Any info on running Camtasia 9 on a AMD Ryzen(TM) Threadripper 1950X -16-Cores and 32-Threads

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I am getting the new Alien Area 51 w/ the new AMD Ryzen(TM) Threadripper Cpu as my primary computer for daily production of a video newsletter. I do not fore see any issues except my jaw hitting the ground as I render. 

Will the software engineers offer any advise to setup optimal core and thread setting.  I would welcome working with your team if you need any feedback on this revolutionary cpu. They are building system now, and will deliver computer to me around Sept 27 

System Specs:
Alien Area 51 R3AMD Ryzen(TM) Threadripper 1950X (16-Cores and 32-Threads, 40MB Cache, up to 4.0GHz Boost Frequency)
2TB 7200 rpm Hard Drive
32GB Dual Channel DDR4 at 2666MHz (2X16GB)
Dual NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GTX 1080 with 8GB GDDR5X each (NVIDIA SLI(R) Enabled)
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Gary Wagner

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Robert R., Online Community Admin

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Hello Gary;

While I cannot currently comment on whether development will be doing anything with regard to the Threadripper CPU, I can say that from a Technical Support perspective, that you are possibly going to have an issue running Camtasia on that computer, and it is not because of any one spec, but rather due to the built-in software that comes with Alienware systems (often mislabeled as "bloatware"). On Alienware systems there is a software suite that runs the enhanced audio aspects of the PC, called Alienware Sound Center (or sometimes called Alienware Control Center).

The Alienware Sound Center will prevent you from recording (with an error stating "System Audio Setup Failed"). We have a support article covering how to go about disabling the Sound Center here. While it is not guaranteed that this will happen on your machine, it is highly likely, so I recommend bookmarking that article in the event that you run into the issue.

The machine sounds like quite the beast, hope that you enjoy it!