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Should I buy Ryzen 2700X now?

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With the AMD announcement on the 3000 series, should I buy 2700X (lower price) or wait for the 3700X? This means a possible 570X motherboard as well. Obviously the new technology is better but then there will be 4000 series next year. 

 

Are 2700X prices now likely to drop? I am not a gamer but a good kit is important.

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I would wait, at least until the 3000 series is available in stores. Pricing on 2000 series should be a bit better then 


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3 minutes ago, devdeep said:

This means a possible 570X motherboard as well. Obviously the new technology is better but then there will be 4000 series next year. 

We see price drop of ryzen dramatically roughly after 1 yr after launch, and sure x570 shall support gen 1&2 ryzen. 

but remember next gen 4000 is the refresh and the last AM4 socket

 

if the price are good get the 2700x now

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2700x isn't worth it

 

i'd take the 2700 in consideration if you want something right now, with a solid mobo to upgrade down the line


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36 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

2700x isn't worth it

 

i'd take the 2700 in consideration if you want something right now, with a solid mobo to upgrade down the line

Just out of curiosity; why don’t you think the 2700x is worth it? Seen it happen many times people telling well you can OC anyway - but the 2700’s are lower binned, so you can’t always get the same performance as the X


 

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i'd definitely wait unless the 2700/x is under 175usd, the 6/12 that's announced is 199usd, each core when oc'd will probably be 15-20% faster overall, and uses less power. you'd have to REALLY get the 2700 for cheap to save any money.


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8 minutes ago, Stormseeker9 said:

Just out of curiosity; why don’t you think the 2700x is worth it? Seen it happen many times people telling well you can OC anyway - but the 2700’s are lower binned, so you can’t always get the same performance as the X

because it isn't that much lower binned, for normally a difference of 60-80 dollars

 

i'm not that big of a fan of higher binning in general


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4 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

because it isn't that much lower binned, for normally a difference of 60-80 dollars

 

i'm not that big of a fan of higher binning in general

But you don’t get the same performance ? Hence they higher price tag. (Cause of lower binning, slower clocks).

 

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1 minute ago, Stormseeker9 said:

But you don’t get the same performance ?

sillicon loterry, a lot of them do if you oc them


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24 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

sillicon loterry, a lot of them do if you oc them

That’s my point about binning too.. the X are the higher binned/more headroom than the non X’s. Some non X you aren’t lucky but have seen many times that they can’t go as high as the X. 

 

But it I understand point !


 

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