An individual who goes by the name chi11eddog on Twitter has leaked information about MSI’s forthcoming MAG X670E Tomahawk WiFi motherboard, which is designed for PC systems with AMD Ryzen 7000 Socket AM5 processors. The leaker has shared photographs of the motherboard from different angles, including its packaging, which displays its specifications, and a screenshot of an inventory system that implies an MSRP of $339, effectively revealing all that was to be kept secret.
PC enthusiasts who have experience building their own systems are likely familiar with MSI’s MEG, MPG, and MAG series, which cater to different levels of gaming performance. The upcoming MSI MAG X670E Tomahawk WiFi motherboard is positioned as a value-focused option for gamers and will be among MSI’s initial MAG X670E offerings. Priced just below $340, it will also be the least expensive X670E chipset motherboard from MSI, and is expected to be more affordable than ASRock’s X670E Steel Legend and Asus’s X670E-Pro motherboards.
The leaked image shared by chi11eddog provides a helpful view of the back of the motherboard’s box, which enables the user to read the key features and technical specifications. The motherboard is of full ATX size and has four expansion slots, including one with PCIe Gen 5.0 x16 specification, two PCIe Gen 4.0 x16 slots, and a smaller PCIe Gen 3.0 x1 slot. It also has outputs for integrated graphics users that support up to 4K resolution at 120Hz, and multiple displays via HDMI 2.1, DP 1.4, and USB-C.
The leaked information about the MSI MAG X670E Tomahawk WiFi motherboard reveals several specifications and features. The motherboard belongs to MSI’s gaming line that is targeted towards budget-conscious users. It is a full ATX sized motherboard with four expansion slots: one with PCIe Gen 5.0 x16, two with PCIe Gen 4.0 x16, and one with PCIe Gen 3.0 x1 specification. It supports integrated graphics with outputs for HDMI 2.1, DP 1.4, and USB-C, and offers up to 4K at 120Hz resolution.
For storage expansion, the motherboard has four M.2 slots, one with PCIe 5.0 speeds, and three with PCIe 4.0 speeds, and four SATA ports. It has four DIMM slots for DDR5-6600 memory. In terms of USB connectivity, it has eight rear panel ports, including two Type-C ports, with one of them offering Gen 2×2 speeds up to 20Mbps. Additional USB connectivity is available through onboard headers that can be attached to front panels and peripherals. It also has a Realtek 2.5 GbE LAN port, AMD Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3 wireless, and an 8-channel (7.1) audio solution with MSI Audio Boost technology. The motherboard boasts a robust power design with 14+2+1 phases and 80A power stages.
Following this informative leak, it seems that MSI’s official announcement of the MAG X670E Tomahawk WiFi motherboard for AMD Ryzen 7000 Socket AM5 processors should be imminent. If you’re planning to upgrade to the AMD AM5 platform in the near future, it would be wise to stay alert for more news from MSI.
MSI MAG X670E TOMAHAWK WIFI
Suggested MSPR: $339🧐🧐🧐,may be lower pic.twitter.com/aYLW9BqWoj
— chi11eddog (@g01d3nm4ng0) February 15, 2023