[LAU] AMD Ryzen

David Jones gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Fri Mar 3 02:46:48 UTC 2017

On Mar 2, 2017 11:29, Will Godfrey <willgodfrey at musically.me.uk> wrote:
> This is now out in the wild, and I've seen the first review running under 
> Windows. It seems to be coming out fairly well, but apparently not quite as 
> good as comparable Intel processors when running with small buffer sizes. 
> I wasn't entirely clear as to whether that was a specific issue for the way 
> Windows manages buffers, or not. 
> Has anyone had an opportunity to try one under Linux? I'm thinking ov getting a 
> replacement machine sometime this year as my current DAW is about 8 years old 
> and starting to do odd things :( 

From the review I read, Ryzen seems to give just about the same or better performance as corresponding Intel CPUs (8 core<>8 core, etc). At about half the cost of the Intel chip.

I've run AMD and Intel chips. I think for audio work they're about the same. If I have to replace my present AMD machine, I'd go for a Ryzen. Gotta get a new motherboard either way and don't have the Intel $$$ in the budget right now.

David W. Jones
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