EVGA X570 DARK motherboard launched, costs $690

EVGA's new X570 DARK motherboard launched for $690, the very best OC motherboard for your AMD Ryzen CPU to overclock to the max.

@anthony256
Published Tue, Sep 21 2021 9:11 PM CDT   |   Updated Fri, Oct 15 2021 1:23 PM CDT

If you've been holding off on buying an AMD Ryzen CPU with the new Zen 3-powered Ryzen 5000 series, then the motherboard you've been waiting for is here: EVGA's new super-enthusiast X570 DARK motherboard.

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EVGA's new X570 DARK motherboard has its AMD AM4 socket rotated 270 degrees, and just 2 x DIMM slots which is the optimal for extreme overclocking (1 DIMM per channel). There are 2 x PCIe 4.0 x16 slots, and a single M.2 NVMe SSD. You won't need much on this board, but with 4TB+ capacities on super-fast PCIe 4.0 SSDs you can build quite the beast with the EVGA X570 DARK.

Enthusiasts will be buying the EVGA X570 DARK motherboard for its 17-phase Digital VRM, with the huge power delivery cooled by extensive finned heat sinks. The aluminum-finned heat sinks cool the VRMs and the PCH through a large copper heat pipe. The dual DIMM slots limit you to 64GB, but there's not many situations where you'd be buying a motherboard like this and wanting to put 128GB into this board.

The board has already been used to push some OC results to the edge, with DANOCP overclocking the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X processor pushed to 4.8GHz all-core, with an FLCK 2066MHz (1:1) on normal watercooling. We should see more with LN2 cooling in the future.

You're looking at $689.99 for the EVGA X570 DARK motherboard.

EVGA X570 DARK motherboard features:

  • 150% Increased Socket Gold Content
  • 2-Way SLI Support + PhysX
  • Built for EVGA ELEET X1
  • Dual EVGA Probe-It Connectors
  • EVGA ELEET X1 Software Support
  • EVGA's Latest GUI BIOS Featuring OC Robot and In-BIOS Stress Testing
  • HDMI 2.0b, and DisplayPort 1.4
  • Highly-Efficient 16 Phase Digital VRM
  • New Integrated EVGA Wireless Module with Intel Dual-band Wi-Fi 6 / BT5.2 with external antenna
  • Onboard ARGB and RGB Headers controlled through EVGA ELEET X1
  • Onboard Clear CMOS, Power and Reset Buttons
  • Onboard Temperature and Voltage Monitoring
  • PCI Express Gen 4
  • PCIe Disable Switches
  • Realtek 7.1 Channel HD Audio + EVGA NU Audio
  • Reinforced PCIe slots
  • SafeBoot button resets the motherboard and goes into the BIOS with the last known good settings without clearing CMOS
  • Slow Mode switch locks CPU multiplier to lowest possible setting to allow users to switch between max OC and low speeds in real-time.
  • SPI flashing via USB allows you to flash your BIOS without a CPU
  • Supports AMD Ryzen 5000 Processors
  • Triple BIOS Support
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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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