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MSI MEG X399 CREATION (AMD X399) Motherboard Review (Page 3)

Steven Bassiri | Mar 25, 2019 at 11:53 pm CDT - 0 mins, 33 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 92%Manufacturer: MSI

Circuit Analysis

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The MEG X399 CREATION shows us what it's got under the hood when we remove the heat sinks and shields.

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Here we have the massive 16-phase VRM consisting of 70A Infineon TDA21472 power stages and controlled by the IR35201 in 8-phase mode.

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We find eight IR3599 doublers on the rear of the motherboard. The SoC VRm is made up of three TDA21472 70A power stages and is controlled by an IR35204.

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The memory VRMs are identical and use Texas Instruments CSD87350 NexFETs rated for 25A and are controlled by Primarion PV4210 digital PWMs.

Last updated: Nov 15, 2019 at 01:16 pm CST

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