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12 Cores and 24 Threads : New AMD Ryzen Rumored to Be Spotted

A source has found another Ryzen leak. This time, the leak has information of an unannounced AMD Ryzen processor with 12 cores and 24 threads. It appears this CPU is being prepared for AMD’s HEDT X399/X390 platforms supporting AMD CPUs. The machine detected with this leaked CPU is Alienware’s Area-51 R3. There have already been …more

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AMD Ryzen 5 Processor Pricing

AMD Ryzen 5 Processors Start At $169 and Launch on April 11th

The folks over at Guru3D appears to have mixed embargo dates and announced AMD Ryzen 5 series processors yesterday (opps)! AMD long ago said that the Ryzen 5 series was coming in Q2 2017 and it looks like they’ll be able to easily meet that with the new Ryzen 5 series that contains both 6-core, 12-thread …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti and GeForce GTX 1080

CPU Bottleneck? GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Tested on AMD Ryzen versus Intel Kaby Lake

CPU Bottleneck Exposed By GeForce GTX 1080 Ti? Last week, NVIDIA released the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition graphics card. This is the fastest desktop consumer graphics card in the world and we were torn on how we wanted to test it. We are in the middle of updating out GPU test bench and …more

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Official Ryzen DDR4 Memory Support

DDR4 Memory Scaling on AMD AM4 Platform – The Best Memory Kit For AMD Ryzen CPUs

Answering What DDR4 Clock Speed is Best For AMD AM4 Platforms AMD Ryzen processors are here and the number of people buying AMD platforms has spiked as a result. Those that are running out to buy Ryzen 7 series processor will need to also purchase the new AMD AM4 platforms using the B350 or X370 chipset with possibly …more

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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 With ATI Ruby

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Overclocking – Best Ryzen Processor?

Is The Ryzen 7 1700 8-Core Processor For $329 The Best Value? On Thursday, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) launched their Ryzen 7 processor series and we looked at all three processors in our launch article. Over the past several days we’ve been able to spend more time with the Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X and 1700 and …more

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AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X and 1700 Processor Review

AMD Ryzen – Ready To Put The Pressure On Intel Today marks AMD’s grand re-entry to the high-end processor market after abandoning it years ago when they found that they were no longer competitive in that market. AMD exiting the high performance desktop computing market was a shock to many and it left Intel Corporation with …more

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AMD Ryzen CPU Beats IPC Goal

AMD Ryzen Pre-Orders Start Today – 8-Cores For $329

The wait for AMD Ryzen is finally over!  You can now officially go out and pre-order one of three AMD Ryzen 7 processors, which is being touted as the fastest 8-core processor on the market today. UPDATE: Pre-order your Ryzen CPU! (Started at 1PM ET 2/22/2017) Ryzen 7 1800X – $499 – Amazon.com Ryzen 7 …more

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Intel Core i7-6900K Processor

Intel Core i7-6900K Processor Review

Intel Core i7-6900K Broadwell-E CPU Performance AMD showed at the New Horizon event that their upcoming Ryzen 8-core 16-thread processors running at 3.4 GHz with 20 MB of cache can compete with the Intel Core i7-6900K Broadwell-E processor, which is Intel’s High-End Desktop Platform (HEDT) 8-core 16-thread CPU (3.2 GHz base/3.7 GHz Boost/20MB Cache) that costs $1029.64 shipped over …more

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AMD FX-9590 Processor

AMD FX-9590 8-Core CPU Review Last Look Before Ryzen

AMD FX-9590 Eight-Core Processor AMD’s flagship FX Series processor is the FX-9590 Eight-Core CPU that came out during the summer of 2013. This processor was a beast when it came out as it had 8-cores along with a 220W TDP rating, a 4.7 GHz base clock and a turbo clock of 5.0 GHz. The bad news is that …more

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AMD Ryzen Processor Overview

AMD Ryzen – What We Learned At CES 2017

In the days leading up to CES2017 we found ourselves most excited to see what AMD would be showing off with Ryzen CPU series. The anticipation for the new processor series for AMD is growing every day thanks to the marketing machine over at AMD continually showing it performing better than an Intel Core i7-6900K …more

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Intel Core i7-7700K and Core i3-7350K

Intel Core i3-7350K Processor Review

Intel Core i3-7350K Kaby Lake CPU Performance When Intel rolled out the Kaby Lake desktop processor lineup last week we were excited about the Intel Core i3-7350K processor. The Intel Core i3-7350K is an interesting part as it is a dual-core unlocked K-sku processor with relatively high clock speeds (4.2GHz) and hyper-threading technology for a …more

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Intel Core i7-7700K Kaby Lake Processor

Intel Core i7-7700K Processor Review

Intel Core i7-7700K Kaby Lake CPU Performance The 7th Generation Intel Core i7 Kaby Lake desktop processors have been officially announced and the Intel Core i7-7700K is the new flagship LGA1151 processor for Intel! Intel Kaby Lake desktop performance numbers have been leaked for more than two months now, so if you are reading this review …more

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Dell XPS 13 Notebook

Kaby Lake Core i7-7500U Versus Skylake Core i7-6500U on Dell XPS 13

Looking At Intel Kaby Lake Performance We recently got our hands on the Dell XPS 13 9360 laptop with a 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7500U Kaby Lake processor that is the direct replacement for last years Dell XPS 13 9350 laptop with the 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6500U Skylake processor. Both laptops have 8GB of …more

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AMD Athlon x4 880K

AMD Athlon X4 880K Processor Review & Overclocking to 4.5 GHz

AMD Athlon X4 880K Review – Godavari When purchasing a low cost processor, you need to know what your main use of it will be.  Depending on your needs, a low cost processor might not be the best choice; especially if you are wanting to do heavy duty tasks such as video encoding.  Of course, …more

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