CPU/CHIPSET NEWS

March 13th, 2017, 6:40 PM

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Review; Testing SMT

AMD’s Ryzen 7 1700X is a CPU that offers 90% of the 1800X’s performance in a much less expensive package. But how does it fare against Intel’s competition without SMT enabled?

March 2nd, 2017, 5:59 AM

The AMD Ryzen 7 1800X Performance Review

AMD’s Ryzen is finally here and it is spectacular. Can the new Ryzen 7 1800X deliver performance that can beat Intel’s i7-6900K in our benchmarks? Let’s find out!

January 12th, 2017, 6:00 PM

Intel Kaby Lake i7-7700K & i5-7600K Review

Intel’s desktop Kaby Lake processors are finally ready for their full unveiling. In this review we look at the performance & overclocking of the i7-7700K and i5-7600K.

January 8th, 2017, 9:25 AM

CES 2017: ASUS Reveals ASUS ProArt HDR & Designo Curve Monitors

If you’re in the market for a very high-end monitor, and don’t necessarily care about gaming-oriented technology, ASUS have unveiled some real eye candy.

December 13th, 2016, 1:00 PM

The AMD Ryzen CPU Preview; Zen Matures

AMD’s upcoming Zen-based processors now have an official name. Called Ryzen, one of these CPUs will have 16 threads and 20MB of cache. Let’s take a closer look at it!

June 1st, 2016, 6:35 PM

AMD’s Bristol Ridge & Stony Ridge Detailed

AMD’s upcoming Bristol Ridge and Stony Ridge are targeted directly towards the mobile / notebook market and with a revised Excavator architecture, they’re poised to usher in a significant evolution.

May 30th, 2016, 11:00 PM

Intel Broadwell-E i7-6950X & i7-6900K Review

10 cores, 20 threads, over $1700; Intel’s Broadwell-E i7-6950X delivers obscene performance at an eye-watering price. Then there’s the i7-6900K which boasts all the same niceties in a more affordable package.

April 5th, 2016, 3:33 AM

AMD Details Bristol Ridge AM4 Performance

AMD’s Bristol Ridge platform is almost here and we go deep with a look at its initial updated APUs, their performance and the mountains of potential it brings to the table

March 28th, 2016, 6:02 PM

The AMD Athlon X4 880K Review

AMD’s new Athlon X4 880K may not have a performance-oriented nameplate but this may be the perfect CPU for a low cost gaming build and it even offers overclocking

March 1st, 2016, 3:03 PM

AMD Details A10-7890K & Athlon X4 880K

It has been a bit hard to get excited about AMD’s recent launches but the A10-7890K and Athlon X4 880K may change that. These are the highest clocked FM2+ processors to date!