G.Skill Ripjaws V and ASUS Z170 Deluxe

Intel Core i7-6700K Cache Overclocking With DDR4 3600 MHz Memory

Last week I looked at DDR4 memory scaling from 2133MHz to 3866MHz on the new Intel 6th Generation Core i7-6700K ‘Skylake’ processor. Since that article was published I’ve received a number of kind and helpful letters from the overclocking community, board makers and memory companies with ideas on how to get even better memory performance. …more

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Intel Core i7-6700K CPU

Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake Processor Review

Intel Core i7-6700K Processor – Our First 14nm Skylake CPU Review! Intel today launched the 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K processors along with the Intel Z170 at Gamescom in Germany. Intel released these two new 14nm ‘Skylake’ unlocked K-Sku processors at Gamescom to show that Intel remains dedicated to PC gaming. Intel believes …more

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AMD A10-7870K APU

AMD A10-7870K Godavari APU Review

AMD Introduces The A10-7870K Kaveri APU Back on May 28th, 2015 AMD introduced the new A10-7870K  Accelerated Processing Units (APU) as part of the Kaveri refresh. Legit Reviews just got our hands on the AMD A10-7870K APU and it’s our first ‘new’ APU that we’ve been able to test since our Kaveri launch article in July …more

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2015 Broadwell Build

Moving From Intel Ivy Bridge 3770K to Intel Broadwell 5775C

Our Final Intel Z97 Build with Broadwell – Z97’s Last Hurrah Back in 2012 we built a custom mini-ITX gaming PC that featured an Intel Ivy Bridge processor, Intel Z77 motherboard, NVIDIA Kepler GPU, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and water cooling. The original build cost on our system in 2012 was $2600, so it was a …more

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Intel Core i7-5775C Processor

eDRAM Overclocking on the Intel Core i7-5775C Broadwell CPU

When we reviewed the Intel Core i7-5775C ‘Broadwell’ processor with Intel Iris Pro 6200 graphics we completed the review with the 128MB of eDRAM locked at 1800MHz. The eDRAM cache in the 4th and 5th generation Intel Core Processors is a 16 way cache which can cache data from both the CPU and GPU. After the …more

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Intel Core i7-5775C Processor

Intel Core i7-5775C Broadwell Processor Review

Intel Core i7-5775C – Broadwell Gives 9 Series Boards Last Shot At Glory Earlier this month Intel launched their 5th Generation Core ‘Broadwell’ processors for both desktop and laptop solutions. This processor series is the first to be built on the 14nm manufacturing process and is a ‘tick’ in Intel’s tick-tock cadence that they have …more

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AMD’s 6th Generation A-Series Mobile Processor – Carrizo

AMD Launches their 6th Generation Mobile APU On Tuesday, June 2nd AMD launched their 6th generation A-Series processor designed to enhance the tasks that users of mid-range laptops most commonly use; such as email, music, video streaming, content management and online gaming. In addition, with Windows 10 coming very soon, AMD has worked closely with …more

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Broadwell CPU Die Shot

Intel Launches 10 Broadwell CPUs – Two Socketed for Desktop

Intel has finally launched their 5th Generation Core ‘Broadwell’ processors that for socketed desktop and laptop platforms! Intel already has Core M and Broadwell-U processors on the market built using basically the same 14nm manufacturing process and architecture, but they had to stagger the complete processor release due to rumored yield issues that caused production …more

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Intel NUC5i7RYH

INTEL NUC Kit NUC5i7RYH Review

Intel NUC Gets It’s Very First Core i7 Processor! The Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC) was released in 2012 to little fanfare, but Legit Reviews quickly fell in love with the tiny little PC and thought that there was potential in the potent little systems after the first time we used one. Over the past …more

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Intel Compute Stick

Intel Compute Stick Review – Windows 8.1 PC For Under $150

Intel Compute Stick Will Make Your Dumb TV Smarter Than Ever! How we access the internet on a daily basis has drastically changed over the past five years and there has been a clear shift away from the desktop PC. Intel knows that the market is changing and doesn’t want to miss out on the shifting …more

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NVIDIA SHIELD Set Top Box

NVIDIA Made To Game SHIELD Android TV Console Launch Event Coverage

NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang just got done speaking at the Made To Game event tonight in San Francisco and he had some major announcements that will change gaming forever. It is clear that gaming has gone to the living room in recent years and one of the more recent gaming trends is that people are …more

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Intel NUC Kit NUC5i5RYK

Intel NUC Kit NUC5i5RYK Review – Broadwell Comes to NUC!

5th Generation Intel Core ‘Broadwell’ Processors Come To The NUC Series The Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC) is something we’ve been talking about since the models first came to market in 2012. We loved the design concept that Intel came up with in 2012 and saw that there was a growing market for such a …more

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ECS LIVA X 64GB Mini PC

ECS LIVA X 64GB Mini PC Kit Review

ECS LIVA X – The Second Generation of the LIVA Family Over half a year ago ECS ELITEGROUP introduced the LIVA Mini PC Kit, which was marketed at the time as being the world’s smallest Windows based mini PC kit. The ECS LIVA Mini PC Kit came with all the hardware you needed to build a mini …more

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Intel Llama Mountain Reference Tablet

Intel Core M 5Y70 Broadwell-Y Benchmark Numbers Run At IDF 2014

Intel has officially revealed the Core M processors, the first fifth-generation Core processors that use the ‘Broadwell-Y’ microarchitecture. We’ve told you about Broadwell-Y before, but we’ve never been allowed to see detailed performance numbers, let alone run benchmarks ourselves on the reference platform. That all changed today when we were able to run benchmarks on …more

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