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Can I swap these Threadripper CPUs

wardy_mk
  • 2 months ago

Hi I have a PC with a Threadripper 2990WX in it. It's on a ASRock Taichi motherboard. Could this be swapped out for a Ryzen 9 3950X? Thanks in advance Andy

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  • 2 months ago
  • 3 points

no, the 3950X is an AM4 cpu.

  • 2 months ago
  • 3 points

You need an AM4 socket board.

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

as others have mentioned

they are two completely different platform

you got 32 cores so why are you downgrading back to 16 cores?

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