AMD TRX40 ATX motherboard sTR4 for 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper series processors, with 16 power stages, on-board Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), 2.5 Gbps LAN, USB 3.2 Gen 2, SATA, three M.2, OLED and Aura Sync RGB lighting
- Ready for the latest 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ series processors to maximize connectivity and speed with up to three M.2 drives, USB 3.2 Gen 2.
- Unmatched personalization: OLED and Aura Sync RGB lighting, including RGB headers and addressable Gen 2 RGB headers
- Optimal Power Solution: 16 power stages with ProCool II power connector, high-quality chokes and durable capacitors to support multi-core processors
- Comprehensive cooling: Active cooling VRM and Chipset heatsink, stacked-fin heatsink, with on-board dual M.2 heatsinks and a water pump+ header
- Gaming connectivity: Three M.2, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port and Type-C front panel connector
- Gaming networking: 2.5Gbps LAN and Intel® Gigabit Ethernet with ASUS LANGuard, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) with MU-MIMO, and gateway teaming via GameFirst V
- Gaming audio: High fidelity audio with SupremeFX S1220, DTS® Sound Unbound and Sonic Studio III to draw you deeper into the action
- Easy DIY: ROG-patented pre-mounted I/O shield, Flexkey, ASUS SafeSlot, ASUS Node connector and BIOS FlashBack™ for a friendlier building experience
Solid Hardware Specs
With comprehensive cooling options and robust power delivery to fuel CPUs with more cores, plus faster storage and memory, ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming provides all the essentials you need to harness the full potential of components in your build for top-tier gaming performance.
Digital power control and an array of power stages ensures ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming has the muscle to control the latest Threadripper CPUs.
ProCool II Power Connectors
ProCool II sockets are built to tight specifications to ensure flush contact with the PSU power lines and have a metal armor for improved heat dissipation. The connector's lower impedance helps prevent hotspots and improves reliability.
Active VRM Heatsink
An active VRM heatsink provides a large contact area for the MOSFETs and chokes, enabling more efficient cooling of the MOS heatsink for better performance and wattage resistance.
Closely-packed, multi-layered fins maximize the surface area to speed heat dissipation from the controller, improving cooling.
Dual M.2 Heatsink
The M.2 heatsink keeps the Dual M.2 SSD at the optimum operating temperature for consistent performance and reliability.
A backplate on the rear of the board helps balance MOSFET temperatures while providing structural reinforcement.
A high-quality thermal pad helps transfer heat from the inductor and phase array to the heatsink.
Active Chipset Heatsink
PCIe 4.0 provides twice the bandwidth for data flowing through the chipset, which creates more heat than the previous generation. ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming features an actively cooled heatsink to prevent throttling during sustained transfers.
Custom Delta Superflo Fan
A specially-designed air duct helps the fan generate static pressure and concentrates air flow over the fins.
ROG Strix TRX40-E gaming features an SoC VRM heatsink positioned in the pathway of the chipset fan's airflow to enable the SoC VRM to stay cool during memory overclocking.
The heatsink fin density is optimized to maximize surface area while maintaining a low-resistance exhaust path.
Cooler by Design
CPU Fan Header
A dedicated PWM/DC fan header for CPU coolers.
AIO Pump Fan Header
A dedicated PWM/DC header for self-contained water-cooling setups.
Water Pump + Header
A dedicated header that can supply over 3A to high-performance PWM or DC water pumps.
The M.2 heatsink keeps the dual M.2 SSDs at the optimum operating temperature for consistent performance and reliability.
4-pin PWM/DC Fan Header
Every onboard header supports auto-detection of PWM or DC fans.
Dedicated header for onboard heatsink fans.
ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming is engineered with the latest connectivity for the best gaming experiences. Transfer files faster and banish lag as you secure more victories.
DDR4 OC 4666MHz
The TRX40 platform delivers ample bandwidth on multiple fronts. Its quad-channel memory controller supports up to 256 GB of DDR4 memory across eight slots and an optimized trace layout enables DDR4 memory overclocking with maxed-out speeds for your build.
Triple PCIe 4.0 M.2
ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming features triple M.2 slots. The M.2_3 slot supports both SATA and PCIe 4.0 x4 modes, and the other slots support PCIe 4.0 x4 for NVMe. Together, they give you the fastest and most-flexible M.2 interface available.
ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming amps up networking with 2.5G Ethernet and next-gen Intel Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) that surpasses gigabit speeds to take your LAN to the next level. With ROG GameFirst software that offers multi-gate teaming, you'll enjoy the very best online gaming experience.
The latest 802.11ax standard delivers high efficiency wireless connectivity for better gaming enjoyment. As well as providing better network pings in multi-user environments, 802.11ax also greatly improves throughput and coverage over earlier standards.
