AMD TRX50 “Threadripper 7000” Motherboards Official Prices Revealed: ASUS $899, ASRock $799, Gigabyte $599

AMD TRX50 motherboards from ASUS, ASRock & Gigabyte have been listed with official prices & launch next month with Threadripper 7000 support.

TRX50 “Threadripper 7000” Brings Back The HEDT Action With New Enthusiast-Grade Motherboards From ASUS, ASRock & Gigabyte

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7000 CPUs have been available since 21st November but it looks like users will have to wait till next month to get their hands on the latest TRX50 motherboards and even more for the higher-end WRX90 motherboards. With that said, we now have the official prices for these high-end designs which you can read about below along with how the three boards are compared to each other in terms of specifications and features.

ASUS PRO WS TRX50-SAGE WIFI Motherboard – $899 US

The ASUS PRO WS TRX50-SAGE WIFI Motherboard features the sTR5 (SP6 / LGA 4844) socket which supports both AMD Threadripper 7000WX & Ryzen Threadripper 7000 CPUs. The socket is powered by 36 power stages which are delivered power by two 8-pin connectors (one more is reserved for OC needs)  & are cooled by a large VRM cooling solution that features several aluminum fins and a large heat-pipe array. The socket is surrounded by four DDR5 DIMM slots which support up to 1 TB of ECC R-DIMM (1DPC) memory. The motherboard also features active-cooling fans under the heat sink solution.

  • AMD sTR5 socket supports up to 96-core CPUs: Ready for AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7000 WX-Series Processors and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7000 Series Processors.
  • CPU and memory overclocking: Support for up to 1TB ECC R-DIMM DDR5 memory modules (1DPC)
  • Robust power and thermal design: 36 power stages with two 8-pin power connectors for the CPU, massive VRM cooling, chipset M.2 heatsinks, and M.2 thermal pad.
  • Ultrafast connectivity: three PCIe 5.0 x16 slots, 10 Gb & 2.5 Gb LAN ports, three M.2 slots, front and rear USB 20Gbps Type-C and SlimSAS NVMe support.
  • Server-grade IPMI remote management: hardware and software support for ASUS IPMI expansion cards, plus ASUS Control Center Express software for real-time monitoring and management
  • Trusted stability: Validated for extensive compatibility with the latest technologies, an expansive QVL list, and tested for 24/7 operation

Other features of the ASUS Pro WS TRX50-SAGE WIFI motherboard include full overclocking for the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7000 CPUs and also the memory modules. Connectivity is also strong and the motherboard gets three PCIe 5.0 x16 slots, two PCIe 4.0 x16 slots, & three M.2 Gen 5.0 x4 slots & rich I/O such as 10GbE and 2.5 GbE LAN Ports.

You will also find front and rear USB Type-C 20 Gbps ports along with Slim-NAS connectors. There is a single USB 3.2 Gen2x2 (20 Gbps), 6 USB 3.2 Gen1 (10 Gbps), 2 USB 2.0 ports, & a range of front-panel USB headers. To power a large amount of PCIe lanes, the motherboard comes with two more power plugs, an 8-pin and a 6-pin next to the four SATA III ports. The motherboard costs $899 US & is expected to hit retail on the 13th of December.

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ASRock TRX50 WS Motherboard – $799 US

The ASRock TRX50 WS motherboard comes with an impressive design that offers enthusiasts the SP6 socket with a powerful 18+3+3 phase power delivery that makes use of 110A SPS power stages. The motherboard is made up of a server-class 12-layer PCB design and the motherboard features 3 8-pin ATX connectors, 2 8-pin ATX 12V, and 2 6-pin ATX 12V connectors. All of these connectors are required to be plugged in for CPU & memory overclocking. The VRMs are cooled by two massive heatsinks which feature two fans each so that’s four active fans in total on the motherboard. The heatsinks also feature extended heatpipe solutions.

  • Supports AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7000 and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7000 Series Processors
  • 18+3+3 Power Phase Design, 110A SPS Design
  • Supports 4 DIMMs DDR5 ECC Registered memory
  • 3 PCIe 5.0 x16, 2 PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Realtek ALC1220 7.1 CH HD Audio, Nahimic Audio
  • 4 SATA3,
    1 Blazing M.2 (PCIe Gen5 x4),
    1 Hyper M.2 (PCIe Gen4 x4),
    1 MCIO (PCIe Gen5 x4),
    2 SlimSAS (PCIe Gen4 x4 / 4 SATA3)
  • 1 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C (Rear),
    2 USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C (1 Rear, 1 Front),
    4 USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A (Rear),
    4 USB 3.2 Gen1 (2 Rear, 2 Front),
    4 USB 2.0 (Front)
  • Marvell 10 GbE LAN,
    Realtek 2.5 Gigabit LAN
  • 802.11ax WiFi 6E + Bluetooth

There are four DDR5 slots surrounding the motherboard which support up to 7600+ MT/s R-DIMMs in up to 1 TB capacities. Expansion slots on the motherboard include three PCIe 5.0 x16 (x16 /x16 / x8 electrical), two PCIe 4.0 x16 slots (x4 / x8 electrical), a Gen5x4 M.2 port, a Gen4x4 M.2 port, a PCI Express MCIO Gen5x4 port, two SlimSAS ports, and 4 SATA III ports.

I/O on the motherboard is also abundant with 1 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 Type-C port, 4 USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A ports, 2 USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C ports, 4 USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A ports and 4 USB 2.0 ports. There’s 10 GbE and 2.5 GbE LAN along with WIFI6E / BT 5.2 support and you also get ALC1220 audio to power the 7.1 channel audio. The motherboard is priced at $799.99 US & should hit retail by next month.

Gigabyte TRX50 AERO D Motherboard – $699 US

The Gigabyte TRX50 AERO D motherboard adopts the AMD SP6. The CPU socket is powered by a 16+8+4 phase VRM and comes in a right-angled layout, surrounded by four DIMMs which confirms a quad-channel DDR5 array. The WRX90 platforms will adopt the 8-channel memory array. The CPU socket is powered by dual 8-pin connectors and the standard 24-pin ATX connector.

  • Supports AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7000 series/ Ryzen Threadripper 7000 series Processors​
  • Breakthrough Performance: 16+8+4 Phases Digital VRM Solution
  • Quad Channel DDR5: 4*SMD R-DIMMs with AMD EXPO & Intel XMP Memory Module Support
  • Reinforced Overall Thermal: VRM Thermal Armor Advanced & M.2 Thermal Guard
  • Ultimate Scalability: 3*PCIe x16 slots for Multi-GPU and 4*PCIe x4 M.2 slots
  • Next-gen Connectivity: Dual USB4 Type-C ports
  • Blazing Fast Networks: 10GbE + 2.5 GbE Dual LAN and Wi-Fi 7
  • PCIe UD Slot X: PCIe 5.0 x16 slot with 10X strength for graphics card
  • EZ-Latch Click: M.2 heatsinks with screwless design
  • EZ-Latch Plus: M.2 slots with quick-release design
  • Hi-Fi Audio with DTS:X Ultra: ALC4080+ALC897 CODEC
  • UC BIOS: User-centred intuitive UX with Quick Access function

For expansion, the motherboard features three PCIe Gen 5.0 x16 slots, four M.2 Gen5x4 slots, and a strong array of USB ports. The motherboard also features a heatsink for each of the four M.2 slots & there are also 8 SATA III ports. The whole design language is very durable in nature with silver colors & very simplistic aesthetics. The motherboard is priced at $599.99 US and will retail on the 6th of December.

TRX50 Motherboard Specs Comparison

Motherboard Name ASUS PRO WS TRX50-SAGE WIFI ASRock TRX50 WS Gigabyte TRX50 AERO D
Form Factor CEB (30.5 x 28.0cm) EATX (30.5 x 27.7cm) EATX (30.5 x 26.4cm)
Socket sTR5 (LGA 4844) sTR5 (LGA 4844) sTR5 (LGA 4844)
Chipset TRX50 (Prom21) TRX50 (Prom21) TRX50 (Prom21)
CPU Support Threadripper 7000WX
Threadripper 7000
Threadripper 7000WX
Threadripper 7000
Threadripper 7000WX
Threadripper 7000
VRM Design 36-Phase 24-Phase (110A) 28-Phase
Memory Support 1 TB DDR5 R-DIMM (Quad-Channel) 1 TB DDR5 R-DIMM (Quad-Channel) 1 TB DDR5 R-DIMM (Quad-Channel)
Memory Speeds TBD DDR5-7600+ DDR5-7800+
Gen5 Expansion Slots 2 PCIe x16
1 PCIe x8
2 PCIe x16
1 PCIe x8
2 PCIe x16
Gen4 Expansion Slots 1 PCIe x16
1 PCIe x4
1 PCIe x8
1 PCIe x4
1 PCIe x16
Gen5 M.2 Slots 2 M.2 2 M.2 (1x MCIO) 3 M.2
Gen4 M.2 Slots 1 M.2 1 M.2
2 SlimSAS
1 M.2
SATA III Ports 4 SATA 4 SATA 8 SATA
Ethernet LAN 1 x 10 GbE (Marvell)
1 x 2.5 GbE (Intel)
1 x 10 GbE (Marvell)
1 x 2.5 GbE (Dragon)
1 x 10 GbE (Marvell)
1 x 2.5 GbE (Realtek)
WIFI WIFI 7 + BT 5.4 WIFI 6E + BT 5.2 WIFI 7 + BT 5.3
Audio ACL1220P ALC1220 ALC4080
USB 4.0 Ports N/A N/A 2 Type-C (Rear)
USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 Ports 1 Type-C (1 Rear / 1 Front) 1 Type-C (1 Rear) 3 Type-A (Rear)
1 Type-C (Front)
USB 3.2 Gen 2 Ports 6 Type-A (6 Rear) 6 Type-A (5 Rear, 1 Front) 1 Type-A (Rear)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 Ports 1 Type-A (2 Front) 4 Type-A (2 Front, 2 Rear) 6 Type-A (4 Rear, 2 Front)
USB 2.0 Ports 6 (4 Front, 2 Rear) 4 (4 Front) 4 (4 Front)
Cooling Active+Passive Active+Passive Passive
Price $899 $799 $699

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