In what is likely the final months prior to AMD launching its highly anticipated Ryzen 7000 processors, its longstanding AM4 platform has had a long and successful run. Back from the original Ryzen days with X370, all the way to today's current AM4 chipsets including both X570 and B550, there's a wide variety of models to choose from for Ryzen 5000 processors. Despite readying up a new socket for its Ryzen 7000 lineup with support for DDR5 memory only, AMD confirmed that the AM4 chipset will remain alive for a little while yet. When it comes to selecting a motherboard for an AMD-based desktop system, there's plenty of choice including the original X570 chipset, as well as the refreshed X570S models with passive chipset...
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