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Quote: Originally Posted by Hale59 View Post
"Many of you know that I have often recommended X470 GAMING M7 AC. This board is one of the best that is now on the shelves. But at the moment I have to warn all users. Zen 2 support is not currently available. Deception."

https://twitter.com/1usmus/status/1140600080975781888
Your deception? There is beta bios 1.94 on the MSI site for this motherboard that supports Zen2 cpus. I am waiting for an official 1.90 bios before I apply Zen2 support.
My gut deeling is the vrm support on this board will be inadequate for the 3900X and 3950X. It is barely adequate for the 8 core 2700X. I am now getting 85 Celsius temps running at 4.2 GHZ with the Prime '95 torture test with small FFT form factor for maximum heat. I have one of the best expandable AIO's on the market the Alphacool Eisbaer Extreme 280mm thick radiator. I have the pump close to full speed at 2700RPM and the fans maxed out. Of course I am in a sun room. During the day with the AC blasting the ambient temp is almost 80 Farenheit. So that is a contributing factor, but not the nain factor. As soon as the MSI X570 Meg Ace is released I will buy it if it is under $350. It has superb vrm and power phase support. I think thaty plus my Ryzen 9 3900X will run a lot cooler than this overclocked 2700X.

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