Items tagged with h410

Yesterday, we reported that Intel has effectively blocked customers who bought H410- and B460-based motherboards from upgrading to its upcoming 11th generation Rocket Lake-S processors. Those customers are effectively pigeonholed into only using 10th generation Comet-Lake based processors, which feature an LGA-1200 pinout. According to Intel's recent support document update, the only current generation motherboards that support Rocket Lake-S are those using mid-range H470 and high-end Z490 chipsets. However, some motherboard manufacturers are getting around this limitation by swapping out the H410 and B460 chipset, which are built on a 22nm process node, for the H470. Gigabyte... Read more...
Sometimes it feels like the do-it-yourself (DIY) crowd can't catch a break. Case in point, AMD's Ryzen 5000 series CPUs are in short supply (relative to demand), and good luck finding a Radeon RX 6000 or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series graphics card in stock from a first-party seller. On top of it all, there is a report suggesting that relatively affordable motherboards based on Intel's B460 and H410 chipsets are about to go up in price. What gives? Well, should this prediction actually come to pass, it is one phenomenon we can't blame on 2020, because we are into a brand new year. Instead, this is reported to be another shortage issue. Talk about a New Year's hangover (hardware shortages became... Read more...