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What CPU architecture do you use?

What CPU architecture do you use?

  • AMD Bulldozer or older

    Votes: 452 2.9%
  • AMD Zen 1

    Votes: 687 4.4%
  • AMD Zen 2

    Votes: 1,601 10.3%
  • AMD Zen 3

    Votes: 5,419 35.0%
  • AMD Zen 4

    Votes: 1,076 7.0%
  • Intel 8th Gen or older

    Votes: 2,151 13.9%
  • Intel 9th Gen (Coffee Lake)

    Votes: 776 5.0%
  • Intel 10th Gen (Comet Lake)

    Votes: 687 4.4%
  • Intel 11th Gen (Rocket Lake)

    Votes: 434 2.8%
  • Intel 12th Gen (Alder Lake)

    Votes: 1,117 7.2%
  • Intel 13th Gen (Raptor Lake)

    Votes: 791 5.1%
  • Intel or AMD HEDT

    Votes: 283 1.8%

  • Total voters
  • Poll closed .
Jun 20, 2022
302 (0.48/day)
System Name Galaxy Tab S8+
Processor Snapdragon 8 gen 1 SOC
Cooling passive
Memory 8 GB
Storage 256 GB + 512 GB SD
Display(s) 2.800 x 1.752 Super AMOLED
Power Supply 10.090 mAh
Software Android 12
ARM and RISC-V is missing in the poll.
May 24, 2007
1,100 (0.18/day)
System Name Blackwidow/
Processor Ryzen 5950x / Threadripper 3960x
Motherboard Asus x570 Crosshair viii impact/ Asus Zenith ii Extreme
Cooling Ek 240Aio/Custom watercooling
Memory 32gb ddr4 3600MHZ Crucial Ballistix / 32gb ddr4 3600MHZ G.Skill TridentZ Royal
Video Card(s) MSI RX 6900xt/ XFX 6800xt
Storage WD SN850 1TB boot / Samsung 970 evo+ 1tb boot, 6tb WD SN750
Display(s) Sony A80J / Dual LG 27gl850
Case Cooler Master NR200P/ 011 Dynamic XL
Audio Device(s) On board/ Soundblaster ZXR
Power Supply Corsair SF750w/ Seasonic Prime Titanium 1000w
Mouse Razer Viper Ultimate wireless/ Logitech G Pro X Superlight
Keyboard Logitech G915 TKL/ Logitech G915 Wireless
Software Win 10 Pro
I have zen 3 desktop and zen 1 and 2 hedt. I wish yall separated the hedt portion. My wife's 2 pc consist of an alderlake cpu and zen 2 desktop cpu.
Dec 13, 2007
262 (0.04/day)
Montreal, QC
System Name No Name
Processor i7 980 @ 4.2ghz
Motherboard GA-X99M-GAMING
Video Card(s) MSU Gaming X 1070
Audio Device(s) X7 Creative LE
Mouse Razer Naga
Keyboard K95 Corsair RGB Blue
9900k @ 5.2ghz 24/7

