I wonder how worth it is now though with the price drops on thread ripper v1 chips lately. LGA 2011-v3 still means DDR4 so no ram savings. I have to admit AMD has thrown a wrench into the price to performance ratio of old xeon systems at this point.Take E5-2683 v3 , older E5-2683 v3 ES chip ( no turbo , not worth buying ) is hoovering just a bit tad below $300.
Before the mega thread, $250 for QS or better is the high end of price range, now I am seeing $500 on ebay today.
In the mega thread, some kind soul produced bios mod for ASUS ,ASROCK , MSI ,Gigabyte boards.
Took few minutes to flash the bios with the bios mod. Boot the OS, you are set to have all core turbo performance.