AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X Review With ASRock X399 Professional Gaming and ASRock X399 Taichi Motherboards

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X

10th August, 2017
Type Processor
Price $799 US

ASRock X399 Professional Gaming Motherboard Features

The ASRock X399 Professional Gaming is the flagship motherboard of the ASRock X399 family. It comes with a similar design scheme as the X299 series with a aggressive metallic finish on the heatsinks and a matte black covers. The X399 Professional Gaming features the TR4 socket and a 11 phase Digi power delivery system. Power is provided by a 8 and 4 pin connector configuration and there are a total of eight DDR4 DIMM slots that can support up to 128 GB capacity in total. The motherboards can support memory speeds of up to 3600 MHz (OC+).

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The motherboard packs four PCI-e 3.0 x16 slots, a single PCI-e 3.0 x1 and three M.2 slots. Storage includes 8 SATA III ports, a single U.2 port, dual USB 3.0 / USB 2.0 ports and we can also spot a 6-Pin power connector to juice up the expansion slots when running multiple array of discrete graphics cards.

The rear panel IO includes 8 USB 3.0, 2 USB 3.1 ports, triple RJ45 LAN ports, a 7.1 channel audio jack, BIS flashback switch, a single optical S/PDIF port and a Wi-Fi wireless adapter. The board at the moment costs $440 US and available in retail stores around the globe.

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ASRock X399 FATAL1TY Professional Gaming Motherboard Features:

  • ASRock Super Alloy
  • Gaming Armor: Power / Memory / VGA / Internet / Cooling / Audio
  • Supports AMD TR4 Socket Ryzen Threadripper Series CPUs
  • IR Digital PWM, 11 Power Phase & Dr. MOS
  • Supports DDR4 3600+(OC)
  • 4 PCIe 3.0 x16, 1 PCIe 2.0 x1
  • NVIDIA 4-Way SLI, AMD 4-Way CrossFireX
  • 7.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec), Supports Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 3
  • 8 SATA3, 3 Ultra M.2 (PCIe Gen3 x4 & SATA3)
  • 2 USB 3.1 10Gb/s (1 Type-A + 1 Type-C), 12 USB 3.0 (4 Front, 8 Rear)
  • 1 U.2 Connector
  • AQUANTIA 10 Gigabit LAN, Dual Intel Gigabit LAN
  • Intel 802.11ac WiFi
  • ASRock RGB LED
  • BIOS Flashback
  • Hyper BCLK Engine III

ASRock X399 Professional Gaming Motherboard Product Gallery:

AMD X399 Motherboard Roundup:

Motherboard Name ASUS ROG Zenith Extreme ASUS ROG STRIX X399-E ASUS PRIME X399-A ASRock FATAL1TY X399 Professional ASRock X399 Taichi ASRock X399M Taichi AORUS X399 Gaming 7
CPU Support AMD Ryzen Threadripper (Up To 16 Cores) AMD Ryzen Threadripper (Up To 16 Cores) AMD Ryzen Threadripper (Up To 16 Cores) AMD Ryzen Threadripper (Up To 16 Cores) AMD Ryzen Threadripper (Up To 16 Cores) AMD Ryzen Threadripper (Up To 16 Cores) AMD Ryzen Threadripper (Up To 16 Cores)
Form Factor E-ATX E-ATX E-ATX ATX ATX MATX ATX
Socket Type Socket TR4 (4094 Pin) Socket TR4 (4094 Pin) Socket TR4 (4094 Pin) Socket TR4 (4094 Pin) Socket TR4 (4094 Pin) Socket TR4 (4094 Pin) Socket TR4 (4094 Pin)
Power Phases 8+2 8+2 8+2 11 11 11 8+2
CPU Power Connectors 8+8 Pin 8+4 Pin 8+4 Pin 8+4 Pin 8+4 Pin 8+4 Pin 8+4 Pin
DDR4 DIMM Slots Eight (Quad Channel) Eight (Quad Channel) Eight (Quad Channel) Eight (Quad Channel) Eight (Quad Channel) Four (Quad Channel) Eight (Quad Channel)
Memory Clocks Up To 3600 MHz OC Up To 3200 MHz OC Up To 3200 MHz OC Up To 3600 MHz OC Up To 3600 MHz OC Up To 3600 MHz OC Up To 3600 MHz OC
SATA III 6 GB/s Ports 6 6 6 8 8 8 8
U.2 Ports 1 1 1 2 2 1 N/A
PCI-e 3.0 x16 Expansion Slots 4 4 4 4 4 3 5
PCI-e 3.0 x1 Expansion Slots 1 x1
1 x4
1 x1
1 x4
1 x1
1 x4
1 x1 1 x1 N/A N/A
M.2 PCI-e Expansion Slots 3 2 2 3 3 3 3
USB 3.1 Ports (Internal/External) 15 15 15 2 2 14 13
USB 3.0 Ports (Internal / External) N/A N/A N/A 12 12 N/A N/A
USB 2.0 Ports (Internal / External) 2 4 4 4 4 2 4
Networking 1 x Aquantia 10/5/2.5Gbe card
1 x Intel Gbe
802.11ad WiGig
802.11ac WiFi 2x2 MU-MIMO
1 x Intel Gbe
802.11ac WiFi 2x2 MU-MIMO
Bluetooth 4.2
1 x Intel Gbe
1 x 10 Gigabit LAN 100/1000/2500/5000/10000 Mb/s (AQUANTIA
AQC107)
2 x GigaLAN Intel I211AT
2 x GigaLAN Intel I211AT 2 x GigaLAN Intel I211AT Rivet Networks Killer E2500 LAN chip
Audio SupremeFX
Realtek S1220 Codec
ESS SABRE9018Q2C DAC
SupremeFX S1220A SupremeFX S1220A Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec
Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec Realtek ALC1220 codec
Support for Sound BlasterX 720
Price $550 US $400 US $350 US $440 $340 $340 $390
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