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Hi All.
I haven't built a computer in about 5 years. No gaming, just browsing, financial stuff. How does it compare to an AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6GHz 6 Core AM4 Boxed Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler for the same price? Also, any recommendations for a motherboard and memory?
Thanks for any input.
2200g is quite a bit cheaper and for what you describe using it for, probably would make no real world difference. 3200g also cheaper. I wouldn't go 2600 unless you're planning on gaming, video, audio etc with a extra graphics card purchase.
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All you really have to do is imagine Intel took over production of new AMD APUs and you get a feel for the difference between a 3400G and a 2400G
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Seams to me the 1600 at $80 from MC is still the best value if you can find a decent GPU..
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I'm looking to upgrade my very dated Plex server which currently runs a i5 3750K. Any thoughts if this would be a decent "upgrade"?

Recommendation on a CPU I should keep an eye on instead?
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I'm looking to upgrade my very dated Plex server which currently runs a i5 3750K. Any thoughts if this would be a decent "upgrade"?

Recommendation on a CPU I should keep an eye on instead?
It depends on your usage. If you plan to host a lot of streams, then I'd recommend an intel solution since Plex requires intel cpu for hardware-accelerated transcoding, so imo I'd stick with an intel chip that supports quick sync. I'd personally go with a 9400 (not 9400f, since that doesn't support quick sync) when they go on sale. I got my 9400 for $150 I think. This would let you do like 8-12 simultaneous 1080p streams.

But if you run plex inside of a docker (like running on a NAS or Unraid server) I don't think they support hardware acceleration yet (not 100% sure on this) so you would be 'wasting' money on a 9400. If you are running a 'real' plex server (in a straight linux or windows environment) though i'd seriously consider the 9400.
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This is great feedback. Much appreciated. I haven't given much thought or research into a new Plex setup yet except for "my plex server is old" and these AMD Ryzen CPUs has really good reviews and price/performance ratio.

The Intel 9400 sounds like the perfect fit for my needs. My current CPU doesn't support hardware acceleration and can only handle 2-3 transcoded streams at once. 8-12 is definitely where I want to be at. Currently running Plex on Windows natively and MS hypervisor for small set of VMs.

I guess I need to stop looking at these Ryzen deals. Really did plan on supporting AMD but oh well.

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It depends on your usage. If you plan to host a lot of streams, then I'd recommend an intel solution since Plex requires intel cpu for hardware-accelerated transcoding, so imo I'd stick with an intel chip that supports quick sync. I'd personally go with a 9400 (not 9400f, since that doesn't support quick sync) when they go on sale. I got my 9400 for $150 I think. This would let you do like 8-12 simultaneous 1080p streams.

But if you run plex inside of a docker (like running on a NAS or Unraid server) I don't think they support hardware acceleration yet (not 100% sure on this) so you would be 'wasting' money on a 9400. If you are running a 'real' plex server (in a straight linux or windows environment) though i'd seriously consider the 9400.
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Well this beats Microcenter for once also because... they give no motherboard discount on the Integrated AMD Gpu cpus.
Really? [microcenter.com]
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Really? [microcenter.com]
Yeah they definitely do, just walked out two weeks ago with a 2400g an almost free asrock board
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would this bottleneck a 1660ti? looking to run the Integrated graphics for like 2 months and then upgrade to a 1660ti. planning at gaming at 1080p @ 100+ fps (with the 1660ti)
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