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Offline Carl2
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  I think we are talking about different things, I am speaking about a prebuilt computer, where the manufacturer put in there own stripped motherboard, low wattage power supply, ect.  I guess you could put in a new motherboard and pwr supply , maybe a graphics card and of course the M.2, all this for a Skylake, but I'm sure it cost a bit more when new.
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Posted March 04, 2017, 14:16:02 PM Logged

Offline Data Topic starter
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Ok my mistake Carl, just wanted to clear that up.

It looks like Intel are dropping their CPU prices to compete with AMD Ryzen.

This is good  Smiley

Intel AMD price war
Posted March 05, 2017, 12:55:02 PM
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Offline Carl2
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 I'd already answered this but that's not here so I saw the link but it didn't work then, checking the links again show Micro has cut some prices which are not cut at Newegg, the numbers seem to be off and you don't save as much money as stated, I also noted they sell z170 motherboards for the
Kaby which should have the z270.
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Posted March 06, 2017, 01:18:16 AM Logged

Offline Data Topic starter
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I think this is down to the retailers Carl, over here on Ebuyer as I'm posting this the i7 7700k has been reduced from £373 to £325, a saving of nearly £50 and interestingly the i7 7700k is now almost the same price as the Ryzen 1700, and to my mind the Ryzen 1700 is a far better CPU with more cores, more threads and lower power consumption.

http://www.ebuyer.com/766075-intel-core-i7-7700k-4-20-ghz-socket-1151-8mb-cache-retail-boxed-processor-bx80677i77700k

It's still early days and we might see more of this from more retailers.

Information was correct at time of posting.
Posted March 06, 2017, 15:55:31 PM Logged

Offline Carl2
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 You tube has quite a few builds on both the AMD and Intel cpu's if anyone is interested. 
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Offline Data Topic starter
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AMD will be releasing it's Ryzen Threadripper 1920X & 1950X CPU's soon, that's a 12 and 16 core monster respectively.

Here's a bit of info about it, along with some info on the baby R3 Ryzen. 

Posted July 15, 2017, 10:56:41 AM Logged

Offline Carl2
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  It seems I have already been to You Tube on CPU's, seems it didn't make enough of an impression more than likely it probably just confused me.  Right now I'll stay with Intel until AMD proves themselves,
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Offline DaveMorton
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The thing here is that the $1,000 price tag they listed doesn't include the cost of the new MoBo you'll also need to get, so you'd be looking at $1,200 to $1,500 to upgrade, at least. Personally, I'd wait at least 6 months to a year before pulling the trigger. by then the price could well be half that, or less. And by then maybe I'd be in a position to upgrade myself. Freddy, can you imagine how nice that setup would be for 3D rendering? Cheesy
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Offline Freddy
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Very nice for that yes Dave - although I tend to do my renders solely on GPU now, at least in Daz, as with Iray it is a great deal faster. The two combined might be cool though.

I almost replied to this earlier and was going to say that there is that idea that things double in price every ten years - I don't know if this is true for tech though.

My first PC plus some other stuff was about £1000, so now (if you follow that rule) I would be looking at £4000 ish.

I spent about £500 two years back on my MB + 6 Core.
Posted July 15, 2017, 21:57:13 PM
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Offline Data Topic starter
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It seems to me that AMD have really helped move desktop computing along here, these Threadripper CPU's have gone to a whole new level but kept the price reasonable compared to the opposition.

The R5 6 core CPU's seem to be the best mid range bang for bucks CPU's available, if I was going to build myself a new rig tomorrow it would be an R5 1600 with 16 GIG of 3000Mhz DDR4 and a Samsung M.2. That would come in at a far more reasonable price, for me anyway  Cheesy

 
Posted July 15, 2017, 22:26:39 PM Logged

Offline Carl2
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  There are lots of vids to look at, watched quite a few not that much info making that much sense to me, too much info.  like looking at the water with to many large waves, best to let the water settle down and maybe it will make sense.  Is Intel scared, god who thought of that one.
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