When selecting a motherboard for your new Ryzen 7000 CPU, you will encounter three main options: X670, B650, and A620. But what are the differences, and what's the deal with X670E and B650E boards? Which should you choose for your system? This guide will provide all the answers and more.
Editor's take: Much of the focus in semiconductors is on chip performance, and so for many outside the process it can be mystifying why sometimes a "better" chip loses out to a "weaker" chip. To name just one example, Intel still sells a lot of server CPUs despite their poor comparison with the latest AMD or Arm offerings.
The Ryzen 7 7800X3D is the Zen 4 3D V-Cache CPU that gamers should all be interested in, it's fast and extremely power efficient. Moreover, at $450 the 7800X3D is just $50 more than the 7700X.