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AMD 65W Zen 4 Review: Ryzen 7600, 7700, and 7900 CPUs Tested
The new AMD Ryzen 65W processor SKUs open the door to small form factor PC gaming systems built on Zen 4. Here's our look at the new CPUs. | Jan 9, 2023 8:00 AM CST
Intel Core i7-13700K "Raptor Lake" CPU Review
The new Intel Core i7-13700K "Raptor Lake" processor is a solid gamers CPU but really shines in productivity. Join us as we run it through its paces. | Oct 31, 2022 3:11 PM CDT
Intel Core i5-13600K "Raptor Lake" CPU Review
Intel's just released Core i5-13600K processor is a treat for entry and mid-range gamers offering very good performance for the price. | Oct 20, 2022 8:05 AM CDT
Intel Core i9-13900K "Raptor Lake" CPU Review
The Tick-Tock cycle returns as Intel's Raptor Lake refines what was possible with Alder Lake. Let's see what the Core i9-13900K processor is all about. | Oct 20, 2022 8:00 AM CDT
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X "Zen 4" CPU Review
Can AMD's Ryzen 9 7950X processor deliver on the promises of Zen 4? Join us as we run the top-dog new CPU through its paces and find out. | Oct 4, 2022 9:10 AM CDT
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X "Zen 4" CPU Review
AMD's new Zen 4-based Ryzen 7 7700x processor looks to be the best blend for gaming and productivity! Join us as we fully investigate it. | Oct 3, 2022 9:05 AM CDT
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X "Zen 4" CPU Review
As the entry-level processor for AMD's new Zen 4 range of processor debuting today, the Ryzen 5 7600X CPU shines on day one. Join us as we investigate. | Sep 26, 2022 8:01 AM CDT
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X "Zen 4" CPU Review
AMD has today unveiled its newest Ryzen processors and we start off by checking out the Ryzen 9 7900X "Zen 4" CPU. Is it time for an upgrade? Let's see. | Sep 26, 2022 8:00 AM CDT
AMD Ryzen 7000 series "Zen 4" CPUs: Everything You Need To Know
AMD's next-gen Ryzen 7000 series "Zen 4" CPUs are here: Ryzen 9 7950X, Ryzen 9 7900X, Ryzen 7 7700X, and Ryzen 5 7600X ready to rock and roll on AM5. | Sep 1, 2022 1:12 AM CDT
Ask the Experts: Which CPU upgrade should I consider from the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X?
Ask the Experts: Anthony is looking at upgrading his AMD Ryzen 5 2600X CPU to something better. We offer our advice on the topic. | May 31, 2022 5:05 PM CDT
Intel Core i9-12900KS "Alder Lake" CPU Review
Intel further refines its Alder Lake Core i9 processor with the 12900KS in an effort to hold its performance lead over AMD. | Apr 20, 2022 1:40 PM CDT
Intel Core i5-12600K "Alder Lake" CPU Review
Intel's Core i5-12600K "Alder Lake" processor is an impressive CPU for its performance, low power consumption, and availability. | Nov 8, 2021 2:15 PM CST
Intel Core i9-12900K "Alder Lake" CPU Review
We knew Alder Lake CPU architecture would be good, but the top-end Core i9-12900K processor easily plants Intel on top once again. | Nov 4, 2021 8:00 AM CDT
Intel Xeon W-1390P and Supermicro X12 Motherboard Review
Intel's Xeon W1390P processor and Supermicro's X12SAE-5 motherboard make a great combo. In this review, we check them out. | Sep 23, 2021 8:55 AM CDT
Ask the Experts: What's the best AMD CPU I can pair with the MSI B450 Max motherboard?
