MSI Launches MEG X570 Godlike and X570 Ace Ahead of Ryzen 3000 Release

With only a few days left until the official release of the 3rd generation AMD Ryzen processors, MSI has announced the launch of its two top-end X570 motherboards – the MEG X570 Godlike and the MEG X570 Ace.  Both motherboards, along with MSI’s other X570 models were initially announced at Computex 2019 a few months ago.

MEG X570 Godlike

The MEG X570 Godlike is the company’s flagship motherboard for AMD’s new Ryzen 3000 processors. It features a new OLED status display, three Lightning Gen4 x4 M.2 slots with individual dual-sided Shield Frozr heatsinks, four full-length PCIe 4.0 slots, a dedicated heatsink and fan for the X570 chipset, a 14-phase VRM, an extended heat pipe design, and compatibility with Mystic Light II. The Godlike is also equipped with Killer-brand network solutions such as Dual LAN and Wi-Fi 6.

The MEG X570 Godlike is also bundled with MSI’s M.2 XPANDER-Z Gen4 card, which adds two additional M.2 slots, as well as a 10Gb “Super Lan” ethernet card.

MEG X570 Ace

As for the MEG X50 Ace, it also comes with the three Lightning Gen4 x4 M.2 slots with dual-sided Shield Frozr heatsinks, three full-sized PCIe 4.0 slots, two PCIe 4.0 x1 slots, the dedicated heatsink and fan for the X570 chipset, a 12-phase VRM, an extended heat pipe design, and compatibility with Mystic Light II. It’s also equipped with 2.5G plus Gigabit LAN and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.

Local pricing and availability for both motherboards have yet to be announced but we should hear more information as we get closer to the release of the 3rd generation Ryzen processors.

MSI MEG X570 Godlike Specifications:

  • Socket – AM4
  • CPU (Max Support) – Ryzen 9
  • Chipset – AMD x570 Chipset
  • DDR4 Memory – 1866/2133/2400/2666MHz
  • Memory Channel – Dual
  • DIMM Slots – 4
  • Max Memory (GB) – 128GB
  • PCI-E X16 – 4
  • SATA III – 6
  • M.2 Slot – 3
  • RAID – 0/1/10
  • LAN – 1x KillerTM E2600 Gigabit LAN Controller, 1x KillerTM E3000 2.5 Gbps LAN Controller
  • USB 3.2 Ports (Front) – 1(Gen2, Type C), 4(Gen1, Type A)
  • USB 3.2 Ports (Rear) – 1(Gen2, Type C), 3(Gen2, Type A), 2(Gen1, Type A)
  • USB 2.0 Ports (Front) – 4
  • Audio Ports (Rear) – 5+ Optical S/PDIF (Realtek ALC1220 Codec)
  • DirectX – 12
  • Form Factor – E-ATX
  • SLI – Yes
  • Crossfire – Yes
  • Operating System – Support for Windows 10 64-bit, Windows 7 64-bit (must install an AMD Pinnacle Ridge & Summit Ridge CPU)

MSI MEG X570 Ace Specifications:

  • Socket – AM4
  • CPU (Max Support) – Ryzen 9
  • Chipset – AMD x570 Chipset
  • DDR4 Memory – 1866/2133/2400/2666MHz
  • Memory Channel – Dual
  • DIMM Slots – 4
  • Max Memory (GB) – 128GB
  • PCI-E X16 – 2
  • PCI-E x4 – 1
  • PCI-E x1 – 2
  • SATA III – 4
  • M.2 Slot – 3
  • RAID – 0/1/10
  • LAN – 1x Intel WGI211AT Gigabit LAN controller, 1x Realtek® RTL8125 2.5 Gbps LAN controller
  • USB 3.2 Ports (Front) – 1(Gen2, Type C), 4(Gen1, Type A)
  • USB 3.2 Ports (Rear) – 1(Gen2, Type C), 3(Gen2, Type A), 2(Gen1, Type A)
  • USB 2.0 Ports (Front) – 4
  • USB 2.0 Ports (Rear) – 2
  • Audio Ports (Rear) – 5+ Optical S/PDIF (Realtek ALC1220 Codec)
  • DirectX – 12
  • Form Factor – ATX
  • SLI – Yes
  • Crossfire – Yes
  • Operating System – Support for Windows 10 64-bit

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