MSI is poised to introduce some new X570S motherboards. The new S designation suggests that all of the new boards are now fanless. Gigabyte motherboards with X570S in the name, including X570S Aorus Master, Elite, and X570S X Gaming suggest an AMD refresh is poised. A quiet Chinese language forum was discussing the local gossip about new model motherboards.
- MEG X570S ACE MAX
- MEG X570S UNIFY-X MAX
- MPG X570S GAMING CARBON MAX WIFI
- MPG X570S GAMING EDGE MAX WIFI
- MAG X570S TOMAHAWK MAX WIFI
- MAG X570S TORPEDO MAX
- X570S PRO-MAX WIFI
- X570S-A PRO MAX
Its suggestive that MSI is positioning the new lineup with an eye towards the speculated AMD Warhol processors. Gigabyte is probably doing the same. The leaks suggest 12VO may be featured on some motherboards but peripherals still need power cables for fans and hard disks etc.
A lot of speculation that AMD was cancelling the Warhol refresh in favor of Vermeer which is DDR5 based. Given the design problems with DDR5 the speculation is probably misguided. The refreshed motherboards are known and this suggests that it could be a move to handle shortages with a fresh batch of new motherboards New supplies of Matisse have surfaced at the local NewEgg at MSRP prices including the top model R9 5950X.