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jasepow
Journeyman III

Will my new threadripper 2950x work with new MSI Gaming Pro Carbon AC out of box?

Hey All,

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

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elstaci
MVP

Re: Will my new threadripper 2950x work with new MSI Gaming Pro Carbon AC out of box?

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 ThreadripperColfax SP3r2YD295XA8UGAAF2950X1003.58MB32MBB2180N/A7B09v1B.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...

AMI BIOS

Version

7B09v1B

Release Date

2018-08-14

File Size

8.45 MB

Description

- Update AGESA Code 1.1.0.1A
- Enhanced Game Boost function.

Note1. Please power off your system for once after BIOS is updated.

2. Please make sure that windows has been updated to the latest version.

Version

7B09v1A

Release Date

2018-07-25

File Size

8.43 MB

Description

- Update AGESA Code 1.1.0.0B.
- 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.

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