X470 MOTHERBOARD OPTIMISED
The 2nd Gen. AMD Ryzen processors using ‘Zen+’ are optimised for use with the brand new X470 motherboard platform, allowing users to take advantage of all the improvements & new technologies packed into the ultra-small 12nm CPU die.
COMPATIBLE WITH EXISTING AM4 MOTHERBOARDS*
Already have an AM4 Motherboard, or don’t need all the features of the X470? Don’t sweat. AMD AM4 Motherboards shipping now with the ‘AMD Ryzen Desktop 2000 Ready’ badge on the box are guaranteed to be compatible, while many motherboard manufacturers are offering BIOS updates to enable support on previously purchased motherboards*. Once you know your AM4 motherboard is compatible, or you have installed your BIOS update, installation is the same as any other Ryzen 3, 5 or 7 Processor. Even better – cooler compatibility is the same too!
*Please look for the ‘AMD Ryzen Desktop 2000 Ready’ badge, or check with your motherboard manufacturer to find out if a BIOS update is available & required for compatibility with the AMD Ryzen 2000 Series CPUs.