I play at 4k so upgrading cpu to me doesn't make a big difference as the GPU bottlenecks it.
Aug 12, 2010
77 (0.02/day)
Processor Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Motherboard Biostar B450GT3
Cooling Wraith Max + 2x Noctua Redux NF-P12 / 1x NF-B9 / 1x NF-R8
Memory 2x8GB Corsair LPX DDR4-3200
Video Card(s) Gigabyte RX 6700 XT Gaming OC
Storage Netac N950e Pro 1TB NVMe
Display(s) Dell 32" S3222DGM - 1440P 165Hz
Case Riotoro CR1088
Power Supply Corsair VS550
Mouse Microsoft Comfort Mouse 4500
Keyboard Dell KB216
Software Windows 11 Pro
Dec 28, 2012
3,475 (0.85/day)
System Name Skunkworks
Processor 5800x3d
Motherboard x570 unify
Cooling Noctua NH-U12A
Memory 32GB 3600 mhz
Video Card(s) asrock 6800xt challenger D
Storage Sabarent rocket 4.0 2TB, MX 500 2TB
Display(s) Asus 1440p144 27"
Case Old arse cooler master 932
Power Supply Corsair 1200w platinum
Mouse *squeak*
Keyboard Some old office thing
Software openSUSE tumbleweed/Mint 21.2
5800x3d, hopefully until 2030 ish. my old ivy bridge setup still runs fine and likely will for years to come.
Nov 15, 2021
2,668 (3.17/day)
Knoxville, TN, USA
System Name Work Computer | Unfinished Computer
Processor Core i7-6700 | Ryzen 5 5600X
Motherboard Dell Q170 | Gigabyte Aorus Elite Wi-Fi
Cooling A fan? | Truly Custom Loop
Memory 4x4GB Crucial 2133 C17 | 4x8GB Corsair Vengeance RGB 3600 C26
Video Card(s) Dell Radeon R7 450 | RTX 2080 Ti FE
Storage Crucial BX500 2TB | TBD
Display(s) 3x LG QHD 32" GSM5B96 | TBD
Case Dell | Heavily Modified Phanteks P400
Power Supply Dell TFX Non-standard | EVGA BQ 650W
Mouse Monster No-Name $7 Gaming Mouse| TBD
Multiple responses? Everyday rig is on "Intel 8th Gen or older" but my gaming rig is Zen 3.
Apr 16, 2010
3,452 (0.68/day)
System Name LenovoⓇ ThinkPad™ T430
Processor IntelⓇ Core™ i5-3210M processor (2 cores, 2.50GHz, 3MB cache), Intel Turbo Boost™ 2.0 (3.10GHz), HT™
Motherboard Lenovo 2344 (Mobile Intel QM77 Express Chipset)
Cooling Single-pipe heatsink + Delta fan
Memory 2x 8GB KingstonⓇ HyperX™ Impact 2133MHz DDR3L SO-DIMM
Video Card(s) Intel HD Graphics™ 4000 (GPU clk: 1100MHz, vRAM clk: 1066MHz)
Storage SamsungⓇ 860 EVO mSATA (250GB) + 850 EVO (500GB) SATA
Display(s) 14.0" (355mm) HD (1366x768) color, anti-glare, LED backlight, 200 nits, 16:9 aspect ratio, 300:1 co
Case ThinkPad Roll Cage (one-piece magnesium frame)
Audio Device(s) HD Audio, RealtekⓇ ALC3202 codec, DolbyⓇ Advanced Audio™ v2 / stereo speakers, 1W x 2
Power Supply ThinkPad 65W AC Adapter + ThinkPad Battery 70++ (9-cell)
Mouse TrackPointⓇ pointing device + UltraNav™, wide touchpad below keyboard + ThinkLight™
Keyboard 6-row, 84-key, ThinkVantage button, spill-resistant, multimedia Fn keys, LED backlight (PT Layout)
Software MicrosoftⓇ WindowsⓇ 10 x86-64 (22H2)

It's neat that by now one can sort of tell when Zen actually took off, that many early Zen adopters quickly bet on Zen 3 after Zen 1, what was the upgrade path of people with Intel chips prior to Kaby Lake (Kaby, Zen 3 or Adler), and that those that were on Kaby or Coffee Lake are jumping to newer Intel chips.
May 11, 2022
41 (0.06/day)
System Name LAMP 2017
Processor Intel Core i7-7700K
Cooling Noctua NH-U9S
Memory Crucial 2x8 GB DDR4-2400 CL17
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 HYBRID
Storage WD Black SN850X 4TB, Samsung 870 QVO 8TB
Display(s) Alienware AW3821DW
Case NCASE M1 V2
Audio Device(s) RME ADI-2 Pro, Neumann KH120A, Sennheiser HD800
Power Supply Corsair SF750 Platinum
Mouse Logitech G303
Keyboard (varies)
On Intel 7th Gen (Kaby Lake) and would be on a Zen 3 if not for the pandemic. Instead it's likely that I'll be moving to a Zen 4 X3D or Raptor Lake sometime next year depending on what price/perf looks like around Q2.


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Dec 18, 2008
1,959 (0.35/day)
Most of the time (99%) I’m using a M2 Mac. I did just build a 12100F and Arc 380 Plex server.
Dec 12, 2012
699 (0.17/day)
System Name THU
Processor Intel Core i5-13600KF
Motherboard ASUS PRIME Z790-P D4
Cooling SilentiumPC Fortis 3 v2 + Arctic Cooling MX-2
Memory Crucial Ballistix 2x16 GB DDR4-3600 CL16 (dual rank)
Video Card(s) MSI GeForce RTX 4070 Ventus 3X OC 12 GB GDDR6X (2610/21000 @ 0.91 V)
Storage Lexar NM790 2 TB + Corsair MP510 960 GB + PNY XLR8 CS3030 500 GB + Toshiba E300 3 TB
Display(s) LG OLED C8 55" + ASUS VP229Q
Case Fractal Design Define R6
Audio Device(s) Yamaha RX-V381 + Monitor Audio Bronze 6 + Bronze FX | FiiO E10K-TC + Sony MDR-7506
Power Supply Corsair RM650
Mouse Logitech M705 Marathon
Keyboard Corsair K55 RGB PRO
Software Windows 10 Home
Benchmark Scores Benchmarks in 2024?
Interesting results. I did not expect Zen 3 to be that popular.

