EU AMD EPYC 7551 - 295 GBP

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So tempted.. Shame the mobo's arent coming down in price.

EDIT: Damit. Shouldn't have done this!
Anyone good experiences with a particular SP3 board?
 
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Yeah am looking around as well now.

The processor comes without the plastic bracket.
They came out of HP systems.
We never had complains about vendor locks.

Your order will be shipped tomorrow
 

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I saw same CPU with description written CPU is not compatible with HP, or supermicro, only with Dell servers... Same oem amd part number... Weird

PS7551BDVIHAF With Tray

 
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Here's another 7551 for a similar price in the US.

Does come with a tray but is Dell only.

Edit: What a timing lol.

Servethehome wrote an article about the vendor locking stuff with Epyc some time ago.
 
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They come without the plastic bracket. Anyone have an idea where to get one?
You don't need it necessarily, you just need to be EXTREMELY careful not do drop the CPU or something like that.

I saw same CPU with description written CPU is not compatible with HP, or supermicro, only with Dell servers... Same oem amd part number... Weird
Yeah that's probably due to the vendor lock as linked by @loggedinasroot
 
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Apparently you can fill in the warranty form and they will send one.
Not sure if it still needs to be under warranty though.