According to foreign technology media wccftech report, AMD cooperation motherboard manufacturer ASRock (ASRock) is preparing the next generation of TRX50 motherboards, used to support Threadripper 7000 CPU.
Reports claim that ASRock is about to launch a TRX50 WS motherboard to support AMD’s TRX50 socket and Threadripper 7000 “Storm Peak” CPUs.
The motherboard has now appeared in the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) and is expected to be released in Q4 2023.
This motherboard is aimed at workstations, ASRock launched the TRX40 series motherboards 4 years ago across the Taichi & Creator product lines.
ASRock’s TRX50 motherboard is expected to retain the ease-of-use and HEDT-friendly features of the existing lineup and offer more rich features for the workstation market.
Threadripper 7000 series CPUs are now confirmed to come in 2 versions, one supporting 4-channel memory and the other will support 8-channel.
The WS platform will use the LGA 6096 “SP5” socket to support up to 8 lanes of memory and 128 PCIe Gen 5 lanes, while the HEDT platform should use the LGA 4844 “SP6” socket to support 4 lanes of memory and 64 PCIe Gen 5 lanes. The HEDT platform should use the LGA 4844 “SP6” socket for 4 lanes of memory and 64 PCIe Gen 5 lanes.
If all goes well, AMD estimates that the Ryzen Threadripper 7000 “Storm Peak” CPU will be available by the end of 2023.