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Intel Core i9-7980XE and i9-7960X CPU Review

Intel Core i9-7980XE and i9-7960X CPU Review

Intel's newest desktop processors hit the market today in the Core i9-7980XE and i9-7960X. But you are going to need up to $2000 to afford one. | Sep 25, 2017 at 2:01 am CDT

AMD launches Ryzen Threadripper 1900X CPU and more

AMD launches Ryzen Threadripper 1900X CPU and more

AMD today introduces its new Ryzen Threadripper 1900X processor along with some other changes to the X399 platform such as NVMe RAID. | Aug 31, 2017 at 8:00 am CDT

Intel details 8th Generation Core CPUs with Kaby Lake-R

Intel details 8th Generation Core CPUs with Kaby Lake-R

Today Intel introduces its brand new 8th Generation Core processors with the Kaby Lake-R CPU. Let's take a look! | Aug 21, 2017 at 2:01 am CDT

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and 1920X CPU Review

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and 1920X CPU Review

AMD's extremely anticipated Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and 1920X processors are finally here! We run all the numbers and give you the full picture. | Aug 10, 2017 at 8:00 am CDT

Intel Core i7-7820X X-Series Skylake-X 8C/16T CPU Review

Intel Core i7-7820X X-Series Skylake-X 8C/16T CPU Review

Intel's Core i7-7820X X-Series Skylake-X 8C/16T processor gets examined to see where it sits in the market to help you on the buying decision. | Aug 8, 2017 at 5:04 pm CDT

AMD Ryzen 3 1300X and Ryzen 3 1200 CPU Review

AMD Ryzen 3 1300X and Ryzen 3 1200 CPU Review

AMD debuts its Ryzen 3 1300X and Ryzen 3 1200 processors today and we have ran them through their paces to see how they perform. | Jul 27, 2017 at 8:00 am CDT

AMD hits Intel where it hurts with Ryzen ThreadRipper

AMD hits Intel where it hurts with Ryzen ThreadRipper

AMD's new Ryzen ThreadRipper 1950X: 16C/32T for just $999... good bye, Intel. | Jul 18, 2017 at 2:14 pm CDT

Intel Core i7-7740X X-Series Kaby Lake-X CPU Review

Intel Core i7-7740X X-Series Kaby Lake-X CPU Review

Intel's Core i7-7740X X-Series Kaby Lake-X CPU gets put under the spotlight as we completely run it through its paces to see how it does. | Jul 5, 2017 at 3:11 pm CDT

AMD's Ryzen Pro Processor Lineup Revealed

AMD's Ryzen Pro Processor Lineup Revealed

AMD announces its new Ryzen Pro CPU lineup and we have all the details here. | Jun 29, 2017 at 8:00 am CDT

Intel Core i9-7900X X-Series Skylake-X CPU Review

Intel Core i9-7900X X-Series Skylake-X CPU Review

Intel's newest processor is here, the Core i9-7900X X-Series Skylake-X CPU. We take a deep dive into it and see what it's all about. | Jun 19, 2017 at 8:01 am CDT

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 and Ryzen 5 1400 CPU Review

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 and Ryzen 5 1400 CPU Review

We finally get some time to analyze AMD's Ryzen 5 1600 and Ryzen 5 1400 processors. Should you consider them for a lower-end build? Let's see. | Jun 12, 2017 at 6:31 pm CDT

Intel Introduces X299, Kabylake-X, and Skylake-X

Intel Introduces X299, Kabylake-X, and Skylake-X

In what is a solid response to AMD's Ryzen, Intel unveils its Core X-Series processors and X299 desktop chipset. Game on, PC fans! | May 30, 2017 at 2:01 am CDT

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X and 1500X CPU Review

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X and 1500X CPU Review

AMD today takes the covers off its next two Ryzen processors, the 1600X and 1500X. These cheaper CPUs still manage to pack a fairly good punch. | Apr 11, 2017 at 8:00 am CDT

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 and 1700X CPU Review

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 and 1700X CPU Review

We've already examined AMD's top dog Ryzen 7 1800X CPU, but now we spend some time checking out the cheaper 1700 and 1700X processors. | Mar 6, 2017 at 5:33 pm CST

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU Review - Intel Battle Ready?

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU Review - Intel Battle Ready?

AMD created an immense amount of hype regarding its brand new Ryzen 7 1800X processor. Is the hype real? Is Intel nervous? Let's find out right now. | Mar 2, 2017 at 8:00 am CST

Intel Core i3-7350K Kaby Lake CPU Review

Intel Core i3-7350K Kaby Lake CPU Review

Intel's Core i3-7350K "Kaby Lake" processors gets fully examined and overclocked as we compare it against its bigger brother, the 7700K CPU. | Feb 15, 2017 at 12:20 am CST

Intel Kaby Lake 7700K CPU Review

Intel Kaby Lake 7700K CPU Review

Intel's "Kaby Lake" 7700K desktop processor launches today, but how does it vary from the 6700K and other CPUs? Let's find out. | Jan 3, 2017 at 11:00 am CST

Intel 7th Gen Kaby Lake Core Processor Overview

Intel 7th Gen Kaby Lake Core Processor Overview

Intel has just officially released details on its 7th Gen "Kaby Lake" Core processors and we cover just as much as we can right here. | Aug 30, 2016 at 8:00 am CDT

Intel Broadwell-E Core i7-6950X 10-Core Extreme Edition CPU Review

Intel Broadwell-E Core i7-6950X 10-Core Extreme Edition CPU Review

Intel's 10-core/20-thread "Broadwell-E" Core i7-6950X 10-Core Extreme Edition CPU is here. It's super fast, and super expensive. | May 31, 2016 at 1:00 am CDT

Is there a benefit moving to the new Core i5 over my current Core i5?

