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Qualcomm Centriq 2400 Server Chips Aim to Disrupt Intel Dominated Market

Qualcomm made some pretty big news this week by announcing that the Centriq 2400 series is now shipping. This ARM-based server processor is the first 10nm data-center processor released by any company and is said to be able to compete with rival Intel Xeon processors when it comes to performance, energy efficiency and cost. Impressive …more

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Intel 8th Gen Core Coffee Lake

Intel Core i7-8700K and Core i5-8400 Processor Review – Coffee Lake

Intel Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake Aims To Take On Ryzen Today we are able to show you the benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-8700K and Core i5-8400 6-core Coffee Lake processors! Many enthusiasts have become accustomed to the incremental 5-10 percent speed bump that comes with each new processor generation, but this time its …more

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Noctua Ryzen Threadripper CPU Air Coolers

Air Versus Water Cooling on AMD Ryzen Threadripper With Noctua Coolers

Noctua NH-U14S, NH-U12S and NH-U9 TR4-SP3 Coolers Tested If you are looking at building an AMD TR4/SP3 platform for either a Ryzen Threadripper or Epyc processor you’ll likely find yourself looking for a CPU cooler. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16-core processor has a default TDP of 180 Watts and a maximum temperature of 68C …more

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Intel Core i9-7980XE Stock CPU-Z

Intel Core i9-7980XE 18-Core Processor Review

Intel Core i9-7980XE – More Cores For You Today we are able to show you the benchmark results for the Intel Core i9-7980XE Skylake-X processor, which is Intel’s High-End Desktop Platform (HEDT) 18-core, 36-thread CPU (2.6 GHz base/4.4 GHz Boost 3.0/24.75 MB Cache) that costs $1999. This is the first 18-core desktop processor from either AMD or …more

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PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS

PUBG CPU Core Benchmarks – How Many Cores Do You Need

Last month, PLAYERUNKNOWNN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) released a patch with optimizations that improved performance for those running a CPU with six or more CPU cores in their gaming rigs. PUBG uses Unreal Engine 4, which is capable of producing solid image quality, but can be rather taxing on your PC hardware. This Early Access game developed …more

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8th Gen Intel Core U Series Processor

Intel Launches 8th Generation Processors With 40 Percent Performance Gains

Intel is ready to launch their 8th generation processors and are starting by releases a handful of ultra-low voltage 15 Watt TDP U-series processors today. These processors are targeted to laptops, 2-in-1 convertibles or any small form factor that needs a powerful performance with a low thermal envelope. What makes these processors a little confusing …more

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and Threadripper 1920X Processor Review

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Finally Arrives Today we’ll be looking at the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16-core and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X 12-core processors. These processors are the the tip of the spear for AMD and are aimed at the high-end desktop market. This completes the AMD Ryzen processor lineup for the desktop and more importantly …more

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processor

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Unboxing and Installation

We wanted to post a good video showing our unboxing of the AMD Ryzen AMD Threadripper processor, but our attempts at a good unrehearsed video without proper lighting was a fail. So, we apologize to all the millennials as our unboxing coverage is mostly going to be images and text that you actually have to …more

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Intel Core i9-7900X Retail Box Processor

Intel Core i9-7900X Processor Review

Intel Core i9-7900X – 10-Cores Refined Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the Intel Core i9-7900X Skylake-X processor, which is Intel’s High-End Desktop Platform (HEDT) 10-core, 20-thread CPU (3.3 GHz base/4.5 GHz Boost/13.75MB Cache) that costs $1061.99 shipped over at Amazon. The Intel Core i9-7900X sounds like a powerhouse and it better be since it commands around …more

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AMD Ryzen 3

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 and Ryzen 3 1300X Processor Review

AMD Ryzen 3 – Low Cost Quad-Cores For the Masses AMD is continuing its quest to clay back market share from Intel today with the release of Ryzen 3 processors. AMD is only releasing two Ryzen 3 processors today, the Ryzen 3 1200 and the Ryzen 3 1300X. Both of these are quad-core processors that …more

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AMD EPYC Processor

AMD EPYC 7000 Series Processor Set To Change The Game

When AMD first dreamed up the Zen core architecture they did it to disrupt the datacenter platforms and they new they needed a 32-core processor to do that. AMD came up with a new architecture from the ground up and that would be AMD’s new EPYC server chip (previously codenamed Naples). AMD EPYC hopes to …more

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Intel X-Series Processors

Intel Introduces Skylake-X, Kaby Lake-X and X299 Platform

Intel Core X-Series Processor Arrive Intel has finally taken wraps off its long-awaited Core X-Series processors and accompanying X299 chipset, which means high-end desktop computing is going to be getting a big horsepower injection! The Intel Core X-series processor family introduces Intel’s first teraflop desktop CPUs, the entirely new Intel Core i9 processor, and the first consumer desktop CPU with …more

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AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Processor

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Overclocked Benchmark Results At 4.1GHz

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X – Overclocking to 4.1GHz With No Manual Voltage Increase A recent trip to the local Micro Center location in St. Louis, Missouri showed that all the AMD Ryzen 5 6-core processors were sold out and rightly so as the Ryzen 5 1600X and Ryzen 5 1600 are both exceptional values. The …more

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Ryzen 1700x Vs Intel i7-7700x

Intel Core i7-7700k versus AMD Ryzen 1700X 14 Game CPU Showdown

Gaming Performance Showdown AMD Ryzen 1700x vs Intel i7-7700K We have been reading and seeing a lot of performance and testing done on the latest AMD CPU, the Ryzen 7 1700X.  After it was released, people were quick to find that there was a significant difference in performance between running the system in a Balanced …more

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