"In the end, the story with 2nd generation Threadripper is significantly more compelling than the release of the Ryzen 2000-series processors earlier this year. While AMD made smart moves in their product positioning, considerably undercutting Intel in key areas, the overall performance king for gamers remained in the Intel camp with their Coffee Lake processors. However, the HEDT market is a whole other story."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips