Home PC Components Motherboard AMD CPUs Compatible with X570 Motherboard - 1st Gen AMD Ryzen Not...

AMD CPUs Compatible with X570 Motherboard – 1st Gen AMD Ryzen Not Supported

"Amazon links in this site are affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases."

With AMD’s announcement of their latest Ryzen 3000 CPUs and X570 Chipset, many are very excited to upgrade to the latest CPU and platform. It’s ideal that if you are planning to buy the latest AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs, especially the flagship Ryzen 9 3900X, it’s better to pair it with the latest X570 motherboard. Although a good X470 motherboard would work as well, provided latest BIOS update to support the 3000 CPUs has been installed. But how about those who just want to upgrade to the latest X570 motherboard, and don’t want to buy a new Ryzen 3000 series CPU? In this article let’s find out what AMD CPUs are compatible with the latest X570 motherboards, and what AMD motherboards are compatible with the latest Ryzen 3000 series CPUs.

AMD Processors Compatible with X570 Motherboard

AMD Processors Compatible with X570 Motherboard Chipset

AMD released a table showing which AMD Ryzen processor is compatible with the latest X570 motherboard. As you can see from the table above, 1st gen AMD Ryzen CPUs including the ones with Radeon Graphics are not compatible with X570 motherboards. Meaning, you can’t use a Ryzen 7 1700X (for example) on any of the X570 motherboards. The X570 motherboard only supports 2nd Gen and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen CPUs.

This may be an odd case since if you are planning to upgrade to the latest X570 platform, most users will eventually pair it with the latest Ryzen 3000 CPU as well. I’m not entirely sure why you would want to upgrade the motherboard only. Perhaps because of the faster PCIe 4.0 interface, faster connectivity, better looking or better X570 design? Either way, you’ll have to upgrade to 2nd Gen Ryzen CPU or better yet get the latest 3rd Gen Ryzen CPU.

AMD Ryzen 3000 Processors Compatibility with Previous Gen Motherboard

On the other hand, many people who owns an AMD motherboard may want to upgrade the CPU only. In this case if you own an X470 motherboard or B450, it’s compatible with 3rd Gen Ryzen processor. But you may need to update the BIOS that will support the latest CPUs.

However, for those who own an X370 and B350 motherboard, it may or may not support the latest 3rd Gen Ryzen CPUs. A BIOS update is definitely needed to support the latest CPU, and you may be out of luck or forced to buy a new motherboard if the manufacturer of your motherboard didn’t release a BIOS update. Never mind A320 motherboards as it is simply not compatible with the latest 3rd Gen Ryzen CPUs.

AMD Ryzen Desktop 3000 Ready Badge

AMD also said that when you buy a motherboard, be sure to look for the badge saying that the motherboard is “AMD Ryzen Desktop 3000 Ready”. This would indicate that the motherboard has already a BIOS update that would support the latest Ryzen CPUs.

Peter Paul
I love computers since I was a kid. I’m always fascinated with new technology, especially in the PC world. Many years ago, I was curious if the reviews I read were true and real. So, why not test them myself and share my first-hand experience? And thus, here we are. Thanks for reading!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

What's New

GALAX GeForce RTX 2080 Super Work The Frames Edition Review

Is your graphics card working those frames fast or hard enough? If not, check out the GALAX GeForce RTX 2080 Super Work The Frames...

How to Merge or Split PDF (Full PDFelement Review)

Organizing and managing PDF documents can be a tedious task if you don’t have the right tools. If you’re someone who regularly works with...

Razer DeathAdder V2 Gaming Mouse Released – Check Out What’s New

Razer recently released the Razer DeathAdder V2 – the latest version of the company’s best-selling gaming mouse. The DeathAdder has come a long way,...

AMD Radeon RX 5950 XT, Radeon RX 5950, Radeon RX 5900 and RX 5800 XT Appears on EEC

Something very interesting showed up at the Eurasian Economic Commission site or EEC recently. A certain Radeon RX 5950XT, Radeon RX 5950, Radeon RX...

SilverStone PF240 CPU Cooler Review – SilverStone’s Permafrost AIO Liquid CPU Cooler with ARGB Lighting

SilverStone released their latest Permafrost AIO Liquid CPU cooler series, featuring integrated addressable RGB lighting. The Permafrost series is available in 120mm, 240mm and...
- Advertisment -

Hardware Reviews

GALAX GeForce RTX 2080 Super Work The Frames Edition Review

Is your graphics card working those frames fast or hard enough? If not, check out the GALAX GeForce RTX 2080 Super Work The Frames...

SilverStone PF240 CPU Cooler Review – SilverStone’s Permafrost AIO Liquid CPU Cooler with ARGB Lighting

SilverStone released their latest Permafrost AIO Liquid CPU cooler series, featuring integrated addressable RGB lighting. The Permafrost series is available in 120mm, 240mm and...

Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review – With Cherry MX Speed RGB Silver Switch

Corsair started the year announcing several new products at CES 2020. One of them is the Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT mechanical gaming keyboard....

Crucial X8 Portable SSD Review – A Portable NVMe Storage Drive

As internal storage drives become faster with each generation, so are external and portable storage drives. Today we are checking out Crucial’s latest portable...

Seagate FireCuda 520 M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD Review – It’s Blazing Fast!

With the release of AMD’s X570 chipset supporting PCIe Gen4 x4 interface, there are several M.2 NVMe SSDs available in the market that would...
- Advertisment -

Audio Gear and Reviews

Creative Sound Blaster AE-7 PCIe Sound Card Review – A Better Hi-Res DAC with AMP?

Sound cards are still a thing nowadays and there are not a lot of them, especially the hi-end or hi-res ones that can really...

Corsair VOID RGB ELITE Wireless Gaming Headset Review

Today we are going to review one of Corsair’s latest (gaming) peripheral – the Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless gaming headset. That’s quite a...

Audeze LCD-1 Compact Reference Planar Headphone Released – See Features, Specs and Price

Audeze recently released a new reference planar magnetic headphone – the Audeze LCD-1. Not to be confused with the first Audeze LCD-1 head-phone released...

Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless (SE) Gaming Headsets Released – See Features, Price and Availability

Corsair recently released a new series of premium gaming headset – the Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless and Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE. Unlike the other...

HyperX Cloud Orbit and Orbit S Gaming Headsets Now Available – See Features, Specs and Price

HyperX recently released their latest top of the line gaming headsets, the HyperX Cloud Orbit and Orbit S. If the headphone looks familiar to...