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  12 December 2017
AMD Ryzen Thread Ripper 1950x stability issues?

Hi,

After my previous thread I'm now almost ready to buy the components for my next PC, and I'm gravitating towards the AMD TR 16 cores.
Reading on forums and reviews online it clearly turns out this is a serious CPU, which should shine with C4D. That said, I have also read several comments from people who experienced crashes or hardware incompatibility with the AMD. Maybe those are old comments when the Ryzen just came out and in the meantime they fixed all the problems.
Nonetheless, is concerning considered is an investment and a machine I have to use for work (with C4D, Arnold, x-particles, Adobe CC, Da Vinci Resolve...)
So, is there any Ryzen 1950x owner here who can share his/her experience, especially in terms of stability? (hardware, Windows 10...)
I would really appreciate that.

Thanks.
 
  12 December 2017
I ordered a fully loaded threadripper box yesterday. It should be ready within 7 days. I do not expect any issues. And will report here, if anything out of the ordinary happens, or not.

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Paul Everett
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  12 December 2017
my ryzon threadripper 1950x is rock solid, not a single crash yet running since a month 24h/7days a week. more than 3000 BCs, a great machine.
i just ordered parts for a second one( we build them ourselves here)

you need win 10 for it, win 7 wont work, and latest c4d 19.024

make sure to have good ram and psu build in! (most PC instability come from that)

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  12 December 2017
I built a Threadripper 1950x system last month and I am really enjoying it. No stability issues noticed yet.
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  12 December 2017
Same here, not had a hardware related crash yet two months in. Touch Wood!
 
  12 December 2017
As long as the ThreadRipper is cooled properly and you have a good power supply, you shouldn't experience any problems.
 
  12 December 2017
Thank you all, that's great news!
The only thing: C4D 19? I have 18 now.
 
  12 December 2017
Originally Posted by lllab: you need win 10 for it, win 7 wont work, and latest c4d 19.024

Huh? otherwise Thread Rippers will crash?
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  12 December 2017
You can run it with R18 you just need to remove an installation folder from memory. If you google it you will find it, cant remember where I got that info from off the top of my head but it works. Im running R18 still. Nothing worth having in R19 for me so not installed it.
 
  12 December 2017
Originally Posted by grrinc: Huh? otherwise Thread Rippers will crash?

The latest cpus don't support Windows 7 anymore (or to be precise: they don't have sufficient support in the OS), no matter if you use AMD or Intel. Windows 7 smells funny - get used to it ...

Best regards,

Wilfried
 
  12 December 2017
Originally Posted by rob rhodes: You can run it with R18 you just need to remove an installation folder from memory. If you google it you will find it, cant remember where I got that info from off the top of my head but it works. Im running R18 still. Nothing worth having in R19 for me so not installed it.

Great, found it!
Thanks for the hint!!

First
https://community.amd.com/thread/213128

Then
https://www.c4dcafe.com/ipb/forums/...n-ryzen/?page=2

And finally
https://www.maxon.net/en-gb/news/ma...dypaint-3d-r18/
 
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