Review: ASRock DESKMINI A300 barebone-system

ASRock DESKMINI A300 is the basis for creating a powerful mini-computer. A motherboard with support of energy-efficient processors up to AMD Ryzen 3400g and 3400ge is already installed in a case with a height of just over 15 cm. ASRock DeskMini A300 supports up to four 2.5 ″ drives: 2 x M.2 and 2 x SATA. You can install processor cooler with a height of no more than 4.6 cm, up to 32 gigabytes of dual-channel DDR4-3200 + MHz memory. The computer motherboard is equipped with an aluminum MOSFET heatsink for optimal system cooling. Among other features of DeskMini A300: support up to 3 monitors at the same time, USB 3.1 Type-C Gen1 connector for fast charging and SPD up to 5 Gb / s.

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ASUS ROG STRIX B450-I GAMING [90MB0Z50-M0EAY0] is a mini-ITX gaming motherboard with AMD B450 chipset, AMD AM4 processor socket, DDR4-3600 memory support, with synchronized Aura backlight and modern interfaces (Wi-Fi 802.11ac, SATA 6 Gb / s, HDMI 2.0, M.2, USB 3.1 Gen2).

ASUS ROG STRIX B450-I is a stable power for all Ryzen processor cores, perfect cooling, a large number of interfaces for connecting any peripherals – the ROG Strix B450-I Gaming motherboard has everything you need to build a low-end configuration and a powerful system for the game in the big leagues!

In terms of performance, it is an almost exact copy of the Asus ROG Strix X470-I Gaming motherboard, with the only difference being that they are based on different chipsets.

Based on the compact ASUS ROG STRIX B450-I GAMING, it is possible to assemble a powerful gaming system using a single video card, 32 GB of RAM and an 8-core Ryzen processor, which, perhaps, will not be inferior to the system created on a full-size ATX board. Despite its size, the board belongs to the overclocker class and if there is good cooling in the case (the manufacturer has taken care of the appropriate connectors), the RAM can be overclocked to sufficiently high values.

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Review: ASUS PRIME B360M-C [90MB0W80-M0EAYM]

The ASUS PRIME B360M-C [90MB0W80-M0EAYM] is a Micro-ATX B360 business line motherboard with enhanced security, reliability and manageability. Supports ASUS exclusive BIOS self-healing technology to automatically restore the system’s BIOS from a proven backup. It has an innovative moisture-resistant coating to protect the motherboard from aggressive environments.

The motherboard is designed to work in enterprises where gaming opportunities go to the last plan, and in the first place are the functions of monitoring the system, the ability to quickly diagnostic and problems and faults solution. The manufacturer stated that the motherboard is tested and designed to work in 24/7 mode.

Among the main advantages of the board are: LPC connector support for quick troubleshooting, the ASUS Self-recovering BIOS system, moisture protection, compliance with various safety certificates and additional reliability checks. ASUS PRIME B360M-C has the support of interfaces COM, LPT and PCI, which are still using by professional software and hardware developers.

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Review: MSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC [7C04-001R]

MSI MPG Z390I GAMING EDGE AC [7C04-001R] is a small (Mini-ITX, 17 × 17 cm) and at the same time quite nice MPG Z390I Gaming Edge AC board on the Z390 chipset, which belongs to the overclocking class. In addition to the “gentleman’s set” of a PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot, a pair of DDR4 DIMM connectors (with support for DDR4-4600 modules) and four SATA 6 Gb / s ports, two M.2 Key M slots are wired on the PCB connectors, Realtek ALC892 controllers (8-channel audio) and RTL8111H (10/100/1000 Mbps network). The MPG Z390I Gaming Edge AC chipset cooler is located under the slot for one of the two M.2 drives, which is cooled by a heatsink. The second connector M.2 Key M 32 Gbit / s is soldered on the back of the PCB.

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Review: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK [7C02-002R]

The MSI B450 TOMAHAWK with format ATX came to replace the very successful MSI B350 TOMAHAWK motherboard. MSI B450 TOMAHAWK has a lot of advantages compared to the previous model: it allows to install second-generation AMD Ryzen processors out of the box without updating the BIOS, has larger radiators for more reliable operation of key components.

Other advantages include support for faster RAM, the rejection of two PCI slots with the addition of one PCIe x1, an increase in the number of SATA interfaces, the rejection of D-Sub, the addition of two USB 3.1 Gen 2 and “BIOS FLASHBACK +” button for a simple firmware update in the future.

