Colorful Technology Company Limited, a professional manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards, all-in-one gaming and multimedia solutions, and high-performance storage, has launched its Intel B660 micro-ATX motherboard line-up which consists of the CVN Series and Battle-AX Series models. These are the CVN B660M GAMING FROZEN V20, CVN B660M GAMING PRO V20, and the BATTLE-AX B660M-HD DELUXE V20 motherboards.
Based on the Intel B660 chipset for the 12th generation Intel Core processors, the COLORFUL B660M motherboards offer PCIe 5.0 support and the use of older-generation but cheaper DDR4 memory in a compact micro-ATX motherboard form-factor. These motherboards are the budget-friendly options compared to the premium Z690 motherboards, offering PC builders the opportunity to incorporate the latest Intel Core processors at a lower cost.
COLORFUL CVN B660M Series
The CVN B660M Gaming Frozen and the CVN B660 Gaming Pro motherboards feature PCIe 5.0×16 slots. They also offer support for the latest high-end NVIDIA or AMD GPUs. Furthermore, both motherboards come with four DDR4 memory slots that support up to DDR4-3200 and up to 64GB (4x16GB) memory capacity. For storage, the motherboards have two M.2 PCIe 4.0 slots that support high-speed PCIe Gen4-enabled NVMe SSDs along with four SATA 3.0 ports for SSDs and HDDs.
The COLORFUL CVN B660M Series motherboards sport a 15+1 digital power phase design with 8-pin + 4-pin 12V ATX power connectors offering decent overclocking capabilities for unlocked 12th generation Intel Core processors. The motherboards also feature a high-speed USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C port with 10 Gbps transfer speed. For networking, both motherboards come with Intel 2.5GbE LAN. The CVN B660M GAMING FROZEN motherboard features a built-in Wi-Fi 6 with Bluetooth module for wireless networking.
Designed for gaming PCs, the CVN B660M Series motherboards come with 3 fully customizable RGB lighting zones. For enthusiasts looking to build an all-white gaming PC, the CVN B660M GAMING FROZEN is integrated with white heatsinks and a white PCB. Below are specifications of both the CVN B660M GAMING motherboards.
COLORFUL Battle-AX B660M Series
The COLORFUL BATTLE-AX B660M-HD DELUXE V20 is an entry-level motherboard, ideal for system builders on a tight budget adopting the latest 12th generation Intel Core processors. The motherboard has a PCIe 4.0 X16 slot for graphics cards and two DDR4 DIMM slots supporting up to 64GB (2x32GB) of memory. Nevertheless, the BATTLE-AX B660M-HD DELUXE supports plenty of storage components which includes two PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots for NVMe M.2 SSDs and four SATA 3.0 ports for SATA SSDs and HDDs.
The BATTLE-AX B660M-HD DELUXE’s rear I/O consists of a VGA, HDMI, and DisplayPort output ports, four USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A ports, two USB 2.0 ports, PS/2 port, and 1 GbE LAN port.