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The biggest difference between the 2 imo is that TR4 boards have 8 DIMM slots whereas Ryzen maxes out at 4 even with X570 afaik.

Ryzen 3000 specs say it can support 128GB of ram but it’s hard to find 32GB DIMMs on the market.

So if you’re trying to build a workstation with lots of ram and more than one GPU, the Ryzen boards are too limited even if you’re willing to buy a nice one.




I think they've got the market segmented decently. Ryzen's the consumer chip after all, and it's high end configuration boarders on prosumer for sure.

I feel like if you're requiring 128GB of ram and/or maxing out the PCIE then you're going to have a bigger budget and ThreadRipper makes more sense.


Crucial makes 32GB DIMMs with ECC memory, not sure if non-ECC. Many Ryzen mobos accept ECC memory.




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