ATX format PCB (305 x 244 mm) in black with a pleasant and unobtrusive design in the style of “military”, the cooling system radiators are also made in a strict style formed the basis of the motherboard. The LED backlight complements the picture in the form of eight LEDs on the right side of the circuit board and two pads for LED strips.

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Review: MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard [7B17-012R]

The MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard  [7B17-012R] belongs to the MSI Performance GAMING series, is not far from the top solutions: with this motherboard you can build a powerful PC that can handle both modern games or serious work, such as video processing and 3D graphics.

It has a strict stylish design: the motherboard textolite is painted black, but some of the heatsinks are in contrasting white. The bends of the device resemble sports car bodies.

The motherboard has a powerful Intel Z390 chipset, focused primarily on Intel 9th ​​generation processors with great overclocking support.

The board is equipped with a large number of modern interfaces and expansion slots, some of them: 3 x PCI 3.0 Sli, Cross; 3x USB 3.1 Gen2; 6 x SATA, 2 slots for fast SSD of M.2 format. You can install 4 x DDR4 memory units up to 64 GB with a maximum speed of up to 4400 MHz. Memory slots are additionally shielded.

We should also note the sound based on Realtek ALC1220P-VB2. Microphone noises, echo, and other artifacts that interfere with normal communication – all this does not threaten the owners of the motherboard from MSI.

Another argument in favor of buying MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon for gamers is supporting of the MYSTIC LIGHT synchronized backlight system, all devices compatible with the MYSTIC LIGHT will glow in the same color.

MSI managed to create not only a functional, but also the most reliable motherboard. MSI STEEL ARMOR technology protects the slots for video cards and RAM from interference, deformation and high voltage. Overcurrent protection is achieved through enhanced soldering and earthing points on the RAMe and PCIe 3.0 x16 slots. In the production of the motherboard used solid-state Japanese capacitors SOLID CAP with a service life of up to 10 years and Titanium Choke chokes, which allow the device to work on high temperatures better than conventional components.

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Review: Gaming motherboard ASUS STRIX X370-F Gaming [90MB0UI0-M0EAY0]

The ASUS STRIX X370-F Gaming board  is based on the AMD X370 chipset and has a fairly rich functionality and overclocking capabilities, so it is equally suitable for overclockers and gamers. Among the main features of the motherboard: supportinf modern connectors and interfaces, high-quality sound and network controllers, as well as advanced lighting ASUS Aura, a set of Extreme Tweaker features for overclocking.

The item has a very stylish appearance – the black board with a proprietary pattern on the front side looks reserved and strict, has the characteristic chopped forms of cooling radiators with notches, like it was hited by a japanese sword.

Two aluminum radiators are responsible for cooling the processor’s power supply system; contact with the elements made through thermal pads.

The motherboard is made in the ATX form factor, so it is very suitable computer enthusiast: the model has four DIMM DDR4 slots in which up to 64 GB of memory can be installed; two connectors for connecting LED strips; three PCI-E x16 slots (the first two of which have a reinforced metallized case); three PCI-E x1 slots; eight SATA 6 Gb / s connectors. It has support for NVIDIA 2-Way SLI and AMD 3-Way CrossFireX, which is important for present-day gamers. All this is complemented by proprietary mounting holes for 3D add-ons that can be printed on a 3D printer.

Fans of high-quality sound will also be satisfied with the motherboard – the audio processor is based on the 7.1-channel codec SupremeFX S1220A, and high-quality Japanese Nichicon capacitors also involved in it.

The manufacturer made this board with care of overlockers – the special settings Extreme Tweaker in BIOS give the possibility to have some experiments with overclocking components and fine-tuning the system performance.

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Review: Motherboard MSI Z370-A PRO

Motherboard MSI Z370-A PRO [7B48-001R] allow to use Intel 8th generation processors (Coffee Lake series). The boards have a larger number of PCI-e slots for connecting and using several video cards simultaneously, so with its rather low price, it is ideal for mining. Optimized power and advanced BIOS settings ensure a stable system for long cryptocurrency generation sessions with maximum efficiency.

It has Military Class 5 and Guard-Pro components, as well as reinforced openings for mounting the motherboard and one reinforced PCI-E slot. It has an impressive radiator’s size, stylish and professional look.

Intel 300 series motherboards do not have backward compatibility with 7th generation processors, so the owner of such processors would rather have to do a full upgrade of the system, including the purchase of a new processor.

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