The announcement that the Zen 3 CPUs would be moved off of the aging 400-series motherboard chipsets was met with a lot of resistance. Two weeks ago AMD announced that that the next-generation of Zen CPU architecture would require a newer 500-series chipset instead. Now, just a short while later, AMD has reversed that decision.
If you’re in the process of prepping a build for the newest Ryzen2 CPUs, or have already bought some of your parts, namely the CPU and motherboard, then you’re in for a bit of good or bad news depending on what your situation is. The launch of the new 3rd gen processors has left a