The user emissary42 leaked yesterday night some new layout pictures on the german Hardware Luxx forum. The pictures showing the upcoming ASUS AMD X470 motherboard in details among all specifications.
About the leak
the user emissary42 has shared what looks like very credible information on the upcoming ASUS Strix X470-F Gaming, Prime X470-Pro, and TUF X470-Plus Gaming motherboards. These are all motherboards that will roll out with AMD’s 2nd generation RYZEN processor in the middle of April this year.
The pictures showing all AM4 sockets that should promote usability across all CPUs that share the socket and all specifications. It’s expected that we’re getting RAM speeds up to 4200 MHz with the coming motherboard generation.
Overall we’re seen 4 (+ one wifi) new motherboards from Asus which are expected to be released in 19. April. There going to replace the Ryzen 1000 series with the new Ryzen 2000 series.
- PRIME X470-PRO
- TUF X470-PLUS GAMING
- ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING
- ROG STRIX X470-I GAMING
- ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO / (WIFI)
Zen 2 with Spectre hardware fix
Zen 2 will have a hardware fix for Spectre, as far as the ‘new’ vulnerabilities, they require at the very least the end user to confirm if he like to execute it or not. This will also be checked by the OS itself (Windows Creators Update 1803 or higher).
The leak looks very interesting and there definitely legit. The good news is that older mainboards supporting newer CPU’s via a BIOS update all of it is really promising and confirms AMD did a good job.
The spec-sheet confirms that 2nd Generation Ryzen and 1st Generation Ryzen are mainly different in one aspect the new memory bandwidth.
- Technical details for three ASUS X470 motherboards leaked (overclock3d.net)