AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC Review


After Ryzen success, AMD took the next step to the high-end desktop market for the first time with its Ryzen Threadripper and X399 Chipset platform. Up until now, Intel’s X series platform was unchallenged in the high-end consumer platform. The AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper family is based on the AMD EPYC processors, but for a consumer platform. Currently Threadripper family includes four processors the Threadripper 1950X with 16 cores 32 threads, the Threadripper 1920X with 12 cores 24 threads and the Threadripper 1900X with 8 cores 16 threads. With Threadripper, AMD introduces Intel’s LGA style socket called TR4 which containing 4094-pins and CPU secure by three screws. The Ryzen Threadripper also bring new chipset X399 along with quad-channel memory and a total of 64 PCI-Express leans.

Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Specifications


MSI is well renowned for their Gaming motherboards and the new MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC another addition to that, even though Ryzen Threadripper not geared towards gaming that didn’t stop people from using it in their ultra-high-end builds. The new AMD X399 chipset is packed with features that were similar to Intel’s X299 chipset, with quad-channel memory, a ton of PCI-Express leans, three M.2 slots and tons of IO option, the X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC ships with all of the bells and whistles we expect from a top-tier board.

MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC Specifications