Question / Help Ryzen 7 1700x vs 2600x for streaming and recording


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Hey everybody!

I’m buying a new CPU soon, and I’ll be upgrading from my 4 core 3.5 GHZ ryzen 3 2200g.

I’m looking at the difference between the 1700x and the 2600x, and it’s very close. The 1700x offers more threads and cores, but the 2600x has a much higher boost clock.

What would affect OBS performance more? A higher boost (4.2 GHz) or 8 cores and 16 threads (over 6 and 12 respectively)?

I will be streaming or recording, but the heaviest workload I’d be doing is streaming and recording at the same time at 1080p 60Hz.

Thank you!