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If you are into Ryzen, this is a motherboard worth looking into.

Great videio from Tek Everything. Jay used a Ryzen 1700 (8C/16T) on this build.

Tek Everything’s article can be found here.

If you can’t wait until the new Intel Coffee Lake powerhouse chips come out, then this is a great option.

The motherboard can be purchased here.

ASRock lists the motherboard’s features:

ASRock Super Alloy
Supports AMD Socket AM4 A-Series APUs (Bristol Ridge) and Ryzen Series CPUs (Summit Ridge)
Supports DDR4 3466+ (OC) (Ryzen CPU) / 2400 (A-series APU)
1 PCIe 3.0 x16
Graphics Output: 2 HDMI
7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec), Supports Creative Sound Blaster™ Cinema 3
4 SATA3, 1 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4)
6 USB 3.1 Gen1 (1 Type-C, 2 Front, 3 Rear)
Intel® Gigabit LAN
Intel® 802.11ac+ BT 4.2


Unfortunately, thunderbolt is not available with Ryzen 7, alas!