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ASRock motherboard adoption in Japan beats ASUS in historic record

Derek Strickland | Tue, Apr 6 2021 3:26 PM CDT

ASRock motherboard adoption has hit an all-time high in Japan, conquering ASUS motherboards for the first time in 10 years.

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ASRock now commands 37.9% of the Japanese motherboard market, new market surveys from analyst firm BCN confirm. Until now, ASUS has dominated Japan's motherboard market for the past decade.

Based on BCN's findings, 37.9% of surveyed Japanese PC gamers own ASRock motherboards as of March 2021, compared to ASUS' 34%. The data is based on aggregated sales and ownership.

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GIGABYTE Z590 AORUS TACHYON + Core i9-11900K = over 7.3GHz OC

Anthony Garreffa | Mon, Apr 5 2021 7:49 PM CDT

Intel's new flagship Core i9-11900K processor is here with the new Rocket Lake-S chip being used in the GIGABYTE Z590 AORUS TACHYON motherboard and pushed to over 7.3GHz in a new OC record.

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GIGABYTE's new Z590 AORUS TACHYON motherboard was designed with overclocking in mind, with a powerful 12+1 direct phases solution that's capable of pumping 1300 amps with the DrMOS power state design. We also have a VRM that has been designed with a full tantalum capacitor matrix that allows for improved overclocking.

Jackson Hsu, Director of the GIGABYTE Channel Solutions Product Development Division talked about the GIGABYTE Z590 AORUS TACHYON motherboard + Core i9-11900K processor being used to push up to 7314MHz, where he said: "By the assistance of engineering design power and management team, GIGABYTE's R&D team is able to turn those wild creativity into mass production".

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MSI's new MEG Z590 ACE Gold Edition motherboard looks pretty... ACE

Anthony Garreffa | Sun, Apr 4 2021 6:45 PM CDT

MSI's new MEG Z590 ACE motherboard was revealed alongside Intel's new 11th Gen Core CPUs -- also known as Rocket Lake-S which are led by the flagship Core i9-11900K processor.

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But now we're getting our first look at a new variant of the board with MSI's upcoming MEG Z590 ACE Gold Edition motherboard, which sees the company changing up the color scheme and introducing brushed aluminum and parts of gold throughout the board and its design.

It's the same motherboard as the original dark version, but MSI has dipped it in the new color scheme and it really does look great. With the right components -- G.SKILL's Trident Z Royal DDR4 RAM is an absolute MUST with this motherboard in my opinion -- this motherboard would look fantastic in a gaming PC.

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ASRock's new Z590 OC Formula motherboard ready for Intel 11th Gen CPUs

Anthony Garreffa | Tue, Mar 30 2021 7:06 PM CDT

Intel has fionally unleashed its new Rocket Lake-S family of processors with our reviews on the new Intel Core i9-11900K and Intel Core i5-11600K processors live on the site... it's time for some juicy new Z590 motherboards.

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The first of which is the ASRock Z590 OC FOrmula motherboard which marks the return of its flagship OC Formula motherboards, with a newly-tweaked overclocker-designed Z590 OC Formula that is ready to rock and roll with Intel's new 11th Gen Core processors.

Chris Lee, general manager of ASRock motherboard business unit explained: "As Intel launches its Z590 chipset to power the 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, ASRock once again is your partner in conquering the overclocking world with the Z590 OC Formula".

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ASUS ROG MAXIMUS XIII EXTREME GLACIAL motherboard will cost $1800+

Anthony Garreffa | Sat, Jan 16 2021 9:19 PM CST

ASUS teased a few of its Z590-based motherboards earlier this week, with the flagship ROG MAXIMUS XIII EXTREME GLACIAL motherboard now having an approximate cost: it's going to be over $1800.

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ASUS revealed the pricing of its Z590 motherboards on its own website, in EUR -- where the flagship ROG MAXIMUS XIII EXTREME GLACIAL motherboard costs 1516 EUR which converts over to $1830. The new ROG MAXIMUS XIII EXTREME GLACIAL motherboard will be available in Q1 2021 according to ASUS.

