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|Processor||Ryzen Threadripper 1950X|
|Motherboard||X399 Fatal1ty Professional Gaming|
|Cooling||Custom loop water, 3x 420 Rad|
|Memory||Team T-FORCE XCALIBUR RGB 4000 @3466 CL14|
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|Case||Thermaltake Level 20 XT|
|Audio Device(s)||Xonar Essence STX II|
|Power Supply||FSP Aurum PT 1200W|
|Software||Windows 10 Pro 64-bit|
I am curious, does it offer a better IMC than Coffee Lake?Never said it offered more, just that it has been fun to play with. Also, most of the 7700K CPUs do not have this good of an IMC. Many of the high speed RAM makers wanted this chip for testing, as it was one of the only ones to hit 4600MHz reliably just by clicking the XMP profile.
In that case you might as well say you take an X299 + 7980XE combo.The 7740X is just a repackaged 7700K
It it is a horrible marketing and manifacturing decisions.
Its thermals are not as great
its core count fits 2016 standards
If proposed to me at zero cost, ill take an X299+7740X combo over an X370+1600X one. Sorry.
Fact is even Intel's other offerings trash that ridiculous rebranded 7700k bonded to a LGA2066 socket.
Even the new i5s are Hex-cores now, I take those and a decent Z370 broad over that 7740X any day.
And on some X299 broads, the 7740X offers LESS usable PCI-E slots than the 7700K + Z270 combo.