Asus talks about the new Rocket Lake chipset: Z590

Can you run an 11th-gen CPU in an older Z490, board or run a 10th-gen chip in a new Z590 mobo? We find out

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Intel's 11th-gen Rocket Lake CPU isn't here yet, but the Z590 chipset for the motherboards that will use it is.

Unfortunately, that's left us with more questions than answers. To get a better idea of just what Z590 and PCIe 4.0 in Intel CPUs bring us, we talk with Juan Jose Guerrero of Asus about its new line up of LGA1200 boards.

And yes, JJ even tells us if you can use Intel's 11th-gen Rocket Lake CPU in older Z490 Asus boards or run an older 10th-gen LGA1200 CPU in a Z590 board.

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