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Old 06-13-2019, 07:55 AM   #13
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If I was building my pc now & not 6 months ago, I'd probably be going AMD threadripper. Not because the 8700k is performing badly but I've been using blender a lot lately which can now use GPU+CPU for rendering & those extra cores would speed things along nicely. Also the price difference between a 12 core threadripper & a similar specked xeon is unbelievable.


But yeah AMD/Ryzen are definitely a serious contender & as far as I know well supported on Linux.
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