PROCESSORS

March 15th, 2017

AMD’s Ryzen 5 Processors; A Preview

Hot on the heals of their Ryzen 7 launch, AMD has now revealed specifications, pricing an availability date and some rough performance numbers for their 4 and 6 core Ryzen 5 processors.


March 13th, 2017

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

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 30th, 2017

The Intel Kaby Lake Core i3-7350K Review

Intel’s new i3-7350K seems to have it all; high clock speeds, an affordable price and, most importantly, it is completely unlocked. But how does that low cost translate into actual performance?


January 12th, 2017

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.


December 13th, 2016

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

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

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

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

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