GIGABYTE X499 motherboard range teased, ready for AMD Zen 2

GIGABYTE's upcoming X570 and X499 motherboards teased, ready for AMD's next-gen Zen 2 architecture.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Apr 1 2019 8:15 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:49 AM CST

AMD will be revealing its next-gen Zen 2 architecture in the coming months, which will bring big improvements in clock speeds, IPC performance, power efficiency, and much more. In this blend of announcements we will also see the new X570 chipset released, which will deliver PCIe 4.0 for the first time ever.

GIGABYTE X499 motherboard range teased, ready for AMD Zen 2 | TweakTown.com

We've already seen some leaks of upcoming ASUS motherboards, but now it's time for a gander at the GIGABYTE range of X570 motherboards which will be led by the flagship X570 AORUS Extreme motherboard. There's also some X499 motherboards which will work with the Threadripper 3000 series processors, which will be using the Zen 2 architecture on 7nm with up to 32C/64T.

The full list of GIGABYTE X570 motherboards:

  • X570 AORUS XTREME
  • X570 AORUS MASTER
  • X570 AORUS ULTRA
  • X570 AORUS ELITE
  • X570 I AORUS PRO WIFI
  • X570 AORUS PRO
  • X570 GAMING X

The upcoming GIGABYTE X499 motherboards will include the X499 Designare EX-10G which should ship with 10GbE connectivity, although we don't know if it is an on-board NIC or offered by GIGABYTE as an expansion card. We'll know closer to, and at Computex 2019 which is less than a couple of months away now.

NEWS SOURCE:videocardz.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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