Ask the Experts: Is there a benefit moving to the new Core i5 over my current Core i5?

I have an Intel Core i5-3570K processor, should I buy the new Core i5 processor, or not? | Apr 17, 2016 at 5:45 pm CDT

Will overclocking my Core i7-4790 improve my gaming performance?

Ask the Experts: Will overclocking my Core i7-4790 improve my gaming performance?

If I overclock my Core i7-4790, will my gaming performance increase? | Mar 10, 2016 at 11:53 pm CST

Should I upgrade my AMD FX-6300, or wait to upgrade later this year?

Ask the Experts: Should I upgrade my AMD FX-6300, or wait to upgrade later this year?

I have an AMD FX-6300 and want to upgrade, should I do it now, or wait? | Feb 15, 2016 at 11:58 pm CST

Should I upgrade my Core i5-2500K, or my GPU?

Ask the Experts: Should I upgrade my Core i5-2500K, or my GPU?

I'm torn between upgrading my CPU and GPU - help! | Feb 9, 2016 at 5:27 pm CST

Will my Core i5-2500K be enough for VR gaming on the HTC Vive?

Ask the Experts: Will my Core i5-2500K be enough for VR gaming on the HTC Vive?

Will my Core i5-2500K be fast enough for VR gaming on the HTC Vive? | Feb 4, 2016 at 8:55 pm CST

Which CPU upgrade? Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200, or the Q6700?

Ask the Experts: Which CPU upgrade? Intel Core 2 Quad Q8200, or the Q6700?

I want to upgrade my Intel Pentium 4 506 to something better, help! | Nov 6, 2015 at 11:20 pm CST

Intel Skylake Microarchitecture - High Level Info from IDF 2015

Intel Skylake Microarchitecture - High Level Info from IDF 2015

We attended IDF 2015 last week and learned more details about Intel's latest microarchitecture named Skylake. Here are the details for you. | Aug 24, 2015 at 8:15 am CDT

Intel Skylake Core i7-6700K CPU (Z170 Chipset and GT530) Review

Intel Skylake Core i7-6700K CPU (Z170 Chipset and GT530) Review

Today is a big day for Intel with the launch of its newest desktop platform, Z170 and a new CPU, the "Skylake" Core i7-6700K. Here's our full take! | Aug 5, 2015 at 7:00 am CDT

AMD A-Series A10-7870K Kaveri Refresh APU Review

AMD A-Series A10-7870K Kaveri Refresh APU Review

Much attention these days is given to Intel's Core CPUs, but how about AMD's latest A10-7870K Kaveri Refresh APU? It might just surprise you. | Aug 3, 2015 at 10:02 am CDT

Intel Core i7-5775C 3.3GHz Broadwell LGA-1150 CPU Performance Overview

Intel Core i7-5775C 3.3GHz Broadwell LGA-1150 CPU Performance Overview

We take a close look at Intel's Core i7-5775C 3.3GHz Broadwell processor. We tell you all about it and compare it against the Core i7-4790K. | Jul 2, 2015 at 9:13 am CDT

In which situations will an Intel processor beat an AMD processor?

Ask the Experts: In which situations will an Intel processor beat an AMD processor?

Will an Intel processor beat an AMD processor at most things? Or are there certain scenarios where the AMD will come out on top? | Mar 10, 2015 at 6:58 pm CDT

Intel's new Cherry Trail x5, x7 and x3 Atom SoC Lineup Preview

Intel's new Cherry Trail x5, x7 and x3 Atom SoC Lineup Preview

Today at MWC 2015, Intel unveiled its upcoming Cherry Trail x5 and x7 SoC processors as well as full details on the Atom x3. Here's our preview. | Mar 2, 2015 at 8:26 am CST

AMD FX-8350 or Intel Core i7-4790K for video production/rendering PC?

Ask the Experts: AMD FX-8350 or Intel Core i7-4790K for video production/rendering PC?

