AMD’s X670 and X670E chipset-based motherboards have started showing up online as two offerings from MSI’s AM5 line-up were found listed on multiple Italian online stores, priced from €374 up to €609, including VAT.
Next-gen hardware pricing leaks seem to be on the rise lately. After some Canadian Ryzen 7000 listings, we are now getting AM5 motherboards pricing from Italy. Again, discovered by @momomo_us, we have aedgaming.com store asking for €405.99 (£342) and €609.99 (£514) for MSI’s X670 Pro and X670E Carbon boards, respectively. These include 22 per cent VAT.
Another store called CityWebShop had the X670 Pro priced at €374.35 (£316) and the X670E Carbon at €562.19 (£474), again including Italy’s 22 per cent VAT. A bit cheaper, but these pages now seem to have been taken down. Also, note that for some reason, both websites displayed similar product images – maybe they have the same source, or they just used MSI press pictures.
At this cost, you have access to an X670 chipset with a 14+2+1-phase power design, an 8-layer PCB plus a single PCIe 5.0 M.2, all in a clean, RGB-free aesthetic, Upping the ante, the X670E chipset with an 18+2+1 ‘duet rail’ power system, two PCIe 5.0 slots, two PCIe 5.0 M.2, plus RGB illumination on top of the I/O/VRMs. Both motherboards feature Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2 and 2.5GbE LAN. For more details, check our MSI board coverage.
These prices, which obviously do not reflect MSRPs, represent a significant increase over current X570 equivalents, thus high-end MSI boards such as the Ace or Godlike could sell for £600, £700, or even more. We can’t wait for the B650 board launch to drop costs.