ASRock X570S PG Riptide Motherboard Review, Can This $185 US Board Handle A $799 US AMD Ryzen 9 5950X CPU?



ASRock X570S PG Riptide

July, 2021
Type Motherboard
Price $185 US

ASRock X570S PG RIPTIDE / Ryzen 9 5950X - Power Consumption Tests

The Intel Rocket Lake CPUs feature the brand new Cypress Cove architecture but still rely on the old 14nm process node. The higher clock speeds and increased core counts on the existing process node would result in a drastic level of increase in overall power consumption as can be seen in the charts below.

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