In its latest Insider show, MSI talked about the upcoming Z590, B560 and H510 motherboards that support both Intel 11th and 10th generation processors. MSI also demonstrated some brand new features that their B560 motherboard will offer while noting prices for its budget 500 Series.
MSI details B560 and H510 motherboard prices, also show new Z590 boards – input boards under $ 200 US with memory OC support and unlocked power restrictions
Starting with the most important details that our readers want to know are the prices. MSI will have several motherboards B560 and H510 in the series, all of which will be priced in the price range below USD 200. The most expensive motherboard in the B560 series will be the MAG B560 Tomahawk WiFi, which will sell for around $ 189 US, while the cheapest motherboard will be the MSI H510M-A Pro, which sells for $ 89 US. The following is the complete list of MSI B560 and H510 cards along with the prices:
MSI B560 / H510 motherboard prices:
|Motherboard name||MSRP In $ (excluding VAT)||Guide price in € (incl. VAT)|
|MPG B560I Gaming Edge WiFi||159||159|
|MAG B560 Tomahawk WiFi||189||189|
|MAG B560 Torpedo||169||169|
|MAG B560M Mortar WiFi||179||179|
|MAG B560M Mortar||159||159|
|MAG B560M Bazooka||139||139|
|B560M PRO-VDH WiFi||149||149|
|B560M Pro WiFi||129||129|
As you can tell, there are some pretty decent prices, and it’s also nice that the H510 offerings will be placed in the US $ 100 segment. MSI also confirms that motherboards in the B560 series will get memory overclocking support. MSI’s B560 series will be equipped with at least 6 PCB layers that enable them to handle high speed signal transmission. The top model, the B560I Gaming Edge WiFi, will support memory-clocked speeds of up to DDR4-5200 MHz, while the rest of the series will be able to handle speeds of up to DDR4-5066 MHz.
MSI Z590 & B560 card also comes with a new memory Try it! feature that offers 100 sets of settings for Samsung, Hynix, Micron, Nanya, PSC, CXMT, Spectek memory ICs with Comet Lake, and up to 500 sets of Rocket Lake processors.
In addition to memory overclocking, motherboards for the MSI 500 series (Z590, B560, H510) will come with unlocked power limitation support. So even if you are unable to overclock 10th or 11th generation Intel processors on B560 and H510 cards, you can get unlocked power restrictions that allow you to maintain boost clocks for longer periods, but at the expense of higher power consumption. You can select different power limit profiles based on cooling. The power limits go up to 255W (PL2) with a current limit of 210 amps.
MSI B560 motherboard slides:
MSI Z590 Unify Series motherboard
MSI also unveiled its brand new Z590 Unify motherboards which come in two standard ATX offerings, the Z590 Unify-X and Z590 Unify, and also the Mini-ITX Z590I Unify. The Z590 Unify card adheres to the RGB-Heaton design and features a 16-phase (90A) VRM powered by a dual 8-pin connector configuration. There are large aluminum heat sinks that cover the VRMs that have Heatpipe cooling.
Unify comes with four DDR4 DIMM slots, while Unify-X comes with two DDR4 DIMM slots, but allows faster DIMM speeds. Features such as Intel 2.5G LAN, WiFi 6E, Triple Gen4 M.2 slots with Shield Frozr heatsinks, Audio Boost 5, Lightning USB 20G, and a design aimed at extreme overclockers are all packed in the Unify series.
The Mini-ITX Z590I Unify comes with an 8-phase (90A) VRM design powered by a single 8-pin connector. It has a Frozr cooling solution with an active fan under the I / O plate. The motherboard comes with two Thunderbolt 4 ports, Intel 2.5G LAN, WiFi 6E, Dual M.2 slots, one of which has an M.2 Shield Frozr heatsink, a single PCIe Gen 4.0 x16 slot and a range of I / O slots. O porter. Expect other manufacturers to list their respective B560 and H510 motherboard prices in the next few days.