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05-09-2017 01:23 AM
mix1983 Overclocking wise, I'm a little bummed but maybe with time things will improve. 4ghz at 1.385v on all cores seems to be my max. I had 4025mhz stable for a short period and then I tried 4050 and now I can't get it back lol.

There is supposed to be some microcode coming to work on some of the RAM issues.

As far as gaming, I've had no issues at all. I completely forget what I'm playing on. For shits and giggles I ran a couple benchmarks before and while shrinking a Bluray in Handbrake. Just to see what it looks like to drag the system down. (I only had a 3.9ghz OC in these.)

Superposition (kind of a brutal benchmark)



04-30-2017 10:32 AM
prerunnerwannabe Dang, both systems look sick! The Portal/Aperture Labs theme is super dope :) It makes me want to get a new case and RGB all the things. . but I better not.
That's pretty weird that your ram is only going to 2400 MHz. I thought most of the Ryzen BIOS' had it figured out to where at least 3000 (or I guess 2933) was pretty easily achievable.
Keep us posted!
04-30-2017 03:38 AM
mix1983 It's not as flashy as my 7700K rig, but she's running pretty smooth after updating the BIOS. It was pretty shaky before that. I can only get my RAM up to 2400 before it starts boot-looping. Hopefully they'll have a better solution for compatibility soon. Literally just finished getting software installed/updated, I'll check back with how it does in gaming and stuff.

Borrowed the GPU from my 7700K for a few days while I decide on a temporary GPU to order until Vega releases.

Here's my 7700K in case anyone was interested.

More pics HERE (Imgur)
04-26-2017 11:34 PM
mix1983 The plan was to use half of the 32gb of GSkill Trident Z RGB that is in my 7700k machine, just to save some money since RAM prices are bananas. But it seems like some folks have had theirs die in Ryzen systems, so I don't think I'm going to risk it. I guess I'm going to get some Corsair LPX 3200, like what AMD was sending with the review kits. They were sending some Geil lately with the R5 kits but I think it looks awful.

EDIT: I found some normal Trident Z I forgot I had. The heatspreader started to come off of one so I removed it. I just removed the other one for the sake of not looking ridiculous. So I'll try that before spending pointless money.

04-26-2017 11:36 AM
prerunnerwannabe Niiice. Let us know how you like it! What kind if ram/speed are you paring with the 1800X?
04-26-2017 02:20 AM
Originally Posted by prerunnerwannabe View Post
What are your guys' thoughts on the new Ryzen cpus? I'm thinking my next upgrade will be an r5 1600. I'll overclock it to 3.8GHz or so and it should be a really solid upgrade over my 8 year old i7-860.
I ordered the 1800X today. Currently on a 7700k. I'll check back with what I think. I simply bought it because I'm a hardware ho and couldn't help myself. The general consensus seems to be that it's great for media creation and OK for gaming.
04-17-2017 12:26 PM
prerunnerwannabe Fair enough, but I think there was just a ton of hype and it was easy to build some fairly unrealistic expectations. In the end you can get an unlocked 6c/12t cpu for $219 bucks, and for me and my needs that's pretty awesome.
04-17-2017 12:19 PM
sleepyboy Meh, not as earth shattering as I thought they'd be.
04-16-2017 09:56 PM
prerunnerwannabe What are your guys' thoughts on the new Ryzen cpus? I'm thinking my next upgrade will be an r5 1600. I'll overclock it to 3.8GHz or so and it should be a really solid upgrade over my 8 year old i7-860.
03-12-2017 12:24 PM
CFHGARZA I ended up getting Zelda on the WiiU. I have never been a big fan of 3D Zelda's but this one is really good. It's no baby game either, no hand holing 2 hour long tutorial and you will die quite a bit.
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