MSI MEG X399 Creation and Threadripper 2990WX Review

SiSoft Sandra

MSI MEG X399 Creation Review

SiSoft Sandra

If Sandra shows us anything it is that the effort involved in getting your Threadripper 2990WX stable at 4 GHz on all cores is worth it. There is little to choose between the two motherboards although at stock the MEG doesn't quite get up to the Zenith.

MSI MEG X399 Creation Review  

MSI MEG X399 Creation Review  

MSI MEG X399 Creation Review  

MSI MEG X399 Creation Review  

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Most Recent Comments

13-08-2018, 14:29:28

one thing you forgot to mention in you TR2 video is that stuff like ZIP compression, AES encoding etc. (stuff that has a heavy memory throughput) is actually a lot slower on the 32 core than on the 16 core.

it is not just some "fancy" server stuff that sees a hit beause of the infinity fabric memory architecture on the 32 core CPU.

handbrake is faster on a 16 core than on a 32 core.

it´s also not a tiny tiny hit... sometimes, depending on the app, it is a pretty big hit.

you really should expand your benchmark suite.

i don´t say that to badmouth TR2. i have two TR systems and will sure buy the 32 CPU model.

but people need to know where the 32 core shines and where not.Quote

13-08-2018, 23:12:55

It was great to see this board perform like it should well done MSI and great review Guv!Quote

14-08-2018, 01:13:51

Eddie long
Well done MSI for actually sitting back and thinking about the problem , and coming out with an absolute beast of a board , not that i would ever use 32 core cpu , but its nice to dream . Nice review TomQuote

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