AMD’s Next Gen x86 High Performance Core is Code Named “Zen”

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  1. stergiopilus

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    Yup, I paid about $545 for the MSI X399 with recent ebay sale.
     
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    nice rig. the jump from c16 to c14 ram adds $$$. looks like the corsair sticks are the sweet spot for the money. and some reports of getting them a bit tighter with a small bump in volts
     
  3. nope

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    noice ill give that a shot
     
  4. stergiopilus

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    Just got windows installed on my 1950x, x399 msi mobo and 32gb G.skill flare x at 3200mhz. This thing flies!

    I put a H115i cooler on (with noctua thermal paste) and swapped the 2 fans for Noctua 14cm fans (1500rpm), and it's very quiet (PWM on auto hasn't made them go faster than about 800rpm) and CPU temps are topping out at 60deg under prime95 stress test. Very happy with that.
     
  5. PureFire

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    Nice work. Gonna overclock it?
     
  6. stergiopilus

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    Once i've got windows set up with all my programs and when I have time I might see what it's limit is, but probably afterwards will leave it at stock. It's fast enough for what I need at this stage.
     
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    just got my R7 1700. Was going to purchase the R5 1600x but was overwhelmed with the after market cpu choices.

    Got it on discount, pretty happy right now, can't wait to start streaming, editing a few videos and watching porn all at once:thumbup:
     
  8. Chris H

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    Preach brother preach! ha-ha
     
  9. PureFire

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    Should be interesting to see where the 8 core 1900X stands when reviews are released later tonight.

    Has anyone heard of more X399 motherboard releases other than the Asus Prime-A which is out today? The lineup is so thin.
     
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    the asrock fatality is out for 729 which isn't hideous.

    now as for the noctuas....that prime 95 definitely wasn't small ffts because if it was it would be a lot worse...just for shits and giggles i ran my 3900 TR and my h115i and it peaked at 78 degrees.

    those temps of yous stergiopilus is that just the standard p95 run or small ffts?

    59.6 with corona 1.3 and this ie and email and av etc running
    also note my varders were only spinning at 1300 and topped out at 1500 on the prime run so i can ramp them up more :)

    blender robot 1 min 35 topped out at 69 fans 1400

    now stock temps are a lot lower that blender would barely hit 60

    so yeah overclocking on one of those would be out
     
  11. sammy_b0i

    sammy_b0i Laugh it up, fuzzball!

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    There goes the only advantage X299 had, and that's if you were willing to pay extra for it in the first place. Now coming for free to AMD. :thumbup:
     
  12. OJR

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    So apparently it looks like the 1900X is not a smart buy.
     
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    GG time to buy TR4 now :D


    Needed to be 10 cores.
     
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    Yeah, the platform cost is the hurdle with the 1900X, but if you needed the PCIe lanes for GPU compute and NVME storage then maybe it would be viable. Thats still something Ive yet to see a review of by the way.
     
  16. Phido

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    Ouch...
    Yeh, thats a heck of a premium over a 1700.. (or 1800x)
    NVMe raid however is good to see.

    Totally thinking now that I would be very happy with a mITX with a 1700.
     
  17. cbjaust

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    Makes the 1920X look good and the 1950X look even better in terms of $ per core...
     
  18. Phido

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    Its the thread ripper I don't really understand at that price.

    Scoptec has the Intel Core i7 7820X at a few bucks more (or refurbished at the same price). 8 core, higher clock, higher iPC. Its faster in single thread and multi-threaded workloads. Okay its 12 lanes down on the 6xxx series and more down on AMD. But still 28 lanes is likely to be enough for most people.

    It would be a tough call to buy a CPU that is slower in nearly all cases, for a few extra PCIe. If PCIe was important then get an Epyc 7251 for $400 USD with 128 lanes.

    If it was the same price as a 1800x, well then, fair enough. However, I think its overpriced.
     
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    The 1900X is a silly product... well it's a silly price.
     
  20. SiriusDragon

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    I like the 1900X cause I resent the idea of having to pay over $1000 for a CPU just so I get enough PCIe lanes for all my devices :mad:

    The 1920X or 1950X are nice but I honestly don't need that many cores/threads.

    In saying that if the 1900X really is that garbage in value when it comes out I'd just skip it and get a bigger chip.
     

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