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Reviews AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X and 3960X Review

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 25 Nov 2019.

  1. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Indeed. At least AMD have launched these CPUs. It's amazing how many Intel ES I've had that were never launched. Simply because Intel couldn't be arsed and didn't want to push things on quickly.

    Yeah the prices are crazy. But, so is the performance if you need it :)
     
  2. Christopher N. Lew

    Christopher N. Lew Folding in memory of my father

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    When do the motherboard reviews come out?
     
  3. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    OC3D has a couple.
     
  4. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    OC3D has a couple up, IIRC GN has a couple up, and IIRC Guru3d said their would be up in the next day or so... one assumes Bit will be in the next day or so also.
     
  5. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    "If you're not sure whether or not you need HEDT then you don't need it" somebody said. And was completely correct.

    Personally I have absolutely ZERO need for TR but damn I want one.
     
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  6. Maki role

    Maki role Dale you're on a roll... Staff

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    What?
     
  7. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    ... as in two separate systems; one for work & one for gaming.
     
  8. Maki role

    Maki role Dale you're on a roll... Staff

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    No that's not the bit I didn't get.
     
  9. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    You lost me, then... I may be in 'literal thinking mode'. :(
     
  10. Maki role

    Maki role Dale you're on a roll... Staff

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    Somebody having a workstation-type rig with a big Threadripper CPU plus related parts doesn't automatically lead to "rich enough" to have a second vanity system purely for gaming and also has top of the range parts.
     
  11. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    Ahh... my inference was 'possible' rather than 'probable'; I would guess that a typical £2000 CPU based machine would be a rather small percentile of privately owned machines & more likely to be business owned.
     
  12. xaser04

    xaser04 Ba Ba Ba BANANA!

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    *Must resist pricing up TR 3960X based system*
    *Must resist pricing up TR 3960X based system*
    *Must resist pricing up TR 3960X based system*
    *Must resist pricing up TR 3960X based system*
    *Must resist pricing up TR 3960X based system*

    Head says - don't be stupid you only game and a 5Ghz 8700K is bang on for that..
    Heart say - Yeah but Corezzzzzzzzzz & shiny!! :p
     
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  13. Zak33

    Zak33 Staff Staff Administrator

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    i agree entirely... pre AMD Ryzen/TR/EPYC this was never gonna happen, becaue Intel didn't need to push.... but now, the potential power for 3d renders and worker is enormous

    And... if my old man, who likes to produce video in 4k, decides to upgrade from his older i7 ... there is SOO MUCH CHOICE for so little money now, and it's not only Intel... he has CHOICE at last.
     
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  14. Fizzban

    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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    Ah yes, the fabled inferior clocks/cores. Once thought a myth brought about by unlikely legends. The Amdathlon of old has some truth to it, it seems. Did the mighty Intelicus fool us these long years?!

    Say not so!
     
  15. Sn3akr

    Sn3akr Member

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    If money wasn't an issue, I would love to do a custom water build with this kind of hardware, it would be an awesome experience.. But i'm afraid that's newer gonna fly with my significant other.. But hey, I can still dream :D

    But maybe there's gonna be a 3950X in my next upgrade *drool*
     
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