++++ You can buy the ASRock X370 Taichi/A/ASRK Mainboard for a price of approx. 270 Euro (05/2017). It is in the upper price segment of the AMD AM4 motherboards.
The ASRock X370 Taichi AMD AM4 DDR4 motherboard is of course not as inexpensive as the previously tested AMD B350 motherboard, but it offers a great basic equipment along with WiFi and Bluetooth, very high OC results, extra Hyper BCLK Engine II chip and OC voltage mode, extensive settings, fancy lighting effects, and an attractive design for assembling a new AMD Ryzen PC.
As basic equipment, the X370 Taichi mainboard has a total of five PCI Express slots, ten SATA3 ports, one fast Ultra M.2 32Gb/s slot, one M.2 20Gb/s slot, one USB 3.1 Type-C, one USB 3.1 Type-A, up to ten possible USB 3.0 ports, up to four possible USB 2.0 ports, one Gigabit LAN port, 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth v4.0, 7.1 Purity 4 sound with content protection, analog sound output over three jacks, digital sound output via optical S/PDIF, four DDR4 slots, ASRock A-Tuning software for Ryzen overclocking and controlling the fans in Windows, ASRock RGB LED lighting and much more.
All-in-all the ASRock X370 Taichi motherboard offers an absolute top equipment with best OC possibilities to build a high-end AMD Ryzen PC system!
Special thanks to ASRock for their support.
* All AMD AM4 motherboard reviews since 01.01.2017 are based on an AMD Ryzen 5 1600 CPU, MSI Radeon R9 280 Twin Frozr Gaming 3GB PCI Express 3.0 video card, 2x 4GB Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4-2400 / PC4-19200U memory modules, Cooler Master Silent Pro M 600W power supply unit and the following software configuration: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 10 Pro, SiSoftware Sandra, Futuremark 3DMark and 3DMark06 (OC software is available in the Links & Downloads section). All benchmark results only offer a comparison among themselves for a rough motherboard performance comparison.