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Ryzen 3000 series closes performance gap with Intel

With its latest release, AMD has closed the performance gap with Intel. The differences apples to apples (core for core) are negligible now.

This means Intel will have to drop prices to stay competitive, and AMD Ryzen is now not only a no compromise option in performance, its a clear winner in performance per dollar.

AMD is also supporting motherboards with 128gb RAM capacity!

Ryzen 3000 now supports Thunderbolt 3. This great news for UA users.

8th generation intel for recording

Well for years I have been running on "budget builds" ... mainly from the point of view that there needed to be a significant improvement in processing and storage management to justify the expense of a new machine ..

My older boxes have been 5 yr old HP 8300 elites (I5's 3.3 Gig) and 16 or 32 gig of ram .. they worked fine but became pokey over the years .. I propped them up with solid state drives to get more life out of them ...

Until now . .

Intel Launches New 8th Gen i-series Processors

Intel dropped their latest line of processors on OCT.5, 2017. I’ll link an article w the specs, but I’ll comment saying that they’ve added two more cores/threads compared to each previous model. So i5’s are 6 core now! i7’s are 6 core/6 threads! Pretty beastly upgrade. Best of all the price points have remained the same, so if you were in the market for a new computer, your build just got better or cheaper due to timing! The chips aren’t compatible with older motherboards however, so upgrading requires a new MOBO w the 300 series chipset.

Intel Devil’s Canyon Core i7-4790K and Core i5-4690K Processors

Intel is going to launch their new Haswell Refresh processors very soon. Intel Haswell Refresh, as we concluded in our previous reports, consists of 20 new CPUs with just 100 MHz higher clocks than the previous CPU in that price bracket.

INTEL I5 (ivybridge) vs. AMD FX 8320

Intel Core i5 3470 - 3.2GHz - 1MB L2 - 6MB L3 or the AMD FX-8320 - 3.5GHz - 8MB L2 - 8MB L3

Which would you guys recommend for an audio PC. Obviously this is not a professional build. Its for my home PC, but I would like to run as plugins as possible. Plus midi.

I will of course be using ssds and lots of memory but from a processor point of view I must admit I am a little confused.

The Amd has 8 cores, but isn't the I chip the best on the market?

Is it possible to run Mac OS on an intel pc

hey all the stuff i found on the internet kinda seems like you have to hack your computer, which i don't want to do. wondering if they're is a resonable way to install mac OS on a toshiba intel core 2 dual (1.6) running windows xp. I've started to use Digital Performer down at the studio, and would like to practice with it on my home laptop. Thanks.


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