AMD’s maximum robust processor the Threadripper Professional will quickly be to be had to buy because the chipmaker’s exclusivity care for Lenovo has come to an finish.
The brand new CPU first seemed in Lenovo’s ThinkStation P620 workstation however now motherboard distributors have begun appearing off a few of their newest fashions that reinforce AMD’s WRX80 chipset at CES 2021.
Threadripper Professional gives an a variety of benefits in comparison to the non-Professional variant of AMD’s CPU together with reinforce for eight-channel reminiscence, 2TB DRAM and as much as 128 x PCIe 4.zero lanes.
The AMD WRX80 chipset gives larger bandwidth because it helps eight-channel reminiscence and all the new motherboards designed for it may be geared up with 2TB of DDR4 LRDIMM reminiscence in addition to each ECC and non-ECC reminiscence at DDR4-3200.
Thus far Supermicro, Asus and Gigabyte are the primary software makers to unveil their new WRX80 motherboards designed for Threadripper Professional.
The Supermicro M12SWA-TF E-ATX motherboard options an all-black PCB and comprises 8 horizontal reminiscence slots that may be full of as much as 1TB of DDR4-3200 ram. The motherboard helps AMD Ryzen Threadripper Professional processors as much as 64 cores or even the entry-level variant of the chip that includes 16 cores. Because of this motherboard’s huge measurement, it options six full-length PCIe 4.zero x16 slots with reinforce for 2 triple-slot or 3 dual-slot GPUs.
The Asus WRX80 Professional Sage SE WiFi is every other motherboard style that has been in particular designed for Threadripper Professional. Whilst Asus has but to unlock further main points at the board itself, in keeping with an image from VideoCardz it makes use of seven full-length PCIe 4.zero x16 slots with 8 reminiscence slots. It additionally options an all black PCB and WiFi 6.
Some other leaked motherboard set to be launched with the release of Threadripper Professional is Gigabyte’s WRX80 SU8. This motherboard comprises 8 reminiscence slots for eight-channel reminiscence in addition to seven full-length PCIe 4.zero x16 slots.
As Threadripper Professional is AMD’s maximum robust processor but, be expecting those motherboards to finally end up in workstations constructed and designed for execs who can make the most of the extra reminiscence and PCIe slots.
By way of AnandTech