In comparison, MSI's flagship MEG Z590 GODLIKE motherboard will cost $1200+ while the motherboard under that in the MSI Z590 ACE motherboard will be half that cost. If you want the very best from ASUS in the flagship ROG MAXIMUS XIII EXTREME GLACIAL motherboard then you better have $1800 ready to go.

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Supermicro's new SuperWorkstation: up to 64C/128T with 2TB RAM

Anthony Garreffa | Tue, Jan 12 2021 4:49 PM CST

Supermicro has just unveiled its next-gen SuperWorkstation which is powered by the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors that offer up to 64 cores and 128 threads with a huge 128 PCIe 4.0 lanes.

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The new A+ SuperWorkstation 5014A-TT -- which wink-wink, nice TT there Supermicro -- can take a single AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO processor with up to 64 cores and 128 threads with TDP support up to 280W. There's the Super M12SWA-TF motherboard.

We have up to 2TB of Registered ECC DDR4-3200MHz memory, 6 x PCIe 4.0 x16 slots, 1 x 10GbE connector, plenty of storage can be thrown into the Supermicro A+ SuperWorkstation 5014A-TT and a huge, beefy 2000W Platinum Level PSU.

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ASRock's new Z590 Taichi motherboard has 'Lightning Gaming Ports'

Anthony Garreffa | Mon, Jan 11 2021 10:26 PM CST

ASRock is the latest to unveil its new family of Intel 500-series motherboards, led by the flagship ASRock Z590 Taichi motherboard.

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Right out of the gate you can see the unique and super-slick design work that ASRock has crafted with the Z590 Taichi motherboard, something it offers "uncompromised performance" with. Inside you've got the very latest USB4 standard with Thunderbolt 4 technology offering 40Gbps of bandwidth.

You've got support for Intel's new 11th Gen Core CPUs with the new 8-core, 16-thread flagship Core i9-11900K processor ripe for the ASRock Z590 Taichi motherboard. For gamers, ASRock promises its Lightning Gaming Ports that "uniquely use custom engineered USB signal lanes to accommodate the latest gaming mice with ultra-high polling rates; whereas traditional USB signal design cannot fully support this high report rate gaming peripheral therefore limits performance".

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EVGA announces new Z590 DARK and Z590 FTW motherboards

Anthony Garreffa | Mon, Jan 11 2021 6:50 PM CST

EVGA has just detailed two of its next-gen Z590 motherboards, ready for Intel's just-announced 11th Gen Core CPUs led by the flagship Core i9-11900K processor.

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EVGA has really tuned these motherboards as expected, where EVGA has actually "designed and engineered these new motherboards from scratch". That's a big feat for a detail-oriented company, which I'm sure excites enthusiasts like myself to have a very keen eye on EVGA's new Z590 motherboard offerings.

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BIOSTAR Z590 RACING and VALKYRIE series motherboards leaked early

Anthony Garreffa | Mon, Jan 11 2021 4:42 AM CST

BIOSTAR will be announcing its new family of Intel 500-series chipset motherboards later today, with the introduction of the Z590 RACING GTA, Z560 RACING GTQ, Z590 VALKYRIE, and Z590I VALKYRIE.

The one of interest here from BIOSTAR is the new VALKYRIE motherboard, which will be a new series that looks to stand a little higher than the current RACING family of boards that BIOSTAR has in its roster. We will have the full introduction to the boards in the next couple of hours.

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MSI MEG Z590 GODLIKE, MAG Tomahawk, MPG Gaming Carbon mobos teased

Anthony Garreffa | Mon, Jan 11 2021 4:22 AM CST

MSI is preparing to launch its new Intel 500 series motherboards, which will be led by the big and bold -- and very beautiful -- MEG Z590 GODLIKE motherboard. Check them out:

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MSI will also be detailing its next-gen MAG Z590 Tomahawk Wi-Fi and MPG Z590 Gaming Carbon Wi-Fi motherboards, too. The new MSI MEG Z590 GODLIKE motherboard is a gigantic next-gen flagship E-ATX motherboard that will be perfectly coupled with a new Intel 11th Gen Core processor like the Core i9-11900K.

We should see the Z590 GODLIKE motherboard packing 20 (18+1+1) VRM power phases, up from the 18 (16+1+1) on the Z490 series. We will know all about MSI's new motherboards in the coming days at this rate, with Intel announcements right around the corner, too.

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