When AMD launched the 2nd Generation Ryzen Threadripper processors, there were also new X399 motherboards released; one of them is the MSI MEG X399 Creation motherboard. The 2nd gen. Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX, 2970WX, 2950X, and 2920X processors are compatible with existing X399 motherboards (with BIOS update). However, latest X399 motherboards, like this MEG X399 Creation, offers new and improve set of features that were not available on the previous (1st gen.) MSI X399 motherboards. The MEG X399 Creation is now available and comes with a retail price of around $500 USD. You can check out more of its features, specifications and where you can grab one below.
MSI MEG X399 Creation Motherboard – Create Your Masterpiece
MSI, the world-leading motherboard manufacturer, announces that MSI MEG X399 CREATION is on shelf now. MSI MEG X399 CREATION is the ultimate motherboard for creators, with design inspired by the concept of element explosion and packed with exclusive features to unleash the overall performance for incredible 32 cores CPU. This time, MEG X399 CREATION also creates incredibly OC records to highlight its maximum performance, with stunning NO.1 records on 9 benchmarks, as table shown below.
19-Phases Digital Power with heat-pipe design
Featuring an incredible 19-phases PWM power design for the extreme 32 cores CPU, MEG X399 CREATION can fulfill the most demanding requirement for designers to keep stable and reliable conditions while creating contents. It combines premium PCB design with 16 DrMOS phases for the CPU and 3 phases for SOC.
Dual 8 pin power supply
Double power connectors deliver adequate power supply for multi-core CPU, which unleashes the ultimate performance for the best user experience and extreme overclocking conditions.
10 x PWM fan control & 3 x dedicate thermal sensor
With total of 10 fan connectors and 3 extension thermal headers, MEG X399 CREATION allows designers to set up a cool & silent system through automatic or manual fan controls, which means the temperature control is perfectly taken into consideration for maximum cooling.
Metal Shields & M.2 SHIELD FROZR
The exclusive Metal Shields on the heat-sink are made from metal for better protection, enlarging the thermal surface for the maximum performance! M.2 SHIELD FROZR also prevents M.2 devices from throttling and offers higher maximum SSD speeds.
7 x Turbo M.2 with M.2 XPANDER-AERO
MEG X399 CREATION is equipped with triple Turbo M.2 with M.2 SHIELD FROZR on the board and can be expanded to 7x Turbo M.2 with another exclusive accessory can be found in the packaging: the M.2 XPANDER-AERO. This PCI-Express card offers four extra M.2 slots to increase your storage capacity at maximum speed. Featuring graphic card level thermal solution and brand new design bring the heat from M.2 to the bracket, keep your NVMe SSD cool with maximum performance.
AMD StoreMI technology
Shipped with the new AMD SSD technology ‘StoreMI’, and MSI’s exclusive X-Boost, MEG X399 CREATION provides an optimized transfer experience. StoreMI helps create a virtual SSD by blending storage capacity, treats flash as primary storage and optimizes data access with continuous monitoring. Combined with MSI’s X-Boost, transfer performance can be increased up to 10%, significantly boosting data transferring speeds.
8 x SATA plus 15 x USB ports support
With AMD Turbo USB, Front USB 3.1 gen2 Type-C and tons of USB 3.0 / 2.0, MEG X399 CREATION provides sufficient expansion ports for your multiple devices, allowing designers not to worry about ports for professional equipment.
Dual Intel LAN with Intel Wi-Fi
Experience smooth and stable Intel networking. The MEG X399 CREATION features dual Intel gigabit LAN and dual-band Wi-Fi to deliver smooth and stable network connection that supports prioritization for applications, providing the maximum data transfer experience.
MEG X399 CREATION is tailor-made for designers and content creators, satisfying all the demanding requirements to allow them to create their own masterpiece.
MSI MEG X399 Creation Price and Where to Buy
The MSI MEG X399 Creation is now available and comes with a retail price of around $500 USD. You can check out via the links below for latest pricing and availability.
MSI MEG X399 Creation motherboard latest pricing and availability:
For UK: available at Amazon UK here
MSI MEG X399 Creation Specifications
|Processor||Supports 1st and 2nd Gen AMD® RYZEN™ THREADRIPPER™ Series Processors for SocketTR4|
|Chipset||AMD® X399 Chipset|
|Memory||8 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 128GB|
- Supports DDR4 3600+(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3066(OC)/ 2933(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2667(OC)/ 2400/ 2133 MHz
Quad channel memory architecture
Supports ECC UDIMM memory
|Slots||4 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots|
1 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slot
|Multi-GPU||Supports 3-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology|
Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
|Storage||AMD® X399 Chipset|
-8 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
-3 x M.2 ports (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
|RAID||AMD® X399 Chipset|
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
|USB||ASMedia® ASM3142 Chipset|
- 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-C port available through the internal USB connector
AMD® X399 Chipset
- 1x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) Type-A port on the back panel
- 1x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) Type-C port on the back panel
- 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports available through the internal USB connectors
- 4x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports available through the internal USB connectors
- 8x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) Type-A ports on the back panel
|Audio||Realtek® ALC1220 Codec|
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
- Supports S/PDIF output
|LAN||2 x Intel® I211AT Gigabit LAN controllers|
|WiFi & Bluetooth||Intel® Wireless-AC 9260 card|
- Supports Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, 2x2, Dual Band, (2.4GHz, 5GHz) up to 1.73 Gbps speed.
- Supports Bluetooth® 5
|Internal connectors||1x 24-pin ATX main power connector|
2x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
1x flat 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
8x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
2x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
1x 4-pin Water Pump connector
5x 4-pin system fan connectors
3x 4-pin extend fan connectors
2x Front panel connectors
1x Front panel audio connector
2x 5050 RGB LED strip 12V connector (JRGB1~2)
1x WS2812B Individually Addressable RGB LED strip 5V connector (JRAINBOW1)
1x CORSAIR connector (JCORSAIR1)
1x TPM module connector
3x 2-pin Thermal Sensors connectors
|Back panel ports||Clear CMOS Button|
USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
Intel® WiFi/ Bluetooth Module
Dual Intel® LAN Ports
HD Audio Connectors
USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
AMD Turbo USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A + C
|Dimensions||12 in. x 10.7 in. (30.4 cm x 27.2 cm)|
E-ATX Form Factor
|Mounting||9 mounting holes|
|Operating System||Support for Windows® 10 64-bit|