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MSI MEG X399 Creation AMD Ryzen TR4 Motherboard

Frys#: 9649513 Model: MEG X399 CREATION
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  • Supports 1st and 2nd Gen AMD® RYZEN™ THREADRIPPER™ Series Processors
  • Support 8 DIMMs, Quad Channel DDR4 3600+ (OC)
  • Maximum Power: 19 phases digital power with heat-pipe heatsink design
  • Maximum Temperature Control: Full fan control with 10 PWM fan headers and 3 dedicated thermal sensors
  • Maximum Storage: 7 x Turbo M.2 with M.2 XPANDER-AERO and AMD StoreMI technology
  • Maximum Data Transfer: Dual Gigabit LAN with Dual-band Wireless-AC and bandwidth management
  • M.2 Shield FROZR: Strengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 safer and faster
  • Core Boost: With premium layout and full digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance
  • Dual 8 Pin Power Supply: By providing dual 8 pin connectors to ensure adequate power supply to unleash ultimate multi-core CPU performance
  • MYSTIC LIGHT: 16.8 milliom colors / 17 effects controlled in one click. MYSTIC LIGHT EXTENSION support both RGB and RAINBOW LED strip
  • Lightning Fast Transfer Experience: 3x TURBO M.2 with Shield FROZR, AMD Turbo USB 3.1
  • Audio Boost 4 with NAHIMIC: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
  • DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor: Fully isolated, shielded and optimized DDR4 PCB design to give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
  • MULTI-GPU: With STEEL ARMOR PCI-E slots. Supports 3-Way NVIDIA SLI™ & 3-Way AMD Crossfire™
  • WHQL certified for Windows 10

Detailed Description
(Manufacturer # MEG X399 CREATION )
MEG X399 Creation
MEG X399 CREATION comes with a unique look and feel inspired by the concept of element explosion. Packed with exclusive features to unleash the overall performance for incredible 32 cores CPU.
Tailor-made for designers and content creators, the features and design perfectly meet the demanding requirements for creating your own masterpiece.
Create Your Masterpiece
1. Clear CMOS & FLASHBACK+ Button
2. USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
3. Intel® WiFi/ Bluetooth Module
4. Dual Intel® LAN Ports
5. Golden audio jacks with S/PDIF
6. Full Shield IO cover
Stunning looks, protecting the I/O ports
7. Solid heatsink with RGB LED
Delivers best cooling, with RGB LED to customize colors
8. Triple M.2 with M.2 Shield FROZR
Keeps 3x M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster
9. Dual 8 Pin Power Connectors
Ensure adequate power supply to unleash ultimate multi-core CPU performance.
10. Core Boost
With premium layout and digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance.
11. PCI-E Steel Armor
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI
12. Audio Boost 4 with amplifier
Optimized audio solution by best components, with Nahimic support
Maximum Cooling
Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.
  • 10x fan headers
  • DC/PWM mode
  • Full fan control
  • Watercooling ready
Metal Shield

The MEG X399 CREATION features excusive Metal Shields on the heat-sink. Besides the appearance, these Shields are made from metal to protect your motherboard. They also enlarge the thermal surface for the maximum performance!
Outstanding Temperature Management
Multiple fan connectors and thermal sensors allow you to set up a cool & silent system through automatic or manual control of your FANs.
Fully Controllable Fan Headers
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans, giving you full control to set up a cool & silent system. The fan headers are conveniently placed with the most popular CPU coolers in mind.
DC OR PWM Mode With Hysteresis
MSI fan headers running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.
Total Control In Bios And Software
Total Fan Control allows you to take control of your fans and check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
Optimized For Water Cooling
Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & custom water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.
Maximum Storage
This MSI motherboard supports all the latest storage standards which allows you to connect any ultra-fast storage devices, makes your big files transfer faster.
  • 3x M.2
  • Boost your storage
Good Craftsmanship Depends On Use Of The Right Tools
A great designer can’t do anything without professional equipment, MEG X399 CREATION featuring AMD Turbo USB, Front Type-C 3.1 gen 2 and tons of USB 3.0 / 2.0, providing excellent performance for your multiple devices.
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Speaker
  • Headset
  • WebCAM
  • Graphics tablet
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Digital camera
  • Pen drive
  • Mobile phone
  • Portable charger
  • Card reader
  • USB light
  • USB fan
You can find Triple Turbo M.2 with Shield FROZR on the MEG X399 CREATION. In addition, 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.
PCI-E to M.2 Expansion Card
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
Featuring auto detect function for the M.2 access and the M.2 temperature for easy checking
PCMARK10 Storage Score

