MSI has revealed the full specifications for its upcoming WS WRX80 AMD Ryzen Threadripper motherboard. Originally announced in March, the upcoming motherboard is designed for the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000WX Series processors but is also compatible with 3000WX Series processors. Up to 2 TB of DDR4 4400 MHz memory in 8-channel mode is supported.
An 11 direct phase 105A SPS design delivers power to the CPU that also includes 2x 8-pin connectors on a 14-layer server-grade PCB featuring 2oz thickened copper. There are 7x PCIe 4.0×16 slots and 2x M.2 Gen4 slots with double-sided Frozr shielding. Additional storage options include 2x U.2 slots along with 8 SATA III ports. An Aspeed AST2600 BMX SoC allows for remote management options. Network connectivity includes 10 Gbps and 1 Gbps ports plus an AMD Wi-Fi 6E module for up to 2400 Mbps.
|CPU (MAX SUPPORT)||Supports AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO 5000 WX and 3000 WX Series Processors|
|CHIPSET||AMD® WRX80 Chipset|
|DDR4 MEMORY||2133/ 2400/ 2666/ 3200 by JEDEC, 2666/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3200/ 3466/ 3600/ 3733/ 3866/ 4000/4266/ 4400 by A-XMP OC MODE|
|MEMORY CHANNEL||8 Channel mode|
|MAX MEMORY (GB)||2048|
|LAN||1x Aquantia® AQC113CS 10Gbps LAN controller, 1x Realtek® RTL8116-CG 1Gbps LAN controller|
|WIFI & BLUETOOTH||AMD® Wi-Fi 6E module|
|USB 3.2 PORTS (FRONT)||1(Gen 2, Type C), 2(Gen 1, Type A)|
|USB 3.2 PORTS (REAR)||1(Gen 2×2, Type-C), 8(Gen 2, Type A),1(Gen 2, Type-C)|
|USB 2.0 PORTS (FRONT)||4|
|AUDIO PORTS (REAR)||Realtek® ALC4080 Codec|
|OPERATING SYSTEM||Support for Windows® 11 64-bit, Windows® 10 64-bit|
|DIMENSION||12 in. x 12 in. (30.5 cm x 31.0 cm)|