I am waiting for Zen 4 X3D before I choose my next upgrade. That could be my first AMD CPU since 2011 (Phenom X6, which was not great).
Jun 27, 2019
1,787 (1.04/day)
System Name I don't name my systems.
Processor i3-12100F 'power limit removed'
Motherboard Asus Prime B660-PLUS D4
Cooling ID-Cooling SE 224 XT ARGB V3 'CPU', 4x Be Quiet! Light Wings + 2x Arctic P12 black case fans.
Memory 4x8GB G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200MHz
Video Card(s) Asus TuF V2 RTX 3060 Ti @1920 MHz Core/950mV Undervolt
Storage 4 TB WD Red, 1 TB Silicon Power A55 Sata, 1 TB Kingston A2000 NVMe, 256 GB Adata Spectrix s40g NVMe
Display(s) 29" 2560x1080 75 Hz / LG 29WK600-W
Case Be Quiet! Pure Base 500 FX Black
Audio Device(s) Onboard + Hama uRage SoundZ 900+USB DAC
Power Supply Seasonic CORE GM 500W 80+ Gold
Mouse Canyon Puncher GM-20
Keyboard SPC Gear GK630K Tournament 'Kailh Brown'
Software Windows 10 Pro
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It's neat that by now one can sort of tell when Zen actually took off, that many early Zen adopters quickly bet on Zen 3 after Zen 1, what was the upgrade path of people with Intel chips prior to Kaby Lake (Kaby, Zen 3 or Adler), and that those that were on Kaby or Coffee Lake are jumping to newer Intel chips.

I was one of those weirdos who bought Zen 1 in 2018 and used it till 2022 and then switched to Alder Lake in early 2022 cause reasons.:oops:
AMD had nothing to offer in my budget range and at the time my B350 mobo had no official support for the 5000 serie CPUs 'non X 5600 also did not exist yet' and even the second hand R5 3600 prices were too high for my taste so I just sold the entire platform and made the switch with a B660 and a 12100F.

I needed the single thread IPC upgrade for some of the games I play, my 1600x wasn't exactly doing great in that regard.
Sure if I knew that my mobo will get the support and that a non X cheaper 5600 is coming at a later point maybe I would just go for that and stay with AMD but well its history now, can't say that I regret it either. 'This platform will last me a long time since I have no need for anything faster than a i3-locked i5 anyway.'
Dec 14, 2011
927 (0.21/day)
Processor AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
Cooling Corsair iCUE H115i Elite Capellix 280mm
Memory 32GB G.Skill DDR4 3600Mhz CL18
Video Card(s) ASUS RTX 3070 Ti TUF Gaming OC Edition
Storage Sabrent Rocket 1TB M.2
Display(s) Dell S3220DGF
Case Corsair iCUE 4000X
Audio Device(s) ASUS Xonar D2X
Power Supply Corsair AX760 Platinum
Mouse Razer DeathAdder V2 - Wireless
Keyboard Corsair K70 MK.2 Low-Profile Rapidfire
Software Microsoft Windows 11 Pro (64-bit)
Moved from Intel, and for the same reasons, I am going to move from nVidia in the future. I was tired of being milked top dollar for small gains while they treat their customers like dirt. But I suppose when you are no longer a customer and a "consumer" you don't have to take them into account, eh nGreedia, eh Intel?

