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Motherboard Longevity / Ryzen 7 2700X, will it be likely that more CPUs of this socket will be released?

Question asked by digidave on Nov 12, 2018
Latest reply on Nov 16, 2018 by black_zion

It's been a LONG time since I have built AMD.  I feel that time may have come for me now.  If I purchase a Motherboard that supports the Ryzen 7 2700X as of November 2018, will there be a likelihood of being able to upgrade to one or two more powerful CPUs of the same socket to fit said motherboard? Or would I be buying into the end of a line of CPUs?  Forgive my lack of knowledge. 

Basically I find Intel's i9 overpriced and the i7 being at the end of it's line.  This makes the Rysen 7 2700X look appealing if there is any chance that I could upgrade in 2 years or so? 


What would be involved in that or is that not an option?


Thank you.