Some of MSI’s next-generation motherboards for AMD processors have hit retail listings in Italy.twitter leaker momomo_us Discover MSI MPG X670E Carbon Wi-Fi and MSI Pro X670-P Wi-Fi Listed on AED GamingAfter some more digging, I found three other (Italian) retailers offering the same pair of boards at similar price levels.
No one has announced a release date, but the MSI MPG X670E Carbon Wi-Fi and MSI Pro X670-P Wi-Fi averaged around €620 and €410 respectively. After converting these prices to USD and deducting the Italian VAT (22%), the prices are $495 and $320 respectively.
From the AMD AM5 motherboard event 10 days ago, we already had a good idea of what to expect in terms of product specs. At that event, all major AMD board partners outlined their upcoming offerings that would be home to the first of his Ryzen 7000 series (Raphael) Zen 4 processors.
Clicking on the Italian retail product listing reveals just a few specs. However, there are some AMD and MSI slides embedded above that speculate on the appeal of both the MSI MPG X670E Carbon Wi-Fi and the MSI Pro X670-P Wi-Fi with stunning marketing graphics. Keep in mind that these are both high-end his AM5 motherboards, with Carbon targeting gamers and the Pro model for creators. All MSI boards feature M.2 Shield Frozr cooler for next generation SSD with PCIe 5.0 x4 interface, 4 M.2 slots, 4 DDR5 DIMM slots, 2.5GbE connector and Wi-Fi 6E adapter. I’m here.
So now there’s a good level of product detail, with pricing in Europe providing an indication of pricing in the US. However, AMD has officially headlined their Ryzen 7000 series processors for “coming fall,” so expect them and their accompanying motherboards as early as mid-to-late xSeptember. You shouldn’t.
For more comparisons to AMD 600-series AM5 motherboards, Ryzen 7000-series (Raphael) Zen 4 processors, and Intel’s upcoming 13th Gen Core processor platform (Raptor Lake), check out our regularly updated extensive AMD coverage. Zen 4 Ryzen 7000 specs, release date, benchmarks and more features.