MEG X399 CREATION shipped with StoreMI, the new AMD SSD technology to improve storage performance. This tool helps create a virtual SSD by blending capacity storage, treats flash as primary storage and optimizes data access with monitoring continuously. All these functions can enhance read/write speed for active data and provide fast boot times and application startup.
  • Lower Cost
  • More Performance
  • More Usable Capacity
  • Use any SSD you want
Maximize SSD Performance, Prevent Slowdowns
World’s fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 Shield FROZR is the next generation M.2 Thermal solution avoiding this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure the SSD maintains maximum performance.
1 Delays throttling
2 Higher maximum transfer speed
3 Faster overall drive performance
3X Turbo M.2
Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely quick loading of applications and games with MSI motherboards. Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s per device using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is over 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection!
XBoost Your Storage Performance
This great little tool is very simple to use and automatically detects your storage devices connected to the system. When enabled, X-Boost optimizes your SSDs to keep your system fast and maximize storage performance, making sure you reach the battlefield even quicker or saving you a lot of time when transferring data.
SATA Mass Storage

We made sure each MSI motherboard comes with enough SATA ports to connect loads of HDDs for long term storage of large files and system backups.
Ultra-Fast Performance
All of the next gen storage connectors support NVMe, the fastest storage standard in the world. Simply put, MSI motherboards offer the best of the best in storage options & performance. Instantly load your file also the faster transfer speed.
TYPE-C Reversible Connector For Next-GEN USB

Get all the performance benefits from USB 3.1 combined with the convenience of the USB Type-C connector. This reversible USB connector allows for effortless connecting of USB devices.
Front Side USB Faster Than Ever With USB 3.1 AND TYPE-C

Ready for next generation cases and perfect to use with the latest smartphones, the onboard front side USB connector now offers ultra-high speed through USB 3.1 gen 1 Type-A and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C (up to 10 Gb/s).
X-BOOST Your USB Performance
When enabled, X-Boost optimizes your devices for even better transfer speeds and can provide up to 20% increase in USB performance, saving a lot of time when transferring data. This handy tool is very easy to use and automatically detects & optimizes the USB devices connected to your system.
Super Charge Your Phone & Gaming Gear
MSI Super Charger USB ports charge any connected device faster. It delivers more power than regular USB ports to your smartphone, tablet, USB game controller or portable console.
Double ESD Protection
Never worry about damage caused by defective USB devices. The USB ports on MSI motherboards are shielded by a set of protective ICs to prevent damage caused by Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) from plugging/unplugging USB devices.
Maximum Data Transfer
Optimized for professional and designers, this generation comes equipped with a high quality network solution ready to serve you with 24/7 reliability when transferring big data.
  • Dual Intel®LAN
  • Bandwidth management
  • LAN protect
  • Intel® WiFi
Low Latency Gaming LAN Powered By Intel®
This model comes equipped with a premium network solution from Intel®. The high quality Gigabit LAN networking component is optimized for professional and multimedia use with outstanding performance to deliver a secure, stable and fast network connection.
LAN Protect To Shield Your System Against Power Surges
Featuring 15KV anti-surge protection to shield your network from lightning strikes and static electricity, the LAN Protect connector is designed to give you a reliable networking experience.
Next-gen Intel® WI-FI AC & Bluetooth
This next-generation Intel® Wi-Fi / Bluetooth solution uses smart MU-MIMO technology, delivering AC speeds up to 1.73Gbps without any cable limitation.
Extreme Performance
Maximum Power
Combining industries best components with MSI’s top notch R&D design, you can count on this motherboard to deliver world class performance. System tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights.
  • 19 Phase Digital Power Design
  • Dual Power Connectors
  • Core Boost
Maximum Placement For Maximum Processors
To unleash the ultimate performance for THREADRIPPER processors, MSI motherboard fine tune the placement with reliable experiences. For the MEG X399 CREATION, we recommend you use the Die 0 as the first priority once you install any devices.
19 Phases Digital Power With Heat-pipe Heatsink Design

Providing stable and reliable conditions is the most important thing for designers. The MEG X399 CREATION features an incredible 19-phase PWM power design for the extreme 32 cores CPU. Combining premium PCB design with 16 DrMOS phases for the CPU and 3 phases for SOC.
Core Boost

Core Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
Dual 8 Pin Power Connectors

Double power connectors delivering adequate power supply for multi-core CPU, unleash the ultimate performance with the most reliable motherboard for the best user experience and extreme overclocking.
2 X 8 pin
60A / 720W maximum power support
For Extreme Overclocking
This external clock generator gives you more freedom to achieve the maximum overclock for your setup. It also offers lower jitter & power consumption resulting in a rock solid system under extreme conditions.
BIOS Flashback+