Ask the Experts: Dane wants to upgrade his PC and wants to know the best AMD CPU he can add to his MSI B450 Max motherboard. | Sep 7, 2021 4:12 PM CDT
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G and Ryzen 7 5700G APU Review
Zen 3 powered APUs are here in the Ryzen 5 5600G and Ryzen 7 5700G, but did AMD drop the ball? Join us as we put them to the test. | Aug 3, 2021 8:00 AM CDT
Intel Core i7-11700K CPU Review
The Intel Core i7-11700K desktop processor is an attractive option given the latest round of price cuts! Join us as we explore it. | Jun 14, 2021 7:50 AM CDT
Intel Core i7-11700K vs AMD Ryzen 7 3800X: 1080p, 1440p and 4K gaming
Intel's new Core i7-11700K gets tested against AMD's Ryzen 7 3800X at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K -- how does it compare? Let's find out. | May 12, 2021 10:06 AM CDT
Intel Core i5-11600K "Rocket Lake S" CPU Review
Intel's Core i5-11600K "Rocket Lake S" CPU aims to be a gamer's best friend. Let's explore the bottom of the K series SKUs. | Mar 30, 2021 8:05 AM CDT
Intel Core i9-11900K "Rocket Lake S" CPU Review
Intel's brand new Core i9-11900K "Rocket Lake S" processor takes on AMD's Zen 3 might head-on as we pit it against the 5800X! | Mar 30, 2021 8:00 AM CDT
Ask the Experts: Should I buy an AMD Ryzen 5 1500X or Intel Core i3 10th Gen CPU?
Ask the Experts: Shah from Pakistan is weighing up whether to buy an AMD Ryzen 5 1500X or Intel Core i3 10th Gen processor. | Jan 20, 2021 4:16 PM CST
Ask the Experts: Intel i9-10900K CPU + $400 cash for my ZOTAC RTX 3070 - good trade?
Ask the Experts: Tao got offered an Intel i9-10900K and $400 for his ZOTAC RTX 3070 and wants to know if it's a good trade or not. | Jan 15, 2021 8:42 PM CST
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X (Zen 3) CPU Review
AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X (Zen 3) processor blends solid gaming and productivity performance into one CPU. Join us as we take a look. | Nov 18, 2020 7:10 PM CST
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X (Zen 3) CPU Review
If you're looking for a CPU with massive performance in multicore workloads, AMD's new Ryzen 9 5950X (Zen 3) processor is for you. | Nov 17, 2020 1:29 PM CST
Ask the Experts: Should I buy an Intel Core i5 9600K or a 10th-gen Core CPU for gaming?
Ask the Experts: Kevin is having trouble deciding if he should buy an Intel Core i5 9600K or 10th-gen Core CPU for his gaming PC. | Nov 12, 2020 8:10 PM CST
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X (Zen 3) CPU Review
AMD is also releasing mid-range Zen 3 today in the Ryzen 5 5600X processor. Grab a drink and join us as we take a close look. | Nov 5, 2020 8:05 AM CST
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X (Zen 3) CPU Review
Zen 3 is here! Join us as we look at the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X processor and compare it against the Intel Core i9 10900K and others. | Nov 5, 2020 8:00 AM CST
Intel Core i9-10850K LGA1200 CPU Review
Flagship on a budget, the Intel Core i9-10850K processor delivers in terms of performance and price. Join us as take a look. | Oct 13, 2020 7:50 PM CDT
Ask the Experts: Which AMD Ryzen CPU should I buy and should I buy a CPU now or wait?
Ask the Experts: Navin has already bought a GIGABYTE B450 DS3H and wants to know if he should buy an AMD CPU now or later. | Sep 26, 2020 4:28 PM CDT
Ask the Experts: What should I upgrade to be able to play Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077?
Ask the Experts: Simon wants to know what he should do with his gaming PC to be able to play Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077. | Sep 22, 2020 5:05 PM CDT
Ask the Experts: Any tips for overclocking my Intel Core i7 8700K processor?
Ask the Experts: Mathew from the USA wants to get our opinion and some tips on overclocking his Intel Core i7 8700K CPU. | Jul 12, 2020 3:37 PM CDT
AMD Ryzen 3600XT, 3800XT, and 3900XT (Zen 2) Review
AMD today launches its newest desktop processors, the Ryzen 3600XT, 3800XT, and 3900XT. What's changed? Join us as we take a close look. | Jul 7, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Ask the Experts: Why is my CPU not boosting to its full potential while gaming?
