[Libre-soc-dev] maybe get ryzen 7950x for faster compilation and avx512
tpearson at raptorengineering.com
Mon Oct 31 21:50:10 GMT 2022
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Libre-Soc General Development" <libre-soc-dev at lists.libre-soc.org>
> To: "Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton" <lkcl at lkcl.net>
> Cc: "Jacob Lifshay" <programmerjake at gmail.com>, "Libre-Soc General Development" <libre-soc-dev at lists.libre-soc.org>
> Sent: Monday, October 31, 2022 4:26:03 PM
> Subject: Re: [Libre-soc-dev] maybe get ryzen 7950x for faster compilation and avx512
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2022, 14:18 Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>
>> On Monday, October 31, 2022, Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com>
>> > I ended up buying a Ryzen 7950X and an AM5 motherboard and 64GB of DDR5
>> and a better heatsink. it cost me USD $1,355.45 (including sales tax).
>> > Luke, can we decide if Libre-SOC wants to pay for any of that?
>> discussing that *before* spending the money is generally
> I did, that's what this whole email thread is:
> also, I would have bought it even if Libre-SOC decided not to pay for any
> of it.
>> but yes i see no reason why not.
> Thanks! How much do you think Libre-SOC should pay? I'll create a bug for
> it later (assuming someone else doesn't get to it first).
For what it's worth I'm still questioning the project spending its limited resources on proprietary / blob-infested hardware...
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