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Thanks a lot everyone for your testimonies. And very interesting youtube video quoted there.

I will definitely go the AMD route, for performance reasons and future upgrade possibilities. I still have to make a final decision for the exact CPU choice (7950X3D or 7800X3D) but that might also depends on potential BF discounts. For these 2 CPUs, should I aim for DDR5 at 6000 CAS15? Is there any reasons to aim for faster?

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Yeah, that is a good question. I think when I build a new rig (mine is 2017-18) and I use MSFS, XP11,12, DCS and a TON of different games/simulators along with Fusion 360, SketchUp, Lightroom and other 3d software. So I may just stick with Intel for that reason.


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What are the downsides for AMD Ryzen X3D CPU's?  Any issues with Nvidia GPU?  


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On 1/7/2024 at 8:08 PM, Noel said:

What are the downsides for AMD Ryzen X3D CPU's?  Any issues with Nvidia GPU?  

For flight simming? None. Intel would be better for things like photo editing.but not flight sim.  No issues with nvidia gpu. 

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