Ask the Experts: Zak wants to know why his CPU is not clocking high while gaming, but it does when benchmarking. | Jun 18, 2020 5:10 PM CDT
10th Gen: Intel Core i9 10900K & Core i5 10600K CPU Review
Today we get to show you what Intel's new 10th Gen Core i9 10900K and Core i5 10600K processors can do. Come join us for the ride. | May 20, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 & 3300X CPU Review
AMD's new Ryzen 3 3100 and 3300X budget-oriented processors offer tremendous value for money for gamers on a budget. | May 7, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Ask the Experts: Should I upgrade my PC now or wait for next-generation Ryzen CPUs?
Ask the Experts: Miquel from Spain wants to know if he should upgrade his rig now or wait for new AMD processors to be released later. | May 5, 2020 9:13 PM CDT
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X (Zen 2) Processor Review
AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 3990X is the highest core count and most expensive CPU we have ever tested. Grab a beverage and join us reading about it. | Feb 7, 2020 8:00 AM CST
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: Ready for Next-Gen Mobile Devices
Qualcomm unveils its new Snapdragon 865, which will power the next generation of devices in 2020 and beyond. | Dec 9, 2019 9:51 PM CST
Ask the Experts: Are AMD's HEDT processors really better than Intel's offerings?
Ask the Experts: Tanya is curious about the differences in performance between AMD and Intel HEDT CPUs and PCIe lanes. | Dec 6, 2019 11:41 PM CST
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X (Zen 2) Processor Review
AMD's mighty Ryzen Threadripper 3970X CPU has just launched. How does it perform? Let's see! | Nov 25, 2019 8:05 AM CST
Intel Core i9 10980XE (Cascade Lake-X) Processor Review
Intel's Core i9 10980XE CPU gets fully tested, and now we can finally show you just how it performs. | Nov 25, 2019 3:08 AM CST
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X (Zen 2) Processor Review
AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X CPU launched today and we have put our review sample fully through its paces against the competition from Intel. | Nov 14, 2019 8:00 AM CST
AMD announces Ryzen 9 3950X and Threadripper 3960X and 3970X HEDT CPUs
AMD announces its 16-core 32-thread CPU to the world, the Ryzen 9 3950X, along with the Threadripper 3960X and 3970X HEDT and Athlon 3000G processors. | Nov 7, 2019 8:00 AM CST
Intel Core i9-9900KS (Coffee Lake) Processor Review
Intel claims its Core i9-9900KS is the CPU you need to build the world's fastest gaming PC. Let's take a close look at those claims. | Oct 30, 2019 8:00 AM CDT
Ask the Experts: Should I go with the AMD Ryzen 3700X or 2700X? Is it worth the price?
Ask the Experts: Dean wants to know if he should go with the Ryzen 3700X or 2700X and if the price difference is worth it. | Sep 25, 2019 12:54 AM CDT
Ask the Experts: What's the fastest processor for the ASUS Z270 motherboard?
Ask the Experts: Devin is getting bored with his build and wants to know if the Core i7 7700K is the fastest option for his Z270-based system. | Aug 23, 2019 12:53 PM CDT
AMD EPYC Rome: The Fall of the Intel Empire
More cores, more threads, new process... LESS MONEY. That's EPYC. | Aug 9, 2019 10:30 AM CDT
Ask the Experts: Intel Core i5 9400 or AMD Ryzen 5 3600 CPU, which one?
Ask the Experts: Tim is looking for a new CPU without overclocking, should he go AMD or Intel? Let's see what Tyler has to say. | Aug 8, 2019 10:41 AM CDT
AMD Ryzen 3900X and 3700X (Zen2) Review
It's here, it's finally here -- Zen 2! Check out our review on the AMD Ryzen 3900X and 3700X here! | Jul 7, 2019 8:00 AM CDT
Intel teases Ice lake and details project Athena
Intel have teased their new upcoming 10th generation CPU architecture Ice Lake, while also introducing and detailing Project Athena. | May 28, 2019 1:00 AM CDT