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    josh replied to the thread 32c/64t Epyc 7551P $376.
    I guess eBay makes the most sense
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    josh replied to the thread 32c/64t Epyc 7551P $376.
    7371 is a little out of budget unfortunately. Almost triple the price of the 7551p over here.
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    josh replied to the thread 32c/64t Epyc 7551P $376.
    That's about a 50USD premium still though. Are these platforms accessible to international users?
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    josh replied to the thread 32c/64t Epyc 7551P $376.
    Not seeing any $500 7601s. Unless you mean the Dell locked ones. Was thinking of upgrading my dual E5-2670 proxmox host so it's even...
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    josh replied to the thread 32c/64t Epyc 7551P $376.
    Is it sufficient to see the CPU model in bios/system information or can that be faked?
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    josh replied to the thread 32c/64t Epyc 7551P $376.
    I picked up a ROMED8-2T from Amazon warehouse on prime day for 300. Been looking for a CPU for some time.How would I test for...
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    josh replied to the thread 32c/64t Epyc 7551P $376.
    So fake CPUs?
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    josh replied to the thread 32c/64t Epyc 7551P $376.
    Yea but who needs dual sockets with 32c?
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    josh posted the thread 32c/64t Epyc 7551P $376 in Great Deals.
    What's the catch? Fake CPU...
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    josh replied to the thread LS-26 to C14 PSU cable.
    Yea the direct conversion cables are either out of stock or have been quoted at absurd prices. More than ordering replacement PSUs with...
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    Hello, I have had the misfortune of purchasing Dell PSUs with the absolutely stupid LS-26 connector I've been scouring places for...
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    josh replied to the thread i9-7980XE $426USD.
    I looked at these when they were $300+. I gave them a pass. #1 reason being, lack of ECC. Also, the X299 motherboards were pretty...
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    josh replied to the thread EPYC vs 2xTR?.
    Workload is GPU rental for Deep Learning. Usually jobs are 1-4x GPU slices so workload definitely can be split.
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    josh replied to the thread EPYC vs 2xTR?.
    Oh I don't mean 2x TR on the same system. I was comparing the overheads between two separate TR systems vs 1x EPYC.
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    Hello, Looking to rent 4x3090s and 3x3080Tis on vast.ai. Would an EPYC setup make more sense than 2x ThreadRipper setups? Thanks