ASRock H670 PG Riptide Review

ASRock H670 PG Riptide Review
Not every consumer needs or wants all the latest bells and whistles on a motherboard, and they certainly don't like paying for such things if they'll go unused. At only $129.99, ASRock pitches the H670 PG Riptide as a featherweight contender for your custom PC. Cutting back on the extras, if done in the right way, produces a board that can operate well in the most common tasks but doesn't require a small inheritance to purchase. The PG stands for Phantom Gaming, which ASRock says is supposed to be "Fast, Mysterious, and Unbeatable." We don't see much mystery here, but this is a good-value board for budget-minded upgraders to Intel's 12th Gen "Alder Lake" CPUs.Quick Review: The Z690 vs. H670 ChipsetsThose unfamiliar with the differences between Intel's 600-series chipsets can read our detailed breakdown here. The most notable drawback of H670...