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Old 13-08-18, 05:43 PM
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MSI MEG X399 Creation and Threadripper 2990WX Review



If the 2nd Generation Ryzen Threadrippers have intrigued you then perhaps you would also like a new motherboard to put it in?


MSI MEG X399 Creation and Threadripper 2990WX Review

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Old 13-08-18, 06:29 PM
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one thing you forgot to mention in you TR2 video is that stuff like ZIP compression, AES encoding etc. (stuff that has a heavy memory throughput) is actually a lot slower on the 32 core than on the 16 core.


it is not just some "fancy" server stuff that sees a hit beause of the infinity fabric memory architecture on the 32 core CPU.


handbrake is faster on a 16 core than on a 32 core.


it´s also not a tiny tiny hit... sometimes, depending on the app, it is a pretty big hit.


you really should expand your benchmark suite.


i don´t say that to badmouth TR2. i have two TR systems and will sure buy the 32 CPU model.

but people need to know where the 32 core shines and where not.
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Old 14-08-18, 03:12 AM
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It was great to see this board perform like it should well done MSI and great review Guv!
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Well done MSI for actually sitting back and thinking about the problem , and coming out with an absolute beast of a board , not that i would ever use 32 core cpu , but its nice to dream . Nice review Tom
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