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    AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Plenty of motherboards on the way from the likes of ASRock, Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI.
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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    I see the marketroids have gotten to the naming system.

    Intel high end chipset = Z270
    AMD high end chipset = X370

    Therefore, AMD better because higher number!

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Nice eye candy boards ! I might even buy a new windowed tower

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by iworrall View Post
    I see the marketroids have gotten to the naming system.

    Intel high end chipset = Z270
    AMD high end chipset = X370

    Therefore, AMD better because higher number!
    Unfortunately they have too... I wonder how many people bought a 1060 GPU because its a higher number than a 480? Its sad but so many people buy based on numbers and brand but zero research.
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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Is that cpu mounting bracket the same as AM3+? It looks it to me but I can't tell if the size/spacing is exactly the same. I am basically wondering if the likes of the corsair AIO coolers can simply be tightened onto that plastic mount as we could with AM3+?

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by EvilCycle View Post
    Is that cpu mounting bracket the same as AM3+? It looks it to me but I can't tell if the size/spacing is exactly the same. I am basically wondering if the likes of the corsair AIO coolers can simply be tightened onto that plastic mount as we could with AM3+?
    Looks similar. Only way to be sure is to get a Noctua HSF. They're terrific with after sales socket support.
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    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by EvilCycle View Post
    Is that cpu mounting bracket the same as AM3+? ...
    I'm pretty sure I read something about them maintaining cooler compatibility with the retention clips, although the hole spacing may have changed so bolt-through type coolers might not be compatible. That said if there's one thing AMD have been amazingly good at recently it's maintaining cooler compatibility: they've had the same retention clip design since the s939/754 days, and the same through-board hole spacing since AM2...

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by cheesemp View Post
    Unfortunately they have too... I wonder how many people bought a 1060 GPU because its a higher number than a 480? Its sad but so many people buy based on numbers and brand but zero research.
    Where are these people? I've got X1800XT to sell them. It must be around a hundred times as good!

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by AETAaAS View Post
    Where are these people? I've got X1800XT to sell them. It must be around a hundred times as good!
    The "X"s are additional value too!

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    be quiet! is giving away free AM4 upgrade kits for its:

    Dark Rock Pro 3
    Dark Rock 3
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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by mtyson View Post
    be quiet! is giving away free AM4 upgrade kits ...
    So the hole spacing is different ... intriguing...

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    I'd like to see Zen in use not just inside a chassis...
    If it's to be released on 17th Jan, why is there still nothing to wet ones appetite

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by mtyson View Post
    be quiet! is giving away free AM4 upgrade kits for its:

    Dark Rock Pro 3
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    Form isnt live yet though?

    I have DR3 and would like to get the kit now just incase it vanishes in the future.

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    I'm pretty sure I read something about them maintaining cooler compatibility with the retention clips, although the hole spacing may have changed so bolt-through type coolers might not be compatible.
    So up to now it looks like coolers that use clips such as the corsair H60 will go right onto it as before, but something similar to the stock AM3+ wraith cooler and the be quiet! ones mentioned above, will need a different bolt providing one is available.

    Thanks guys, it is definitely an important issue for those who have recently invested in (and don't want to have to replace) high end coolers that are predominantly designed for the previous gen!

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    Quote Originally Posted by AGTDenton View Post
    I'd like to see Zen in use not just inside a chassis...
    If it's to be released on 17th Jan, why is there still nothing to wet ones appetite
    It seems like their manufacturing process was improving pretty significantly over the last month so they're probably waiting for it to stabilise a bit more before releasing more info.

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    Re: AMD showcases Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

    I guess there's still no word on ECC capability?

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