I get the reason. And computing moves forward particularly at the HDET end of town. But I think thats a pretty short life for a platform. Then again TRX40 isnt' going to last any longer, it two will last just two cpu cycles. At which point it will go to DDR5 and PCIE-5 I think there will be a lot of annoyed gamers that bought into threadripper. Of course if your into highend IO. AI etc. This will be a god send. 4 x NVme 4.0 4xPCIE storage. 15GB/S and you can have multiples of that while still puting significant SATA storage off your chipset.