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AMD Ryzen
« on: Jul 12, 2019, 04:33 PM »
Nothing anytime soon, but I'm toying with the idea of building another computer in the next year or two, possibly an AMD Ryzen build.

It'd be nice to have 2 onboard modern M.2 SSD drives, with possibly the next new thing in RAM. Onboard USB 3.1 & 3.2, and Type-C would be a big plus.

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Re: AMD Ryzen
« Reply #1 on: Jul 12, 2019, 05:53 PM »
This sounds interesting but a win 10 project. Why not think about going retro? You know you prefer w7. And, you now know you can load W7 on an M-2!  AMD Ryzen less expensive than Intel? I have no frame of reference.
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Re: AMD Ryzen
« Reply #2 on: Jul 12, 2019, 06:06 PM »
I still prefer W7 over 10, but I'll admit I have concerns that it's at the end of its life cycle for updates and support. I may update my laptop to W10 and give it to one of my college sons who prefers 10 over 7. If I choose to keep the laptop, it will stay on 7.

I have not had an AMD build in several years. From what I see, AMD has been pulling away from Intel in both performance and value. Still, I could easily change my mind in the next year or two.