I read some people were experiencing difficulty with Ryzen on CentOS too…
It’ s better to run kernel at least 4.10 according to this material for Ryzen.
Yeah you really need to be running a recent kernel (regardless at least for security updates, this redhat ancient kernel crap at work bugs me, a lot) for proper recent CPU/GPU support.
Here is small comparison
AMD Epyc 7601 vs
Intel Xeon Scalable Platinum 8180M:
Memory Max Speed: 2666 MHz
Cores / Threads
AMD: 32 / 64
Intel: 28 / 56
Frequency Base / All core / Turbo (GHz)
AMD: 2.2 / 2.7 / 3.2
Intel: 2.5 / ? / 3.8
Instruction Set Extensions
L3 Cache (MB)
AMD: Q2’17 (June)
Memory Max Size
AMD: 2000 GB
Intel: 1500 GB
PCI Express 3.0 lanes
For me AMD new processors looks great and have awesome price (compared to Intel). What do you think about it? Did I missed something (if so let me know and I will update my post)?
btw. Looks like tables does not work on this forum.
I haven’t upgraded us to 1.9 yet… I’m waiting for CentOS 7.4 to come out with OverlayFS support (Discourse now requires it )
Would a Pinebook be enough computer for your needs?