2.5G on-board Ethernet kicks your Ethernet connection up a notch with an up to 2.5X bandwidth improvement. Using your existing Ethernet cable, you can take advantage this networking upgrade to experience smoother, lag-free gaming, immediately stream high-resolution videos and enjoy faster file transfers.
Intel Gigabit Ethernet
ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming features Intel Ethernet (I211-AT), ensuring data exchanges with your network and the outside world are fast and smooth. Intel LAN reduces CPU overhead and increases TCP and UDP throughput, keeping more processing power.
Design & Customization
A host of design touches, including a unique cyber-text pattern, plus customization options, comprehensive validation lists, and the most diverse ecosystem of components in the industry make building and personalizing a gaming rig with ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming wonderfully easy.
Striking New Design
ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming strikes an arresting pose, with or without RGB. A unique RGB rainfall pattern on the VRM heatsink provides a colorful accent to this critical component. The I/O shroud sports a laser-engraved ROG logo topped with an acrylic plate imprinted with ROG's signature cybertext patterns, so switching on the lights illuminates a whole new aesthetic dimension – unique style with a cyberpunk edge.
Outshine the Competition
ROG Strix motherboards deliver sterling performance, accented by aesthetics to Outshine the Competition. ASUS Aura offers full RGB lighting control with a variety of functional presets for the built-in RGB LEDs as well as strips connected to the onboard RGB header – and it can all be synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura-capable ASUS hardware.
ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming is equipped with LiveDash, a built-in 1.3" OLED panel that displays useful information and customizable graphics. During the power-on, self-test (POST) phase, LiveDash shows key progress stats in simple language and via traditional POST codes. Then, during normal operation, the panel shows a choice of CPU frequency, device temperatures, fan speeds or information from the Water Cooling Zone. You're even able to customize the default LiveDash GIF, so that it'll display your own image or animation.
Addressable GEN 2 RGB Header
ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming's Addressable Gen 2 RGB headers are now capable of detecting the number of LEDs on second-gen addressable RGB devices, allowing the software to automatically tailor lighting effects to specific devices. The new headers also offer backward-compatibility with existing Aura RGB gear.
Having the freedom to pick and choose the parts that go into your machine is at the heart of PC DIY. That's why ROG Strix undergoes an extensive certification program focused on providing the very best compatibility with the widest range of components and devices. Our extensive list of guaranteed-compatible components is an invaluable aid to building a ROG Strix gaming rig. It specifies thousands of compatible parts, and it includes a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for memory – so you can build fuss-free.
The ROG Strix Ecosystem Awaits
Gear up with ROG Strix components, from graphics and sound cards, to mice and keyboards, and up your game with complementary aesthetics, control and compatibility – and enjoy more choice than any competing brand.
Shielded Audio, Superior Sound
Immerse yourself in sound with SupremeFX audio technology. Utilizing the S1220A codec, SupremeFX is the integrated-audio solution that's engineered to provide a flat frequency response for a neutral, detailed sound signature. And to ensure that pristine signature is perfectly preserved, the front-panel output is driven with dual op amps, delivering sonics with the scale and authority to create virtual worlds via your gaming headset.
Effective shielding against electromagnetic interference preserves the integrity of audio signals for the best sound quality.
Blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard or add-ons to provide cleaner audio.
Premium Nichicon audio capacitors
Fine-quality Japanese-made components that produce a warmer, natural sound with exceptional clarity and fidelity.
Dual OP amplifiers
With two op-amps onboard you're able to pump exceptional audio to your favorite cans, with 32-600-headphone impedance for great flexibility.
10 DAC channels, simultaneous 7.1-channel playback, independent 2.0-channel, multiple-stream stereo to front-panel outputs.
Tune Your Rig the way you Want
The ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming motherboard features firmware controls and software utilities designed for all skill levels, making setup, tuning and system maintenance simple. With options from overclocking and cooling to managing network performance and audio characteristics, you can configure your ROG Strix gaming build to perform the way you want.
Take care of complex tuning with just one click. ASUS 5-Way Optimization makes your PC smart by dynamically optimizing essential aspects of your system, providing overclocking and cooling profiles that are tailored for your rig.
The TurboV Processing Unit (TPU) is an intelligent onboard micro-controller that provides an array of system-tuning features, including the ability to fine-tune voltages, monitor system stats and adjust overclocking parameters.
The renowned ROG UEFI (BIOS) provides everything you need to configure, tweak, and tune your rig. It offers intelligently simplified options for newcomers to PC DIY, as well as comprehensive features for seasoned veterans.
