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Some text based reviews, but I guess no-one cares to read any more so...
Sweclockers are testing with PBO and compares air vs liquid cooling as well.
 
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tons of coars.

Definitely a specialist chip.
 
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What really has impressed me is the wattage of this monster of CPU. Has shown what the 7nm is really capable of and that we are just at the beginning. 25~30% more all core performance at the same power draw compared to 3900X.
Also points out that the rest of us have the bottom of the barel silicon (well we knew that already)... and why 3950X is so late after 3000series launch
Its Theadripper/EPYC time now...
 
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The low cost, low power Home Server CPU King has entered the arena.

Very impressive indeed what AMD achieved on their AM4 platform.
 
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Well it looks like the more cores the higher the clock speed (well boost anyway) on Ryzen. If that does translate I expect the TR4 chips to be able to boost to 5.0 or so hopefully. But seriously this is a nice killer chip.
 
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Well it looks like the more cores the higher the clock speed (well boost anyway) on Ryzen. If that does translate I expect the TR4 chips to be able to boost to 5.0 or so hopefully. But seriously this is a nice killer chip.
I dont think this is a correlation. Chiplet design is all same from top to bottom. Its just better binning, and product segmentation. The 5GHz single boost is unlikely for TR40 IMHO.
 
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I dont think this is a correlation. Chiplet design is all same from top to bottom. Its just better binning, and product segmentation. The 5GHz single boost is unlikely for TR4 IMHO.
If AMD does keep the promise of the top 5% binned chips going into TR4 they might. However I was using my heart (as it is already mentioned that the 3950X also qualifies for the previous statement) instead of head to make that statement so you are essentially right.
 
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Some text based reviews, but I guess no-one cares to read any more so...
Sweclockers are testing with PBO and compares air vs liquid cooling as well.
looking at a few reviews, boost clocks are all over the place. GN doesnt come close and Tom's is spot on...

No tpu review.....interesting.....

Edit: anand was 4.45ghz... yikes.
 
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If AMD does keep the promise of the top 5% binned chips going into TR4 they might.
I believe they are going to keep it and even better. But they are going to use it for keeping TDP under control and not stress the silicon for the speed hunt. They dont need that for a platform ment primarily for workstation puproses
 
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and why 3950X is so late after 3000series launch
Its Theadripper/EPYC time now...
"We are focusing on meeting the strong demand for our 3rd generation AMD Ryzen processors in the market and now plan to launch both the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X and initial members of the 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper processor family in volume this November. We are confident that when enthusiasts get their hands on the world’s first 16-core mainstream desktop processor and our next-generation of high-end desktop processors, the wait will be well worth it."

Also keep in mind during that time demand for the 3900x was thru the roof. What's hilarious now are all the conspiracy theories about how the 3950x suffered from poor clocks, smh.
 
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I believe they are going to keep it and even better. But they are going to use it for keeping TDP under control and not stress the silicon for the speed hunt. They dont need that for a platform ment primarily for workstation puproses
Indeed the next iteration is strictly for workstations. The only game that I can think of that will benefit from all of those cores may be AOTS. I guess that it because I am on X399 that I would love AMD to release a 7NM chip for X399 but we would probably have to have a 2 million signature petition (I doubt that many people even own X399 systems) to make that happen.
 
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I guess that it because I am on X399 that I would love AMD to release a 7NM chip for X399 but we would probably have to have a 2 million signature petition (I doubt that many people even own X399 systems) to make that happen.
While the package output and socket it self of the 3000series Threadripper is identical (physical connection) to previous there is a quiet large re-arrangement of the pins because of the PCI-E lanes increase. This cant be compatible in any way.
 
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While the package output and socket it self of the 3000series Threadripper is identical (physical connection) to previous there is a quiet large re-arrangement of the pins because of the PCI-E lanes increase. This cant be compatible in any way.
I know what you are saying. I do think it is entirely possible for AMD to use the current pin layout to get a 7nm processor to run. I could honestly care less about PCI_E 4.0.
 
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Some text based reviews, but I guess no-one cares to read any more so...
Sweclockers are testing with PBO and compares air vs liquid cooling as well.
I do. I hate youtube personalities. Thank you for this.
 
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I know what you are saying. I do think it is entirely possible for AMD to use the current pin layout to get a 7nm processor to run. I could honestly care less about PCI_E 4.0.
1st and 2nd gen Threadripper has 60 PCI-e lane useable for user, splitting into 48 for general purpose and 12 for M.2. New 3rd gen has 56 PCI-e lane useabe for users, splitting into 48 for general purpose and 8 for M.2.
So if some one puts 3rd gen on X399 atleast 1 M.2 will be unusable or a PCI-e slot depending how it is routed in board layout.
And this will creat confusion among users.
 
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The biggest whopper for is that the 3950x does all that and barely consumes more power than the 3900x. And it actually runs slightly cooler. What freaking black magic is this!? Apparently it is easier to cool then you would think. And its power management is incredibly smart which is why it doesn't draw hardly more power than the 3900x.
 
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