Review of AORUS X570 XTREME with AMD Ryzen 9 3900X, Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 5 3600X processors
7 Jul 2019
Today marks the launch of the 3rd generation AM4 processors with the new AMD X570 motherboards with PCIe 4.0 support. The new processors Ryzen 3000 series are now based on AMD’s high-performance x86 Core “Zen 2” architecture enables 3rd Gen Ryzen™ Processors to deliver the highest single-thread and multi-thread performance of any mainstream desktop processor.
The AMD Ryzen 9 3900X has 12 cores, 24 threads and clock at 3.8 GHz with Turbo at 4.6 GHz. It has 6 MB L2 cache and 64 MB of L3 cache. It has a TDP of 105W.
The AMD Ryzen 7 3700X has 8 cores, 16 threads and clocks at 3.6 GHz with Turbo at 4.4 GHz. It has 4 MB L2 cache and 32 MB L3 cache. It has a TDP of 65W.
The AMD Ryzen 5 3600X has 6 cores, 12 threads and clocks at 3.8 GHz with Turbo at 4.4 GHz. It has 3 MB L2 cache and 32 MB L3 cache. It has a TDP of 95W.
All support system memory of DDR4-3200 MHz. All supports PCIe 4.0 with X570 motherboard.
Next, we take a look at the motherboard, the AORUS X570 XTREME.
The motherboard supports 3rd Generation AMD Ryzen™ processors with memory overclockable up to 4400 MHz. It is also backward compatible with older Ryzen processors.
The board incorporates a direct 16 Phases Infineon Digital VRM Solution with 70A Power Stage
Thermal Reactive Armor Design with Fins-Array Heatsink, Direct Touch Heatpipe and NanoCarbon Baseplate.
It has a Triple Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 4.0/3.0 x4 M.2 with Triple Thermal Guards. In terms of connectivity, it has an onboard Intel® WiFi 6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT 5 with 2X AORUS Antenna. As ethernet, it has a AQUANTIA® 10GbE BASE-T LAN + Intel® Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed
Audio wise it has a rear 130dB SNR AMP-UP Audio with ALC1220-VB & ESS SABRE 9218 DAC with WIMA Audio Capacitors.
The package also comes with an exclusive RGB FAN COMMANDER for Professional Casemoders.
Other features include USB TurboCharger for Mobile Device Fast Charge Support, RGB FUSION with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design, Support Addressable LED & RGB LED Stripsm Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP and Noise Detection, Front & Rear USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C™ Headers, Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS Without Installing CPU, Memory and Graphics Card
The processors will be paired up with the Gigabyte AORUS X570 XTREME motherboard to benchmark the new processors performance against the 2nd generation and some Intel processors.