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Best Cooling System for AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950x

Question asked by user9951a on Jan 22, 2019
Latest reply on Aug 26, 2019 by travellingman

I have the following system:

- AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950x

- Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB (4x8GB) DDR4 DRAM 3000MHz C15 Desktop Memory Kit - Black (CMK16GX4M2B3000C15)

- ASRock X399 Taichi sTR4 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1/3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

- Cooler Master MAM-D7PN-DWRPS-T1 AMD Wraith Ripper

- Samsung 970 EVO 2TB - NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 SSD

- Advancing Gene NVMe M.2 SSD Cooler Heatsinks with 20mm Fan, 2nd Generation

- CORSAIR HXi Series, HX850i, 850 Watt, 80+ Platinum Certified, Fully Modular - Digital Power Supply

- EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 GAMING, ACX 2.0 (Single Fan), 6GB GDDR5, DX12 OSD Support (PXOC) 06G-P4-6161-KR

- Full sized tower case with plenty of air space


- Default settings - no overclocking


Here's the problem:
In the BIOS, before I even install Windows, I'm getting a CPU temp of 65 degrees C.


Could anyone tell me the following:

1) What is the normal / safe operating temp range for the Ryzen 1950x?

The website spec says - Max temp 68C, but I've seen reviews that show much higher temps - even with AIO water coolers.

Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950X Processor | AMD


2) What is the best cooling solution for the 1950x (based purely on the best temps).

I see this list, but I was wondering if anyone has any recommendations, based on reviews or their own use.

Thermal Solutions for Ryzen™ Threadripper™ Processors | AMD


I'd like to be able to run the CPU at full capacity for extended periods without worrying about cooking the chip.

I'm planning to try this cooler next:

Noctua NH-U14S TR4-SP3 Premium-Grade 140mm CPU Cooler for AMD TR4/SP3