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What processor do you use?

What processor do you use?

  • Intel 8th Gen (Coffee Lake)

    Votes: 1,372 10.8%
  • Intel 7th Gen (Kaby Lake)

    Votes: 850 6.7%
  • Intel 6th Gen (Skylake)

    Votes: 1,359 10.7%
  • Intel 4th Gen (Haswell)

    Votes: 2,471 19.5%
  • Intel 3rd & 2nd Gen (IVB & SB)

    Votes: 2,248 17.8%
  • AMD Ryzen Gen 2

    Votes: 979 7.7%
  • AMD Ryzen

    Votes: 1,857 14.7%
  • AMD Threadripper

    Votes: 266 2.1%
  • Other

    Votes: 1,259 9.9%

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W1zzard

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#1
With AMD Ryzen and Ryzen second generation being on the market for some time we are wondering what processor you use in your main rig.

4790k still going strong here :)
 
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#2
With AMD Ryzen and Ryzen second generation being on the market for some time we are wondering what processor you use in your main rig.

4790k still going strong here :)
Ditto and I’ve never even OC’’d it’s fine at 4.4 IMO
 
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#3
First gen lowest end Ryzen here, and I love it.
 
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#4
One of the few Kaby Lakes here.. Probably will be for some time.
 
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#5
Still rocking a 3770K. Have a 7700HQ in the lappy I'll be switching to soon.
 
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#6
im still using westmere-ep first gen late and final cpu from that line up also only 3.60ghz 12mb cache from that line up
 
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#7
4770K @ 4,5 GHz, not planning on replacing it anytime soon. Maybe when i5s will be 8C/8T.
 
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#8
Currently running an E5-2650v1 (8C/16T), but have an E5-2680v2 (10C/20T) on the way.
 
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#9
4790k looking for an upgrade once intel gets their 8 core mainstream stuff out and the prices on quad/hex drop some more.
 
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#10
i5 2500
until to its very last breath (obviously the mainboard will die before the CPU)
 
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#11
Hm, where is 5th generation? Haswell-E ?

Laptop: AMD A9-9420
Hybrid netbook: Intel Atom Z8300
Desktop: intel Core i7 5820K @ 4.5 GHz
 

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#13
Opteron 6168 (x4), i7-970, i7-980X, i7-2600k, FX-8350, Ryzen 1700, 1700X, 1800X, 1600X

The i7's will be retired and replaced with Ryzen's eventually (zen or zen+)
 
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#15
8350 @ 4.6ghz.
Most likely upgrading to an i7 in the future.
 
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#16
Active:
Intel: i7 3740QM,i5 3570K, i5 3320m, i3 2330m, Core2 Duo E8400, Core 2 Quad Q6600, Atom x5-Z8350, Atom Z3735G , Pentium Dual T2330 , Pentium M processor 1.60GHz
AMD: A8-4500M APU ,E-300 APU,

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Intel: i3 380m,Core 2 Quad 6600, Core 2 Duo 6300 , Pentium M processor 1.60GHz ,
AMD: Phenom x4 9550, Sempron 3000+
 
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#17
i7 7700HQ, I5 6300HQ, I7 920
 

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#18
Ditto and I’ve never even OC’’d it’s fine at 4.4 IMO
Same here. 4790k and perfectly happy with its 4.4 performance.
 

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#19

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#20
8350 @ 4.6ghz.
Most likely upgrading to an i7 in the future.
5.0GHz Here (all cores)

Threadripper 2 3950 is where I want to go.
 
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#22
4770K @ 4.4Ghz here. Been using it ever since I built my current rig & never really saw a need to replace it. Still goes strong.
 
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#23
I will remain using my old outdated PC until Intel fixes security bugs at the hardware level as they promised to do. I am assuming that wont happen until 9th gen or maybe 10th when new arc gets implemented.
 
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#24
In Order from most to least used

FX-8350
i7-970
i5-6300HQ
i7-2600
E2-1800
Turion Ultra X2 87
pentium g3258
FX-57
Athlon XP 1700

Plan to upgrade the FX-8350 and the Pentium g3258 in the near future
 
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