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Anybody here using a Ryzen CPU yet?

Discussion in 'Technology' started by alexd, Mar 14, 2018.

  1. alexd

    alexd Administrator Staff Member

    It will soon be time to upgrade my office desktop and I am wondering if anyone here is using a computer with a Ryzen CPU?

    My main uses would be for

    1) photoshop
    2) some music production


    in addition to the standard office type applications I use.
     
  2. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

    No not using them and would recommend them.

    There was a bit of a security scare last week but it requires that the person already have pretty serious access to your machine (ie, you would have to be already compromised for them to be in a position to reflash your BIOS) - all of this is messy still and unclear. So dont let this affect your buying decision overmuch!

    Ryzen CPUs and Mobos both are a bit cheaper, saving money in your build for a sexier case or a beefier gpu!

    Speaking of case, you re-using an old one or going new?
     
  3. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

    CHeck out this motherboard man i think it has most of what you would need for a great price!

    The MSI B350 Tomahawk Motherboard Review: Gaming On a Budget
     
  4. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

  5. alexd

    alexd Administrator Staff Member

    What is the best performance Ryzen chip for the bucks these days?
     
  6. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

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