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Offline jyp

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New linux box
« on: 2020/08/01, 21:06:02 »
Hi everyone
My desktop is getting a bit old (10 years) and, while it still runs siduction happily, I am considering upgrading the motherboard memory and ssd, since I started editing quite a lot of videos (kdenlive).
My actual machine is running on an Intel i5 cpu with integrated graphics and 16G of ram.
There is actually quite a buzz around AMD cpu with integrated graphics. In your opinion, is the AMD linux (siduction) support for this APU as solid as the support for Intel which, up to now, has given me good service. I could also consider getting 32G of ram.

Thank you for any advice that you could provide.
jyp

Offline devil

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Re: New linux box
« Reply #1 on: 2020/08/09, 19:41:26 »
I would consider AMD support for Linux at least equal to that of Intel, probably better by now. I switched to an AMD Ryzen 7 3700X half a year ago with an external AMD GPU and I am a very happy camper.

Offline jyp

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Re: New linux box
« Reply #2 on: 2020/08/09, 21:04:02 »
@devil
Thanks a lot for your comment. I don't play games so an APU  was considered; using a GPU might benefit my video editing though.

Thanks again for all the fabulous work.jyp

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Re: New linux box
« Reply #3 on: 2020/08/10, 19:00:32 »
I don't play games either, but the CPU I wanted was not available with a GPU. So I got myself a relatively low powered Radeon 5500 XT.

Offline Strela17

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Re: New linux box
« Reply #4 on: 2020/12/31, 14:41:41 »
I'd recommend using something by AMD, too, as you'll get better compatibility. That's what I'm running on my Linux computer project, and don't have any issue

Offline jyp

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Re: New linux box
« Reply #5 on: 2021/02/20, 17:49:47 »
Thank you all for the advices.The system turned out like below, of course running siduction.Very fast.
  • Case: be quiet! Dark B900 Orange rev.2
  • PSU: Seasonic Power Supply SSR-750PX
  • Motherboard: ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO (WI-FI) AMD X570
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-Core/12-Thread 7nm Processor
  • CPU Cooler: Noctua CPU Cooler NH-D15
  • Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws V Series 32GB (2x16GB) DDR4 3200MHz
  • GPU: ASUS Dual Radeon RX 5500 XT DUAL-RX5500XT-O4G-EVO 4GB
Storage:
2x SAMSUNG 970 EVO M.2 NVMe PCI-E 1TB Solid State Drive
1x SAMSUNG 860 EVO 2.5" SATA III 2TB Read: 550MB/s;
1x Western Digital Black 2TB
1x Asus BW-12B1ST
4x NOCTUA NF-A14 PWM 140mm Ultra Quiet Cooling Fan :)