...the improvement in specifications more than makes up for the price uptick.
It is usual for motherboard manufacturers to increase the price of boards from one generation to the next, even if the socket and general CPU support remains largely unaffected.
Asus duly does this with the Z590-E Gaming WiFi, now costing £330, but the improvement in specifications more than makes up for the price uptick.
Dual 2.5G Ethernet, class-leading WiFi, improved audio, four M.2 slots - two of which are PCIe 4.0 - 20Gbps USB, and heightened power delivery are all positive points. In fact, there's little reason to spend more than this as there's little scope to overclock 11th Gen chips further.
We're not fans of the head-inducing shield display and Z590 has a limited shelf life, but if you want to buy a high-quality board for 10th/11th Gen Core desktop processors right now, the Asus ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi is a fine choice. Recommended.
Four M.2 slots
USB 3.2 2x2
That blurry display
Asus ROG Strix Z590-E Gaming WiFi
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