ASUS X399 ROG Zenith Extreme Alpha Review

Cinebench R15

ASUS X399 ROG Zenith Extreme Alpha Preview

Cinebench R15

With Cinebench R20 in the offing this is going to spark the gradual decline of this old favourite in our test suite. There is still life in the old dog yet and if you must render as fast as humanly possibly then the ASUS X399 Zenith Extreme Alpha and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX is a sublime combination. For those of you who might be wondering exactly how impressive this is, run the benchmark on your own system and see how close you can get to the 6198 CPU Pts here. For most of you we'd wager "not very".

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23-04-2019, 07:16:54

Avet
Another great review TTL style.

You got a bit confused in the video Tom. Slow brain to mouth connection?

IR3555M are smart power stages. They integrate both high, and low side mosfets with additional sensing, and protection circuits into one package. They are those chips above inductors (chokes) at the front. SMDs at the back are capacitors for ironing out the current. Either aluminium polymer, or tantalum.

Pretty much all VRM controllers on motherboards have 8 PWM signals. ASUS uses 8 PWM signals with 2 power stages for each signal. And in that case 8 PWM signals interleaving. MSI uses doublers for each PWM signal so in the end there are 16 PWM signals interleaving (one for each power stage). Both VRMs spread the load over 16 power stages for better efficiency.Quote

23-04-2019, 10:44:17

tinytomlogan
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Originally Posted by Avet View Post
Another great review TTL style.

You got a bit confused in the video Tom. Slow brain to mouth connection?

IR3555M are smart power stages. They integrate both high, and low side mosfets with additional sensing, and protection circuits into one package. They are those chips above inductors (chokes) at the front. SMDs at the back are capacitors for ironing out the current. Either aluminium polymer, or tantalum.

Pretty much all VRM controllers on motherboards have 8 PWM signals. ASUS uses 8 PWM signals with 2 power stages for each signal. And in that case 8 PWM signals interleaving. MSI uses doublers for each PWM signal so in the end there are 16 PWM signals interleaving (one for each power stage). Both VRMs spread the load over 16 power stages for better efficiency.

I meant to say PWM on the back not mosfet.... Just me being a spaz, I knew what I meant Quote
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