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AMD will support their AM4 socket until 2020

AMD has long-term plans for AM4

AMD commits to their AM4 socket until 2020

AMD commits to their AM4 socket until 2020

AMD has officially released their budget-oriented B450 chipset, offering consumers low-cost alternatives to the company's high-end Ryzen 2nd Generation X470 offerings, delivering most of the series' high-end feature set while providing end-users with a pleasing price-to-performance ratio. 

The release of B450 has further cemented AMD's plans to support their AM4 socket until 2020, allowing all of today's AM4-class motherboards to support upcoming Ryzen processors. This pledge means that B450 (and older AM4 motherboards) will support AMD's future 7nm Zen 2 (Ryzen 3000 series) processors when updated to a supported BIOS, offering a tremendous amount of forwards compatibility. In contrast, Intel motherboard chipsets/sockets typically don't support more than two CPU generations. 

B450 also adds support for StoreMI technology and updates the platform with re-worked VRM and memory wiring specifications to offer enhanced memory compatibility and stability, traits that we have previously seen on X470 mainboards. B450 also supports overclocking, a feature that is not available on Intel's competing B360 motherboards, giving AMD the budget overclocking crown. 

AMD commits to their AM4 socket until 2020  

We have been given a chance to have a look at three B450 motherboards in time for launch day, all of which have been benchmarked an reviewed for your reading/viewing pleasure. 

- ASUS ROG Strix B450-F Gaming Review
- ASUS B450 prime Plus Review
- ASUS ROG Strix B450-I Gaming Review

You can join the discussion on AMD's plans to support AM4 until 2020 on the OC3D Forums

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31-07-2018, 14:24:25

FTLN
AMD doing the right thing, unlike Intel who seem to bring out another chipset every couple of months.Quote

31-07-2018, 20:11:57

Dicehunter
Now if only AMD board makers could put more effort into aesthetics like they do their Intel boards.Quote
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