MSI Creator TRX40

It is time to review the next TREX in line, the MSI Creator TRX40. This Threadripper 3000 motherboard is ready for anything from 24 to 64 cores really. It has a beefy 16-phase VRM, you may mount up-to six M.2 SSDs with the help of an add-in card, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, AX wifi. The list goes on and on.

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AMD TRX40 Motherboard Overview

AMD leveraged GlobalFoundries 14nm to build the TRX40 chipset, which in a maximum I/O configuration, offers 16 downstream PCIe 4.0 lanes for peripherals. Like other AMD chipsets, motherboard vendors can select between these PCIe lanes and additional SATA ports, giving board makers some flexibility between PCIe and storage. 

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The MSi X570 Unify seems fairly bland out of the box, with the only noticeable difference being the increased heat sink sizes, the pre-installed IO shield, and the built-in fan near the bottom. Moving around the board, the MSi X570 Unify features 4 x DIMM slots, 3 x M.2 slots, LED troubleshooting display, a power button, and a reset button.

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Intel Core i9-10980XE

Intel’s launch of the 10th-generation Cascade Lake-X processors marks yet another iteration of its 14nm process, serving as a refresh of its Skylake-X refresh processors. The Core i9-10980XE slots in as the flagship with a steep gen-on-gen price cut that reduces pricing from $1,999 to a ‘mere’ $979 for 18 cores and 36 threads. 

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This board supports server-class X550-AT2 (Intel) chip for Dual 10 Gbe LAN. The board also has been fitted with WIFI 6 (802.11ax) for gigabit wireless performance and offers 5.5x higher throughput compared to the 802.11ac 1×1 standard. The board comes with four dual wide PCI Express 4.0 slots, 10 SATA ports, 4 M.2 drive sockets and wherever you place a focus you’ll end up in a multitude of something. 

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ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming X

The main board comes in many gray and silver tones with a few red accents. The view is dominated by the relatively bulky-looking combination of Mosfet cooler and I / O cover. At the same time, the large cover of the lower mainboard area is noticeable, which serves as a combined cooler for the chipset and the three M.2 slots.

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