- ASUS has added support for 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors for its X399 Series motherboards
- Support for the new processors will be provided via a BIOS update available for download starting August 13
- Cooling kits designed to handle increased thermal output when overclocking the new processors will be available starting in September
Singapore, August 16, 2018 — ASUS today announced that it has added support for 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors on X399 series motherboards, including ROG Zenith Extreme, ROG Strix X399-E Gaming and ASUS Prime X399-A. Support for the new processors will be provided via a BIOS update that will become available for download from the ASUS website on August 13.
The latest AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors feature up to 32 cores and 64 threads to deliver uncompromising computing performance for designers, video editors, gamers and anyone else who needs to run demanding applications at top speed. To support the higher thermal output when overclocking the new processors, ASUS has also designed new cooling kits that will be available starting in September. Prices will be available closer to the date.