25 May, 2020   Rakesh Sharma    Reviews .  MSI PRESTIGE X570 CREATION Motherboard Review

Today we have the opportunity to review an AMD AM4 motherboards for 3rd Gen Ryzen CPUs from MSI, the MSI PRESTIGE X570 CREATION Motherboard. The CREATION range of MSI motherboards is considered as high end product and MSI created this PRESTIGE X570 CREATION Motherboard with unique look and feel inspired by the concept of element explosion tailor-made for designers and content creators. Motherboard features 2x Lightning Gen 4 M.2 with Shield Frozr, Frozr Heatsink and Extended Heat-pipe Design, 10G Super LAN and Wi-Fi 6, Core Boost, Audio Boost 4 and more.

Now let’s see what MSI CREATION X570 board have for us.

Features

  • Supports 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ / Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics Desktop Processors for AM4 socket
  • Supports 4 DIMMs, Dual Channel Memory DDR4, up to 5000+(OC) MHz
  • Dual LAN with 10G Super LAN and WI-FI 6: Next level network speed, secure networking with fastest data throughput to improve efficiency.
  • Lightning Gen 4 Solution: The latest Gen4 PCI-E and M.2 solution with up to 64GB/s bandwidth for maximum transfer speed and performance
  • Frozr Heatsink Design : Designed with the patented fan and double ball bearings to provide best performance for enthusiast gamers and prosumers.
  • Extended Heat-pipe Design: Enlarge the surface of heat dissipation, connecting from MOS heatsink to chipset heatsink
  • Extended Heatsink Design with Pre-installed I/O Shielding: All-metal extended heatsink cover ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed and provides convenience for installation
  • M.2 Shield FROZR: Strengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 safer and faster
  • Creator Center: An optimized software with various system modes and resources for a wide range of scenarios and needs
  • Core Boost: With dual 8pin power supply and IR digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance
  • Audio Boost 4 with NAHIMIC: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
  • M.2 XPANDER-Z GEN4: An add-on card offers two extra Lightning Gen 4 M.2 slots and features FROZR heatsink design to increase your storage capacity at maximum Gen 4 speed

STABLE CORNERSTONE OF YOUR SYSTEM

LIGHTNING FAST TRANSFER SPEED

NEXT-GEN THERMAL SOLUTION

DIY FRIENDLY - MSI motherboards been designed with tons of smart features for convenient setup and usage, such as pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and multiple cooling solutions, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want.

ENHANCED PERFORMANCE High performance MSI motherboards are loaded with advanced features and the latest technology to overwhelm any challenge at hand no matter whether you’re a gamer, prosumer, or PC enthusiast.

EXHILARATING AND INSPIRING – Each MSI motherboard is built based on the specific topic in order to match different tastes and favors. Furthermore, MSI also adopts the modern style to design the heatsink through huge surface and sleek but simple cuts in order to make the heatsink and appearance looks ripped and powerful. Combined with neutral color, such as black, grey and silver, as the main background, MSI motherboard can perfect fit different RGB LED effects and strongly shows the gamers tunes.

IN-GAME ADVANTAGE – MSI motherboards are built with enhanced audio and advanced LAN networking capabilities that turn any gaming experience into an immerse one.

LOYAL COMRADE – With years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions.

Specifications

Package

Board comes in a nice black cardboard box with model number, image of the board and details about supporting technology and features.

Inside the box

MSI CREATION X570 comes with very nice set of accessories

  • Motherboard
  • Shout Out 2.0 DM
  • Product Registration Card
  • MSI Product Catalog
  • Wi-Fi Antenna
  • M.2 Xpander-Z Gen4
  • SATA Cable Labels
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • CORSAIR RGB LED Extension Cable
  • MSI Draw Pocket
  • Driver DVD
  • MSI Case Badge
  • 4 x SATA Cables
  • Thermistor Cables
  • 1 to 2 RGB LED Extension Y cable
  • Rainbow RGB LED Extension Cable

A closer look on MSI M.2 Xpander-Z Gen4 PCE-e Card.

Looks

Board made with a black PCB of E-ATX Form Factor size 12 in. x 10.7 in. (30.5 cm x 27.2 cm). A black-grey coloured metel-shield covers I/O and chipset heatsink. Some light grey-while colour line graphics covers half board giving the wholr motherboard a nice black- grey theme.

Layout

Detailed layout of board.

Removing Heat-sinks

Heatsinks are made up of dense aluminum with thermal pad installed, giving great passive cooling to VRM MOSFETs and chipset.

Component Layout

Let’s now see what all components MSI have planned for this board.

This board features 16 phase IR Digital PWM power configuration at VRM section driven by IR35201 controller. Every phase has its own driver/doubler chip IR3535M which drive a IR digital DrMOS Power Block MOSFET IR 3555Mcapable up to 40A operations. VRM section also have 60A ferrite titanium choke II and capacitors for smooth CPU power

Testing

CPUAMD Ryzen-9 3900X
Board MSI PRESTIGE X570 CREATION
RAM2 X 8GB CORSAIR DDR4 3600Mhz
SSDKINGSTON KC2000 500GB NVMe PCIe SSD
CoolerCORSAIR H115i RGB
GFXAORUS Radeon RX 570
PSUCorsair RM 850x
DisplayAcer S220HQL
OSWindows 10

BIOS

Bundled Softwares

Benchmarks

Overclocking

Power Consumption

Wattage reading as per displayed by APC Pro 1000VA (Model no. BR1000G-IN) UPS.

Pros

  • Great looks
  • 10G Lan
  • M.2 Xpander-Z Gen4 PCE-e Card
  • WI-FI 6
  • Easy Overclocking
  • USB 3.1 Gen2 connectivity

Cons

  • NIL

Conclusion

The MSI CREATION X570 Pro is a good looking and great designed motherboard for gamers and and mainstream workstation build with enhanced audio, advanced 10G LAN and WI-FI 6 networking capabilities .

Finally considering the build quality with finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible professional experience, the MSI CREATION X570 Pro is one of the best performance and feature packed board for new AMD Ryzen build and is worthy our PC TeK Reviews CHOICE Award.

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