And this is why I hate being an early adopter, and why I swore I never would be again. I also swore I'd buy top end so I wouldn't have to touch my system again for a while, but that was before Threadripper was announced and its capabilities were shown to be that much greater than Ryzen R7.
When I could have waited and got for marginally more yet had much better capabilities, including multiple NVMe slots:
And I'm not even going to say what I think about:
Or what I think about:
And his big fat bomb known as:
Which should remind everyone of a certain previous AMD bomb:
And the fact that third parties can't do anything with it:
Oh well, there's always 2020 with what presumably will be called Socket AM5, assuming Jong Un doesn't start a nuclear war. If there is still an AMD anyway:
15 years ago I bought the following:
AMD Athlon XP 2800+ $410
ASUS A7N8X Deluxe $155
Corsair XMS 2x512MB $378
Dual-channel memory controllers were new then so there weren't any matched RAM sets available until months later after people complained about compatibility problems..
Of course I didn't learn and pre-ordered the AMD R7 1700X and AMD Prime X370-Pro last February.