GIGABYTE's new AMD EPYC motherboard supports 1TB of RAM

GIGABYTE's new motherboard supports AMD EPYC chips with 32C/64T, offering 1TB RAM support.

@anthony256
Published Fri, Jun 23 2017 12:42 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:55 AM CST

AMD launched its new EPYC 7000 series processors last week, and now GIGABYTE is one of the first to unveil its new MZ30-AR0 motherboard that supports AMD EPYC 7000 series processors, and has a ton of awesome, server-grade features.

GIGABYTE's new AMD EPYC motherboard supports 1TB of RAM | TweakTown.com

GIGABYTE's new MZ30-AR0 packs 8-channel DDR4 support with 16 x DIMMs, supporting up to 1TB of RAM through LRDIMM/NVDIMM modules, while 64GB of DDR4 support is provided through RDIMMs. GIGABYTE includes 2 x SFP+ 10Gb/s LAN ports, M.2 with PCIe 3.0 x4 ports, and more. Storage wise we have 16 x SATA 3.0 ports, 4 x SAS, 7 x PCIe 3.0 x16, and 1 x M.2 capable of 32Gbps. The board supports CPUs with up to a 180W TDP, eating up the new EPYC-based CPUs with 32C/64T of power.

  • AMD EPYC™ 7000 series processor family
  • 8-Channel RDIMM/LRDIMM/NVDIMM DDR4, 16 x DIMMs
  • 2 x SFP+ 10Gb/s LAN ports (Broadcom® BCM 57810S)
  • 1 x Dedicated management port
  • 4 x SlimSAS (for 16 x SATA 6Gb/s) ports
  • Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen3 x4 interface
  • Up to 4 x PCIe Gen3 x16 slots and 3 x PCIe Gen3 x8 slots
  • Aspeed® AST2500 remote management controller

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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