I am still certain INTEL will continue to increase more counts while maintaing their IPC lead over AMD's CPU architecture. But ZEN has certainly opened up Pandora's box. 32 Physicals cores incoming to a consumer market at reasonable cost is nothing less then astonishing.
That is not a realistic expectations when 8086k is available to masses. Good luck with your pipe dream if u think your 8086K will be worth twice the cost. You only have to glare at Pentium G3258 and you will be long gone before it is considered a vintage.
My second PC at home with
Core 2 Xtreme X6800 3.3Ghz
ECS nFORCE 570 SLI-A motherboard (when nVIDIA used to make chipsets :))
8MB of DDR2
EVGA GeForce 960 FTW
Samsung 850 EVO
It run everything from EVE Online, Dawn of War III, World of Warcraft etc just fine even at max settings...
That is not a fact for enterprise edition. Updates have never altered settings on my personnel PC running enterprise or workstation running 2016 Server Standard. Cannot speak for Professional or Home edition. But If you are worried about Telemetry there are more then few methods to turn it off...
While true that ASUS holds the crown but it comes at cost. To get best out of OC capabilities , you have to get into their Maximux line and those boards cost almost same as CPU itself. While Asrock offers same features for lot less. For example ASUS ROG Maximus X Hero ( Least expensive board in...
Asus has overall the UEFI BIOS out there in the segment. ASKROCK simply offers lot more for your money with excellent overclocking capabilities in the industry. Have not purchase Gigabyte / MSI in a decade.