Everyone is discussing how competitively priced this Intel offering is. I just don't see it when you add the cost of the; MB, custom cooling, and DDR5 in the mix.
It's like saying my pizza is a good price at $15, but then add $25 for meat and another $20 if you want cheese.
Marginally faster than 5950x with twice the power draw, makes this a luke warm recommendation at best.
Funny to hear Steve state so many reservations along with his analysis. Sounds a bit like a drug commercial at the end.