PROCESSORS

November 13th, 2018

Intel i9-9980XE Performance Review

Intel’s i9-9980XE is an expensive flagship processor but it isn’t anything new either. This CPU is basically a higher clocked version of the i9-7980XE and Intel may have some challenges maintaining a competitive edge with it.


October 19th, 2018

Intel i9-9900K Review – AMD Pushing Progress

With the launch of this 9th generation Core processor family, Intel have finally caught up to AMD in the mainstream processor core war.


August 13th, 2018

AMD Threadripper 2950X Performance Review

AMD’s second generation Threadripper processor are finally here with the 2950X, a CPU that promises better performance than the 1950X and Intel’s 7900X but for less money.


February 12th, 2018

AMD Ryzen 5 2400G & Ryzen 3 2200G Review

AMD’s Raven Ridge is finally here but can the Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G really deliver in the performance categories where other APU have failed?


January 7th, 2018

AMD Ryzen 2, Next Gen Vega & More Detailed

At CES 2018, AMD has detailed their strategy for 2018. That includes second generation Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs, new Zen+ architecture and more.


October 30th, 2017

i7-2600K vs. i7-8700K – Is Upgrading Worthwhile?

Sandy Bridge processors like the i7-2600K were CPUs that defined a generation and they’ve stood the test of time. But with Coffee Lake now here, is it finally time to upgrade?


October 5th, 2017

Intel Coffee Lake i7-8700K & i5-8400 Review

Intel’s Coffee Lake is here….and with some surprising performance to boot. But can the new i7-8700K & i5-8400 processors weather the Ryzen onslaught?


September 25th, 2017

Intel i9-7980XE & i9-7960X Performance Review

Intel’s 18 core, 36 thread i9-7980XE and 16 core, 32 thread i9-7960X are finally here. But can their performance and price points ever be justified against AMD’s Threadripper?


September 14th, 2017

Fixing Bent Pins on AMD’s Ryzen PGA CPUs

On a recent shipping adventure one of our Ryzen CPUs met with an untimely death via bent socket pins. But is this really a lost cause? We explore potential fixes.


August 10th, 2017

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X & 1950X Review

AMD’s HEDT platform has finally arrived with the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and 1950X. They’re designed to go head to head against Intel’s i9-7900X but can their performance match up?