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ASUS Announces Support for 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen CPUs

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PRESS RELEASE

New cooling kits to support increased thermal demands when overclocking the new processors will be available in September 

  • ASUS has added support for 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors for its X399 Series motherboards  
  • Support for the new processors will be provided via a BIOS update available for download starting August 13 
  • Cooling kits designed to handle increased thermal output when overclocking the new processors will be available starting in September 

LONDON, UK, AUG 13, 2018 — ASUS today announced that it has added support for 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors on X399 series motherboards, including ROG Zenith Extreme, ROG Strix X399-E Gaming and ASUS Prime X399-A. Support for the new processors will be provided via a BIOS update that will become available for download from the ASUS website on August 13. The latest AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors feature up to 32 cores and 64 threads to deliver uncompromising computing performance for designers, video editors, gamers and anyone else who needs to run demanding applications at top speed. To support the higher thermal output when overclocking the new processors, ASUS has also designed new cooling kits that will be available starting in September. 

Customers interested in obtaining a cooling kit should contact their local ASUS representative for details. 

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About ASUS 

ASUS is one of Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies, and is dedicated to creating products for today and tomorrow’s smart life. Our comprehensive portfolio includes Zenbo, ZenFone, ZenBook and a range of IT devices and components, along with AR, VR and IoT. ASUS employs more than 16,000 people worldwide and over 5,000 world-class R&D talents. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, the company won 4,511 awards and earned approximately US$13 billion of revenue in 2017.