Intel’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake(opens in new tab) CPU family will continue to support DDR4. According to a leaked list of as yet unreleased Asrock Z790 and H770 motherboards, there will be many 700-series motherboards that retain support for DDR4 memory.
Asrock will certainly not be the only manufacturer to offer it. The list comes from Videocardz (via Computerbase.de). The listed Asrock boards include models with a D4 suffix attached.
D4 indicates DDR4 support, as it does with current generation 600-series boards. The key takeaway is that Asrock will make several Z790 boards with DDR4 support.
I had suspected that a number of lower tier H770 and B760 motherboards would support DDR4, with Z790 exclusively supporting DDR5, but that’s not the case.Read more on pcgamer.com