Simply flash an old or new BIOS version and start overclocking within minutes. BIOS Flashback+ even works without a CPU, memory or graphics card installed!
For Power Users
Premium Power Phases

High quality components used in MSI motherboards ensure a stable and optimized power delivery for the best performance.
Load-Line Calibration

What you set, is what you get. LLC makes sure your CPU voltage remains 100% stable under any load. This greatly improves stability when demanding more CPU performance.
Digitall Power Design

A fully digital power design allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Creating the perfect conditions for CPU overclocking.
Debug LED

Run into trouble? The digital LED display will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get up and running again.
Easy Button

This motherboard features accessible physical buttons for instantly resetting and powering up/down your system. The buttons are illuminated so you can easily spot them in a dark environment.
Overvoltage Protection

Prevents potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.
Mystic Light
Personalize Your Gaming RIG
Customize and set up your own color scheme with MSI Mystic Light utility. Select the available colors from the palette to match your system style. Bored of the same colors? Simply change the complete look of your system in 1 second!
  • No animation
  • Breathing
  • Flashing
  • Double Flashing
  • Random
  • Stack
  • Wave / Marquee
  • CPU Tempera
  • ture
  • Meteor
  • Lightning
  • Rainbow
  • POP
  • RAP
  • JAZZ
  • Play
  • Movie
  • Off
  • Extendable
  • Mystic Light sync
Millions Of Marvelous Colors, Great Selection Of Effects

With multiple colors available, you are the artist to create your own unique artwork. Done selecting colors? Choose between several LED effects to really make your system come alive and enjoy your personalized design!
Mystic Light Extension
MEG X399 CREATION features pin headers for both general RGB strips and rainbow strip for dressing up your rig. By simply connecting any RGB / Rainbow / CORSAIR strip to dedicate pin header so you can sync colors to any style.
Smartphone & PC Control
Create your own colorful masterpiece with ease. The easy to use MYSTIC LIGHT APP is available on PC, phone and tablet. It offers remote control, simply using your smartphone or tablet. Make your PC look and feel brand new with any color you want with just a few clicks!
Audio Boost 4 With NAHIMIC 3
Get the most immersive sound experience. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound.
  • Nahimic 3
  • Audio Boost 4
  • Audio amplifier
  • Audio capacitors
Audio Boost 4 With NAHIMIC 3
Audio Boost 4 lets you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound. A dedicated Hi-Def ALC1220 audio processor delivers 32-bit/120dB HIFI sound quality, to make sure you experience studio grade audio quality.
Unmatched Memory Performance
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
  • Optimal layout
  • Steel Armor
  • 100% compatibility
  • A-XMP
Enhanced Stability With Optimized Memory Layout
Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing.
Shield Your Memory Signal With Steel Armor

Steel Armor protects your memory and memory slots from both physical damage and electrical overcurrent by adding extra ground points. But it also ensures a clean data signal for your memory by shielding it from electromagnetic interference (EMI), for a smooth user experience.
Extreme Stability & Compatibility Testing
MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules, configurations and even improve overclocking.
Easy A-XMP

