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The b550 taichi makes me want to swap my x470 taichi for it... Looks better than the x570 taichi imo. Can't wait for the reviews. Although I doubt it would have any meaningful impact on performance.
Btw, the x570 fan, although I don't like it, it has been exaggerated. I have an x570 in my testing rig for the past year almost and there have been 0 problems with it, and the sound of it is so low that's a non issue.
Preach, man. In the time that I had my X570 Master, couldn't even hear the chipset fan. And even if I could, chances are good that it wouldn't bother me at all. People think the damn thing sounds like one of those Delta screamers, when the fact is the sound of all the other fans inside a case will be heard before the chipset fan. So I don't...quite understand what the issue is. :wtf:
 
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Preach, man. In the time that I had my X570 Master, couldn't even hear the chipset fan. And even if I could, chances are good that it wouldn't bother me at all. People think the damn thing sounds like one of those Delta screamers, when the fact is the sound of all the other fans inside a case will be heard before the chipset fan. So I don't...quite understand what the issue is. :wtf:
If you check my system specs you will see that compared to the noctua fans I'm using the chipset fan is nothing. Something would be very wrong if it started screaming and being more audible than the cooling fans, especially the industrial ones which sound like damn jets at full boar.
 

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honestly i'm not currently impressed by either the X570 or the B550. i've got a b450m gaming plus with a ryzen 5 3600x and an rx 5700 xt... i'm good for a few years.
 
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It's probably just a sticker you put on yourself, like on Z390 TUF (you get 3 different stickers with that board)
Yeah you are right about the sticker, at least it is a step in the right direction! Also, not really sure why they don't have it for the maximus motherboards...
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I don't know man, functionality always trumps appearance.
Functionality is always better to have, but giving a cover over the CMOS battery shouldn't hurt, right?
 

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The GIGABYTE B550 AORUS Master is the company's most premium offering based on this chipset, and is the only other board than the ASRock Taichi to feature three M.2 slots. Like the ASUS Strix-E, you get two PCI-Express 4.0 x16 slots (x8/x8 with both populated);

I don't think the statement in bold is correct. The first physical x16 slot is labeled "PCIEX16," but the next two physical x16 slots are only electrically wired for x4 lanes, and are labeled as such (PCIEX4_1 and PCIEX4_2).
 
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These are waste of money, "good" ones cost the same as SUPERIOR x570, for example: ASUS ROG STRIX B550-E GAMING cost the same as Asus PRIME X570-PRO
Why would anyone buy the trashy B550? It has less USB ports, much less 10Gbp USB ports, has only PCIe from the CPU, its still gen 3.0 from the chipset
 
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These are waste of money, "good" ones cost the same as SUPERIOR x570, for example: ASUS ROG STRIX B550-E GAMING cost the same as Asus PRIME X570-PRO
Why would anyone buy the trashy B550? It has less USB ports, much less 10Gbp USB ports, has only PCIe from the CPU, its still gen 3.0 from the chipset
It is not trashy it is just overpriced vs X570.

Preach, man. In the time that I had my X570 Master, couldn't even hear the chipset fan. And even if I could, chances are good that it wouldn't bother me at all. People think the damn thing sounds like one of those Delta screamers, when the fact is the sound of all the other fans inside a case will be heard before the chipset fan. So I don't...quite understand what the issue is. :wtf:
Today I turned on the chipset fan of my X570 PRO. It showed in HWinfo64 that the fan was running at 2980 RPM but I could not even hear it.
 
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