In any case, the AMD 5900X made complete sense to upgrade to, lovely bunch of cores for my multitasking needs as well as very good gaming performance. This machine hasn't given me any trouble but for one, and that is... my RTX3070Ti, it's the lame-ass 8GB VRAM buffer, it should have had 12GB minimum, preferably 16GB, I keep running out when I mod.
Oct 25, 2022
86 (0.17/day)
Dhanbad, India
System Name Om Namah Shivay
Processor AMD Ryzen 9 7900x
Motherboard Asrock X670E Steel Legend
Cooling NZXT Kraken X63
Memory Corsair Vengeance 2X16GB DDR5 6000MHz ( At stock JEDEC 4800 MHz)
Video Card(s) ASUS Dual Fan AMD Radeon RX 6700XT
Storage 500 GB Crucial P5 Plus; 1TB Crucial P5 Plus; 1TB HDD: 2TB Adata S7 Blade; 1TB Crucial MX500;
Display(s) Samsung Odyssey G4 25" (Primary); Samsung S19B150 (secondary display)
Case Lian Li O11 Dynamic EVO
Audio Device(s) Razer Blackshark V2
Power Supply ASUS Thor 850P 80 Plus Platinum
Mouse Razer Basilisk V3 (Productivity); Razer Viper 8kHz (Secondary)
Keyboard Razer Huntsman Tournament Edition
Software Windows 11
Benchmark Scores Can it run Crysis?
Just upgraded from an obsolete i3 3210 on my previous desktop to a humble r9 7900x.
I do think that zen4 helped zen3 post better sales as zen4 platform cost is pretty high and zen3 got cheaper post zen4 launch.
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Nov 8, 2022
33 (0.07/day)
Processor INTEL CORE i7-4770k
Motherboard GIGABYTE GA-Z87X-UD3H
Cooling noctua NH-D12L
Memory HyberX fury DDR3 32GB (4X8)
Video Card(s) ZOTAC GAMING GeForce RTX 3060 AMP White Edition
Storage HyberX fury 256GB SSD, WD blue 1TB HDD, Seagate BarraCuda 4TB HDD
Display(s) Lenovo legion Y25-30
Power Supply GIGABYTE SUPERB 720
Mouse Microsoft Basic Optical Mouse v2.0
Keyboard Microsoft Wired Keyboard 600
Software Windows 11 Pro
i am still using the 4th gen core i7 4770k Haswell cpu and still work fine, i will celebrate 10th year anniversary for my pc next year, i hope to keep in service for next several years because i can't build a new pc currently, also not very necessary as long still work for gaming and editing sometimes
Jun 20, 2019
31 (0.02/day)
US of A
I have an Intel Core i7-3930k running at 4.2Ghz, all-core. It is pretty old, but it gets the job done.
Sep 28, 2012
962 (0.23/day)
System Name Poor Man's PC
Processor AMD Ryzen 5 7500F
Motherboard MSI B650M Mortar WiFi
Cooling ID Cooling SE 206 XT
Memory 32GB GSkill Flare X5 DDR5 6000Mhz
Video Card(s) Sapphire Pulse RX 6800 XT
Storage XPG Gammix S70 Blade 2TB + 8 TB WD Ultrastar DC HC320
Display(s) Mi Gaming Curved 3440x1440 144Hz
Case Cougar MG120-G
Audio Device(s) MPow Air Wireless + Mi Soundbar
Power Supply Enermax Revolution DF 650W Gold
Mouse Logitech MX Anywhere 3
Keyboard Logitech Pro X + Kailh box heavy pale blue switch + Durock stabilizers
VR HMD Meta Quest 2
Benchmark Scores Who need bench when everything already fast?
Move from 3600 to 5600, difference so stark compared 1600 to 3600. I'm willing to upgrade sometimes in next year to 7700X3D, if motherboard price come down to sane level.
Nov 18, 2022
5 (0.01/day)
Processor AMD Ryzen 7 5800x
Motherboard ASUS ROG Strix X570-E Gaming
Cooling Corsair iCUE H100i Elite Capellix
Memory Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro SL 32GB 2x16 3600MHz
Video Card(s) XFX Speedster MERC310 RX 7900 XT Black
Storage 1TB 980 Pro, 2TB EVO Plus, 4TB Seagate BarraCuda, 120GB Kingston A400
Display(s) 1440p 170hz Acer Nitro Monitor ,1080p 75Hz Sceptre Monitor
Case Corsair iCUE 4000X RGB
Audio Device(s) Razer Kraken Ultimate
Power Supply Corsair RM 850x
Mouse Razer Basilisk V3
Keyboard Razer Blackwidow Pro V3
VR HMD 64GB Oculus Quest 2
Software Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
I have the R7 5800X
I used to have a FX-6130 (Upgraded from a Pre-Built in 2021)
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Aug 2, 2012
1,742 (0.41/day)
System Name TheDeeGee's PC
Processor Intel Core i7-11700
Motherboard ASRock Z590 Steel Legend
Cooling Noctua NH-D15
Memory Crucial Ballistix 3200/C16 4x8GB
Video Card(s) Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti 12GB
Storage Crucial P5 Plus 2TB / Crucial P3 Plus 2TB / Crucial P3 Plus 4TB
Display(s) EIZO CX240
Case Fractal Design Define 7
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster ZXR, AKG K601 Headphones
Power Supply Seasonic Fanless TX-700
Mouse Logitech G500s
Keyboard Keychron Q6
Software Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
Benchmark Scores None, as long as my games runs smooth.
Rocket Lake 11700 (Non-K) since March 2021, it replaced my 8 years old 4770K.
Jul 28, 2020
50 (0.04/day)
System Name PC / Laptop
Processor I9 13900K/ Ryzen 5 4600H
Motherboard MSI Z790 Tomahawk Wifi
Cooling Thermalright Peerless Assassin 120
Memory 2x16GB G.Skill F5-7200J3445G16G / 16GB 3200 2x8GB
Video Card(s) MSI RTX 3080 Gaming Z (using rn), Asus 1650 LP (Backup), / 1650 Gddr6
Storage 1TB SN750, 1TB Samsung 980, 1,7 TB HDD, 2x2TB MX500, 4TB 870 Evo/ Toshiba BG4 500GB NVME
Display(s) Gigabyte M27Q, Samsung Syncmaster 2043BW
Case BeQuiet! Pure Base 500DX / Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3
Audio Device(s) Beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro with Fiio K5 Pro ESS / Philips Fidelio X2HR with Fiio Olympus 2 E10K
Power Supply BeQuiet! Pure Power 12M 850W / Lenovo 135W
Mouse Microsoft Intellimouse Pro / Cooler Master MM731
Keyboard Sharkoon Skiller SGK30
Software W10 Pro (both machines)
switched my 2600x for a 5700x, both cost the same when i bought it (200€)
Nov 30, 2021
128 (0.16/day)
System Name Star Killer
Processor Intel 9900K
Motherboard Gigabyte Aorus Master z390 v.2
Cooling Lian Li Galahad 360mm AIO
Memory 32gb Gskill Trident Z RGB 4000mhz 4x8
Video Card(s) MSI RTX 3080 12GB Gaming Trio
Storage 1TB Samsung 980 x 1 | 1TB Crucial Gen 4 SSD x 1 | 500GB Samsung 980 SSD | 1TB Teamgroup SSD x 1
Display(s) 35inch Asus TUF 1440p 100hz UWQHD, 32 inch lenovo legion 1440p 144hz.
Case Lian Li O11D White
Audio Device(s) Logitech z333 speakers, G733 wireless surround sound headset
Power Supply EVGA 1000watt G6 Gold
Mouse Razer Basalisk, Logitech g600 mmo, Logitech g602 wireless
Keyboard Corsair K65 60% Keyboard (Cherry Silver Speeds) | Custom Varmillo keyboard
Software Windows 10 pro
Benchmark Scores Cinnebench R23 26,453
I still rock a 9900KS with my 3080 12GB. The 9900k barely breaks a sweat on 2k ultrawide. I love that thing, I plan to keep it for 5 more years.
Jan 3, 2015
2,864 (0.86/day)
System Name The beast and the little runt.
Processor Ryzen 5 5600X - Ryzen 9 5950X
Motherboard ASUS ROG STRIX B550-I GAMING - ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero X570
Cooling Noctua NH-L9x65 SE-AM4a - NH-D15 chromax.black with IPPC Industrial 3000 RPM 120/140 MM fans.
Memory G.SKILL TRIDENT Z ROYAL GOLD/SILVER 32 GB (2 x 16 GB and 4 x 8 GB) 3600 MHz CL14-15-15-35 1.45 volts
Storage Samsung 980 PRO 1 TB + 2 TB - Samsung 870 EVO 4 TB - 2 x WD RED PRO 16 GB + WD ULTRASTAR 22 TB
Display(s) Asus 27" TUF VG27AQL1A and a Dell 24" for dual setup
Case Phanteks Enthoo 719/LUXE 2 BLACK
Audio Device(s) Onboard on both boards
Power Supply Phanteks Revolt X 1200W
Mouse Logitech G903 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse
Keyboard Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum
Software WINDOWS 10 PRO 64 BITS on both systems
Benchmark Scores Se more about my 2 in 1 system here: kortlink.dk/2ca4x
Zen 3 here as well. 5600X and 5950X.


