AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

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Eclectus
KVRist
185 posts since 1 Dec, 2013 from Belgium

Post Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:36 pm

MOTU, Quantum, AVB, Thunderbolt, all very nice! Audio Interfaces are very interesting and very related to the "New PC" topic of this formerly "Ryzen 3" thread! How about RME? That's low latency too right? But, did anyone think about the INPUT LAG of their MONITOR? I figure since input lag is a kind of latency, it must be relevant to this "New PC" thread as well! Guys, I recommend you keep on coming up with new and interesting angles for this latency term, as long as it fits the theme of building a new machine or buying a new interface or finding a monitor with low input lag, I'm sure it's gonna be the most relevant thread ever. Who wants to talk about the new Ryzen 3 anyway! Tsss, computer nerds. (/UNSUBBED)

EDIT: forgot to mention Reaper

VitaminD
Pick Me Pick me!
8738 posts since 12 Mar, 2002 from a state of confusion

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:45 pm

Eclectus wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:36 pm
MOTU, Quantum, AVB, Thunderbolt, all very nice! Audio Interfaces are very interesting and very related to the "New PC" topic of this formerly "Ryzen 3" thread! How about RME? That's low latency too right? But, did anyone think about the INPUT LAG of their MONITOR? I figure since input lag is a kind of latency, it must be relevant to this "New PC" thread as well! Guys, I recommend you keep on coming up with new and interesting angles for this latency term, as long as it fits the theme of building a new machine or buying a new interface or finding a monitor with low input lag, I'm sure it's gonna be the most relevant thread ever. Who wants to talk about the new Ryzen 3 anyway! Tsss, computer nerds. (/UNSUBBED)

EDIT: forgot to mention Reaper
huh?
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DrFolder
KVRist
105 posts since 4 Feb, 2015

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:08 pm

Eclectus wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:36 pm
MOTU, Quantum, AVB, Thunderbolt, all very nice! Audio Interfaces are very interesting and very related to the "New PC" topic of this formerly "Ryzen 3" thread! How about RME? That's low latency too right? But, did anyone think about the INPUT LAG of their MONITOR? I figure since input lag is a kind of latency, it must be relevant to this "New PC" thread as well! Guys, I recommend you keep on coming up with new and interesting angles for this latency term, as long as it fits the theme of building a new machine or buying a new interface or finding a monitor with low input lag, I'm sure it's gonna be the most relevant thread ever. Who wants to talk about the new Ryzen 3 anyway! Tsss, computer nerds. (/UNSUBBED)

EDIT: forgot to mention Reaper
I want to talk about Ryzen 3. It's why I'm checking out a thread called AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. Zen 2 processors for audio PC. Lol

fedexnman
KVRAF
2510 posts since 4 Jan, 2005

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:46 pm

:clown:

Passing Bye
KVRian
778 posts since 5 Nov, 2014

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:03 pm

Someone got his period. :hihi:
Googly Smythe wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:39 am
Somedays it seems like we're not allowed to dislike anything.

VitaminD
Pick Me Pick me!
8738 posts since 12 Mar, 2002 from a state of confusion

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:09 pm

Oh, you guys weren't serious about discussion... I see now.. my mistake.
"Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except the best." - Henry Van Dyke

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KVRian
778 posts since 5 Nov, 2014

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:38 pm

C'mon guys, let's speculate about it more, that will speed up Kaine, better than actually talking about something useful to someone else.
Googly Smythe wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:39 am
Somedays it seems like we're not allowed to dislike anything.

Kaine
KVRAF
1892 posts since 4 Nov, 2004 from Manchester

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:15 am

Passing Bye wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:38 pm
C'mon guys, let's speculate about it more, that will speed up Kaine, better than actually talking about something useful to someone else.
:lol:

Yes, it worked ;)

www.scanproaudio.info/2019/07/12/amd-ry ... ic-number/

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pljones
KVRAF
6492 posts since 8 Feb, 2003 from London, UK

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:27 am

Hm. Quick question across Intel and Ryzen, then. If I've 32Gb of RAM and 256Gb of compressed samples being loaded from SSD into Kontakt, do the DAWBench VI Kontakt test results reflect that kind of scenario? (I'm pretty sure is the decompress that's causing my i5 to struggle at 64 samples/buffer.)
EDIT: I just spotted that dxgkrnl.sys seems to periodically hit me with a 633us DPC spike. No idea what's kicking that off but it seemed to be related to failing to get the buffers processed in time. I also spotted 17% CPU usage from "NT Kernel & System" - "Registry" at one point. I'll take this to a new thread.
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Eclectus
KVRist
185 posts since 1 Dec, 2013 from Belgium

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:29 am

What I don't understand in the DSP charts is that the 8-core i7-9700k is almost 50% ahead of the 6-core i5-9600k at the same clockspeed. In the VI charts, the i7-9700k is almost 2 or 3 times as fast as the i5-9600k. In previous charts, the difference between the two was not that impressive. I wonder what happened!

mewthree
KVRist
51 posts since 16 Nov, 2013 from Turkey

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:33 am

Kaine wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:15 am
Passing Bye wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:38 pm
C'mon guys, let's speculate about it more, that will speed up Kaine, better than actually talking about something useful to someone else.
:lol:

Yes, it worked ;)

www.scanproaudio.info/2019/07/12/amd-ry ... ic-number/
So right now Ryzen CPUs have the better price/performance ratio across all fields for audio!

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KVRian
778 posts since 5 Nov, 2014

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:11 am

Hail Kaine! :hail:
Googly Smythe wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:39 am
Somedays it seems like we're not allowed to dislike anything.

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Pictus
KVRist
242 posts since 21 Aug, 2017 from Brasil

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:14 pm

Passing Bye wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:11 am
Hail Kaine! :hail:
+1
:clap:

A chart for anyone interested to check if some old/new AM4
motherboard(VRM) can handle the new CPUs.
(Thunderbolt only with some ASRock x570)

https://www.reddit.com/r/hardware/comme ... gen_ryzen/
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... =639584818

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KVRian
778 posts since 5 Nov, 2014

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:33 pm

Pictus wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:14 pm
A chart for anyone interested to check if some old/new AM4
motherboard(VRM) can handle the new CPUs.
(Thunderbolt only with some ASRock x570)
Epic charts, amazing share, thank you! :hug:
Googly Smythe wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:39 am
Somedays it seems like we're not allowed to dislike anything.

Scoox
KVRist
149 posts since 8 May, 2008

Re: AMD Ryzen 3rd gen. ZEN 2 processors for audio PC

Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:06 pm

Pictus wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:14 pm
A chart for anyone interested to check if some old/new AM4
motherboard(VRM) can handle the new CPUs.
So it looks like, in practice, none of the mITX B450 and X470 boards will be able to handle the higher-end CPUs. The cost of putting together an AMD Ryzen 3rd gen rig goes up every time I look, unless I don't go any higher than the 3800X.

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