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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx: the real rival to Intel for the PC

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx: the real rival to Intel for the PC

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 8cx is a very, very big deal... as it will face Intel for the hot seat in the Windows market. | Dec 20, 2018 at 10:00 am CST

AMD Threadripper vs. Intel Core i9 CPUs Clock for Clock

AMD Threadripper vs. Intel Core i9 CPUs Clock for Clock

Which CPU wins, the AMD Threadripper 1950X or Intel Core i9 7960X? Let's find out right here. | Oct 22, 2017 at 11:46 am CDT

X79 /  Z68 / 990FX CrossFireX HD 6970 x3 Performance Analysis

X79 / Z68 / 990FX CrossFireX HD 6970 x3 Performance Analysis

We throw our three Sapphire HD 6970s into the new X79 platform and see how performance goes. | Nov 22, 2011 at 11:18 pm CST

Shi**y Marketing Killed the Bulldozer Star

Shi**y Marketing Killed the Bulldozer Star

We're getting real up in this place. Let us tell you what has happened to the Bulldozer launch and why it's AMDs fault. | Oct 11, 2011 at 11:13 pm CDT

Z68 vs. X58 - Which Is The Better Gaming Platform?

Z68 vs. X58 - Which Is The Better Gaming Platform?

Two platforms enter, one platform leaves with the trophy. We throw two GTX 580s at our two setups here today and see which one is the better option. | Aug 12, 2011 at 2:03 am CDT

Sandy Bridge - Competition is Good for the Soul

Sandy Bridge - Competition is Good for the Soul

When everything boils down to a three-way fight for your consumer dollar, does the market and the consumer ultimately suffer? | Oct 12, 2010 at 11:08 am CDT

Where does AMD fit in today?

Where does AMD fit in today?

In a market full of multi-threaded CPUs, where do we find AMD and their native multi-core products? | May 12, 2010 at 1:36 am CDT

When more cores are just not enough

When more cores are just not enough

AMD and Intel give us more cores and threads, but what happens when your OS and apps don't know what to do with 'em? We explain why this is happening. | Mar 26, 2010 at 11:18 am CDT

Intel Atom vs. VIA Nano Platform Comparo

Intel Atom vs. VIA Nano Platform Comparo

Atom and Nano are the most power efficient CPUs on the market. Today we see who has the most impressive platform. | Aug 10, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

Energy Efficient Computing with Intel

Energy Efficient Computing with Intel

With the big push for more energy efficient PCs these days, we see how Intel is going in this area with GIGABYTE's help. | May 22, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

AMD 790FX vs. NVIDIA 780a Chipsets

AMD 790FX vs. NVIDIA 780a Chipsets

With Phenom's B3 revision chips showing more strength, we pit the top motherboard chipsets from AMD and NVIDIA today. | Apr 10, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

The gradual demise of AMD - What happened and what to do next?

The gradual demise of AMD - What happened and what to do next?

In this editorial we discuss what seems to be the gradual demise of AMD along with what happened and what to do next. | Apr 25, 2007 at 11:00 pm CDT

Battle of the 64-bit Budget CPU - Sempron 64 vs. Celeron D 64

Battle of the 64-bit Budget CPU - Sempron 64 vs. Celeron D 64

Which budget 64-bit CPU platform offers the best bang for buck? Read on as we investigate Sempron 64 vs. Celeron D 64. | Mar 6, 2006 at 11:00 pm CST

ULi at it again, M1697 makes its presence known

ULi at it again, M1697 makes its presence known

ULi are back in the game with the release of their powerful gamers M1697 chipset for the AMD64 platform. | Dec 12, 2005 at 11:00 pm CST

Performance Computing - Q1 2005 (AMD64 and SLI Overclocked)

Performance Computing - Q1 2005 (AMD64 and SLI Overclocked)

It has been 14 months since our last Performance PC article was published where we collected the best performing computer parts around and built up one of the quickest and most expensive systems of its time. Today we bring you our much anticipated follow-up taking a look at exactly what almost $5,000 USD worth of hardware gets you. Based around an AMD Athlon 64 system with SLI, we have oodles and oodles of performance to play with. Read on as we bring you our recommended Performance Computing system for Q1 2005. | Feb 3, 2005 at 11:00 pm CST

AMD64 PCI Express Chipsets - nVidia nForce 4 vs. ATI 200 Series

AMD64 PCI Express Chipsets - nVidia nForce 4 vs. ATI 200 Series

Today we are taking a look at two new Socket 939 chipsets for the AMD Athlon 64 platform from nVidia and ATI. Usually we would compare these two companies in the usual GPU wars but today they battle it out against each other in the form of motherboards with nVidia's feature-packed nForce 4 and ATI's 200 Series. Which motherboard based on these chipsets deserves to make it into your Socket 939 AMD64 system? Read on and we'll let you know our thoughts on the subject. | Jan 4, 2005 at 11:00 pm CST

Intel vs. AMD - The Road Ahead

Intel vs. AMD - The Road Ahead

There has been much debate about which high-end processor is the best purchase in today's highly competitive market, both performance-wise and value-wise. There are two current main competitors in this market, AMD and Intel. Some prefer AMD processors because they offer excellent value for money, while others prefer Intel processors, due to their high performance and comparatively low heat output. Come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he takes a look at what we can expect from both of these Power-Houses in the future. | Apr 20, 2002 at 11:00 pm CDT

Abit SlotKET III

Abit SlotKET III

Abit SlotKET III. | Jul 11, 2001 at 11:00 pm CDT