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get a tr3 workstation configured

Post by Dann Corbit » Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:24 am

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Re: get a tr3 workstation configured

Post by smatovic » Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:16 am

On the first look these seem to be machines for gamers...

there are also overclocked machines by 8pack,
but I do not like their blinkenlights

https://www.caseking.de/en/pc-systems/p ... tems/8pack

Bizon offers also a dual Epyc workstation system, the X-8000

https://bizon-tech.com/bizon-x8000.html

and you can choose between Windows and Ubuntu.

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Re: get a tr3 workstation configured

Post by Dann Corbit » Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:51 am

I am not a fan of the lights either, but you can get a really nice 32 core system with 3x 2080 supers for about 10K
After the 64 core version hits the streets, I will check again.

It is just that it is VERY hard to find places that configure 3rd gen threadripper systems.
The blinking lights are kid stuff, but they don't hurt anything.
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Re: get a tr3 workstation configured

Post by smatovic » Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:32 am

In Hamburg/Germany we have Delta Computer as provider for multi-socket, multi-gpu workstations, servers, and HPC.

For example:

https://www.deltacomputer.com/d12z-m4-zn.html

They also offer Nvidia DGX stations and servers, but have otherwise no water-cooled systems...

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Re: get a tr3 workstation configured

Post by jdart » Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:08 pm

Dann Corbit wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:51 am
It is just that it is VERY hard to find places that configure 3rd gen threadripper systems.
On top of that there seems to be a serious supply problem with a bunch of AMD chips, including the Ryzen 3000 series.

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Re: get a tr3 workstation configured

Post by dragontamer5788 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:09 pm

smatovic wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:16 am
On the first look these seem to be machines for gamers...
Its been less than a month since the release of Threadripper 3. No sane workstation supplier would offer a product so close to launch before the "gamers" have ironed out the issues.

PugetSystems over at Reddit, has claimed that they've begun to evaluate Threadripper3. They'll release a system eventually, but professional workstation builds wait on purpose to offer the highest assurances of reliability.

https://www.pugetsystems.com/landing/Wo ... cessors-91

If you're building your own PC, I also suggest waiting 6-months or so, to see if any showstopping bugs show up. If you have the spare budget, its certainly a good idea to get a small test-system for now... but obscure bugs often show up close to launch (ex: Linux Kernel issues, random incompatibilities, etc. etc.)

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Re: get a tr3 workstation configured

Post by Dann Corbit » Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:47 pm

I imagine that's good advice, especially having seen noob's difficulties. But system integrators have had those boards and CPUs for months before we can get our hands on them. Right now, they are testing with the 64core systems and the wx boards, I think.
It might be nice to buy from PugetSystems because they are located in Auburn Washington, 8 miles from my house.
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Re: get a tr3 workstation configured

Post by Dann Corbit » Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:21 pm

jdart wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:08 pm
Dann Corbit wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:51 am
It is just that it is VERY hard to find places that configure 3rd gen threadripper systems.
On top of that there seems to be a serious supply problem with a bunch of AMD chips, including the Ryzen 3000 series.
Looks like Del has them. I almost bought a 3950x alienware system:
https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-de ... igurations
Because I think the wait for the 64 core threadripper might be six months and I wanted something fast under 5000 dollars as a stopgap while I wait. But RAM is only 64 gb. If it was 128 I probably would have bought it. Also, with a five year service warranty and tax it was over 5000.
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Re: get a tr3 workstation configured

Post by Dann Corbit » Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:33 pm

smatovic wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:16 am
On the first look these seem to be machines for gamers...

there are also overclocked machines by 8pack,
but I do not like their blinkenlights

https://www.caseking.de/en/pc-systems/p ... tems/8pack

Bizon offers also a dual Epyc workstation system, the X-8000

https://bizon-tech.com/bizon-x8000.html

and you can choose between Windows and Ubuntu.

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The first link is weak on AMD and the 3950x they sell has 16 GB RAM

Bizon has nice stuff but 6000 dollars for liquid cooling is too high.
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Re: get a tr3 workstation configured

Post by MikeB » Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:16 pm

smatovic wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:16 am
On the first look these seem to be machines for gamers...

there are also overclocked machines by 8pack,
but I do not like their blinkenlights

https://www.caseking.de/en/pc-systems/p ... tems/8pack

Bizon offers also a dual Epyc workstation system, the X-8000

https://bizon-tech.com/bizon-x8000.html

and you can choose between Windows and Ubuntu.

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I cringe anytime I see blinking lights and do not hang around the website for long - its gimmicky, juvenile and nothing more than some type of ego feeding ...

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