MSI Gaming Pro Carbon AC X399 ThreadRipper

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MSI Gaming AMD Ryzen ThreadRipper DDR4 VR Ready HDMI USB 3 SLI CFX Extended-ATX Motherboard (X399 GAMING PRO CARBON AC)

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MSI Gaming AMD Ryzen ThreadRipper DDR4 VR Ready HDMI USB 3 SLI CFX Extended-ATX Motherboard (X399 GAMING PRO CARBON AC), MSI COMPUTER

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Current Price $329.99June 21, 2018
Highest Price$405.54February 7, 2018
Lowest Price$278.95April 16, 2018
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MSI Gaming Pro Carbon AC X399 ThreadRipper Overview

The MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC is designed for gamers as it comes with quality features such as modern audio codecs, wireless operation option, and high overclocking abilities. This gaming motherboard has eight slots of DRAM, covered with the MSI’s steel Armor. It has the same memory number of memory slots as other Threadripper boards, supporting 128GB in a quad channel configuration. The MSI is there to promote or boosts the speed of the DDR4-3600 through overclocking.

The power delivery for MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC is controlled by the International rectifier DrMOS ICs. The controller is believed to be IR35201 but also likely to be either IR3556 or IR 3555 PowIRstages. The power supplied to the MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC is through the VRM by 2x 8-pin 12V CPU which is located right in the upper left-hand corner in between the rear I/O area and memory slots.

The motherboard has good 8 layer PCB design which the MSI compliments to increase the functionality and proficiency over other standard PCB. The gaming motherboard supports the 4-Way SLI/Crossfire and has 4 full-length PCIe slots that are protected by the MSI’s steel Armor that is surrounding the slots.

For the storage section, the MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC has eight SATA ports, in which six out of the eight are horizontally mounted while the remaining two are vertically mounted. The board has three M.3 slots and all of the slots supports both SATA drives and PCIe 3.0 x4 drives.

Two out of the three slots can accommodate up to 80mm drives, while the M.2 can hold 110mm drive. It has a quality audio output that is handled by Realtek ALC1220 codec working with MSI’s Audio Boost 4 suite. The Board also have RGB LEDs and the light shows where exactly the Gaming Pro Carbon lands on the spectrum. The last set of the LEDs is positioned under the board below the SATA ports. The MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC also has two more headers for RGB strips. One is responsible for general RGB and the other a rainbow strip. The MSI’s Mystic Light software of the X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC controls all the RGB LED functions including those connected to the headers.

Specifications (Click to Expand)

Brand MSI
Model X399 GAMING PRO CARBON AC
CPU Socket Type sTR4
CPU Type Ryzen Threadripper Series
Chipset AMD X399
Number of Memory Slots 8×288pin
Memory Standard DDR4 3600+(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3066(OC)/ 2933(OC)/ 2667/ 2400/ 2133
Maximum Memory Supported 128GB
Channel Supported Quad Channel
PCI Express 3.0 x16 4 x PCI Express 3.0 x16
PCI Express x1 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1
SATA 6Gb/s 8 x SATA 6Gb/s
M.2 3 x M.2 slots (Key M)- Supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s- M2_1, M2_3 slots support 2242/2260/2280 storage devices- M2_2 slot supports 2242/2260/2280/22110 storage devices- Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe storage
SATA RAID 0/1/10
Onboard Video Chipset None
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Intel I211 Gigabit LAN controller
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
Wireless LAN Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 card- Supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz) up to 867 Mbps speed.
Bluetooth Supports Dual Mode Bluetooth 2.1, 2.1+EDR, 3.0, 4.0, BLE, 4.2
PS/2 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
RJ45 1 x RJ45
USB 3.1 8 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
USB 1.1/2.0 2 x USB 2.0 Type-A ports
S/PDIF Out 1 x Optical
Audio Ports 5 x OFC audio jacks
Onboard USB 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
Other Connectors 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector1 x 4-pin Water Pump connector4 x 4-pin system fan connectors2 x Front panel connectors1 x Front panel audio connector2 x RGB LED connector1 x TPM module connector1 x LED demo connector1 x Rest Button1 x Power Button1 x OC Button1 x Chassis Intrusion connector1 x clear CMOS header
Form Factor ATX
LED Lighting RGB
Dimensions (W x L) 12.0" x 9.6"
Power Pin 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector1 x 6-pin ATX 12V power connector** Provides additional power to PCIe x16 slots
Package Contents Accessories- 1 x Drivers & Utilities Disc- 1 x Motherboard User Guide- 1 x Quick Guide- 1 x SLI Bridge Connector- 1 x I/O Shield- 1 x 1 to 2 RGB LED Extension Y Cable 80cm- 4 x SATA Cables- 1 x SATA Cable Label- 1 x Case Badge- 1 x OC Fan Stand- 2 x Set of Exchangeable Covers- 12 x 3D X-MOUNTING Screw Pillars- 1 x Wi-Fi/Bluetooth PCIe Card- 1 x USB Cable- 2 x Antennas
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MSI brings the noise with the Gaming Pro Carbon X399 motherboard

MSI has been on a roll with AMD Ryzen products since they were introduced. With a whole stable of incredible socket AM4 motherboard, MSI now turns its attention to Threadripper with the Gaming Pro Carbon AC. This motherboard is oozing with features, quality, and potential. A must have for builders of high end Threadripper systems.

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  • Well built
  • Quality components
  • Plenty of expansion
  • Overclocking potential
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  • Like all Threadripper motherboards, it's expensive
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