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post #7 of (permalink) Old 08-22-2019, 02:00 PM
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Quote: Originally Posted by crastakippers View Post
This is really making me hold off from upgrading my 1700 to 3700x.

Its not that I would not love the 3700x as it stands now but I already own an early first gen ryzen from the period prior to the linux kernel fix. So waiting this time feels sensible regardless of how much I want to support AMD.

I really look forward to seeing the results from der8auers survey and how this all turns out.

He certainly likes to change things up. I would never have contemplated beating a dead cow.
I wouldn't let a couple of percent in actual vs rated clock put me off, these are still great CPU's afterall and with a manual OC; even better. The issue is real but being blown out of proportion imo.

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