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Aug 9, 2008
5,111 (0.90/day)
Kingston, Ontario Canada
System Name Aliens Ryzen Rig | 2nd Hand Omen
Processor Ryzen R5 5600 | Ryzen R5 3600
Motherboard Gigabyte B450 Aorus Elite (F61 BIOS) | B450 matx
Cooling DeepCool Castle EX V2 240mm AIO| stock for now
Memory 8GB X 2 DDR4 3000mhz Team Group Vulcan | 16GB DDR4
Video Card(s) Sapphire Pulse RX 5700 8GB | GTX 1650 4GB
Storage Adata XPG 8200 PRO 512GB SSD OS / 240 SSD + 2TB M.2 SSD Games / 1000 GB Data | SSD + HDD
Display(s) Acer ED273 27" VA 144hz Freesync |TCL 32" 1080P w/ HDR
Case NZXT H500 Black | HP Omen Obelisk
Audio Device(s) Onboard Realtek | Onboard Realtek
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA G3 650w 80+ Gold | 500w
Mouse Steelseries Rival 500 15 button mouse w/ Razor Goliathus Chroma XL mousemat | Logitech G502
Keyboard Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB w/ Romer G tactile keys | Logitech G513 Carbon w/ Romer G tactile keys
Software Windows 10 Pro | Windows 10 Pro
was Zen+ but upgraded to Zen 3 R5 5600 on the cheap :)
Jan 20, 2019
1,226 (0.66/day)
London, UK
System Name ❶ Oooh (2023) ❷ Aaaah (2021) ❸ Ahemm (2017)
Processor ❶ (TBC) 5800X3D ❷ i7-9700K ❸ i7-7700K
Motherboard ❶ ASUS X570-F ❷ ASUS Z390-E ❸ ASUS Z270-E
Cooling ❶ (TBC) ❷ X62 + X72 (GPU mod) ❸ AS500-P
Memory ❶ 32-3600/16 ❷ 32-3200/16 ❸ 16-3200/16
Video Card(s) ❶ 3080 X Trio ❷ 2080TI (AIOmod) ❸ 1080TI
Display(s) ❶ 1440/165/IPS ❷ 1440/144/IPS ❸ 1080/144/IPS
Case ❶ (TBC) King 95 ❷ Cors 465X ❸ Fractal Mesh C
Audio Device(s) ❶ HyperX C2 ❷ HyperX C2 ❸ Logi G432
Power Supply ❶ HX1200 Plat ❷ RM750X ❸ EVGA 650W G2
Mouse ❶ Logi G Pro ❷ Razer Bas V3 ❸ Logi G502
Keyboard ❶ Logi G915 LS ❷ Anne P2 ❸ Logi G610
yay! i love polls (for some reason)

