
Speaking of prices, in my market a 5600X costs € 259, 11600K € 235 (KF costs the same), so I‘d gladly pay the extra €24 for the noticeably higher performance and lower power consumption. If you put this on an MSI B550 Bazooka for €97 you’ll end up paying the same as for an 11600K + B560 set-up.
Note: All prices quoted are @ Mindfactory de
Of course, as always that depends on your requirement and prices where you live.