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AM5 Launch – SFF Options

With the.. controversial.. launch of AMD’s AM5 platform, I thought it would be worth overviewing the SFF Motherboards available or previewed at the time of writing. Available now: x670e ASUS ROG STRIX X670E-I Gaming Wifi 6E At US$469.99 at Newegg.com, the ASUS ROG STRIX….I give up… is the first M-ITX board available for the new AM5 platform. A feature packed board, with multiple protrusions as is the norm for this family of board. The chipset heatsink doubles as a M.2 SSD mount and heatsink. A “FPS-II” card is mounted at the front of the board, holding ports for the usual …
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Noctua Confirms AM5 Heatsink Compatibility and Free Upgrades For Smaller/ Older Models

Press Release: When an SFF Network article is marked as a press release, it is copied verbatim from marketing materials supplied by the company. It does not represent the views or opinions of SFF Network or it’s staff. — Noctua confirms AM5 heatsink compatibility and announces free-of-charge upgrades for low-profile coolers and older heatsink models Vienna, September 22nd – Noctua today confirmed that all its CPU coolers and mounting-kits that support AMD AM4 also support the upcoming AM5 socket, except the NH-L9a-AM4 low-profile cooler and the NM-AM4-L9aL9i mounting-kit. For the latter, Noctua announced the new NM-AM5-L9aL9i kit that will be available …