ASUS also announced a few new components at CES 2020 that are tailor-made for the AMD Ryzen Threadripper processor. First, is the ASUS Prime TRX40-Pro and the Hyper M.2 X16 Gen4 Card.
ASUS Prime TRX40-Pro
The ASUS Prime TRX40-Pro is an ATX motherboard that takes advantage of AMD’s latest 3rd Gen Ryzen™ Threadripper™ processors. The motherboard combines a robust 16-stage power design and comprehensive thermal management and cooling.
The TRX 40-Pro also features next-gen connectivity with three PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots, Intel Gigabit Ethernet and USB 3.2 Gen 2, and intelligent tuning options, Prime TRX40-Pro is a high-end desktop (HEDT) motherboard. The only processor worthy of this motherboard would be the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.
Hyper M.2 X16 Gen4 Card
This card is meant to be used with all ASUS and ROG TRX40 motherboards, as it allows users to add up to four NVMe SSDs to their system. With PCIe 4.0 bandwidth of up to 16GT/s and AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ support for bootable hardware RAID arrays using CPU PCIe lanes, the Hyper M.2 X16 Gen4 Card enables fast storage performance when it comes to handling those 4K and 8K video files.