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Raistlin

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AMD Thread Ripper is coming - and I feel a stirring....
« on: August 04, 2017, 03:27:25 PM »
Hi all,

So, if words, specs and acronyms like: asynchronous multi-threading, MIMD, 40MB cache, x399 chipset, TR4 Extra Large Grid Array, 16 Core, 32 Threads etc.
get your juices flowing... then check out:

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-threadripper-preorder-processor-ryzen,35111.html

Ca'nt wait to get them in SA... probably have to wait 6 months...  :(



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Re: AMD Thread Ripper is coming - and I feel a stirring....
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2017, 03:57:24 PM »
Have you seen the prices of the high end Broadwells ? PHARK they are expensive, this 6 core Haswell I am using has not set a foot wrong since I built the box and while the newer x99 chipset compatible processors do some things better, I cannot see a good reason to spend so much money.
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Re: AMD Thread Ripper is coming - and I feel a stirring....
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2017, 08:55:23 PM »
Will generate so much heat that you will be able to run it only inside your fridge.
« Last Edit: August 06, 2017, 10:32:05 PM by aw27 »

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Re: AMD Thread Ripper is coming - and I feel a stirring....
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2017, 10:03:47 PM »
I have long had a solution to that problem, I built the last this box with a liquid cooled radiator and while the processor is like an acre paddock alongside the i7's and earlier, it seems to run at about 35c so its not a problem. I have always overkilled board/processor setups with big coolers, the last i7 cooler was so big I could not put it into a normal case and had to buy a new wide one. It always ran stone cold.
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