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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    Got my 3950x setup today! Finally arrived yesterday (think I ordered on the 25th, in the UK). I didn't really expect to see much difference in general usage in windows and chrome (snappy is an understatement). I'm actually looking forward to using it for work. This is without reinstalling...
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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    but which Zen 3 chips are they releasing in 2019? or the definition of release? Zen 2 was released in June, but that isn't the whole story...
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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    ^ Ah, the days where all that mattered was overclocks, regardless of how much noise they produced in the process (as I write this the cpu fans are at 700-800rpm and system fans running at 600-650rpm). I was hoping to get one today, but they're not arriving until next week. I'm #10 in the...
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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    I think the 5000 series will launch with ddr5 on 5nm, in May, on the 5th. Electronics nerds (Lisa Su) LOVE the number 555!
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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    F*ck it, I just brought a 3950x. Should come on the 7th..... (from Novatech UK) If the date starts sliding I'll go back to plan B: Ordering a 3700x for the weekend, and get a 4950x when they're available (Zen 3 does sound juicy). 1st AMD CPU since an Athlon XP (Barton). 54.3 transistors in...
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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    At least there's none on ebay UK! :happy: It turns out the biggest stockist sold all 6 in 7 seconds (and that includes the credit card authorisation)
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    3950X Midnight Countdown

    AMD/ Amazon UK never even displayed the price let alone pretend they had any to buy.
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    3950X Midnight Countdown

    I received this email directly from AMD less than an hour ago, tried the "Get Yours" button, but... they're out of stock.
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    3950X Midnight Countdown

    I spoke to Scan.co.uk who received 4, overclockers.co.uk received 6. They're now showing pre-sales with an estimated delivery of 30th Jan But the good news, my AM4 mounting kit arrived 30 minutes ago. edit: Amazon uk never displayed pricing for the 3950x from AMD or other sellers.
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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    You'll have more luck with the manufacturer code: 100-100000051WOF I've got 5-6 resellers in the UK, but stock and more importantly prices are still unknowns. Had an email notification for £9,999.99. I'm not paying more than £750 I don't NEED this, so we'll see... PS: Google's page cache is...
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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    10mins is plenty of time, I thought we were talking about 10 seconds. Could even make a coffee in the time. Ouch, that is one hell of a scathing review! I don't feel sorry for Intel, plus avx512 is standard on modern Xeons. So it just means their XE's have less features needlessly turned off...
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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    It's a hard-knock life...
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    Ryzen 3950X, 3960X, 3970X Availability

    Yeah, I agree the TR3000's are overpriced (they seem to be marked up a tier), plus I'm not sure if the bigger Rippers will come out on TRX40's, 64 cpu cores on 4 memory channels doesn't sound great. I also think TRX40 is overpriced as you can buy duel Epyc workstation boards (with 8 memory...
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    Soundblaster Z - "noisy" outputs (in particular Speaker out), any ideas?

    The moment I sent that post there was a power cut, must be a sign... I did check if the front jacks had a dirty ground (even a crap cable shouldn't be that bad), but I couldn't find anything from the cable's pins (sound card side) to the chassis or USB housing, although I wasn't overly...
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    Soundblaster Z - "noisy" outputs (in particular Speaker out), any ideas?

    I've come across the same issue, and worked out what it is. Is there more noise on the HD-Audio jack at the front of the computer than the rear of the card? If so your HD-Audio cable sucks and it is picking up loads of interference. So unplug it... I can't be bothered to test it but I have a...
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