For the few years I've been back into building computers, I've had high-end AMD FX systems, low-end AMD Ryzen systems, and high-end Intel systems. I'm primarily a gamer, and nothing else I use my computer for is particularly taxing. I was not at all impressed with the FX systems, though that's not surprising - they were already quite dated when I used them. I'm impressed with the value, if not the performance of the low-end Ryzen systems I've used. Intel has always given me the smoothest experience, but they don't seem to be... innovating. I'm not interested in another Kaby with a couple more cores, and given how they seem to have reacted to Ryzen in general, I don't have high hopes for the ninth generation. So, how's the 2700x stack up? The specs are impressive, excluding the clock speed, but I can live with that. How well do the high-end Ryzen chips overclock? How do they react to watercooling? How's the driver and BIOS support these days?