AMD Ryzen 2 is around the corner and it seems that the Asus Crosshair VI will support the upcoming AMD Ryzen 2 chips. If this is indeed the case then it should be no surprise as AMD has already mentioned the fact that the AM4 socket will stay relevant until 2020 and that is a lot of time.
3 years is plenty of time to make the most of your motherboard and until PCIe gen 4 comes out or we get DDR5 RAM, there is no need for you to get another motherboard. You can click here to learn more about ADM Ryzen 2 and upcoming AMD AM4 motherboards.
There have been multiple reports that claim that the current motherboards that are available on the market will be able to support AMD Ryzen 2 CPUs. Having that said we are also getting word that ASRock X370 Gaming ITX will also support the upcoming CPUs with a BIOS update.
AMD has had a great year and we expect nothing less from the company in 2018. Having that said there have been a couple of announcements at CES 2018 from AMD as well as other companies that are worth looking into. You can check out all the announced products that we are interested in testing here.
Just recently AMD CEO Lisa Su talked about the AMD Ryzen CPUs and how they offer more cores and threads at each price point. The following is what she had to say in this regard:
“Our goal is to make sure that we provide step-function improvements for our customers. If you look at our Ryzen product line, for example, at every price point we offer more threads, more multithreaded performance.”
This is going to be a very interesting year for both AMD and Intel and while we do not pick sides you can check out our article that covers why now is the best time to switch to AMD if that ever crossed your mind.
Let us know what you think about AMD Ryzen 2 and whether or not this is something that you might be interested in.