MSI has announced its new Intel 500 series motherboards for the upcoming 11th Gen Intel Core processors and they’ve actually confirmed that these new motherboards will be available later on January 27th. The main highlight for the release is of course the new Intel Z590 chipset motherboards, which come available in MEG, MPG, MAG series that many of us are familiar with.
The first thing you can expect on the new Intel Z590 chipset is the long-awaited PCIe 4.0 standard with bandwidth up to 64 GB/s to support PCIe Gen4 SSDs and the latest graphics cards from both AMD and NVIDIA. For network, Z590 Wi-Fi motherboards are equipped with the latest Wi-Fi 6E which has a 6GHz band compared to Wi-Fi 6.
MEG – Exquisite and gorgeous are definitely the best descriptions for the MEG series. Besides elegant designs, MEG Z590 GODLIKE has mighty specifications, including 10G Super LAN and Audio Boost 5 HD. Additionally, for a better cooling effect, MEG Z590 GODLIKE has a Stacked Fin Array and Frozr Heatsink Design. Furthermore, both MEG Z590 GODLIKE and MEG Z590 ACE has an Aluminum backplate on the back of the PCB, which can extend the surface of heat dissipation. Of course, MEG Z590 UNIFY and MEG Z590I UNIFY, well-known as the full black design, will also show up.
MPG – MPG series motherboards are always popular for MSI users. MSI will have MPG Z590 GAMING CARBON WIFI, MPG Z590 GAMING FORCE, MPG Z590 GAMING EDGE WIFI, and MPG Z590 GAMING PLUS, and so on. In addition to trendy appearances, all MPG series have M.2 Shield Frozr and K7 thermal pad, which will help sustain the performance of motherboards.
MAG – MSI tries to refresh MAG lovers with new color matching. MAG Z590 TOMAHAWK WIFI and MAG B560 TOMAHAWK WIFI both have graphite extended heatsink. The color of MAG Z590 TORPEDO and MAG B560 TORPEDO is pacific blue, and MAG B560M BAZOOKA is midnight green. The concept of color derives from military colors in accordance with MAG—MSI Arsenal GAMING. The various colors give users more choices and users can personalize PCs based on their preferences.
PRO – For common use, including business and daily use, Z590-A PRO and Z590 PRO WIFI have matte black with linear designs and both have Extended Heatsink Design. Otherwise, most PRO series motherboards, including Z590, B560, and H510 will feature the Frozr AI Cooling solution, which will detect CPU and GPU temperatures and automatically adjust system fan duty to a proper value. In order to dissipate heat effectively, Z590 PRO WIFI and Z590-A PRO both have M.2 Shield Frozr which is made up for giving out heat from M.2 Gen 4.
More Intel 500 series motherboards
As MSI actually announced quite a number of new motherboards for this release, you can refer to the following table for the list of these upcoming Intel 500 series motherboards:
|Z590 Chipset||B560 Chipset||H510 Chipset|
|MEG Z590 GODLIKE||MPG B560I GAMING EDGE WIFI||H510M PRO|
|MEG Z590 ACE||MAG B560 TOMAHAWK WIFI||H510M-A PRO|
|MEG Z590 ACE GOLD EDITION||MAG B560 TORPEDO||H510I PRO WIFI|
|MEG Z590 UNIFY||MAG B560M MORTAR WIFI|
|MEG Z590I UNIFY||MAG B560M MORTAR|
|MPG Z590 GAMING CARBON WIFI||MAG B560M BAZOOKA|
|MPG Z590 GAMING FORCE||B560M PRO-VDH WIFI|
|MPG Z590 GAMING EDGE WIFI||B560M PRO-VDH|
|MPG Z590 GAMING PLUS||B560M PRO WIFI|
|MPG Z590M GAMING EDGE WIFI||B560M PRO|
|MAG Z590 TOMAHAWK WIFI||B560M-A PRO|
|MAG Z590 TORPEDO||B560M PRO-E|
|Z590 PRO WIFI|
|Z590 PRO 12VO|
You can also enter the Countdown page and wait for the debut at https://www.msi.com/Landing/intel-z590-b560-h510-motherboard.