Enable A-XMP with ease using a single option in the BIOS to gain performance and create a perfectly stable system.
Quality & Protection
Built On Everlasting Quality
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible gaming and professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, high performance motherboard.
  • Steel Armor
Maximize SSD Performance, Prevent Slowdowns
World’s fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 Shield FROZR is the next generation M.2 Thermal solution avoiding this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure the SSD maintains maximum performance.
  • 1 Delays throttling
  • 2 Higher maximum Transfer speed
  • 3 Faster overall Drive performance
Fortify Your System With PCI-E Steel Armor
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are armed with more solder points on the motherboard for a stronger hold, preventing any damage due to heavy-weight graphics cards. Steel Armor also protects PCI Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a pure gaming experience and even higher overclocking.
Shield Your Memory With Steel Armor
MSI Steel Armor protects your DDR4 modules, from physical harm. It also ensures a clean data signal between the motherboard and connected components by shielding against electromagnetic interference (EMI). Steel Armor helps to deliver a smooth user experience.
Ultimate Motherboard Protection
We’ve made sure you can enjoy your system endlessly. MSI motherboards feature Double ESD protection with double layer grounding around the motherboard mounting holes, preventing Electrostatic discharge (ESD) surges from damaging the motherboard.
Apps To Greatly Improve Efficiency
With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and time spent.
  • X-Boost
  • Command Center
  • Live Update
  • RAMDisk
X-Boost Your Storage
This unique and exclusive software allows you to boost the performance of any storage or USB device connected to your system. Simply use X-BOOST’s Easy or Advanced mode to tune your system for up to 20% increased speeds, higher system responsiveness and faster loading of in-game levels.
Manage All MSI Apps Through The Convenient App Manager
Use this smart tool to keep an easy overview of the available applications for your system to help you configure, tune and set up your system to your personal preferences. Simply click on icon to install additional apps such as COMMAND CENTER, GAMING APP, LIVE UPDATE and many more.
Take Command Of Your System
MSI’s Command Center software is the perfect tool to get the most out of your motherboard. With an intuitive interface, Command Center allows you to tune settings to increase system stability, maximize performance and optimize your system’s cooling features.
Always Up-To-Date
Never miss out on important updates. MSI Live Update automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS and software so you can focus on your game.
SSD Not Fast Enough?
MSI motherboards include RAMDisk, allowing you to create a virtual drive from your system RAM memory. Instantly load your favorite game, speed up your browser or your page file to significantly speed up your system!
Speed up system performance, over 25x faster than a SATA SSD
Speed up games, apps and browser
Increase SSD lifespan
CPU-Z MSI Gaming Edition
MSI has worked closely with the CPUID team to develop a special edition of CPU-Z featuring the famous MSI GAMING dragon. Use CPU-Z to gather key information of your system’s key components, like CPU speed, Memory speed and timings, motherboard BIOS version and much more.
A User-Friendly BIOS
We made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features found in CLICK BIOS 5 let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance.
  • Easy/advanced mode
  • Convenient search
  • Hardware monitor
Easy To Read, HI-RES BIOS Font
An award-winning, high-resolution, scalable font is used to make CLICK BIOS 5 easy to read, no matter what type of screen you use. The clean design layout, together with this great font makes CLICK BIOS 5 a true next gen UEFI BIOS.
Easy Mode For Quick Gaming Tweaks
When you just want to get back to your game, EZ-mode presents you with basic BIOS settings and functions for some quick adjustments. If you feel like spending more time fine-tuning options to boost your system’s performance, the Advanced mode is the way to go.
Easy Search & Favorites
Can’t find a specific BIOS setting? Don’t worry, a permanent search option in the top right corner can be used to find what you need. Want quick access to important settings? My Favorites gives easy access to selected Favorite settings, supporting up to 5 groups of Favorites.
Hardware Monitor With Fan Control
Hardware monitor lets you take control of your system and check your primary system vitals in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
Make Your SSD As Fast As New With Secure Erase+
When using an SSD, its performance will slowly decrease over time as more and more data is written onto it. This will slow down Read/Write speeds and increase access times of your SSD, making your system feel sluggish. Using an optimized formatting algorithm, Secure Erase+ lets you enjoy your SSD at maximum speed, making your system feel brand new!
Instantly Optimize And Boost Your Performance
CLICK BIOS 5 provides easy access to A-XMP memory profiles to optimize your internal memory timings and speeds for maximum stability and performance in-game. Safely overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance using MSI Game Boost.
Back Panel Ports
1. Clear CMOS Button
2. USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
3. USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
4. Intel® WiFi/ Bluetooth Module
5. Dual Intel® LAN Ports
6. HD Audio Connectors
8. USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
9. AMD Turbo USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A + C
10.Optical S/PDIF-Out

Socket SocketTR4
CPU (MAX Support) RYZEN® THREADRIPPERTM Series Processors
Chipset AMD® X399 Chipset
DDR4 Memory - Quad Channel memory supports 2133/2400/2667
(nonOC-by JEDEC)/2667(OC)/2800(OC)/2933(OC)/3066
Memory Channel Quad
DIMM Slots 8
Max Memory (GB) 128
PCI-E X16 4
PCI-E X1 1
M.2 Slot 3
RAID 0/1/10
TPM (Header) 1
LAN 10/100/1000*2
USB 3.1 Ports (Rront) 1(Gen2, Type C), 4(Gen1, Type A)
USB 3.1 Ports (Rear) 1(Gen1, Type C), 9(Gen1, Type A)
USB 2.0 Ports (front) 4
Audio Ports (Rear) 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
Form Factor E-ATX
Crossfire Y
Operating System Support for Windows® 10 64-bit
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
Dimensions - 12 in. x 10.7 in. (30.4 cm x 27.2 cm)
- E-ATX Form Factor
Mounting 9 mounting holes
Brand MSI
Condition New
UPC 824142168165
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