Voted: 9th Gen 9700K: Gaming/personal use

but also have a 7th Gen 7700K: Work use

+ older stuff. I do have a couple of Zen 3/AM4 applicable half build throw-aways which were left with me and currently resting in storage... for the gaming upgrade, there's a strong possibility i 'might' be grabbing a 5800X3D to put one of these to use.
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Nov 12, 2020
136 (0.11/day)
Processor I7-6900K @ 4.2ghz 8c/4.3ghz 2c
Motherboard GA-X99-Ultra Gaming
Cooling Liquid Freezer II 240
Memory 32GB G.Skill @ 3200 15-17-17-34
Video Card(s) RTX 3080 12GB FTW3 Ultra Hybrid
Storage 1TB P31 NVMe and 2x 1TB S31 SATA
Display(s) CU34G2X and Ea244wmi
Case 5000D Airflow
Audio Device(s) Sound Blaster X4
Power Supply SuperNOVA 850 G+
Mouse G502 HERO/G700s
Keyboard Ducky Shine
My full system is listed in forum drop down, but running slightly OC'd 6900K.

I'm still wishing for a consumer level HEDT platform again, but I'm not holding my breath. I'd like to have a decent amount of PCIe lanes with modern CPU performance without spending thousands of dollars.
Nov 27, 2022
38 (0.08/day)
Even though this is a forum for enthusiasts it's interesting to see that many "Intel 8th gen or older" votes. Looks like not everybody is after the newest stuff, I presume amongst simple average pc users this ratio is even higher, a remnant of the pre-Ryzen era with a lot of 4core CPUs. I still run a 2500K@4.4 GHz :D and it's enough for 99% of my daily stuff, I'm waiting for Arrow Lake or Zen 6 :D