03/28/2023 at 10:05 p.m. by Sven Bauduin – After the first pictures of an A620 mainboard for AMD Ryzen 7000 had previously appeared, the first mainboards can now be found in stores for well under 100 euros. This could make the AM5 platform, which was previously labeled too expensive, much more interesting for users and dig up many customers with Intel’s Raptor Lake-S.
After the first pictures of an A620 mainboard for Ryzen 7000 (“Raphael”) appeared, the first mainboards can now be found in stores for well under 100 euros. This could make AMD’s AM5 platform, which was previously labeled as far too expensive, much more interesting for users. The overall package of Ryzen 7000, A620 chipset and cheap DDR5 memory modules could rob the current Core i 13000 series (“Raptor Lake”) of customers in the future.
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The ASRock A620M-HDV/M with A620 chipset is designed to make the AM5 platform for AMD Ryzen 7000 more attractive in terms of price.
Entry into AM5 will be significantly cheaper
After AMD had already promised cheaper mainboards from 125 US dollars at the presentation of the four AM5 chipsets X670E, X670, B650E and B650E, the first boards appear. Based on the A620 chipset, not only to be able to keep this promise, but even to undercut it very significantly. The first motherboards have already reached European retailers and are well below this limit with prices starting at 87.55 euros.
MSI PRO A620M-E retails for 88 euros
With the MSI PRO A620M-E, the Polish retailer Edis Computer is currently offering the cheapest AM5 mainboard and is asking for a price of around 88 euros for the A620 mainboard. After deducting the different tax rates in each state in the USA, this equates to a price of around 79 US dollars.
MSI PRO A620M-E Source: Edis Computer The already leaked ASRock A620M-HDV/M.2 should also be in the price range between 80 and 100 US dollars, while simple B650 mainboards should start at 125 US dollars in the future.
More A620 mainboards are to follow
As Twitter user @momomo_us, who is known for such pre-releases, found out, three A620 mainboards from Gigabyte are already listed in the EEC trade database. The following models are specifically mentioned:
Gigabyte A620M Gaming X AXGigabyte A620M Gaming XGigabyte A620M C
In addition to ASRock, Gigabyte and MSI, Asus and Biostar are also said to be planning corresponding A620 mainboards, which should also be released in the near future.
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