All-Around Energy Efficiency
With the Energy Processing Unit (EPU) you'll enjoy system-wide power savings. The EPU automatically optimizes power consumption and maximizes savings with Away mode – a smart setting that creates an extreme energy-saving scenario by shutting down unused I/O controllers.
Fan Xpert 4
Enjoy comprehensive control over fans, water pumps and all-in-one (AIO) coolers, via either Fan Expert 4 or our award-winning UEFI. Whether you're cooling with air or water, Auto-Tuning mode intelligently configures all parameters with a single click. There's also an Extreme Quiet mode, which reduces all fan speeds to below the default minimum – keeping your system whisper-quiet when performing light tasks.
Digi+ Power Control
The Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) delivers real-time control over voltage droop, switching frequency and power-efficiency settings, allowing you to fine-tune CPU voltage regulation for ultimate stability and performance.
AMD's processors feature per-core tuning, and the ASUS Turbo app makes use of this feature by letting you assign applications to specific processor cores, prioritizing computing power where it's needed most.
The Power of AMD
AMD TRX40 Chipset
The AMD TRX40 chipset delivers outstanding overclocking capabilities for the latest AMD Socket sTRX4 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper series processors. It provides PCIe 4.0 support, 10 Gbps USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, and eight SATA 6 Gbps ports for faster data retrieval.
Ready for AMD Socket sTRX4 3rd Gen Ryzen Threadripper
ROG Strix TRX40-E Gaming motherboard supports the latest 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper series processors that boast up to 32 cores. It features quad-channel DDR4 memory, 64 lanes of PCI Express 4.0, 16 GT/s transfer speed for Gen 4 M.2 SSDs, and built-in native USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) for superior performance.
- Motherboard Type: Desktop
- Form Factor: ATX
- Socket: AMD sTRX4
- Chipset: AMD TRX40
- #Hide#DDR Type: DDR4
- CPU Support: Click here for CPU support
- RAM Technology: DDR4 (Quad Channel)
- RAM Slots: 8 x DIMM
- RAM Speeds: 4666(O.C.)/4600(O.C)/4400(O.C)/4333(O.C.)/4266(O.C.)/4133(O.C.)/3800(O.C.)/3733(O.C.)/3466(O.C.)/3400(O.C.)/3200/2800/2666/2400/2133 MHz
- Maximum Memory: 256GB
- Graphics: –
- Graphics Ports: –
- Multi-GPU Support: Supports NVIDIA 2-Way SLI Technology
Supports AMD 2-Way CrossFireX Technology
- PCI/PCI Express: 3 x PCIe 4.0 x16 (x16/x16/x16)
1 x PCIe 4.0 x4
- Storage: 8 x SATA III
2 x M.2 (2242/2260/2280/22110) – PCIe
1 x M.2 (2242/2260/2280/22110) – SATA & PCIe
- RAID: “RAID 0, 1, 10”
- Wireless: “Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
Wi-Fi 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.0
Supports dual band frequency 2.4/5 GHz
Supports 2×2 MU-MIMO
Supports bandwidth: HT20/HT40/HT80/HT160
Up to 1.73Gbps transfer speed”
- LAN: 2.5GB LAN & GB LAN
- Audio: ROG SupremeFX 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC S1220
- USB Ports Supported: 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (at back)
7 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A (at back)
4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (at mid-board)
4 x USB 2.0 (at mid-board)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel connector
- Back Panel I/O Ports: 1 x LAN (RJ45)
8 x USB 3.2 Gen 2
4 x USB 2.0
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Audio jacks
1 x Anti-surge 2.5G LAN (RJ45)
1 x USB BIOS FlashBack Button
- Internal I/O Connectors: 2 x Aura RGB Strip
2 x Addressable Gen 2
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
2 x USB 2.0
3 x M.2 Socket 1 with M key
1 x TPM
8 x SATA 6Gb/s
1 x CPU Fan
1 x CPU OPT Fan
3 x Chassis Fan
1 x AIO_PUMP
1 x W_PUMP+
- .: 1 x 24-pin EATX
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V
0 x Front audio
1 x Thermal sensor
1 x Power-on button
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x Node
1 x USB BIOS FlashBack button
1 x System panel
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 front panel
- .: 1 x Speaker
1 x Chipset Fan
1 x VRM_HS_FAN
- Additional Features: See Overview
- Package Type: Retail
- Package Weight: 2.4500 kg
- Warranty: 3 Years
- #Hide#M.2 Slot(s): Yes (M.2)
- #Hide#RGB Lighting: Yes (RGB)
- #Hide#No. LAN Ports: 2 x LAN
- #Hide#Max LAN Speed: 2.5GB LAN
- #Hide#Wi-Fi: Yes (Wi-Fi)