X570 Power Delivery Specification & Comparison

One of the most talked about aspects of any high-end motherboard lately is the quality of its power delivery system. At a high level, all X570 motherboards have to adhere to a couple of factors, the most important of which is support for the upcoming Ryzen 3950X 16c/32t processor. This means manufacturers needed to work even harder in creating suitable and efficient power delivery systems to ensure full compatibility with the Ryzen 3000 series.

Meanwhile, we're also keeping a look out for any cases where manufacturers may be embellishing their power delivery claims, advertising a board as being more capable than it really is. After some bad history and what has happened in the last two years there, we hope to (and expect) to see less of that with the X570 chipset.

As power delivery is usually one of the most requested items for any of our motherboard content, prior to the launch we reached out to all the motherboard vendors to find out what power delivery systems each of their new X570 boards are equipped with. Below is a table of the official information we have compiled from each of the vendors, with a question mark (?) denotes when we don't have information available.

Please note that this information is self-reported, so until we can review any given X570 board, we're operating on the honor system, trusting vendors to supply honest and upfront information. And we will be checking, and we will be keeping this page up-to-date as more information becomes available.

X570 CPU Power Delivery Comparison
Motherboard Controller H-Side L-Side Chokes Doubler
ASRock X570 Aqua IR35201
(6+2)
IR3555
(12)
12 IR3599
(6)
ASRock X570 Creator IR35201
(6+2)
IR3555
(12)
12 IR3599
(6)
ASRock X570 Taichi ISL69147
(6+2)
SIC634
(12)
SIC632A
(12)
12 ISL6617A
(4)
ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming X ISL69147
(6+2)
SIC634
(12)
SIC632A
(12)
12 ISL6617A
(4)
ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming 4 UP9505PQGW
(4+2)
UP1962SD
(8)
8 UP1961SQ
(4)
ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming-ITX TB3 ISL69147
(4+2)
ISL99227
(8)
8 ISL6617A
(4)
ASRock X570 Steel Legend ISL69147
(4+2)
SIC634
(8)
SIC632A
(8)
8 ISL6617A
(4)
ASRock X570 Extreme4 ISL69147
(4+2)
SIC634
(8)
SIC632A
(8)
8 ISL6617A
(4)
ASRock X570 Pro4 UP9505PQGW
(4+2)
UP1962SD
(8)
8 UP1961SQ
(4)
ASRock X570M Pro4 UP9505PQGW
(4+2)
UP1962SD
(8)
8 UP1961SQ
(4)
ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Formula ASP1405I
(7+1)
IR3555
(14)
14 -
ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero ASP1405I
(7+1)
IR3555
(14)
14 -
ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Impact ASP1405I
(7+1)
TDA21472
(8)
8 -
ASUS Pro WS X570-Ace ASP1405I
(7+1)
IR3555
(12)
12 -
ASUS ROG Strix X570-E Gaming ASP1405I
(6+2)
IR3555
(12)
12 -
ASUS ROG Strix X570-F Gaming ASP1106G
(4+2)
Sic639
(12)
12 -
ASUS ROG Strix X570-I Gaming ASP1405I
(6+2)
TDA21472
(8)
8 -
ASUS TUF X570-Plus ASP1106G
(4+2)
Sic639
(12)
12 -
ASUS Prime X570-Pro ASP1106G
(4+2)
Sic639
(12)
12 -
GIGABYTE X570 Aorus Xtreme IR XDPE132G5C
(14+2)
TDA21472
(14)
14 -
GIGABYTE X570 Aorus Master IR XDPE132G5C
(12+2)
IR3556
(12)
12 -
GIGABYTE X570 Aorus Ultra IR35201
(6+2)
IR3553
(12)
12 IR3599
(6)
GIGABYTE X570 Aorus Pro/WIFI IR35201
(6+2)
IR3553
(12)
12 IR3599
(6)
GIGABYTE X570 I Aorus Pro WIFI IR35201
(6+2)
TDA21472
(6)
6 -
GIGABYTE X570 Aorus Elite ISL69138
(6+1)
Vishay DrMOS
(12)
12 SL6617A
(6)
GIGABYTE X570 Gaming X ISL69147
(5+2)
ISL6625A
(10)
10 SL6617A
(5)
MSI MEG X570 Godlike IR35201
(7+1)
TDA21472
(14)
14 IR3599
(7)
MSI MEG X570 Ace IR35201
(6+2)
IR3555
(12)
12 IR3599
(6)
MSI Prestige X570 Creation IR35201
(6+2)
IR3555
(12)
12 IR3599
(6)
MSI MPG X570 Gaming Pro Carbon WIFI IR35201
(5+1)
QA3111N6N
(10)
10 IR3598
(5)
MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge WIFI IR35201
(4+2)
S4C029N
(8)
S4C024N
(8)
8 IR3598
(4)
MSI MPG X570 Gaming Plus IR35201
(4+2)
S4C029N
(8)
S4C024N
(8)
8 IR3598
(4)
MSI X570-A Pro IR35201
(4+2)
S4C029N
(8
S4C024N
(8)
8 IR3598
(4)

