Intel has been the dominant player when it comes to CPUs. AMD has been trying hard to compete with Intel but hasn’t quite succeeded.  Well, things may change soon with AMD Ryzen. With reports about AMD Ryzen beating Intel’s latest and greatest processors and Apple contemplating on considering the Raven Ridge APU for their upcoming MacBook Pro 2017, Ryzen could soon change the landscape of the CPU industry.

If you have been eagerly waiting to know about mini-ITX motherboards to build compact machines with AMD’s new processors, you will be delighted to know that the first ever mini-ITX AM4 motherboard for Ryzen has been pictured and it’s loaded with features! We’re talking about the X370GTN board from BIOSTAR which features AMD’s X370 chipset.

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First ever AMD Ryzen Mini-ITX AM4 Motherboard pictured

Wccftech has pictured and detailed the First ever AMD Ryzen Mini-ITX AM4 motherboard. The motherboard we are looking at comes with an amazing set of features, featuring one PCIe 3.0×16 slot, 4 SATA 6Gbps connectors and 1 M.2 slot for graphics and storage requirements. The integrated audio solution features Realtek ALC892 8-channel HD Codec. The motherboard also features a Realtek gigabit ethernet LAN controller with no Wi-Fi support.

Here’s the complete list of rear I/O and internal I/O as outlined by Wccftech –

Rear I/O

  • 1 x PS/2
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C Port
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Port
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Port
  • 1 x HDMI Connector, resolution up to 4096 x 2160 @24Hz or 3840 x 2160 @30Hz
  • 1 x DVI-D Connector, resolution up to 1920 x 1200 @60Hz
  • 1 x RJ-45 Port
  • 5 x Audio Connector
  • 1 x S/PDIF Out Port

Internal I/O

  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 1 x Front Audio Header
  • 1 x Front Panel Header
  • 1 x CPU Fan Header
  • 1 x System Fan Header
  • 2 x 5050 LED Header


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