I have two desktops now, a Xeon quad core w/ 16Gb RX480 etc. this is my main machine.
I have a 2nd spare machine, a Xeon e5 2670 8/16 threads 24gb thing.
Kinda look at the new AMD cpus and feel like, my 8 core Xeon is more power than I'd ever need and I feel like AMD and Intel in a core race is outstripping actual avg. usage patterns.
So the new Ryzen 3 and Ryzen 5 second gen. cpus are under $200 and are either quad or 4/8 threads.
Isnt this really sufficient for 99% of people.
Are people really needing 8 cores 16 threads? I applaud AMD for doing this but its way overkill.
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a simple nVidia Geforce GT730 from about 2014, plus 16GB RAM (avg. use maybe 3-4GB) is more than enough for my daily needs.
It's running W7 Pro/SP1 64-bit and hasn't had any updates since about early 2015.
Don't want 'em and don't need 'em.
Don't need any more cores either...
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