bringing my threadripper and mobo iunto my local shop tomorrow, and just want to make sure they wont run into any bios issues or anything when installing the threadripper 2950x onto the MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC and it will boot fine
According to MSI Support on your CPU, your Motherboard's Compatibility Chart on the BIOS version it needs to have installed is version 7B09v1B for your Ryzen 2950X CPU to work. Support For X399 GAMING PRO CARBON AC | Motherboard - The world leader in motherboard design | MSI G...
|RYZEN Threadripper||Colfax SP3r2||YD295XA8UGAAF||2950X||100||3.5||8MB||32MB||B2||180||N/A||7B09v1B.zip|
I looked at MSI BIOS and Driver download and the version that your CPU needs is the latest Version of BIOS MSI offers for your Motherboard. Support For X399 GAMING PRO CARBON AC | Motherboard - The world leader in motherboard design | MSI G...
- Update AGESA Code 22.214.171.124A
- Enhanced Game Boost function.
2. Please make sure that windows has been updated to the latest version.
- Update AGESA Code 126.96.36.199B.
- Improve USB mouse compatibility.
- Support 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processor.
So, If your Motherboard was manufactured after 08/14/2018 then it should have the correct BIOS installed for your 2950X CPU.
Check the box and see if it lists the BIOS version of the Motherboard you have.