You’ll quickly have the ability to purchase AMD’s strongest processor
AMD’s strongest processor the Threadripper Professional will quickly be out there to buy because the chipmaker’s exclusivity cope with Lenovo has come to an finish.
The brand new CPU first appeared in Lenovo’s ThinkStation P620 workstation however now motherboard distributors have begun displaying off a few of their newest fashions that assist AMD’s WRX80 chipset at CES 2021.
Threadripper Professional affords a number of advantages in comparison with the non-Professional variant of AMD’s CPU together with assist for eight-channel reminiscence, 2TB DRAM and as much as 128 x PCIe 4.0 lanes.
The AMD WRX80 chipset affords elevated bandwidth because it helps eight-channel reminiscence and all the new motherboards designed for it may be outfitted with 2TB of DDR4 LRDIMM reminiscence in addition to each ECC and non-ECC reminiscence at DDR4-3200.
To date Supermicro, Asus and Gigabyte are the primary system makers to unveil their new WRX80 motherboards designed for Threadripper Professional.
The Supermicro M12SWA-TF E-ATX motherboard options an all-black PCB and contains eight horizontal reminiscence slots that may be stuffed with as much as 1TB of DDR4-3200 ram. The motherboard helps AMD Ryzen Threadripper Professional processors as much as 64 cores and even the entry-level variant of the chip that comes with 16 cores. As a result of this motherboard’s massive dimension, it options six full-length PCIe 4.0 x16 slots with assist for 2 triple-slot or three dual-slot GPUs.
The Asus WRX80 Professional Sage SE WiFi is one other motherboard mannequin that has been particularly designed for Threadripper Professional. Whereas Asus has but to launch extra particulars on the board itself, based mostly on an image from VideoCardz it makes use of seven full-length PCIe 4.0 x16 slots with eight reminiscence slots. It additionally options an all black PCB and WiFi 6.
One other leaked motherboard set to be launched with the launch of Threadripper Professional is Gigabyte’s WRX80 SU8. This motherboard contains eight reminiscence slots for eight-channel reminiscence in addition to seven full-length PCIe 4.0 x16 slots.
As Threadripper Professional is AMD’s strongest processor but, count on these motherboards to finish up in workstations constructed and designed for professionals who can make the most of the extra reminiscence and PCIe slots.
By way of AnandTech