++++ You can buy the ASRock X399 Taichi/A/ASRK Mainboard for a price of approx. 350 Euro (10/2017). It is in the middle price segment of the AMD TR4 motherboards.
The ASRock X399 Taichi AMD TR4 DDR4 motherboard offers a really powerful basic equipment including Triple M.2 and U.2, WiFi and Bluetooth, great OC results, very extensive OC settings, chic lighting effects and an appealing gear design for a high-end AMD Ryzen Threadripper PC.
As basic equipment, the X399 Taichi mainboard has a total of five PCI Express slots, eight SATA3 ports, three fast Ultra M.2 32Gb/s slots, one U.2 32Gb/s slot, one USB 3.1 Type-C, one USB 3.1 Type-A, up to twelve possible USB 3.0 ports (USB 3.1 Gen1), up to four possible USB 2.0 ports, two Gigabit LAN ports, 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth v4.0, 7.1 Purity 4 sound with content protection, analog sound output over three jacks, digital sound output via optical S/PDIF, eight DDR4 slots, ASRock A-Tuning software for Ryzen Threadripper overclocking and controlling the fans in Windows, ASRock RGB LED lighting, ASRock BIOS Flashback function to update BIOS without CPU and much more.
All-in-all the ASRock X399 Taichi motherboard offers fantastic equipment with extensive OC possibilities to build a current high-end AMD Ryzen Threadripper PC system!
Special thanks to ASRock for their support.
* All AMD TR4 motherboard reviews since 01.10.2017 are based on an AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X CPU, MSI Radeon R9 280 Twin Frozr Gaming 3GB PCI Express 3.0 video card, 4x 16GB Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4-2666 memory modules, Cooler Master Silent Pro M 600W power supply unit and the following software configuration: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 10 Pro, SiSoftware Sandra, Futuremark PCMark10, 3DMark and 3DMark06 (OC software is available in the Links & Downloads section). All benchmark results only offer a comparison among themselves for a rough motherboard performance comparison.