As we get more information from vendors or reputable sources, we will update the table. As we get more and more X570 boards in for review, we can go deeper into the analysis in each individual review over the upcoming months.

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  • Aikouka - Thursday, July 11, 2019 - link

    ASRock Rack has a Ryzen motherboard that officially supports ECC and also has IPMI support (X470D4U). They're also developing a Threadripper variant of their Epyc server board that has IPMI support, but it uses the X370 chipset. Reply
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  • DigitalFreak - Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - link

    Agreed. The major differences between pricing in motherboards nowadays is how well they support overclocking, how many / what type of Ethernet ports, and how much RGB garbage they throw on there. :-) Reply
  • brunis.dk - Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - link

    Retarded Garbage Blinking! Reply
  • 29a - Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - link

    RGB changes the price by pennies at the most. Reply
  • jrs77 - Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - link

    If it wasn't for the optical digital output I'd agree, but these seem to be rather rare and not common at all. A couple years back that wasn't the case, so I see an actual backwards trend here that comes with a lack of necessary ports. Atleast an optical digital output is necessary for me. Reply
  • lmcd - Friday, July 26, 2019 - link

    I mean sure, but a decent number of them were completely useless from a terrible onboard chipset. Pretty sure one of my two desktops had one that maxed out at 2.0 channel over optical digital output. Reply
  • Silma - Thursday, July 11, 2019 - link

    This would have been true, but for the dearth of ThunderBolt 3 ports, needed for audio interfaces for example.
    lso the price of most of the boards is outrageous compared to their real added value, imho.
    Reply
  • umano - Friday, July 12, 2019 - link

    I agree with Silma, for example the great asrock x299 itx at launch had a price tag of 399, with 4 memory channel and sodimm slot and 3 nvme. Something's wrong, or the amd statement is false (most modern i/o), or the mb manufacturers did not get the best from x570 Reply
  • regsEx - Friday, July 19, 2019 - link

    I like it either. But back in days, top Intel's Asrock P67 Fatali1y Professional was priced at $120. For that price you were getting 16+2 phase power, cooling with a pipe 3 brand new Etron USB 3.0 controllers (USB 3.2 Gen 1), additional PCIe controller, best at the time Realtek ALC892 sound, 2 Realtek RTL8111 LAN controllers, additional Marvell SATA controller, Dr. Debug display, power and reset buttons, 3.5" front USB 3 panel, additional rear USB 3 bracket and SLI bridge in the box. That was first generation of motherboards of XMP profiles and new graphical AMI UEFI (return of graphical AMI BIOS after 15 years) etc etc. Just $120. Now to get similar set you have to pay at least $360. And for $120 you can only get some poor office board. And ASRock was cheapest of high end boards back then. Now it's most expensive. Reply

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