Which CPU should I purchase for gaming, 3D design, rendering and video editing? Intel or AMD? | Feb 24, 2015 at 8:05 pm CST

AMD Carrizo Performance Mobile APU with Excavator Core Preview

AMD Carrizo Performance Mobile APU with Excavator Core Preview

AMD recently introduced the world to its latest mobile APU, Carrizo. With it, AMD promises large power savings and performances in the years ahead. | Feb 24, 2015 at 9:10 am CST

Intel Broadwell 5th Gen Core Processor Family Preview

Intel Broadwell 5th Gen Core Processor Family Preview

Steven gives us a look at Intel's upcoming Broadwell 5th Gen Core processor family, what you can expect from it and what it means for you in 2015. | Jan 5, 2015 at 9:00 am CST

Intel Core i7 5960X EE (Haswell-E) CPU and X99 Chipset Review

Intel Core i7 5960X EE (Haswell-E) CPU and X99 Chipset Review

It's here! The platform for people wanting absolutely awesome power: Intel's X99, DDR4, and the Core i7 5960X Extreme Edition CPU. Let's take a look now! | Aug 29, 2014 at 11:00 am CDT

Intel Pentium G3258 (Haswell) 20th Anniversary CPU Gaming Performance

Intel Pentium G3258 (Haswell) 20th Anniversary CPU Gaming Performance

We wrap up our Intel G3258 CPU coverage by seeing what happens against the i7-4790K in a gaming environment. Follow on as Shawn tells us all about it. | Jul 21, 2014 at 9:10 pm CDT

Intel Pentium G3258 (Haswell) 20th Anniversary Edition CPU Performance

Intel Pentium G3258 (Haswell) 20th Anniversary Edition CPU Performance

Intel celebrates 20 years with the Intel Pentium G3258 processor. We find out just what it's all about in this performance overview article by Shawn. | Jul 15, 2014 at 9:06 am CDT

Intel Core i7 4790K (Devil's Canyon) CPU Review

Intel Core i7 4790K (Devil's Canyon) CPU Review

Codename Devil's Canyon is out from Intel. We see just what the new Core i7 4790K processor is all about as we put it through our CPU testing regiment. | Jun 20, 2014 at 11:39 am CDT

Upgrading our AMD test bed, prepare for new benchmarks

Tweakipedia: Upgrading our AMD test bed, prepare for new benchmarks

Thanks to AMD and GIGABYTE, we have some new hardware for our AMD testing | May 26, 2014 at 6:09 pm CDT

Intel Core i7 4790 (Haswell Refresh) CPU and Z97 Performance Preview

Intel Core i7 4790 (Haswell Refresh) CPU and Z97 Performance Preview

We check out one of the upcoming CPUs that the Intel Haswell refresh brings to the table. Let's see just what the i7 4790 and Z97 can do in our testing! | May 6, 2014 at 11:31 am CDT

Which CPU should I get for my video editing workstation?

Ask the Experts: Which CPU should I get for my video editing workstation?

I'm torn between choosing an AMD or Intel CPU for my video editing workstation | Dec 5, 2013 at 6:53 pm CST

Should I buy an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor? Do I need a better PSU to overclock?

Ask the Experts: Should I buy an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor? Do I need a better PSU to overclock?

Which processor should I buy? The Core i5 or i7? Also, which PSU should I buy to overclock it? | Jul 17, 2013 at 12:39 am CDT

Should I upgrade to Haswell, or buy a new GPU?

Ask the Experts: Should I upgrade to Haswell, or buy a new GPU?

Should I upgrade my CPU to a Haswell-based chip, or simply upgrade my GPU? | Jun 18, 2013 at 1:18 am CDT

Intel Core i7 4770K (Haswell 4th Gen) CPU and Z87 Express Chipset Review

Intel Core i7 4770K (Haswell 4th Gen) CPU and Z87 Express Chipset Review

Like any Intel launch, Haswell is the world's worst kept secret. But today it all becomes official and we can start to talk about it in detail. | Jun 1, 2013 at 7:43 am CDT

Team AU Overclocking in Perth with Liquid Nitrogen - Deanzo's Thoughts

Team AU Overclocking in Perth with Liquid Nitrogen - Deanzo's Thoughts

A group of overclockers from Australia and New Zealand got together to try and break some world records with the use of liquid nitrogen. This is Deanzo's take on what happened. | Mar 21, 2013 at 10:39 am CDT

I play mainly FPS games and want to upgrade, should I want for Intel's Haswell or get Ivy Bridge now?

Ask the Experts: I play mainly FPS games and want to upgrade, should I want for Intel's Haswell or get Ivy Bridge now?

Should I wait for Haswell, or get Ivy Bridge for my FPS gaming PC? | Mar 12, 2013 at 11:30 pm CDT

Should I get an Intel Core i5 3570K now, or wait for the Haswell-based chips to arrive?

Ask the Experts: Should I get an Intel Core i5 3570K now, or wait for the Haswell-based chips to arrive?

Should I get the current Core i5 3570K or wait until Haswell arrives? | Jan 5, 2013 at 6:09 pm CST

My computer keeps shutting down when I play games, is my CPU overheating?

Ask the Experts: My computer keeps shutting down when I play games, is my CPU overheating?

My CPU seems to be overheating - should I fix it, or take it as a sign to upgrade? | Dec 12, 2012 at 7:31 pm CST

Intel Core i7 3970X Extreme Edition (Sandy Bridge-E) CPU Review

Intel Core i7 3970X Extreme Edition (Sandy Bridge-E) CPU Review

We're checking out the new Core i7 3970X EE from Intel. The only thing probably more insane than its performance is its price tag. Intel's top-dog is in the house! | Nov 28, 2012 at 11:25 am CST